OOTD_72 "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

DSC_0529 Let's get right to the point, as you can tell, I dyed my hair last night! I was planning on going more in the direction of dark brown, but I saw the auburn on the box and decided to go for it. I really like how it looks. Also, I'm not big into the whole permanent dye thing, so I used Clairol Natural Instincts, and can change it in a month or so--or keep it if I like it!

The new hair inspired me to just go all out grunge today from the classic 90's flannel-tied-around-waist look and even a choker necklace. If you want to try a grunge look, take it one step further with a pair of Doc Martens. I would have thrown mine on, but its pretty warm here today (finally!) so I stuck with my favorite combat boots instead.

In pure 90's fashion, the track for today's outfit is "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana. Listen along below while you view!

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red flannel_Target

black tunic tank_Last Chance, also seen in this outfit

black jeggings_Dillard's, gift

studded combat boots_Steve Madden, available here

cheetah print sling bag_Cotton On, sale

round sunnies_Target

cross earrings_Urban Outfitters, sale

horn necklace_Urban Outfitters, sale

catholic charm necklace_rummage sale

Thanks for reading! Keep up with me on Instagram @punkrockparti

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DSC_1223 After making this skull tee last night, I needed to wear it right away. Today Jake and I were headed to Trader Joe's so we could make lunch and also worked on some upcoming DIY projects for the holiDIY series! Tonight we're headed to the record store, so I was sure to bring a warm jacket. I picked this denim one up from Goodwill yesterday while I was shopping for tees and fabric for projects. I like the throwback vibe of this outfit and completed it with some old patterned Keds to tie the whole look together.

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If you like my shirt, check out my tutorial here. Also, be on the lookout this weekend because I am planning to add a bunch of these to sell on my Etsy store!

plaid skull tee_DIY, see my tutorial here

black zip jeggings_Forever 21, available here

jean jacket_Goodwill

polka dot tennies_Keds, similar pair with gingham pattern available here

cross earrings_Urban Outfitters sale, similar available here

skull cuff_eBay, this similar House of Harlow pearl one would make a great holiday gift!

DIY_Tartan Skull Tee

HoliDIY 1 Today I am kicking off a fun little project, my Holi-DIY series! I am planning to do a DIY every day during this holiday season until I head back to school. These projects will range from fashion pieces to things you can create as gifts for someone. I hope you enjoy! Let's get started with the first project, a tartan print skull tee!

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This tee is similar to one I made over the summer out of lace, see it here! That shirt has been one of the staples in my closet, and one of the first things I throw on if I don't know what to wear. I like this version because who doesn't love a tartan print and it's also pretty festive for the holidays too!

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Here's what you will need. I picked up a new kind of fabric glue today called Fabric Fusions and it worked really well! Also, you can find both the base tee and the plaid fabric at a thrift store. For the plaid, just find a flannel in a print that you like!

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First cut out a large rectangle from the back of the flannel shirt.

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Fold the tartan fabric in half lengthwise and lay it on top of the shirt. Doing this helps you to get an idea of how long your skull should be. Place a dot on the plaid fabric at the top and bottom of the skull's head. Next draw a curve to mimic a head shape connecting the two dots. You can look at my marker sketch to get an idea. Don't worry about drawing on the fabric, you can just glue this side facing down to the shirt later.

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Cut out the head shape. Next, sketch on two large eye holes and an upside down heart for nose with your marker.

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Cut out your eye and nose shapes. You can also cut out teeth if you wish like I did on my lace skull tee DIY, but for this shirt, I decided to pass on cutting teeth so more of the plaid would show. Lay the final plaid skull onto your tee and position where you would like. Finally, lift up the edges of the skull and apply glue to the edges, continuing around the entire perimeter of the skull and also the eye and nose holes.

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I am really loving this tee and am going to wear it out today (check for an outfit of the day later)! Thanks for reading!

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