WEARING | Black Friday

Dollar Tree skirt (for real) | Target plaid top | ...more

NEW DIY | How to Make a Rhinestone Belt Tutorial

Wrap yourself in glimmer. A grosgrain belt with rhinestone detailing is a brilliant way to add wow factor to a waistline (beats adding inches any day!). No mater how you style it, a rhinestone belt is sure to make you feel like you're already on holiday ....more

Wearing | Black + Brown

Gap sweater similar | Banana Republic skirt | Nine West pumps | Handbag Heaven bag | AE watch ...more

7 Things I've Learned About Self Confidence Since I Graduated High School

Anthropologie Drifting By dress and belt | ...more

2014 MINTED Holiday Round-up

I can't remember when I discovered MINTED. Honestly, it's like the store I've always gone to first to find the best of anything custom, whether it's wall art, party decorations, holiday cards or whimsical home decor. And their choices just keep getting better and better ....more

To Line a Skirt or Not Line a Skirt...That is the Question

KRISTINA J. Menzies plaid skirt | Gap shirt similar | Target Fair Isle sweaterFOSSIL Monica pumps | Old Navy bag similar Let's clear the air about skirt design. I feel the best skirt designs include a lining ....more

How To Make A DIY Stained Plywood Wall Clock

I've had a serious and weird obsession with birch plywood recently. Seriously, I have to commend the patience of the hardware store staff for standing by patiently while I examine the plywood panels searching for the perfect one. I've covered walls with plywood panels, made side tables, hacked my IKEA dressers with it and now, a plywood clock ....more


I want to incorporate some pom poms into my studio space to add a playful twist. All of the products below have given me some crazy fun ideas on how to add this element into my space. You can see more of my design studio inspiration on my Studio Space Pinboard ....more

Mini-Goals Toward Selling KRISTINA J. Online

LOFT dress similar and belt similar | ...more


I've been spotting the most amazing projects made from plywood. Plywood! I know ....more