Corn husk dolls were made by Native Americans way back in the day, as a way for little girls to have a friend they could take with them everywhere. After making one today, I can’t believe I ever stopped playing with dolls – they are SO much fun. Read more »
As you guys probably know, we love Instagram here at Free People! It’s so addicting and a really fun way to document your life – plus, the filters always make the photos look so cool! I love the idea of printing out Instagram photos to look like photo booth strips and hanging them by my desk or in my apartment, and it’s really easy to do. Read more »
This is a guest post from Johnie Gall from DirtbagDarling.com.
When it comes to makeup, there’s one thing we can’t live without: eye makeup remover. But break down all of those foreign-looking ingredients on the back and we’re suddenly not as stoked to slather the store-bought version on our delicate eye area. So, we whipped up this easy DIY recipe for eye makeup remover with only three, inexpensive and gentle ingredients. Read more »
Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that takes place the day after Halloween, November 1st, and one of the most recognizable symbols of the holiday is the sugar skull. Traditionally made of sugar, these colorfully decorated skulls would be used to adorn alters made in remembrance of deceased friends and family or left as gifts to those still living in celebration of the holiday. I think it’s a really cool tradition, and I’ve always just loved the look of the sugar skulls with their contradictory, almost cheerful look. They also make great decorations this time of year, and I was inspired by these to paint planters and pumpkins to look like sugar skulls! Read more »
When I was little I used to love making my own potions. I’d sneak into the bathroom and mix baby powder, shampoo, mouthwash… whatever I could get my hands on! Read more »
To me, fall is about coziness. It’s about bundling up in warm scarves and lacing up your favorite boots. It’s the warmth of natural wood and burnt orange hues. It’s the tastes and scents of pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, and all the spices that go along with them. Read more »
Have you guys ever wondered what goes into creating those gorgeous displays you’re surrounded with when you walk into a Free People store? I definitely have. Read more »
A little while back I was searching for doilies – not the paper kind, nice crochet and lace doilies – for a DIY project. Read more »
UPDATE: This previously ran on August the 30th but we thought we’d bring it back for a little DIY you can do this Sunday. Go out for a stroll and collect some small twigs and get DIY bus.
Do you ever want to fill the air with something delicate, just have something drifting back and forth freely in a little space in your home, desk space, or backyard? I find it relaxing watching something move gently in the air; it’s peaceful and helps create a peaceful mind.
Happy Friday! I have a really fun and simple DIY today that brought a smile to my face when I saw it and hopefully it will bring a smile to your face, as well! Read more »
UPDATE: This post originally ran February 22, 2012 but lately I have become re-enamored with the idea of apothecary bottle necklaces! I particularly love this little one Brigette has, and I really want to fill one with sand from the beach so I can wear summer around my neck all winter long… Read more »