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 byย 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 ๐Ÿ˜› 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 »

  • 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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! ๐Ÿ™‚ Probably not the best thing when on a budget ๐Ÿ˜› This elegant but simple choker would set me back a neat USD160! Luckily there’s always DIY ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s the link to the original:ย And omg just realised it’s ยฃ260… 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ You can do your own compare and contrast:ย 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 »

  • Day 8 of 365 DDD: Mawi inspired bling ring

    Ooops. I thought I’d set an automatic upload function to do daily posts on my behalf but guess my tech skills aren’t up to par. Good thing I decided to check my blog mid-week! Sorry for the delay in getting these posts up but on the bright side, you’ll get 3 Designer Inspired hacks today… Read more »

  • Day 7, 365 DDD: Givenchy studded leather bracelet in Hermes orange DIY tutorial

    So I was totally lusting over Hermes stuff today and decided to reflect this in “365 Days of Designer Inspired DIY tutorials” by changing the colour of the Givenchy bracelet to Hermes orange. You can see the original bracelet here: This DIY tutorial is really very, very simple. As long as you have the… Read more »

  • Oscar de la Renta inspired rose statement bracelet

    On our 6th day of “365 Days of Designer Inspired DIY tutorials”, I thought I should reference the fact that Oscar de la Renta passed away this week ๐Ÿ™ I still remember his amazing dresses on Sex and the City (but unfortunately have yet to own a piece by him!) Hope you’ll like this floral… Read more »

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