FASHION DIY FRIDAY: Extreme distressed jeans

Welcome to Fashion DIY Friday, where you create the goods.

We’ve seen a lot of distressed denim walking the streets and it’s been modelled by some of the best names in fashion. We’re talking Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and who can forget bad gal Rhi Rhi!

We’re taking inspiration from the distressed jean and delivering you a DIY that anyone can do. Get ready for the Extreme Distressed Jean.

What You’ll Need
– Any pair of jeans
– Good scissors

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Cut off the bottoms of your jeans to a length that suits you best. Intentionally fray the ends.

Grab a pair of shorts that you like the length of and place it on top of the jeans. This will be your guide for your highest cut. Slit the jeans and create a hole however you desire.

Continue with as much distress you want your jeans to have!

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Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
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THE EASIEST DIY CROP TOP

Re-vamp your worn out and out-dated tees by chopping them! Yep, we’re encouraging you to cut up your tees and make them into crop tops that are cute AF.

Following our DIY Cut Off Shorts tutorial, which claims to be the easiest DIY, we’re bringing you an even easier DIY that’ll definitely come in handy.

It’s so incredibly easy but it’ll change up an outfit instantly! Here’s what to do…

What You’ll Need
– Any tee you’re willing to chop
– A crop top you own (used as a guide)
– Scissors

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Grab a crop top that fits you like a glove. Place that top on top of your tee and mark where you want to cut.

Making sure your tee is straight and flat, cut across in a straight line.

Aaaand just like that, you’re done! Throw your new crop top on and pair it with some high waisted bottoms to complete your outfit of the day!

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Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
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DIY PAPER BUNTING

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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CLAWS OUT: Shapes and Sprinkles Nail Art

A fresh new mani is always the answer so get ready to try this one out for yourself and for your soul.

Bring a pop of fun and color into this fall season with shapes and sprinkles on your claws. This design is sure to be a conversation starter and they’ll be the talk of the town. So grab your cutest nail colors and get your manicure on!

What you’ll need
– White Nail Varnish
– Blue and Pink Nail Varnish
– Black or Grey Nail Varnish
– Clear Top Coat
– Small Nail Art Brush

IMG_7019Begin with clean nails, then paint on 2 coats of White Nail Varnish. Let that dry.

IMG_7021Take your Blue color and paint on some triangle shapes wherever you’d like. They can be tiny, large, they can even bleed off your nail. Get creative, sista!

IMG_7022Then take the Pink color and paint on some circles. Get creative with this as well!

IMG_7026Once all of the color is dry, you can grab your Nail Art Brush and your grey or black color (your choice). As carefully as you can, outline the shapes. Then you can go ahead and fill in the white spaces with tiny dashes A.K.A sprinkles!

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This design is inspired by a recent collection by Gorman Clothing, but your new nails would look bangin’ with a brand new outfit from Gold Soul. Check us out.

Need more nail art inspo? No worries – check out these tutorials.

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DIY Minimal Wire Bracelet

A minimal statement piece? Yep, we’re making it a thing and we want you to make it your thing.

With only a few dollars, some of your mad creative skills and a bit of patience, you can create this cute and dainty minimal wire bracelet. Just imagine you wearing a black on black on black #OOTD with black shades, a pop of a red lip and this minimal bracelet. Fierce AF.

Here’s what you’ll need
– 5 ft of Wire (no thicker than 18 gauge)
– Pliers

P1100008P11000091. Create a triangular shape at one end of your wire, leaving about 2 inches excess.P11000142. Loop the excess around the longer side of the wire.

P11000173. Wrap the bracelet around your wrist to see how the bracelet fits and clamp down making a loop where you want the bracelet to end. You should leave another 2 inches of excess and cut off the rest.

P1100020P11000214. Repeat step 2 on the opposite end.

P11000245. Bend about half an inch from the end to create the hook.

P11000266. Mold the bracelet to fit your wrist and BAM – you’ve got some cute AF arm candy.

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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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DIY Sculpted Statement Wire

In need of a serious bold statement for a room? Say it with your very own Sculpted Typography. You only need a few things for this jazzy room decor project, then you can call yourself a DIY Queen.

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First thing you’ll need to do is know what word you want to sculpt and how big or small you want it to turn out.

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Start out with small and simple words as you get the hang of twisting and turning the wire. Once you’re comfortable, you can move on to things like multiple words or sentences.

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You can also do some research into what font you want to sculpt out and use that as your guide.

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Now begin to shape your word until you get the shapes and curves that you want. This might take a few tries, so be patient!

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Have some wire left over? Try making some fab AF midi rings and dainty rings!

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