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Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Nero Oxidised Silver Nappa Bracelet inspired DIY tutorial

Day 5 brings us a piece by Bottega Veneta and according to their website, Hapinesswherever just saved you £415! 😛 You can view the real thing here: http://www.bottegaveneta.com/gb/bracelet_cod50146174fx.html Or on my Pinterest board (follow me!!!!): http://www.pinterest.com/pin/411164640954750291/ What you need: – leather cord (if you want it EXACTLY like the B.V. original, use a plaited leather cord…. Read more »

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Links Sweetie bracelet inspired DIY

I really admire bloggers who manage to post every day- let alone those that post many times a day! It’s only Day 3 of 365DDD and already I’ve been tempted to be lazy 😛 But I will persist 🙂 So, in a compromise between my laziness and commitment to this 365DDD blog series, I chose… Read more »

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Isabel Marant tassel necklace inspired tutorial

Isabel Marant’s boho chic style is totally down my alley- and quite easy to make actually- so you’ll be seeing quite a few Isabel Marant features in this 365 Days of Designer Inspired DIY tutorials series 🙂 Although after doing this tutorial, I may have to take back what I said about “easy” 😛 It… Read more »

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Tried and tested: punk stud earrings

When I visit other DIY sites, 1 question always comes to mind: “Would this project actually work?” (Particularly when it involves glue) As a fellow-DIYer, I must say it’s very cynical of me but oh well :p And whilst I try to only feature projects that I know can be used/ will last, sometimes I… Read more »

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Chanel Camellia: 1 min flower hairpin DIY

Behold, my first Chanel purchase! 🙂 When I was younger, I never saw the appeal of Chanel bags (I thought they were “old-looking” :p) but now I am a convert! 🙂 so at the ripe old age of 30, I decided to splurge on 1 of their classic quilted bags. I figured that the CPW… Read more »

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10 min DIY: bling bracelet

This was a project I came up with some time back and really like. It s easy to do, fast and looks like it came from a store somewhere 🙂 it even works as a necklace- just use a longer chain 🙂 so enough of singing this project’s praises, and down to what you need:… Read more »

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10 min DIY: black and silver long chain statement necklace

The description “Statement necklace” is waaay overused. Do a quick search on Etsy or Pinterest and you’ll find a gazillion examples which don’t seem to make a statement at all! (Or perhaps the author just has a different idea of what “statement” means from me- & the Oxford dictionary!) So I am a bit leery… Read more »