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Rain Blanken

Updated Articles and Resources

By Rain Blanken

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 10 Clothing Fixes That Everyone Should Know Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      10 Clothing Fixes that Everyone Should Know. Learn how to mend and repair clothing instead of throwing damaged threads away.
    • DIY Bleached Shorts Tutorial Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      In this DIY bleached shorts tutorial, Rain shows us how to get this PacSun look for less.
    • DIY Iron-On Letter Shirt Tutorial Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Get the latest look when you create this 'drop-out' shirt with Rain's iron-on letter shirt tutorial.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Glitterati Created: Saturday, July 05, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      In this summer eyeshadow tutorial, Rain shows us how to blend pink, purple and green hues from Orglamix to create a whimsical summer look.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Summer Glam Created: Saturday, July 12, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      Create this day-to-night summer eyeshadow look with this easy eyshadow tutorial from Rain Blanken.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Girl's Night Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      Rain creates a fun look for hot summer nights with Orglamix eyeshadow and this simple step-by-step eyeshadow tutorial.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Wishing Star Created: Saturday, July 12, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      In this eyeshadow tutorial, Rain shows us how to create a dreamy summer look with Orglamix cosmetics.
    • What are Protein Fibers? Created: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      What are Protein Fibers? A reader asks for a list of protein fibers and how to dye them.
    • How to Take In a Dress Created: Sunday, April 13, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      How to take in a dress. Learn how to tailor a dress that is too big.
    • DIY Beaded Flip Flop Tutorial Created: Saturday, April 12, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      How to make beaded flip-flops. Learn how to add beads to sandals.
    • Make these Key West Beaded Sandals Created: Monday, June 16, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Learn how to get these $30.00 sandals for free. I'll show you how to bead up a pair of sandals just like the laid-back fashions in Key West.
    • What to Wear to the Drive-In Created: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Learn what to wear to the drive-in with these quick fashion tips and DIY fashion tutorials from Rain Blanken, your DIY Fashion expert.
    • 2009 Summer Fashion Created: Saturday, May 17, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      2009 Summer Fashion. DIY fashion presents free ideas for a trendy summer wardrobe.
    • 31 Handmade Goods to Win this Week Created: Friday, October 22, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Featured Giveaway: Trick or Treat Bags from Nanny Boutique(get your giveaway featured) Good luck and subscribe to the newsletter for next weeks giveaways!
    • 5 Ways to Turn Jeans into a Skirt Created: Thursday, May 28, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Turn Jeans into a Skirt. Learn how to turn an old pair of jeans into a skirt with these step-by-step instructions. There are lots of methods to turn jeans into a skirt.
    • Spring 2010: Neutral Style to Make Created: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Spring 2010 colors. Learn how to get those colors for Spring 2010. It's easy with these free dye tutorials.
    • Best Ninja Costume Tutorial Created: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      How-To Ninja Costume - Make a Ninja Costume
    • 2011 About.com DIY Fashion Readers' Choice Award Winners Created: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      2011 About.com DIY Fashion Readers' Choice Award Winners
    • 27 Handicraft Goodies to Win this Week Created: Friday, October 08, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Featured Giveaway: Clemence Knee High Socks from hansel from basel(get your giveaway featured) Good luck and subscribe to the newsletter for next weeks
    • Photos from MARCon 45 Created: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      After a long weekend of costuming panels and lots of blue makeup on my part, the MARCon convention is over and I have a lot of photos to sift through. This year
    • Worst Dressed of 2012 Created: Friday, December 28, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Worst Fashion of 2012. Celebrity and designer runway fashion was put to vote on the DIY Fashion blog all year. Here's the worst of the worst dressed in 2012.
    • Handmade Craft Blogs Created: Friday, February 27, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Handmade Blogs. DIY craft blogs from around the internet that explore sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery and more.
    • The Crafty Blog Spotlight Created: Friday, February 27, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The Crafty Blog Spotlight is a way to feature your craft blog. Simply submit your blog to be featured in our popular DIY Fashion newsletter.
    • Best of Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2014 - Black and White Created: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      We take a look at the best of Ralph Lauren's Spring/Summer Black and White coming down the runways.
    • Best of Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2014 Color Created: Saturday, February 01, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Rain shows off the best of Ralph Lauren's 2014 Spring/Summer collection.
    • How to Let Out a Dress Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Let out a dress. If your dress is too small, you need to let out a dress. Easy instructions to let out a dress that fits too tight.
    • Make a Pair of Boot Toppers Created: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Make a Pair of Boot Toppers with these boot topper tutorials and patterns from Rain Blanken, your DIY Fashion Expert.
    • Ways to Use Old Jeans Created: Thursday, May 28, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Ways to Use Old Jeans. There are many ways to recycle old jeans into new fashion. Here are some of the best ways to use old jeans in your projects.
    • Duct Tape Dress Form -Duct Tape Dummy Tutorial Created: Monday, June 01, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Duct Tape Dress Form. Learn how to make a duct tape dress form with these easy step-by-step instructions. With the photo tutorial, it's easy to tape a duct tape dress form.
    • How to Repair a Broken Zipper Created: Sunday, April 06, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      How to repair a broken zipper. Fix a broken or stuck zipper with these easy instructions.
    • Make a Ninja Mask Out of a T-Shirt Created: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      Learn how to make a ninja mask out of a t-shirt with this complete photo tutorial from Rain Blanken, DIY Fashion Expert.
    • Free Stencils for Spray Paint, Screen Print, or Patch Projects Created: Sunday, May 18, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Free stencils to screen print, spray paint or applique your DIY fashions. These printable stencils are sized and ready to use.

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