5 Questions for Grace Atwood, Voice Behind Stripes & Sequins

I always love a good DIY site - especially one like Stripes & Sequins where the smart, witty and sparkle-obsessed lifestyle blogger, Grace Atwood, gets crafty with some of our favorite designers to learn how to make "homemade" versions of their high-priced creations.

Grace Atwood, photo by Lydia Hudgens

Grace Atwood, photo by Lydia Hudgens

Launched as a creative outlet in 2010, Grace uses Stripes & Sequins as a platform to showcase do-it-yourself projects and explore the worlds of fashion, beauty, travel and lifestyle.

A DIY project by Grace Atwood. Photo by Lydia Hudgens, courtesy of Stripes & Sequins

A DIY project by Grace Atwood. Photo by Lydia Hudgens, courtesy of Stripes & Sequins

As the queen of runway DIY and reigning head of social media for the popular jewelry site, BaubleBar, Grace has a lot on her accessories filled plate, but she was kind enough to take a few minutes to answer Five Questions for us:

1. Most recent discovery...

Vegan milkshakes at blossom in nyc - they're better than the real thing!

2. Happiest when...

By the water.

3. Best advice I ever received...

If you love something, buy it in multiples!

4. Success looks like...

Happiness

5. Something very few people know about me...

I'm really shy!

Click here to explore Grace Atwood's world of Stripes & Sequins

Eat, Pray, Love, Go

Lifestyle Hunting

I have to admit, I've always had the innate desire to take off Eat, Pray, Love style.

Lifestyle Hunting

As my rationale continues to hold me back, I satiate my escape-cravings through last minute weekend getaways and spur of the moment staycations.

Lifestyle Hunting

Fortunately, there are places like Castello di Reschio that provide enough fodder to satisfy even the most longstanding escape dreamer. 

Lifestyle Hunting

The photos speak for themselves, while Harper's Bazaar states the obvious, "You will be hard pushed to find a more idyllic, perfect hideaway"

Lifestyle Hunting

Spend some time on the website to learn more about the count that owns it, his children who run and restored it, and how you can actually own a piece of it. All the details here: Castello di Reschio