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How to make structural earrings without metalwork

I was surfing Pinterest when I saw these amazing silver geometric earrings by Ute Deker. Unfortunately they were sculpted from silver, which is something I don’t do much. And much as I like supporting designer makers, they were several hundred quid, which is a little beyond my budget at the moment. So I saved the… Read more »

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*DIY: spots + tassels earrings

A month ago, Ntina of HappyGirlycrafty  and I decided to both do a tassel project. I was so enthusiastic, I thought of 2 different projects, the tassel hairpin and this tassel earrings. Plus I was really lucky as Darice had just sent me some tassels to work with 🙂 They have the most awesome supplies- I… Read more »

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Tory Burch inspired: 5 min gold rose bracelet

I don’t understand affordable luxury- to me luxury is luxury & affordable, affordable. I like mixing both in an outfit- both in the same item? Hard to grasp for me!- but there’s no doubt that brands in this segment are doing extremely well. 10 years ago, I’d never heard of the brand Tory Burch but… Read more »

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DIY: punk rock bracelet

I was so excited when CT Magazine asked me to do a DIY tutorial for them some weeks back. This is the piece I ended up making and wearing to Bloggers London Fashion Week! 🙂   What you need: 8-11 silver rock beads (depending on your wrist size) 2 x Silver chain (at least 2… Read more »

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DIY: silver, spikes & sparkle long necklace

After all day at a General Assembly WordPress course, I’m all burnt out and going to skip the small talk and go straight into the tutorial. But the bright side is, after the GA class, this blog should look better soon! What you need: long silver chain- I used about 40″ but it’s really up… Read more »

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DIY: 2+ 2 fringed necklaces

Fringe… I was going to say something corny about wanting to go to the Edinburgh fringe but substituting with a fringe necklace instead. But it was SOO lame, it made me cringe 😛 So I’m just going to go straight into the tutorial here 🙂 What you need: small pearls silver chain (about 64 inches)… Read more »

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DIY: Pretty Little Liars Joomi Lim inspired necklace

What with Gossip Girl over, it seems there is no other fashion forward TV show to watch. According to Pradux (it lets you “shop your TV” so to speak), Pretty Little Liars is coming a close 2nd but it’s definitely not as stylish as GG. Nonetheless, it does have its moments, like this Joomi Lim… Read more »

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Top Tuesday: 2014’s favourite DIYs

It’s September. Which makes a 2014 review post rather belated. But then, I’ve always done things in my own time! And, it’s Top Tuesday! So here are the DIYs that you liked best from last year 🙂 The #1 top post was not a designer-inspired piece but a 100% original creation by Yours Truly. (applause,… Read more »

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Anthropologie inspired: 15 min necklace DIY

Strolling along Kings Road is one of my favourite things to do on a lazy Sunday morning and Anthropologie is the store that I always have to stop at. I’ve never bought anything- too expensive!- but it’s great for a wander and a bout of inspiration 🙂 What you need: – pliers & wire cutters… Read more »