Here’s how to (re)-create absolutely stunning vintage jewels with odds n’ ends you already have skulking about the house:
Anyone who grew up in the 80′s will recognize the…erm…new (but oh-so-retro) friendship bracelet trend that all of the stylish kids are sporting nowadays. When I was a lass, the amount of friendship bracelets gracing your arms directly equaled how cool you were…never being one to follow the herd (I was the opposite of cool in school), I had none…however, my tiny band of misfits created our own version of ‘friendship accessories’ that totally kicked arsch:
Friendship (safety) Pins, baby!
Jump off the bracelet bandwagon & create some for your retro pals:
a thrifted necklace + a handful of rosettes =
Create one for yourself in 10 minutes…
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A quick trip to the discount store + a few odds n’ ends from around the house =
this fabulous bit of frippery!
Here’s how to assemble your own (or make one for your valentine) in minutes:
I’m a vintage necktie hoarder…but not just the ties…I’ve also amassed quite a collection of necktie ends from my compulsive wristlet making. One of my groovy gifts from Santa got the ol’ wheels a turnin’ and I figured out yet another use for those leftover bits of retro excellence:
Funkadelic smartphone cases! A super quick scrap-busting project…shall we begin?
Here’s another quick-yet-oh-so-awesome creation for the adorkable girly on your list:
any idea what leftover bits of silliness I used to build this bodacious bangle?