Archive for the ‘How To’ Category

February 28th, 2014 | By | 286 Comments

DIY: No Sew Tank Pillow

diy-tank-pillow-text
Love your tank graphic? So much that you want to squeeze it, and sometimes take a nap on it?
My thoughts exactly with the “Mermaid at Heart” tank from Billabong…which is now my favorite “Mermaid at Heart” pillow.
Read on for the quick  how-to… (more…)

Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
February 22nd, 2014 | By | 249 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Taking the Drop

med-swell-madison-olson-seamade-chris-grant-photo-7782
You see a lump of water looming in the distance, you get syked, and turn to go. But oh snap- that wave snuck up and before you know it, you’re getting thrown over the falls. You pretty much just got owned by mama ocean and it doesn’t feel good.
Today on SeaMade we are stripping surfing down to one of the key fundamentals- dropping in.

Photo |  Chris Grant Photo (more…)

February 14th, 2014 | By | 5 Comments

DIY: Dreamcatcher Jewelry Holder

diy-dreamcatcher-text
Sometimes you find a piece of statement jewelry (or in this case, three from Child of Wild), that
is simply too amazing to put away. Rather than tossing it back into the jewelry box, incorporate your prized piece into your decor via an oversized dreamcatcher.
Now you can stare at your favorite piece, in all of it’s shiny grandeur, every day. Read on for the 15 minute how-to… (more…)

February 8th, 2014 | By | 428 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Longboard Paddling Technique

unflitered-by billy watts645
A longboard isn’t called a log for nothing. Even maneuvering a heavily glassed 9’0 noserider makes a petite little lady like myself feel like I’m coasting on a 300 year old redwood tree. For how fun they are to ride, they sure can be challenging in terms of getting around, especially getting around waves bigger than 4-5 feet. Save yourself the frustration of getting caught on the inside with a few simple paddling techniques… (more…)