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Missa by Design: DIY 14 [Mini Top Hat]

Published on May 23, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Create a mini top hat, inspired by the 1940s style of Fred Astaire with a modern, girly twist. Taylor Swift wore a similar one in her 2009 CosmoGirl shoot. You could make this for a formal occasion, like prom, or wear it to make a […]

Missa by Design: DIY 17 [Natural Body Scrub]

Published on April 23, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Create your very own All Natural Brown Sugar Body Scrub. The perfect and natural way to get smooth & soft skin for the summer. Put it in a tin & give it away as a gift. [maybe even for Mother's Day] You’ll need: -Brown sugar […]

Missa by Design: DIY 3 (graphic tee babydoll)

Published on April 12, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Learn how to transform a graphic t-shirt into a babydoll top/dress You’ll need: -a graphic tee -1 1/2 to 2 yards of fabric (depending on your size and how gathered you want it.) -scissors -fabric pins -needle & thread/sewing machine (music: “The Show” -Lenka) ————– […]

Missa by Design: DIY 13 (Flapper Coin Purse)

Published on March 13, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Make your own 1920s inspired flapper coin purse with this DIY by Missa This would be perfect to make for a formal occassion, like prom. You’ll need: -2 colors of satin material -Needle/Thread &/or sewing machine -Paper -Scissors -Ruler -Fabric Pins -Something thin for straps […]

Missa by Design: DIY 2 (DVF Spring 2009 headband)

Published on March 9, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Learn how to make a headband inspired by Diane Von Furstenberg’s Spring 2009 collection. You’ll need: -different colored strands of ribbon (48-72 inches long) -hot glue gun -thin, plain headband -scissors -scotch tape -fabric pins -needle & thread -light-weight fabrics (2+ different colors) -flower templates […]

Everything You Know About Web Design Is Wrong – SXSWi 2009

Published on March 3, 2011 By admin

Just as early filmmakers struggled to break free from the conventions of live theater, after 10+ years Web designers are still trapped in the structures of the past. Forget pages, linear text and other archaic vestiges of design’s print ancestry; the separation of content from presentation has already changed everything. Duration : 0:4:44 Technorati Tags: […]

Missa by Design: DIY 5 (Oversized Book Bag) PART 2

Published on February 26, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Make your very own oversized bag to carry all your books for school. You’ll need: -1 1/4 yards each of two sturdy fabrics (canvas, denim, poplin, courdory). One fabric will be for the outside, the other for the lining. -Needle/Thread or Sewing machine -Metal grommets […]

Missa by Design: DIY 9 (Lariat Necklace)

Published on February 22, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Create a unique lariat necklace with the help of this DIY by Missa. You’ll need: -Jewelry wire -Wire cutters/scissors -Pliers -Beads [oval/petal shape works best] -Crimp beads (music: “Don’t Upset The Rhythm” -The Noisettes) ————– Thanks to FashionClub.com Daily: -http://www.blogs.fashionclub.com For more info on Missa […]

Missa by Design: DIY 5 (Oversized Book Bag) PART 1

Published on February 19, 2011 By admin

Submit your ideas & pictures through the website, www.missabydesign.com ————– Make your very own oversized bag to carry all your books for school. You’ll need: -1 1/4 yards each of two sturdy fabrics (canvas, denim, poplin, courdory). One fabric will be for the outside, the other for the lining. -Needle/Thread or Sewing machine -Metal grommets […]

Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature

Published on February 4, 2011 By admin

http://www.ted.com In this inspiring talk about recent developments in biomimicry, Janine Benyus provides heartening examples of ways in which nature is already influencing the products and systems we build. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to […]