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Silver tassel earrings DIY

Do you remember what first got you into making & crafting? Like many kids, I’d done the odd art & craft project here  & there but it wasn’t anything serious. Unlike some of my more creative friends I didn’t have a childhood epiphany where I just knew I wanted to work with crafts (One of… Read more »

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Festival butterfly bracelet DIY

Today’s DIY is a collaboration with a fellow blogger, Majeang, who I met at a blogging event. Lucky her has been travelling everywhere over the last few weeks, so the theme of today’s boho DIY is inspired by her travels- check out her blog to read all about her amazing escapades!!   What you need… Read more »

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No tools magazine inspired ring DIY

I saw this ring I really liked in a magazine- can’t remember the brand but was thinking, hey it looks a lot like the Links bracelet DIY I did, bet I can make it as a ring!  So here’s my take on it 🙂   What you need Silver metal spacers At least 2 pearls… Read more »

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Turning washers into a statement necklace DIY

What do you like about crafting? For me, I love the challenge of turning something into something totally different. (Which is why I love my collaborative projects with other bloggers in which we pick a common theme, such as rainbow jewelry, and then independently create a DIY for it. It’s soooo fascinating to see how… Read more »

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How to make a gemstone ring without tools

How long do you keep your craft supplies? I’ve had this thin wire since I was 8 years old! Much as I love having a wide variety of stuff to work with, seeing it around for over 20 years is getting on my nerves so I’ve come up with a number of DIYs to use… Read more »

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How to turn ribbon into statement earrings

Ribbons are so versatile! You can upcycle them from shopping bags into designer pieces- here I show you how to recreate Lanvin earrings– a festival arm cuff, and even no sew clutches! After all those DIYs, I still had some leftover, so I thought, why not make earrings?!   What you need 2 printed ribbons… Read more »

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Summer cherries D&G inspired necklace DIY

What you need Gold chain Brass wire Long green beads – either 3, 5 or 7 Round red beads- either 6, 10 or 14 (basically double of the number of green beads) Pliers Note: I’m making the necklace long enough to go around my head so skipping the clasp, but if you like yours bib-like,… Read more »

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How to make a 3D rhinestone charm using an old name tag

I’ve made at least 1000 pieces of jewelry but I still get tripped up by mistakes. There’s nothing more annoying that when you’ve spent 30 minutes on 1 piece only to realise that you forgot to factor in something and the piece no longer functions. The 1 mistake I keep getting tripped up by is… Read more »

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Links of London bracelet DIY

Links of London is 1 brand I’ve never bought anything from- not because I don’t like their designs- I’d hardly be DIYing their work if I didn’t! 😛 But more because I always feel like I can make what they sell myself, customise it to my exact specifications and save 100s of quid! Luckily, I’m… Read more »