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Mood DIY: Free Beaded Crop Top Sewing Pattern

You might hear ‘crop top’ and think of slouchy tees or cutoff tanks, but it’s not difficult to put a sophisticated spin on them. The crop trend has made its way to the forefront these last couple years, and for good reason. They can be easily dressed up or …

Mood DIY: Faux Leather Travel Bag

Baggage. We all have, we all need it. This is one bag I now cannot live without. From the super soft pebbled leather to the extra (perfectly) long shoulder strap, this is the perfect carry – on bag for any traveler.

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Mood DIY: Felt Bag Organizer

You know I can’t speak for anyone else…but the number one reason I don’t switch purses as often as I’d like, is I don’t feel like emptying out all of the contents of one bag into another — but this handy DIY solves that dilemma. Here’s a quick felt purse …

Mood DIY: How to Draft a Simple Maxi Dress

The sky just dumped half a foot of snow on us in New York City, but that’s not stopping me from dreaming about spring. I miss flowy florals, so today’s project features this magnificent print from Carolina Herrera. The drape is lovely and the crinkled chiffon has the slightest sheen, …

Mood Style: Easy Jacquard Vest w/ Covered Buttons

With Men’s Fashion Week in full swing, you may be feeling the pressure to update your wardrobe. Luckily, that’s easier than you might think!

One of the biggest trends seen on the runway this season is brocade, brocade, and more brocade. And while it may be a little too …

Mood DIY: Free Lace Wrap Bralette Pattern


Who doesn’t love a cute bra? Make your intimates ten times cuter and comfier by making them yourself; you control the fit and the fabrics!

This adorable wrap around bralette was something a draped right on my dress form, but since it was so simple, I drew up a basic …

Mood DIY: Leather Tassel Keychain

Leather is just a trend that just never goes out of style….and I’m in LOVE with it! Its fun, funky, and goes with just about everything. My keys are pretty basic and have a TON of those “frequent buyer” cards weighing it down. You know, the ones to the drug …

Mood DIY: Free Plunge Cocktail Dress Sewing Pattern

Red carpet season is fast-approaching, and with a few being rolled out already I’ve already been feeling inspired to step up my dress game! This year’s golden globes saw stunning sequins and bold silhouettes, but I absolutely fell in love with Jessica Biel’s Elie Saab gown at the 2017 Golden …

Mood DIY: Feather Necklace & Wrist Cuffs


This is one of my new favorite #madewithmood moments. Minimalist garments are making their way into every runway right now, and while I am loving it, sometimes an outfit just needs a powerful punch. Cue feathers!

For this project I put together some super easy bracelets, and an adorable feather …

Mood DIY: Dual Tone Leather Camera Strap

I gotta say…it feels good to be able to customize something just the way you like it. A few years ago I invested in this Canon 60D camera to shoot my posts and tape my auditions, and it’s truly paid for itself multiple times over.  So, it was only fitting …