Diptyque candle DIY
Printing stickers
Diptyque stickers
Diptyque candles

Hi everyone!  So before I begin this tutorial, I just wanted to mention that this idea originated from blogger/YouTuber Hello Maphie, and I am just recreating the DIY for my readers.  She is incredibly talented and creative, and although there are plenty of DIYs on the internet that no one really knows who did it first, this is not one of them.  She is definitely the brains behind this one, so be sure to visit her channel HERE if you get the chance! (:

Let’s get into it!  It’s pretty likely that you’ve seen Diptyque candles before.  Diptyque is a Paris-based company that produces a line of scented candles, perfumes and face/body care.  For years, the candles have been particularly popular, popping up allover Tumblr and Instagram.  When the candle burns out, people like to use the empty votive holder to store q-tips, makeup brushes, lipsticks, etc.  I loved the way these holders looked on top of vanities and coffee tables, but unfortunately, the price tag was a little out of my budget.  So, I decided to DIY one instead!  Here’s how:

You will need:

○ Candle votives (I found mine at a thrift store, but Michael’s and Ikea have some as well) 

White sticker paper

○ A printer

For me the most difficult item to pick out was a votive holder because there are so many different shapes and sizes to choose from.  Once you have your holder, find a few pictures of different Diptyque candles on Google Images.  Only select the most clear and crisp looking ones.  I copied the images into Microsoft Word and then printed them out on the sticker paper. You then cut the stickers out individually and stick them to your votive.  That’s it!

Thank you for reading and I would love to see some of your recreations!


Nicole ♡

mixing patterns 2


overalls 4


summer style


floral and stripes


overalls back

Overalls (purchased last year) : Cotton On (similar) // Shirt (purchased last year) : H&M (similar) // Shoes: Target (similar) //  Sunglasses: Target (similar) // Bracelet: unknown // Headband: Vintage (similar) // Backpack: Forever 21 (similar)

If I told you I was an expert print mixer, I’d be lying.  I typically tend to be a one pattern kind of girl, but I felt like it was time to change it up.  If I didn’t make an attempt at helping you guys mix and match your closet, then what kind of fashion blogger would I be right? 😉  Stripes and floral are two of the most safe patterns you can blend.  Don’t ask me how, but they just usually seem to work. Additionally, when you have a lot of the same colors in two different pieces you can typically make them go together.  Take notice of all that white in both the overalls and the shirt.  Your eye goes right to all that cohesiveness instead of the conflicting patterns.  Wha-la a match!  As always, thanks so much for reading and I love having your support!  (:


Nicole ♡

spring fashiondressroller skatingskates

Dress: $10.00! Boohoo (another similar option) // Roller Skates: Amazon pink blue // Bracelet: faux pearls unknown (similar) // Bracelet: Madeline (similar)

If you follow me on Instagram (@theinspirationcloset), you may have seen my post about my 21st birthday coming up.  My best friends and I are going roller skating before we go out to celebrate, so I couldn’t resist getting myself a little early birthday present…these skates!  I just love how vintage looking and pretty they are so of course I couldn’t help but to break them out a little early!  I went skating around a local park the other day with my boyfriend Craig and let me tell you I fell A LOT.  But when I wasn’t falling we got these fun shots!  By the way that dress I’m wearing is only $10.00 from Boohoo!  Thanks for reading!


Nicole ♡


Hi girls!  Music festival season is now in full swing, which means that we will be seeing a TON of flower crowns this spring and summer (which I love).  I think accessorizing your hair is an amazing idea.  But, as I was searching for some festival inspiration I saw a million of them and I decided that I needed to make something for you guys that would make you stand out! You need something that’s not so easy to find in a store, but also something that you can make for a few dollars.  Cue these super easy to make flower pins.

You will need:

– Bobby Pins   

– 1 Bouquet of Fake Daisies ($1.00 at Michael’s)  

-Wire Cutters 

-Hot Glue (optional)

  1. First, with the wire cutters, cut the daisies off of their stem (make sure you leave a small piece of stem attached to the flower).
  2. Push the small bit of stem through the loop of your Bobby pin.
  3. I found that my daisies stayed in the Bobby pins very securely even without any glue, but if you want to be sure (or if you flower stem is very thin), place a small dot of hot glue over the piece of stem and Bobby pin to glue them together.

That’s it!  Hope you enjoy making these and I would love to see your recreations! You can tag me on Instagram with @theinspirationcloset or #getinspiredwithnicole (:

Thanks for reading!



plaid and jeans 3


plaid and scarf 2


plaid and jeans 4


scarf and plaid

Jeans: Love Culture Similar Similar Similar // Top: Forever 21 Exact // Scarf: Cotton On Similar // Bag: ALDO Exact // Boots: UGGs Short (Color: Sand) Exact // Bracelet: Vintage Similar // Watch: Vintage Similar // Lipstick: MAC “Flat Out Fabulous”

Hi everyone!  I can’t believe there is still snow on the ground.  Ugh.  Is anyone else as over it as I am??  I’ve already started shopping for spring and I couldn’t be more excited.  There’s just something about warm weather and light clothes that makes happy. (:  Particularly last week, I had a terrible time trying to shoot an outfit outside because it snowed and rained the majority of the week. ):  I have so many ideas for photography and outfits for spring and I can’t wait to share them with you all!


Nicole ♡