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DSC_1234 Since I had already tackled my closet as part of my spring cleaning (see my video if you missed it), I had to move on to another part of my room.

I had plans for this entire quarter to build an elaborate table for my room, and even saved this piece of plywood, but time just never seemed to permit. But today when I finished my finals (!) it was the first thing I got done...but by a little faster route.

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Like I said I had saved this piece of plywood for a while now. I got in from the shop yard of my school's wood shop--aka it was free. It's a great place for people like me. As for the crates, I first walked down to two antique shops next to my house looking for some cool vintage ones, but at $40 a pop, I passed. I picked up these two wooden crates at Michael's today instead and just set the wood on top. Easy. Done.

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The reason I wanted open crates was so they could double as storage. Since I set my record player on top of the table, I stored my records in one of the crates which I really like the look of. I'm using the other one for my camera gear, which I need access to daily!

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Remember the pipe and flange lampI made a while back? I wanted to display it on this table as well. However, I broke the lightbulb recently, so for now, its working as a great hat rack!

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Finally, I set my long mirror on top of the table. This wasn't part of my original plan, but it now lets me see my full outfit without having to kneel down (a fashion bloggers dream!). It also adds some nice height to the space!

I hope you enjoyed this little storage DIY--I wanted to share it because its such a fast storage solution that also shows off your personality at the same time.

Thanks for reading! See you tomorrow with an outfit post to show you what I wore to dinner with my friends!

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OOTD_75: "Disorder and Disarray"

DSC_0661 I think this may have been the first time I've worn these high waisted cheetah print jeans on the blog, and really not sure why because I love how wild they are. I knew I needed to pair them up with my new Litas because the wood tone in the heels went so well with the color of the pants. I balanced the bottom of the outfit out with neutrals, but made sure they were edgy pieces. I think my cross tee, leather jacket, and spiked headband are just that.

The song for today's outfit post is "Disorder and Disarray"by Rancid. Listen along here while you view!

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white cross tee_DIY, see my tutorial here cheetah print jeans_BDG by Urban Outfitters, sale, similar available here leather jacket_H&M platforms_Jeffrey Campbell Litas, from Plato's Closet. I'm also loving these Jeffrey Campbell's spiked headband_Urban Outfitters, sale round sunnies_Target

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It was a little too warm to pull out my DIY sweater today, but with 7 AM class tomorrow, I think I will need the warmth! instead i opted for this thinner knit and paired it with my new Docs--a look that I've been loving.

striped sweater_Forever 21

black corduroy pants_Forever 21 sale

Doc Marten boots_Rose Bowl Flea Market, similar style available here

black beanie_BDG by Urban Outfitters

spike necklace_Forever 21

cross necklace_eBay

skull cuff_eBay