Looking to elevate your style, but not sure where to start? There’s no better way to make your look unique than with a little customisation. A badge in just the right place, a touch of painted detail – but it’s not always that easy, and while we’d love to dive straight into creative bliss, a little inspiration can go a very long way. That’s why we’ve hand-picked three beautiful Instagram accounts to follow for customisation expertise. So whether you’re embellishing a pair of stand-out pumps or lusting after delicate embroidery on your crisp white shirt, these creative accounts are guaranteed to get you inspired.
1. Studio DIY
If glitter, rainbows and all things pastel are your thing, then you need to follow Studio DIY. Run by Kelly Mindell, based in sunny California, this account is full of creative ideas to make your outfits truly pop with a dose of personalisation. Thinking of badging your fave leather jacket? Or making your own slogan tee? This girl can show you how. So wear your heart on your sleeve (quite literally) and start scrolling… there’s so much you can now do with your weekend and you don’t need a whole heap of cash to do it.
2. A Beautiful Mess
The home of crafty inspiration, A Beautiful Mess is all about getting handmade-happy. Packed with ideas from how to make your own tassel earrings to how to personalise your denim, it’s a great place to start. Founders Emma and Elsie have also got a couple of books under their belts already and have courses available via their website too, so there’s plenty of support for your DIY style journey. And this account is not just for fashion – there’s even crafty ideas for interiors, food and much more. Look out for the hashtag #ABMcrafty.
3. The Style Minimalist
Aka DIY Style Blogger Prisca, self-confessed as ‘utterly obsessed with style’. Prisca’s images alone are a super source of inspo, with colour pop backgrounds and bold outfits that make us want to hit the craft shops right away. And that’s where her tutorial videos come in. Super easy to follow, Prisca’s customisation videos cover everything from giving outfits simple twists with fringing and embroidery to complete transformations. And with a healthy 25,000+ followers, you know you’re relying on good advice. So what are you waiting for? Get crafting!