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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: 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: Leather Bookmark

I just LOVE a good (and helpful) book. While I tear through my audiobook collection, I enjoy a great hardcover as well. I’m currently reading Gary Vaynerchuk’s, “#ASKGARYVEE” — it has so much great information that I can apply to social media for my business. Since my other paper page …

Mood DIY: Leather Card Holder

I’m currently making my website for my leather goods brand, Brandhyze + Co, and thought….”hey, I’m gonna need a trusty new card case holder for my cards once they come in” (hope she doesn’t mind, used my hairstylist‘s cards here to demo). :) So, I made a template, …

Zodiac Gift Guide

Zodiac sign readings and horoscopes might not always be completely accurate, but they can be fun to look up and share with others! They give little insights to the type of person you might feel you are, or they might just give you another perspective to see things from that …

Mood DIY: Wine Cozy


A gift that’s always well-received during the holidays is a nice, expensive wine, but it’s always important to add a personal touch to any gift, especially if it’s store-bought! Why not try sending your gift off to its new home in a personalized wine cozy? Wine cozies make it …

Mood DIY: Neoprene Beanie with Rib Knit Trim (and Gloves!)

 
Beanies are a popular hat to wear when the wear starts turning chilly. They fit snug, keep the wind out, and can still help make a fantastic ensemble. They look good in almost any color, and so long as the fabric is warm and has stretch, it usually fits …

Mad About Plaid! “Men’s Flannel Shirt” Style Post

It’s definitely flannel season! With that being said, my hubby has been wanting me to make him a shirt since forever. So, I decided to make him a nice cozy, rustic plaid flannel. Perfect for Fall if I do say so myself.

Here’s what I used:

3yds of Red/Blue/Brown/White Plaid

Mood DIY: Leather Messenger Bag/Backpack


Learning to sew with leather has been on my list for a while now, and I love things that are changeable and versatile. The solution? Make a messenger back that’s also a backpack! Overall, it was a fun project, and definitely a great gift idea.

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