Little dabs of paint transform plain lightweight scarves into easy-breezy, one-of-a-kind wardrobe staples. The beauties shown here are a cinch to make, thanks to store-bought stencils in basic geometric shapes. Pick a design (circles, diamonds, or squares) and follow a few simple directions—you’ll be all wrapped up and ready for summer in no time.
Applique is a simple quilting technique that allows you to embellish just about any accessory by using a few stitches and a little fabric. Decorate tote bags, bibs, and robes using our favorite applique projects.