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 byΒ being a total shoe fiend now. I have an entire cupboard of… 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 πŸ˜› It dwindled, but posting… Read more »

Round-up: Best jewellery dish DIYs

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Begging notice: I only have 2 followers at the moment, so any new ones would be loved to death! Recently, I re-discovered my cheese obsession. Not the best choice when trying to lose weight. However, I did read that eating cheese and butter actually HELPS weight loss because they’re so… Read more »

Top Tuesday: Best Spray Paint DIYs

I think spray paint is an amazing addition to the cupboard of any DIY-er/ crafter. It really gives a piece more oomph and makes it look more upmarket. And it’s so versatile! Unfortunately, it doesn’t make sense to get it if you only have 1 project to make so I thought a list of 3… Read more »

  • Beauty: Omorovicza Balancing Moisturiser 50 ml

    Hello! It’s been a while since i posted- sorry for the break in the 365 days of daily designer DIY uploads but I was rather ill a couple of weeks ago and needed to do some medical tests. Am much better now, so catching up on blogging backload. AND am also prepping a store of… Read more »

  • 365 DDD, Day 17: Lush’s Cynthia Sylvia Stout Shampoo

    So this is rather an unusual DIY tutorial for me πŸ™‚ It’s the first time I’m DIY-ing a beauty product. I’ve actually been thinking of doing a beer wash for ages- ever since my Thai friend told me about it over 10 years ago- and we all know how Thai girls have such nice, thick,… Read more »

  • Day 16, 365 DDD: Mawi stud earrings DIY tutorial- no pliers needed!

    So this is actually pretty similar to a pair of stud earrings that I did before πŸ˜› But I thought I’d cover it again to show you how to get the same crystal effect around the border of the stud. Original earring: What you need: – 2 studs with indents at the base –… Read more »

  • Day 15 of 365 DDD: Alexander McQueen skull links bracelet

    The skull is a common motif in Alexander McQueen jewellery and this is actually my 2nd skull DIY. So if you really like the Alexander McQueen look, it may be a good idea to stock up on skull charms & beads πŸ™‚ Swarovski does a mean- and pricey- skull crystal charm So, the key to… Read more »

  • Day 14 of 365 DDD: Mise en Dior double pearl earrings

    Confession: there are actually tutorials for these earrings online already. So, you might think, there’s not much value in me featuring this and I’m just being lazy. (Hey, I won’t deny enjoying a break from time-to-time but there IS a purpose to this post :P) Namely: 1. I think the difference in size between the… Read more »

  • Day 12 of 365 DDD: inspired by vintage YSL prism necklace

    So, this project was a little expensive. I had to use 2 strands of Electro Plated Agate and they were Not Cheap. Still, I’m sure I saved a TON compared to buying the original. Which you can’t even get now since it’s vintage!   Here’s the complete list of what you need: – 1 strand… Read more »

  • Day 11 of 365 DDD: Maison Martin Margiela knot necklace inspired no pliers tutorial

    Doing this 365 Days of Designer Inspired DIY tutorials has certainly expanded my knowledge of designers! πŸ™‚ Probably not the best thing when on a budget πŸ˜› This elegant but simple choker would set me back a neat USD160! Luckily there’s always DIY πŸ™‚ To rock this necklace, you’ll need: – 60 cm of thick… Read more »

  • Day 10 of 365 DDD: Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Leather & Silver Bracelet inspired no pliers tutorial

    This is actually a guy’s bracelet! I found it on Mr Porter πŸ™‚ But hey I think it looks good on girls too- my take on is to have a couple on each wrist- great for a night out πŸ™‚ Here’s the link to the original:Β And omg just realised it’s Β£260… this DIY probably… Read more »

  • Day 9 of 365 DDD: Hermes bracelet with silver knot closure

    If you ask me, this DIY is practically a dead ringer for the original, thanks to the clasp πŸ™‚ You can do your own compare and contrast:Β You only need 3 things here: – clasp (look under the Kumihimo section of the bead store) – leather cord (don’t forget to make sure it can fit… Read more »

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