Thursday, 1 September 2011

DIY Collar Tips

So I'm back! I went to Geneva for my birthday, it was lovely there and the weather was so warm!
I'm 18 now !!! 
For my birthday I got a Nikon D3100 camera and a graphics tablet :)
Now I have some really disappointing news, so I used my new camera to photograph todays outfit and after a couple of shots the screen on the camera said 'Error: Press shutter release  button again' I did this but unfortunately the error message wouldn't go away and I couldn't take anymore photo. :(
But I've packaged it back up and we're going to send it back to Amazon and hopefully get a replacement... but if anyone knows I can fix this I'd be SO grateful! 

UPDATE: A replacement got sent out and I received it today :) ahhhh, so happy!



But anyways, back onto the main post.
Here is my outfit featuring my new DIY collar tips.
I plan to make more of this, as this one was just a tester to see if I could actually do it! Thats why in the upclose photos they don't look too great!
Oh, and I bought the supplies off Ebay i think it all came to about £5 for everything I needed. And then i just borrowed my dads tools :p

I'm wearing:
Blouse bought off Ebay
Corduroy shorts from American Apparel
Brogues bought off Ebay 
Scarf bought from MozzyPop

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I've had my eye on buying some collar tips from ASOS for ages now. But when I saw honestlywtf.com's post showing a diy tutorial I just had to do it!

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my new (broken) camera :(

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32 lovely comments:

janel said...

Love it! Happy late Birthday! Wish I new what was wrong with your camera?

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Coco (The Style Notebook) said...

I LOVEEEEE that outfit! Especially the shorts :)

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Lowri said...

The collar tips are awesome! I love your outfit, the colour of the shirt is lovely!

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x

Amanda said...

Oh I wanna do this too... I think that is so creative... I really love your blouse u look lovely!

Jessica said...

Great DIY, Happy belated Birthday, great new camera, I got a new one for my Bday too! :)

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Nostalgic Style said...

I love this outfit ..well put together. I'm going to try doing the collar clips. Thanks for your lovely comment as well!
Keep in touch.
♡ Flo.

Ellen H. said...

those collar tips are adorable! what a lovely idea.

thank you for the kind comments. i just sifted through your posts and your blog is adorable. Following!

xx,
Ellen

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Samantha Jangira said...

Happy Belated Birthday!!Hope you had fun. I'm saving up for that camera. Love love your outfit,especially the blouse. Great job on the collar tips!

Thanks for checking out my blog. Your blog is amazing and of course I'm now following.

xoxo, Sam
http://lilmissbuttercup.blogspot.com

Meggy said...

Happy Birthday. I love your blog! I'm following you. The collars look amazing, brilliant effort on the DIY.

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xx

london loves said...

Probs for the collar tips, I think they are amazing! So happy you got a replacement, nothing more annoying than getting faulty stuff (just got a lens with a manufacturing defect... grrr)!
xxx


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wait until the sunset said...

awwww!! Great look! Thanks for the tips! :)

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Antonia said...

I love every single piece of this outfit!
You're looking amazing! ^^


xoxo
Antonia

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Emma said...

Hey thanks for the comment/follow!

Ahhh I love the DIY collars! I might have to check out this tutorial :)


xx

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A Princess Out There said...

Happy birthday to you! Just discovered your blog and I like it!! :)

Come visit mine if you wish! xox

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Loretta said...

that is really really cute. followed.xxx

Fashion Ave. said...

hi thanks for your comment on my blog i`m in love with your`s and your style so thank you and hope to see more post xxx miloveda.blogspot.com

ML said...

First of all I want to wish you happy birthday! :) I hope all birthday wishes will come true (unless they already have). Lucky you, Nikon D3100; I wish I could get presents like these. Gorgeous outfit, I really like the collar. Have a spectacular day,

xoxo
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Mónica - Mes Voyages à Paris said...

Beautiful blouse!! I have just discovered your cool blog and I'm your new follower! Kisses,
Mónica

Kayleigh said...

Hope you had a lovely birthday! Id love a proper camera like yours! Amazing photo's and styling,Ive seen those colar tips on asos too,was so tempted to order some,think i may have too now,they look super trendy on your shirt.
You have a new follwer x Look forward to more posts x

Jessica Franklin said...

love it girl
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pooja elangbam said...

love ur outfit! great style, following u, follow me bck!
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Gabby said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I love this outfit! The collar tips are lovely.

Gabby
http://stardependentvintage.blogspot.com

Vale ♥ said...

Loving the collar tips, so stylish ! Lovely blog, I'd love to have you among my followers and follow back :) Kisses
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Giulia said...

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Don't Think Twice said...

loveee so so so MUCH the outfit!!!! you are awesome with this blouse!!! LOVE IT! <3<3

great blog!! come to see mine? :D

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xoxo

Mary and Dyer said...

Love, love, love the corduroy shorts! So cute. You have amazing hair too!
:)I just became your newest follower! I would love for you to check out our blog & follow us back if you'd like.

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Sabrina said...

Interesting collar indeed. And that's such a pretty blouse. Happy super belated!

Sincerely,
Sabrina

fashionista face said...

love your blog! and love your outfit! i want some colar tips they give the shirt edge.
wanna follow each other?
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Chrysa said...

Your outfit is very stylish! The collar detail is very cute, I love the combination of the pink shirt and the golden detail:)
I am so sorry for your camera:(

Following you now on Bloglovin and Google, I would love it if you followed me back!

Chrysa
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derek said...

i also have been wanting to get the asos collar tips!!! hehe

Shasie said...

Whoo Hoo Happy Birthday! Love this DIY
Shasie of Live Life in Style

Li Sophia said...

Wow, you are so smart. very cute collar tips, they make simple shirts look expensive. I found a lot at http://www.cnsfashion.com/collar-tips.html, too.

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