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The Cupcakes and Cashmere Holiday Survival Guide: D.I.Y. Crystal Tights

Helmed by former magazine editor Emily Schuman, cupcakesandcashmere.com is an online photo diary of everything Schuman buys and everywhere she shops. This week, she'll be sharing her holiday fashion and shopping tips on Lucky Right Now.

Embellished tights are easily one of the biggest trends of the season and with just a little work, they can be amazingly affordable. I made my first pair of lace tights a couple of months back (you can see them here) and I thought a more holiday appropriate pair would be even more fun. All you need is heavy duty fabric glue, crystals (these can be found at any craft store), and a pair of tights. Here are my steps for creating your own pair of embellished tights for less than $10.

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