Cathy is Southern California girl living in New Jersey with her husband, daughter and cat. She lives for making and embellishing jewelry, clothing and accessories. She collects vintage jewelry and has an unhealthy obsession with magazines and anything sugary.


DIY Sweatshirt with Leather Shoulder Patches

There’s nothing more comfortable than a cozy sweatshirt. But comfy and cozy doesn’t have to mean your outfit is low on style. Update a basic sweatshirt with this simple No Sew DIY Sweatshirt to make an on trend piece with Leather shoulder patches. Supplies: • Sweatshirt • Piece of leather • Aleene’s Leather & Suede …

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DIY Jewelry: Twisted Pearl Brooch

As any fashionista will tell you, it’s all about the details. This DIY jewelry project, a Twisted Pearl Brooch, will add simple yet elegant style to anything you wear. I was inspired to make this brooch after seeing this brooch in the February issue of Teen Vogue by Slow and Steady Wins the Race. Ready …

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‏DIY Jewelry: Rhinestone Bow Necklace

The holidays are here and the party season is in full swing. Make the next festivity a black tie affair by combining a chain, rhinestones and a bow to make this chic DIY Jewelry project – a Rhinestone Bow Necklace! Supplies: • Chain Necklace • 1 1/2 inch wide Satin Ribbon • Rhinestones • Aleene’s …

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DIY Rhinestone Hair Pin


We know our readers love their DIY’s, so we’re excited to give a hearty welcome to the latest member of the we heart this team, Cathy of Trinkets in Bloom! She’ll be here once a month sharing her oh so fashionable DIY’s with all of us. Enjoy her first DIY and then stop by the …

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