No tools boho hoop earrings

This DIY is so easy yet makes such a statement that I think it’s my favourite one so far 🙂 You need zero tools and zero DIY skills to make it! And you only need 2 ingredients: a packet of eyepins a pair of hoop earrings   Step 1: Open the hoop earrings. Divide the… Read more »

Lulu Frost inspired bling bracelet: 10 min DIY

I have a train in 30 minutes but this DIY is so easy that I managed to knock it up before heading off (to Winchester!) So why not give it a go and make your own Lu Lu Frost Ladyship bracelet? Here’s the original for reference (I actually got confused and thought this was the… Read more »

Top Tuesday: 10 best statement jewelry

To post or not to post. That is the question. I once read that Pete Cashmore posted up to 6 times a day when he first started Mashable. So obviously I had to 1 up him and post SEVEN times when I rebooted Hapiness, Wherever. Of course, that didn’t last 😛 It dwindled, but posting… Read more »

  • Life in London: Draw & Dance

    Ballet Revolucion Having moved to London, I initially thought that I would write about living in London. But honestly, that topic is waaaaay overdone. There are so many blogs, much more interesting- and prettier!- than mine could ever be, about “new Londoners”. And yet, somehow, I would like to acknowledge this new phase in my… Read more »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 15 min upcycling DIY: rhinestone name card holder

    After I started working (boo hoo!), I collected a lot of old namecard holders and now it’s time to give them a makeover 🙂 What you need: – namecard holder – E6000 – 4 turquoise large round rhinestones – 2 small pink round rhinestones – 10 square diamante rhinestones   Step 1: blues Place all… Read more »

  • 5 min no pliers DIY tutorial: sleek silver bracelet

    I actually had a totally different idea in mind for this bracelet- i wanted to weave the bead caps to make a really thick bracelet- but unfortunately the cord was too thick! Unfortunately I’d already cut the cord, so I had to think of something else 🙂 What you need: – approximately 18 silver bead… Read more »

  • 5 minutes no pliers DIY tutorial: punk chic bracelets

    What you need: – elastic thread – colourful flat rectangle beads – a mix of silver beads: spacers & spikes Step 1: mix & thread Thread the beads on in whatever arrangement you prefer. Be creative! You can get a variety of looks (see below) When long enough, double knot and snip off the excess… Read more »

  • 15 min earrings DIY: silver rock danglies

    The weather’s turning cold and I’m digging my jeans out of storage so I need plenty of silver dangling earrings to go with them 🙂 For this project, you’ll need: – pliers & cutter pliers – pair of earring hooks – 6 long silver tubes – 6 long silver headpins – 8 large silver jump… Read more »

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