How To Wash Your Bikinis

Seems like such a simple task, doesn’t it? Washing your swimwear after a trip to the pool or the beach shouldn’t be hassle, but it is. If you’re anything like me, then you think rinsing your suits off while you’re in the shower is good enough. Wrong! Don’t make mistakes that will ensure your favorite swimsuit doesn’t last until the end of the summer.

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DIY With P.S. – I Made This…

There’s something incredibly satisfying about looking at an accessory or fancy cupcakes and thinking “Yeah, I made that!” Sure, you can easily go to a store and buy it, but the feeling isn’t the same. Even if it’s not the best of the best at least you can pat yourself on the back for the creation. We take pride in our own workmanship. Creating something with your bare hands makes you feel like when humans first created the wheel. Triumphant! So when Erica of P.S. – I Made This… invited me to a DIY fiesta, I was super excited. Crafting, here I come!

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DIY: Kitty Clutch

By now the word is out that I’m Catwoman. Not in the costumed feline Gotham City sort of way, but the more domestic version. If there’s a shirt with cats or a mug that reads “Crazy Cat Lady” I will most certainly buy it. So you already know the excitement I experienced when I found this furry Cat Clutch Bag on ASOS. It’s black just like my own kitty with wild eyes. But then I got smart. Why would I buy a kitty clutch when I can make one using things I already have at home? Genius! Ok, so let’s do it! Follow these easy steps to create your own DIY Kitty Clutch just in time for Halloween.

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DIY: The Muscle Tee

On a recent trip to the east side, I picked up one of those signature I love NY shirts. Actually I scored a two for one deal so I got one in white and one in black. But you know how boring those shirts are. Boxy and blah. So this morning, I looked at the white NY shirt and said ‘This calls for a remix‘. But how do I make this plain ol’ tee funky? Aaah ha! Snip-snip. Chop-chop. Cut off the sleeves and make it a muscle tee. I mean, sleeves and I don’t get along anyway. They make my arms all hot and cover up my big guns. If it’s 80 degrees outside, you won’t catch me in sleeves. I need my freedom. Back to the point. To get from basic to absolutely fabulous, you need a plan. Before you pick up those scissors and try this yourself, peep this easy DIY muscle tee…

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How To Wash Your Bras & Delicates

Lace, satin, and baby-soft cotton. These are the fabrics my lingerie is made of. They are dainty and sophisticated, yet also protects my girly parts. When it comes to washing your delicates especially your bras, you’ve got to take very special care of them. How many times have you accidentally thrown your favorite bra into the wash with your other clothes only to find it warped and shrunken later? Or you’ve got a sweat stain on that white satin bra you like so much and you think it’s ruined forever. The secret to keeping your bras in tip-top shape…do it the old fashioned way and hand wash.

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