DIY Tassel Back Denim Shorts

23 August 2014

Today's DIY is incredibly straightforward and easy to do and will need a minimal amount of things to complete this project. If you're anything like me, you're trying your utmost to hold onto Summer. If you are in denial like I am, this project is perfect for you. Get your legs out while it's still summer in these fantastic denim shorts with multicoloured tassels on the back, as seen on Mollie King from The Saturdays!

- High-waisted denim shorts
- Multicoloured tassels (bought on eBay)
- Matching thread
- Needle
- Scissors

Step 1
Turn your denim shorts around and lay out tassels in a formation/layout of your choice. This doesn't need to be 100% symmetrical. Take a photo of it on your phone to refer to it while sewing.

Step 2
While referring to the original layout photo, sew each tassel individually at the top of the loop with the matching thread. Tie in triple knot inside the shorts, as close to the base fabric as possible and snip with scissors.

And there you go, you have a pair of multicoloured tassel-back shorts that swing while you dance. This is perfect for summer days, music gigs and festivals. It's currently Manchester Pride this weekend so it's perfect to dance in and celebrate the LGBT community in these wonderful colours. Take a look at Oxfam's selection of denim shorts here.

Acme Made 10" iPad/Tablet Bag Giveaway

17 August 2014

As you may know, I have been MIA recently and for that, I apologise profusely. As an apology, I am giving you the chance to win a brand new Acme Made Smart Laptop Sleeve. Summer is coming towards an end (although I am in denial) so what better way to beat the Autumn Blues and re-motivate yourself than winning a beautiful new iPad/tablet bag? 

This gorgeous carry bag has thick padding, royal purple fleece lining, dual zips, an adjustable and removable strap and comes in this stunning Wet White Antik damask print that features an ever so subtle bronze shimmer within its cream base. It is a 10" sleeve so perfect for notebooks/netbooks, iPads, tablets and Kindles. This is perfect if you have started a new job or just want to kick-start your blog. Enter below for a chance to win and good luck!

This is an international giveaway. 
Giveaway ends on the 31st August 2014. 
I am not responsible for any damages caused in transit but will do my utmost to ensure the protection of prizes. 
I am not responsible for any additional charges incurred (customs charge etc) so be sure to double-check your country can receive these prizes. 
All prizes are sent via UK Recorded Delivery or Airmail. 
All winners will be notified within 24 hours from the end of the giveaway. 
Any winners who fail to reply with an address after a week will lose the prize and it will be awarded to someone else.

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