Get some DIY into you!

This is the perfect DIY for beginners to start off with, or a fun little project for creatives to try out. You’ll end up with a cute paper bunting that you can decorate any space with. You can use any type of paper that you’d like, so you can make one for the holidays, for a birthday, or even just for every day!

What You’ll Need
– Small Square Paper
– String
– Hole Puncher
– Scissors

Cut as many triangle shapes out of your square paper as you want. Do this by cutting from the top corners down to the bottom middle.

Punch holes near each top corner.

Weave through your string, connecting the triangles. Make sure that you expose as little string as possible.

Last step is to hang your DIY wherever you like!
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Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil. She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia. Follow her at Words By Femme.

NAIL DETAIL: Wreath nail art

Time to ease into that good good festive spirit!

What better way to start feeling them Christmassy vibes than a festive mani? New nails give us life and we want you to feel the same way.

Here’s how to achieve festive and fashionable nails for the weeks of December.

What You’ll Need:
– Emerald Green Nail Varnish
– A light colored Nail Varnish (your choice)
– Small Nail Art brush
– Clear Top Coat

On fresh nails, apply 2 coats of your lighter Nail Varnish.

Choose a nail that you would like to draw the nail detail on and have some Emerald Green Nail color on your Nail Art Brush.

Using your Nail Art brush, paint on small dots in the outline of a circle.

On every dot, draw on small diagonal flicks. Then keep building up on flicks and stop whenever you’re happy with how it looks.

Paint on your top coat and ta-da! Done!

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Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil. She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia. Follow her at Words By Femme.

EASY PEASY DIY: Typography print

It’s that time again. Time to be inspired and make some really creative shit because why not?

You don’t even need to be some pro designer for this creative DIY – just a few artsy bits and bobs and you’re good. You’re just about to become a professional typographer and you don’t even know it yet.


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Printable Checklist for the perfect Summer Picnic!

What’s Summer without a picnic? Perfect weather, good food, even better company, laughs and just good times all round.

If you’re planning a Summer Picnic, make it the best one your guests have ever been to. Impress with the best selection of food and entertain the right way with the best mixture of activities and drinks.

Bring out your creative side! Picnics are the best chance to catch up with your nearest and dearest – whether that be your girl gang or your grandparents! There’s a tonne of choices that you can make to throw the perfect picnic to cater for everyone!

So where do you start? Ya girl has always got you covered.
Here’s a printable checklist for the perfect Summer picnic. Just click on the image below, then right click and save it to your computer. EASY AZ.


You can tweak this list as much as you want! Add the things you love to bring to a picnic! Pinterest is always a good place to browse for inspiration. It’s packed full of food and drink suggestions and ways you can glam up any Picnic party.

Have a peak at the Gold Soul store to see what you’ll be wearing to your perfect Summer Picnic. A cute romper? Bug-eyed sunnies? A flirty dress?


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CLAWS OUT: DIY Black, White and Gold Marble Nails

Get those claws out – it’s time for a fresh, new mani!



– Black and White nail varnish
– Gold nail varnish
– Clear top coat
– 2 shallow cups of water
– Toothpicks
– Nail varnish remover & cotton wipes


Start off with clean nails, then the first thing you’ll want to do is give yourself some black and white marble nails.


Not going to lie, this will take you about an hour, plus drying time. For that nail art DIY brought to you by yours truly, follow this tutorial!

Wait for about half an hour for your nails to dry and now we can move on to the gold!


Grab your second cup of water and pour some Gold nail varnish into it. Gently swirl it around with a toothpick.


Dip your fingernails in one-by-one. Allow a bit of gold to be applied over the top of your marble nails.

Once all your nails have been dipped in gold, let them dry for another half an hour to an hour. Then grab your nail varnish remover and cotton wipes and clean up the nail varnish you got on your hands!


Then after a few hours, apply your Clear Top Coat.


The final step is to accessorize like a BOSS with some gold Gold Soul jewelery and you’re ready to show off your new nails.

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If your living space doesn’t have that homely vibe that your looking for, I’ve got the solution.

Add some good coffee table books and bam – you’ve got that homely aesthetic. These books become conversation starters when guests come around, they act as interior decor and, the best thing is that you just put these books on a table and they look damn good just sitting there.

So what’s hot in the literary world I hear you asking?

by Meredith Gatson

Screen Shot 2015-05-04 at 9.24.43 pmWhether you’re the adventurous kind, or you’re a hardworking nine-to-fiver, this book gives you that little bit of daily inspiration whenever you need it. Have this cute little book on your coffee table and no one will ever leave your house uninspired!

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by Jane Hornby

Screen Shot 2015-05-04 at 9.15.36 pmDeep down, everyone is a foodie and we can’t help it that we love food. If you’re looking for any sort of cookbook for your coffee table, look no further because this is the perfect one, especially if you’re a serious baker.

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by James Gulliver Jancock

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If you like New York you’ll like this book. If you like buildings, you’ll like this book. If you like looking at really, really, really good drawings of places in New York, then you’ll love this book. Basically anyone will be impressed by this book.

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by Kate Spade

Screen Shot 2015-05-04 at 9.22.43 pmWith a book cover like this, you can’t resist having this in your house! This striking book will bring out the wanderlust in all of us with beautiful photographs of glamorous cities, inspirational quotes and life tips.

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THE cutest Tassel Garland DIY

Channel your inner interior decorator and get your tassel on. Wow your friends and fam with a simple and easy tassel garland made with a few simple things from the dollar store and your hot little hands. Yep – you’re about to do the cutest DIY that you’ll ever do. Ever. So put your artsy cap on and get tassel…ling? Tasselified?



– 2 or 3 colors of tissue paper (your choice)
– Scissors
– Some string



Take a sheet of your tissue paper and fold it in half, then cut that in half.


You should have 2 sheets of folded paper. Lay it down on a flat surface and begin to cut thin strips using your scissors, not cutting all the way up – leave about an inch.

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Unfold the tissue paper and you should have a fringe detail on either side and an un-cut middle.

Roll the un-cut section of the tissue paper as shown in the photo below.


Then, twist that into a little loop. Make as many tassels as you’d like!

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String it up! Feed the string into the loop of every tassel.

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Style however you like!


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