OOTD 68_"Campus"

DSC_0209 With rain in the forecast, I knew it would be the perfect day to pull out my oversized "geek" sweater and Doc Martens. Coincidentally, "Geek Chic" was the challenge of the day over at Coast to Coast Challenge, so I knew my outfit choice was perfect! I spiced up this look with some studs and polka dots, and couldn't resist throwing on my big pair of glasses to completely geek myself out.

The outfit track for today is "Campus" by Vampire Weekend. The collegiate vibe of this song is perfect for a day of class and hitting the books. Listen along here while you read!

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This sweater lets the world know that I am self-proclaimed GEEK when it comes to architecture and school. What makes you a geek?

geek sweater_PacSun, sale

leather studded collar (tank top)_Forever 21

black corduroy skinnies_Forever 21, sale

vintage boots_Doc Martens from Rose Bowl Flea Market

polka dot boot socks_Forever 21

glasses_Plato's Closet

triangle ring_Brandy Melville

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OOTD_67: "Sink or Swim"

DSC_0059 After styling this knit camo cardigan casually in this outfit, I couldn't wait to dress it up as well. Today I paired it with some neutrals, this thrifted chambray top and my favorite leather skater skirt. I love how these three pieces came together, especially how the cardigan hangs over the skirt to tone it down for a school day.

Another highlight of this outfit is my new Jeffrey Campbell Litas! I picked these up at the Plato's Closet in AZ over the weekend for 38 bucks! They were originally marked 65, but I traded in my old clothes and got a 27 dollar credit subtracted off the shoes. I think this may be my best find of the year--and it's not even January yet!

The outfit track today is "Sink or Swim" by a great band, Close to Home. Listen along here while you view! DSC_0117

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Before class I swapped out my heels for some tights and flats, but I couldn't resist styling these babies right away!

chambray shirt_Goodwill, $1

knit camo cardigan_PacSun, sale

leather skater skirt_Forever 21

Jeffrey Campbell Litas_Plato's Closet

triangular bib necklace_Fashion Q

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DIY_Craft Foam Stamped Top

DSC_0106 It's no secret that stamped tees have been circulating the blogosphere, and I wanted to make my own. This top is great because you have the freedom to make any design you want by making the stamps yourself out of craft foam! It's also very inexpensive because foam costs less than 70 cents and my fabric paint was $1.59. Enjoy!

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The supplies you will need are: a shirt (mine was $5 at Wal-Mart), some fabric paint, craft foam, scissors, a paper plate, adhesive/glue, a pen, and a paintbrush (optional)

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Begin by cutting your desired shape out of the craft foam. Mine was a triangle in two different sizes. After cutting one shape, trace it onto the craft foam twice and create two more identical shapes.

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Stack and adhere the three identical shapes together with some glue or sticky squares like I did because I couldn't find any glue...

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Attach the stack to a square piece of craft foam to create the stamp. Spread the fabric paint onto the paper plate and dip your stamp into the paint. Make sure you have even coverage.

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Begin stamping your desired pattern onto the shirt. I alternated between the two sizes, and had the triangles pointing both up and down. I also created sets of two or three triangles for variation.

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You can also go in with a paintbrush if your stamp didn't create a completely filled in triangle shape, and just touch up the design a little.

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And here's the finished printed shirt! I'm really pleased with this top and it was very inexpensive. This is a good way to spice up a basic top while still keeping it as a neutral.

Check back a later tomorrow when I feature this top in my outfit of the day post!

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