Category: DIY

DIYTry the DIY: Studio DIY Confetti Dipped Easter Eggs

When we came across this adorable DIY Confetti Dipped Easter Eggs by Kelly of Studio DIY we couldn’t wait to give it a try and add a little LuLu*s twist! If you love gold sparkly things as much as we do, then you’re going to love these super adorable confetti covered Easter eggs! They will brighten your Easter decor and add a modern touch to your holiday display in a heartbeat!

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Supplies:

- Hard-boiled or hollowed out eggs

- Mod Podge

- Paint Brush

- Gold Foil Confetti

- Paint Pens

- Small Bowl

- Drying Rack (Totally optional, but will make the drying process a breeze!)

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Steps:

1. Draw designs on the top of the eggs with your paint pens – hearts, polka dots, stripes, triangles, chevron, whatever your heart desires! Let them dry completely.

2. While your designs are drying, pour the confetti into the small bowl.

3. Once the eggs are dry, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the bottom of the eggs with your paint brush.

4. Immediately dip the bottom of the egg into your confetti-filled bowl and rotate until the bottom of the egg is completely covered in confetti.

5. Let the eggs dry again by placing the eggs on the drying rack or by setting them bottoms up in the egg carton.

And Voilà! You’ve created the most enviable Easter egg hunt of the entire neighborhood.

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Don’t forget to check out the original tutorial by Kelly over at Studio DIY! Be sure to browse her site, we know you’ll fall in love with pretty much everything she touches. All images via Lulus.com.

DIYThe Fest Things in Life: Festival Pinspiration

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To kickoff Coachella weekend we’re bringing you a round-up of our favorite festival finds on Pinterest. Festivals are a great time to get creative and show off your summer style (and a little skin)! From nail art to festival style and a few clever DIY’s, we’ve got it all! Don’t forget to follow our festival board for daily updates!

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Stackable Rings and Festival Nail Art via Vanilla Extract

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DIYLuLu*s How-To: Double Braid Hair Tutorial

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Go boho with this darling double braid hair tutorial! By sectioning your hair and pre-braiding one of the sections, you can create a free-spirited look in a cinch! It’s a festival twist on a classic. Top it off with some festival gear and you’re good to go! With a tutorial that looks this complicated and cool, you’ll have everyone asking “how’d you do that?!”
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1. Section 1/3 of your hair and loosely braid to one side.
2. Fasten with a clear elastic band.
3. Carefully pull on each section of the braid to widen it.
4. Split the remaining amount of hair into 2 equal sections.
5. Using the small braid as the third piece, loosely braid the rest of your hair down to one side.
6. Fasten with another clear elastic band.
7. Repeat step 3 to widen and loosen the final braid.
Now you have a fun braid-on-braid hairstyle!

DIYDIY Flower Crown with Kathleen of INSPIRAFASHION!

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Still don’t have a flower crown ready for this weekend? Don’t you fret! We’ve paired up with festival-frequenter and blogger babe Kathleen of INSPIRAFASHION to bring you this beautiful Coachella approved DIY Flower Crown! A few supplies from the craft store and a little ingenuity is all you’ll need to create the ultimate festival accessory! Follow the steps below and you’ll be spending the weekend with flowers in your hair!

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DIYDIY Friendship Bracelets

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Diy Friendship Bracelets: Make these simple beaded friendship bracelets by thrifting cute necklaces, or by cleaning out your jewelry box and re-purposing the beads. Make a new bestie at the fest? Offer them part of your arm party as a cute memento!

Materials: Beaded Necklaces, Scissors, Elastic Cord 0.5mm thick.

Step 1: Source cute beaded necklaces or strings of beads. Make sure they move freely along the strand. (Mardi Gras necklaces are often attached to the strand and won’t work for this project.)

Step 2: Cut a 10″ strand of elastic and triple knot one end.

Step 3: String your beads on the elastic, mixing and matching to your liking.

Step 4: Finish by tying the ends together with a triple knot and trimming the excess elastic.

Shop Bracelets to Add to Your Arm Party!