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DIY Taco Night at Lolita

Prepare to get your hands a little messy. But you can lick them clean afterwards, because Lolita is holding a DIY Taco Night this Sunday, July 6th and Monday, […]

All About Oscars Style

Market Report: How to Get Glowy Not Sweaty Skin This Summer

There’s a fuzzy line between looking perfectly glowy and like you just left the gym—especially during the summer. Here’s the scoop on getting a summer-appropriate […]


Calling All Crafty Folk: There’s a Norman Porter Belt DIY Event at Art in the Age

So we’ve given you quite a few options to help you find a gift for dad this Father’s Day (see: here, here, and here). But […]

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Spring Cleaning: Ditch the Chemicals with These Easy DIY Cleaning Products

We can all breathe a big sigh of relief because winter is finally over! Finally. In celebration of spring’s arrival, we found 12 amazing DIY […]


8 Worst DIY Fashion and Jewelry Offenders

Don’t get us wrong, we at Shoppist love DIYs (see: here, here, and here), but some of them we see floating around Pinterest, are just […]


Learn It! The Best Hairstyling Tutorials on the Web Now

When giant ballerina buns were trending last year, I poured over Youtube videos and picture tutorials trying to emulate the look. And you know what? […]

8 Coolest Jeans—And How to Make 'Em Yourself

Bleach, Paint and Patch: 7 DIY Tricks for Your Boring Old Jeans

What we have here, Shoppists, is proof that denim can be utterly, painfully cool. We also have proof that denim—especially when it’s ultra cool—can also […]


Would You Monogram Your … Jeans?

About six years ago, I went through a period I call my Monogram Years. It was around the time of my wedding, and my husband […]

City Life

The Millennial Revolution: Our Style Is DIY

I’ve never done well in thrift stores. Medium sweaters mix with size fours. The DVDs aren’t organized by genre. The bare feet of a total […]


The Look: DIY Studded Converse

When Shoppist and lifestyle intern Marina Lamanna popped into my office sporting these kicks, I instantly loved them. And though studded sneaks have been a […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Historic Farmhouse in Middletown Township

This circa-1794 property with random-width hardwood flooring and a cooking hearth is a ‘This Old House’ triumph waiting to happen.