Flipped | Velvet Dress to Holiday DIY Guide (III) – The Bow {DIY + Tutorial}

This is part III of the Velvet Dress to Holiday DIY Guide. Read Part II – The Gift Adornment.

Unfortunately I don’t have the pleasure to work in Corporate America. So at this time of year I cross my fingers hoping for an invitation to someone’s company Christmas party. They usually have tons of great food, can afford a REAL DJ, and come with photobooths.

If and when I have the pleasure of attending one, I’ll take my new velvet bows with me. They are versatile, and so cute on. Here are just a few examples of what you can do. Wear one on the front of a blouse or dress, the tops of your shoes, or even the backs of your heels. Simply secure with pins or closed bobby pins. If you have more suggestions, I’d love to see them.

Find the tutorial after the jump.

I’m wearing:
Dress: H&M
Pumps: JCrew

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Flipped | Velvet Dress to Holiday DIY Guide (I)

It was a bit difficult titling this post. Especially since the purpose is to basically show you all how I saved face. Yes, it’s true, I set out to make something spectacular and, well, embarrassed myself. I blame it on the underlying pressure during this time of year to really kick things into high gear. Especially with people having more free time (i.e. vacation) which usually equals more perusing the blogosphere.

Either way, I enjoyed making this “Gift Guide,” that name still doesn’t seem right, and I hope you can use something. They are all super simple and involve 1 (one) 80’s style saucy-red velvet dress.

I’ll see you tomorrow with the first edition.