DIY spring crafts

As the temperatures begin to rise, the ladies of George Mason University have been showcasing some fun and flirty spring fashion. Want to show your fashionable side but maintain the integrity of your wallet? Read on to learn how to introduce bright colors, fun bangles, and lace into your spring and summer wardrobe.


Make a fun, colorful lipgloss using Crystal Light (photo courtesty of 

Now that winter has passed, there is no longer a need for those heavy lip balms. Instead, check out this cool tutorial on how use Crystal Light flavoring powder to make a variety of bright and sweet lip glosses.

A slightly more challenging (but totally worth it!) tutorial can be found at The KIPI Blog. These beautiful earrings look like sea glass but are actually made from recycled CDs. They’re bright, shiny and sure to attract some attention.

One great summer accessory is the bracelet. You can pile on as many as you want in any color or texture you dig. The more mismatched they are, the better!

This cute wrap bracelet is not only current; it is also a classic piece. It can be made in a variety of colors, and if you really want to jazz it up, just add a few studs!

For our sequin lovers, this tutorial from Honestly…WTFshows you how to use sequins in an innovative way. It is a great tutorial if you have a few hundred sequins lying around and feel like stringing them together.

Make these fast and easy braclets (photo courtesy of and 

These delicate bracelets are cheap and easy to make, which is great because it means you can make a ton for yourself and your friends!

Cuffs made from Dream, Create blog are sure to be showstoppers . The materials may be a little pricier, but the end result will be well worth it. Check out this Chanel inspired crystal cuff. The colors are perfect for spring! Next take a shot at this starfish cuff. This beach-inspired piece will surely turn some heads.


This cute tutorial shows how to update an old pair of shorts with a little bit of lace, an easy way to keep your wardrobe fresh and springy.

With the warmer weather, tank tops are a wardrobe staple. If you’re trying to update one from last year, try adding a little lace. Check out this tutorial to add some feminine flair to your top. Or, if lace isn’t really your thing, try this cut-out tee.

One of the latest trends this season is an embellished collar. Check out this tutorial and update all your blah shirts just in time for that summer internship.

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