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Anthropologie inspired hoop earrings DIY

What’s your favourite craft project? I love making everything (well almost) but my favourite projects are those that upcycle ordinary objects, or turn simple beads into gorgeous jewelry pieces. This Anthropologie crystal hoop earrings is one of them! If you love Anthropologie, as I do, here are more Anthropologie hacks for you. And if you… Read more »

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Lanvin Courtney earrings DIY from old shopping bag

I’ve often been told that I shouldn’t buy any accessories since I can DIY them myself. I must confess that I sometimes do, especially if it’s handmade as I like supporting other designer makers (I sometimes wonder if handmade artisans’ customers are each other!) However, when I see designer pieces going at astronomical prices, I definitely… Read more »

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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 »

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Balmain inspired: 5 min, no pliers statement cuff

I love Balmain but boy is it pricey. This cuff cost $2380 (and is no longer in production anyway)- my DIY version costs less than $23.80, so less than 1% 😛 A good deal, don’t you think? What you need: gold leather cord magnetic clasp bar scissors Gold sharpie (if your clasp is not already… Read more »

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DIY: 3 no tools required bracelets

I’m rather lazy. Hence my penchant for jewelry DIY tutorials which don’t require any tools. not even pliers! Like most lazy people, I like hardworking projects, which multi-task, such as this hair tie & bracelet What you need: – Elastic thread – Metal chain – Scissors (or cutter pliers, as shown in the picture) As you… Read more »

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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 🙂 Swarovski does a mean- and pricey- skull crystal charm So, the key to… Read more »

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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 »