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Rain Blanken

Updated Articles and Resources

By Rain Blanken

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Win this $100 Jeff Koons Balloon Dog Bag Created: Thursday, August 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Enter the Jeff Koons Balloon Dog Bag Giveaway for your chance to win this wearable art piece worth $100.
    • DIY Firecracker Shell Earrings Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Create a pair of firecracker earrings out of a pair of cat's paw shells with this patriotic tutorial from Rain Blanken, DIY Fashion expert.
    • DIY Linked Leather Bracelet Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Make a leather bracelet simply by linking leather pieces in this linked leather bracelet tutorial from DIY Fashion Expert, Rain Blanken.
    • How to Make Fairy Wings Created: Friday, September 05, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      How to Make Fairy Wings. Learn how to make fairy wings with this photo tutorial.
    • BUST Craftacular Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      BUST Craftacular. Information and review of the BUST Craftacular.
    • How Do I Dye Clothes in the Washer? Created: Monday, June 02, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      How Do I Dye Clothes in the Washer? Learn how to dye clothing in the washing machine.
    • What is Decoupage? Created: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      What is Decoupage? Definition of Decoupage and it's uses.
    • DIY Glossary: Measuring Tape Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Find the definitions to various fashion crafting terms here, including scissors.
    • Gwen Stefani: Profile of a DIY Fashion Diva Created: Friday, April 11, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Gwen Stefani fashion creations and inspirations.
    • What is Patchwork Clothing? Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      An explaination of the hippie patchwork clothing style.
    • DIY Glossary: Ironing Board Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Find the definitions to various fashion crafting terms here, including scissors.
    • Make these Key West Beaded Sandals Created: Monday, June 16, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 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: Thursday, July 31, 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.
    • Worst Dressed of 2012 Created: Friday, December 28, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 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.
    • The Lost Art of Sock Darning Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Have you ever heard of sock darning? Learn about the lost art of sock darning and how it can save some of your favorite socks.
    • Best Ninja Costume Tutorial Created: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      How-To Ninja Costume - Make a Ninja Costume
    • What are Protein Fibers? Created: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      What are Protein Fibers? A reader asks for a list of protein fibers and how to dye them.
    • DIY Rhinestone Flip-Flops Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Create rhinestone flip-flops for a fraction of the store brand cost with this tutorial from Rain Blanken.
    • DIY Iron-On Letter Shirt Tutorial Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Get the latest look when you create this 'drop-out' shirt with Rain's iron-on letter shirt tutorial.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Summer Glam Created: Saturday, July 12, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Create this day-to-night summer eyeshadow look with this easy eyshadow tutorial from Rain Blanken.
    • DIY Bleached Shorts Tutorial Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      In this DIY bleached shorts tutorial, Rain shows us how to get this PacSun look for less.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Wishing Star Created: Saturday, July 12, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      In this eyeshadow tutorial, Rain shows us how to create a dreamy summer look with Orglamix cosmetics.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Girl's Night Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Rain creates a fun look for hot summer nights with Orglamix eyeshadow and this simple step-by-step eyeshadow tutorial.
    • Summer Eyeshadow Tutorial: Glitterati Created: Saturday, July 05, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 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.
    • 10 Clothing Fixes That Everyone Should Know Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      10 Clothing Fixes that Everyone Should Know. Learn how to mend and repair clothing instead of throwing damaged threads away.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

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