17 January 2011

first DIY: studs







1. Inspiration picture
2. Buy studs/nail heads
3. Trace the cutting line in pencil
4. Cutcutcutcut
5. Product after piercing all the studs through
6. The inside- all the studs bent in.

I still need to put a piece of material over the top so it doesn't scratch my skin from the inside. Pretty proud about my first clothing alteration because I have no sewing skills at all. I was so scared cutting into my Ksubis! But I think I'm going to keep trying to spruce up old things for wear again. I'm no expert but feel free to comment/email me if you have a question about what I did :)


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116 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! I've wanted to try this ever since I saw it on some site. Looks like you did a really good job. I would've been nervous cutting up Ksubis too.

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  2. Such a good DIY idea, the inspiration is fabulous, I went through a stage of studding everything ♥

    *following your blog*

    Eda ♥

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  3. perfect DIY!!!!


    www.juliettefashion.blogspot.com

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  4. I'm glad you said you were going to put material on the inside. I was thinking, "Man, that's gonna eat your butt cheek!"
    Looks great :)
    Ang xxx

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  5. WOW! these look lovely. I have been meaning to customise some of my stuff too! I can't wait to try this :)
    :)

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  6. Very impressed! That first pic is cool, no wonder you were inspired. You've inspired me to give it a go too! Where did you get your studs from?

    renewvintage.blogspot

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  7. Wow this looks so professional, I would not have been able to tell that this was a diy. You could sell those in the shops! You must be really neat....I think if I tried mine would be all crooked! Great job! x x x

    ashandbelle.blogspot.com

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  8. OMG!! This is so beautiful!! I just oreder a weeks ago a kit for "novice" on the website of "tools and kits" I can wait to receive them and maybe not take inspiration on you!! Good the idea to trace with a pencil before! I would never think of it xx

    www.addict-to-twins.blogspot.com

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  9. It looks like a very easy DIY. It's a very nice detail to spice up a pair of jeans/shorts.

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  10. Really loving this, brilliant!

    http://thoroughlymodernmilly5.blogspot.com/

    xx

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  11. Can't wait to see you rock these. Must have taken some guts to cut into the tsubis. Nice one!

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  12. Amazing post! I love studs on my pockets...this tutorial it's so good! Nice job!

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  13. great job girl and congrats...after seeing this post i think i will also make a pair of jeans like this ones

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  14. That's a great DIY !! Lvoe it, imma do one for myself too ! :D

    http://freneticlyfrenzy.blogspot.com

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  15. WOW!!! It's GREAT!!! Maybe I'll make it for me :)

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  16. wow very nice ^^
    & Thanks for you comment =)

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  17. Wow! What a fabulous idea x

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  18. I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!!! Thanks for sharing this amazing DIY!!!!

    http://myownstrangelittle-world.blogspot.com

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  19. you should make this for me!! aahha
    im horrible at diys

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  20. wow you nailed! i cant wait to see you rocking those shorts.

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  21. Haha thx for your comment on my blog !! ;)

    Mon Mode Blog

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  22. that's just cool! I love DIY's. Like you blog, great style! :) Im' following. Check out my blog too if you'd like.

    http://angeliqueinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  23. Awesome!!!!! Great DIY I totally wanna do this!








    Carissa
    http://copiouscouture.blogspot.com

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  24. I like it, but I have a jeans with studs and it hurts like hell when you have to sit :D

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  25. Wow! Well done! Looks amazing!

    xo Ra

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  26. amazing diy project! i'm in love with the blog! following via bloglovin!
    x
    thatgirlfromhk.blogspot.com

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  27. God do I love this so much! I am such a big fan of studs and hardware. Your shorts look fabulous Francesca! Love your style always! Thank you for your sweet comments on my blog! =)

    Xx!
    YvonnaLivianna
    YvonnaLivianna.blogspot.com
    Twitter: @YvonnaLivianna

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  28. So thats what they are called! Awsome! Loved this. I had a wristband with these on but they where cheap and plastic, now I can go make my own with metal studs. Thanks so much, have a good day and great blog!

    http://happeningsofrainbowing.blogspot.com/

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  29. waauw such so cool find! Really original!

    xxx
    www.ninasengers.blogspot.com

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  30. i saw this and i wanted to try it but i never did, i'll make a point! awesome diy it came out well:)
    http://fashionablenotebook.blogspot.com

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  31. How great is this? You did a good job!

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  32. It looks really great! I get scared easily when manipulating clothes too...but usually it is for the best! I recently added lace to the bottom of an old skirt and I love the way it turned out, the skirt is actually a favorite now!

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  33. This is such a good idea! Great DIY! And thankyou for your comment on my blog!
    http://haveyoueverfalleninlove.blogspot.com/

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  34. I really like your blog, I think you will like mine too!! Check it out at...

    www.miss-mass.blogspot.com

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  35. great DIY! i've really wanted to try this as well.

    :)

    http://project-vee.blogspot.com/

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  36. Such a great idea!

    www.jelkaaa-x.blogspot.com

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  37. oh flip! this is such a great DIY. I never do DIY's and never get inspired to do them myself, but this one is so darn awesome. I think I have to email you about it when making it.. but first things first.. where do you buy studs?

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  38. Great Post!!!
    lovely
    xx

    www.ilovenystyle.blogspot.com

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  39. cool blog!

    follow you now

    with love,

    www.seafakedays.blogspot.com

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  40. OOo they turned out looking really good! hopefully the insides wont un bend and stab you in the bum... i had this problem on some shoes but they obviously stabbed me in the toe! :(

    http://aforteforfashion.blogspot.com

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  41. awesome! great job!

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  42. awesome!! thanks for a great idea. im going to try this one out too. haha...

    Janelle
    http://barestudy.blogspot.com

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  43. I really love this DIY! And you did an amazing job... Expecting to see you wearing it!

    I was strumbling over your blog and I must say I absolutely love it! You're really pretty, great pics and a cute style! Found you - followed you! Follow me back? Would make my day!

    Thank you for leaving this lovely comment on my blog! This made me finding you!

    *From Munich With Love*
    Angie

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  44. What a good idea! It looks really cool. :)

    www.sandra-thepuzzleofmylife.blogspot.com

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  45. Wow, I love your blog!!! Thanks for visit, i follow you now! Hope you may visit me again and may follow me back??
    I really love wath you did with your shorts :)
    Have a nice day, xx

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  46. wow, that's so cool, i need to do that to :D
    love it

    xoxo

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  47. wow the end result looks great! I have actually bought studs like that with the intention of doing something similar but never got around to it!... you've inspired me to get off my ass and get to it!.... now where did I store those little studs...

    www.christie86.blogspot.com

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  48. I think that you did a good job considering that you are not a expert.

    Hope you are having a lovely day!http://mypretaporterblog.blogspot.com/

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  49. This is such a cool DIY! I love the idea of how you "pull away the pocket" to find hidden studds- you get to see what those jeans are "really" made of!

    *Claudia* x
    Molto ❤ Fashion

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  50. Incredible! You pulled this off amazingly.

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  51. omg I did this the other day!!!!!!!

    haha love a bit of D.I.Y I do!!

    you did a really good job as well!!

    Can't wait to see what they look like on :)

    Love shyy x

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  52. thats awesome, one of us will definitely give it a try.

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  53. great DIY! i'll definitely have to try this.

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  54. Love your blog <3
    Following you!
    Follow me?
    cutenerdglasses.blogspot.com
    xox

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  55. oh I'm obsessed with this.

    it is fierce

    as is Diva Davanna

    but that is all she is

    a fierce 10 year old who can walk in 8 inch heels

    but even she isnt as fierce as those pants!


    sasssquatch.tumblr.com

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  56. Such a good idea!! Will definately be trying this out :) Lovely blog, xx

    http://glitterandpearls.blogspot.com/

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  57. Well done huney, you are a genius! Can I ask where you got the packet of studs from?!

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  58. ohh yea.. thats true. I'll check if I can find them:)

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  59. wow i'm gonna try this, it looks amazing!
    i love your blog btw so i'm gonna follow you!

    XOXO

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  60. Wow!
    It looked really cool!
    I love customization to make everything according to our personality.
    Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog. Come back whenever you want ok?
    Your site is beautiful!
    Kisses. (and sorry for my English is not very good ...)^^

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  61. Thank you!.

    * * *

    Nice idea! with jeans (:

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  62. You did a really good job on those! =] hot hot hot!

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  63. oh i know im very sorry to hear that and yeah im very blessed about where i live
    your too cute! hope your having an awesome week!

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  64. It turned out so well!!! I just did a post about a DIY project I did, and it turned out HORRIBLY haha! I'm so glad yours turned out the way it should have!!! Yay!

    -Kris

    http://thekrisbliss.blogspot.com

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  65. I just loved the idea!!! S2

    xoxo from Brazil!

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  66. Fantastic idea and good job!

    xoxo
    http://melancora.blogspot.com

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  67. hard work, sure! but it looks great!
    Nice DIY!
    Lau

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  68. Oh wow, I love this idea! I went through a stage when I was just obsessed with studs! I think it's coming back ;D
    + thanks for your comment! Just done a new post if you would like to take a look!
    Love,
    Lara!<3

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  69. Ahh, I have studs just sitting in my room because I'm not sure what to do with them! I love this look, but am worried it'll feel weird when I sit.

    xx Melina

    .but i like it.

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  70. This looks fantastic! I always forget with studs that you need lining for the inside. Scratches are not fun! haha

    xx

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  71. those are great, I'll have to try that.. I love studded everything. x


    devorelebeaumonstre.com

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  72. Amazing! I've got to get around to doing a stud DIY project soon!

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  73. wow amazing!
    i really want to try this.
    really love your blog! :)
    Visit my blog sometime,
    cassie,
    xx

    http://applecherriemango.blogspot.com/

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  74. really really cool blog ! and great idea! :*

    xx, wiu

    http://www.whoop-itup.blogspot.com/

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  75. i like how you didn't cover the whole pocket!

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  76. Awesome idea! have to try it myself sometime.
    thanks for sharing!
    (I love ur Chanelwallet!)
    x Je suis Sophie

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  77. you can never have too many studs. :)
    <3 mode.
    http://modestylist.blogspot.com

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  78. Im still amazed by this post. . . if you allow me i will use your pictures too and i will put it in my blog, of course i will link you on it. . .
    Let me know,

    Miss Mass

    www.miss-mass.blogspot.com

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  79. I clicknsaved that first pic ages ago, wow looks great!
    where'd you buy the studs?
    I went to spotlight but didn't find any :(

    xStace

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  80. i'm thinking about giving a sweater for my first giveaway!! so maybe that's how you kind find one you like (:

    btw your outfit below is soooo perfect, i love the sheer top

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  81. really impressin diy!

    bravoooooooooo

    kiss dear

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  82. wow cool idea! how do you close the studs onto the jeans? i always wondered.

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  83. Wow, you did an awesome job! I always wondered about the inside, too...


    XXo,
    Neekoh

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  84. So creative, im absolutely loving the jeans with the studds. great work!

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  85. wOw !! This looks so stylish and it is a great idea.. i think i will try it, but i don't think i can make it as professional as you did =)

    by the way.. thanks for your lovely comment <3

    http://GlossyGlamGirl.blogspot.com

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  86. Hello! Where you buy nail heads? Can you give adress please!!!
    Kiss
    ANGELA DONAVA
    http://www.lookbooks.fr

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  87. This is so cool!! I am going to do this too!!

    xo thefashionguitar

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  88. oooooh i actually have 2packs of big and small studs that i've been meaning to embark on diy project with. Looks like i've found its calling...great post

    http://say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

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  89. niiice!! love this post!xx

    http://godsavethefashionblog.blogspot.com/

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  90. soooo good! got to try this myself! xx

    www.coffeefashionmagazines.blogspot.com

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  91. WOW! I'm so inspired to get one myself too... you're so talented. Followed and hope you'd follow back:)

    http://burbailey.blogspot.com/

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  92. Wow that looks amazing! I'm definitely going to have to try this out - thank you :D
    xxx

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  93. This is amazing. . such a great idea!x

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  94. Not enough words to describe how good those are! I have a pair of lace up boots studded down the inner tongue... big love to Studs! x

    http://ismellahat.blogspot.com/

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  95. that's like the cutest thing i've ever seen! lol, i love it! wish that i was that creative :)


    Vonnie
    http://www.socialitedreams.com/

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  96. You have done really great job with this denim shorts. I lovee studded everything hahha :)))))))))

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  97. Hi! I live in Brisbane also, just wondering- where did you get those studs? Been trying to find something similar for a while but have been unsuccessful... I would love to try this DIY :) xx

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