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No tools magazine inspired ring DIY

I saw this ring I really liked in a magazine- can’t remember the brand but was thinking, hey it looks a lot like the Links bracelet DIY I did, bet I can make it as a ring!  So here’s my take on it 🙂   What you need Silver metal spacers At least 2 pearls… Read more »

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How to turn ribbon into statement earrings

Ribbons are so versatile! You can upcycle them from shopping bags into designer pieces- here I show you how to recreate Lanvin earrings– a festival arm cuff, and even no sew clutches! After all those DIYs, I still had some leftover, so I thought, why not make earrings?!   What you need 2 printed ribbons… Read more »

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Runway inspired rhinestone tassel ring

So the other day I shared a DIY tutorial which was inspired by Oscar de La Renta (you can see it here) on 1 of my Facebook groups and got this comment “why copy?” To be honest, I was rather taken aback by the comment as just written like that, it came across as rather… Read more »

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Fabric yarn tinsel trim cum necklace

When I was up in Edinburgh for the Makers & Friends pop-up, it was a (fun!) challenge to decorate a store located in a city which I was visiting (no access to most of my tools and materials). One thing I did have was fabric yarn, and since it was Christmas, I started using it… Read more »

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No tools, leftover yarn necklace DIY

I have a confession. I wasn’t sure whether or not this DIY was good enough to share, so I left it on the back burner for a couple of months. If you’re a blogger yourself, how often do you scrap projects? I think what a lot of people don’t realise is how much work is behind… Read more »

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Balenciaga earrings DIY

My first thought on seeing these Balenciaga earrings (on Pinterest, where else?) was: OMG so totally DIY-able!! They’ll just take a minute to make! Well, they ended up taking me 4 months 😛 Not because they’re difficult, but because I don’t usually work with fabric and didn’t have any in store!   What you need… Read more »

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How to make fake embroidered patches

Have you ever bought a pair of shoes that you don’t wear? My childhood trauma of never being able to buy shoes back home- I had huge feet that they didn’t stock sizes for (and had to shop overseas)- is making me overcompensate by being a total shoe fiend now. I have an entire cupboard of… Read more »

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Turn your old electronics into earrings without tools

What do you do with your old electronics? I have a TON lying around but taps, old washing machines and hard drives all have parts that can be turned into jewelry! (Or the parts are also very cheap and available at most hardware stores) Here’s an example of how I used rubber washers- used to… Read more »