DIY: Jeweled Camo Jacket

Military is a big trend this season and a great way to work it into your wardrobe is to sport a camouflage jacket. Since it’s finally jacket weather here in LA, I decided it was time to add a little glam to my Army surplus jacket and debut it as part of my Fall wardrobe.

Materials: Camo Jacket (available at your local Army surplus store), Jeweled Appliques, Glue

Add glue to the back of the applique and apply it to the pockets of the jacket. If you can’t find an applique you like then consider using jeweled trim as an alternative.

Allow time to dry. I chose not to trim the netting of my applique because I like they way it looked, but it’s completely up to you.

I like to close my eyes an image a world at peace. A world where camo jackets are only worn by fashionistas playing dress up. Make wrap bracelets, not war. Awwwww one day…

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29 responses

  1. ohhhh Kristen! I just love this jacket – I am spending so much time copying your DIY’s! hehe
    Thank you! xo
    http://www.suggestivedigestive.wordpress.com

    October 23, 2012 at 12:12 am

    • lol So glad you like it! Send me pic of the projects once you finish!!! xo

      October 23, 2012 at 7:54 am

  2. pixxieloves

    Reblogged this on pixxieloves.

    October 23, 2012 at 1:41 am

  3. Isabelle

    Looks very nice!

    http://www.denbelle.blogspot.be

    October 23, 2012 at 2:35 am

  4. nicole

    I absolutely loooove your style.

    October 23, 2012 at 3:44 am

    • Thank you! Thank you! xo

      October 23, 2012 at 7:54 am

  5. This jacket is hot and I don’t even like camo!

    October 23, 2012 at 5:34 am

    • Me either really. This will prob be the only camo item I own!

      October 23, 2012 at 7:55 am

  6. VERY cute!! I love the sparkley touches!

    ~Whitney
    http://www.whitneynicjames.com

    October 23, 2012 at 5:37 am

  7. I just bought a jeweled camo jacket from Zara… I totally should have waited!! This is awesome :)

    October 23, 2012 at 9:07 am

    • oh yea I saw a studded one at Zara that I really liked too!

      October 23, 2012 at 9:23 am

  8. magsragstoriches

    So cute – I did a simliar one here but used lace for the backing. http://magsragstoriches.com/diy-embellished-pocket/

    XO maggie
    magsragstoriches.com

    October 23, 2012 at 9:19 am

    • Very cool! Love all the different materials you used. You DIYed your own applique and I like it!!! xo

      October 23, 2012 at 9:24 am

  9. i like this!!! I have yet to try Camo, but I would love a pair of pants.

    October 23, 2012 at 10:15 am

  10. This is so smart! Love it! Great DIY!
    xo,
    nancy

    October 23, 2012 at 1:02 pm

  11. Great DIY! Cute jacket!

    October 23, 2012 at 4:19 pm

  12. wow! love your blog full of ideas & inspiration so I’ll stay as a follower :)

    Big kisses from Barcelona
    Marta
    2ndfunniestthing.blogspot.com
    DIY & unique pieces

    October 24, 2012 at 1:08 am

  13. tiana24

    Love this outfit

    October 24, 2012 at 8:04 pm

  14. Reblogged this on A&T Style and commented:
    Love the military look!

    October 25, 2012 at 6:28 am

  15. This will be a DIY for my teen daughter!!! She loves DIY and I LOVE your DIY’s so I have to have her fav your blog! TY

    October 25, 2012 at 11:56 am

  16. cecilsilver

    Heyy nice diy love it!!!!
    Also loved the shoes and shades
    were are they from ?
    Xoxo

    October 27, 2012 at 8:41 am

    • The shoes are from Forever 21. I bought them a few years ago and they’re still wearable (can you believe it?!!?) The sunnies are from TOMS! xo

      November 13, 2012 at 7:25 am

  17. Your stuff is all amazing. I love this!

    November 4, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    • You’re so sweet. Thank you!!

      November 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm

  18. Hope

    Love this jacket–amazing!! Can I ask you where you got your hope gold wrap bracelet? Thank you so much, Hope

    ________________________________

    November 19, 2012 at 11:09 am

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