Thursday, September 25, 2008

I made this scarf myself!

the DIY scarf

Ok so I didn't weave it, nor did I dye the threads myself, but the paint splatter pattern is all me! How to:
1.  Buy an inexpensive navy pashmina scarf.
2.  Trim away the tacky fringes.
3.  Lay it out on the floor, and with a paintbrush dipped in thick white paint, drop swirly patterns on to the scarf from above.  Make sure to line the scarf under with newspapers, if you don't want to end up with a mottled driveway like mine.
4.  Leave it out to dry, and it's done!

In action:
self-made scarf, APC chambray shirt, black Uniqlo jeans, Bottega Veneta moccasins

same as above, but with Giordano Concepts jersey blazer and YSL tote

I got the bag for an obscenely low price during the YSL boutique closing sale in Manila.  I don't get much use out of it, but I still love it.  Here's a close-up:

YSL Sac Gavroche tote in green corduroy and brown suede


chauss said...

ok, i left you a post explanation on the third and fourth dimensions on my blog!

Izzy said...

chauss: yay thanks! checking it out now!

MICHELLE said...

i wish i made enough effort to be more crafty. i love that bag when will you ever sell it to me?!!

Izzy said...

michelle: I don't know if i can still sell it to you. My love for it has since been renewed!

LenoreNeverM♡re said...

I see that u r channelin' Jackson Pollack here...nice & so creative indeed!

Nature Graffiti said...

i am IN LOVE with this scarf
you should start selling them, i would totally buy one :)

Anonymous said...

i LOVE!!! great idea, i might just make one hehe!

Pret a Porter P said...

good work on the scarf. great bag too

Eizel Nocon said...

Hey this is so cooooool!

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