Apparently turquoise is my favorite color. If you would have asked me what my favorite color was, I would not have said turquoise, but then again what do I know.
So, for this necklace I was inspired by a bracelet I own, the metal wire was thicker but mine did the job pretty well, I think. The beads are plastic and they cannot be put on a wire, so the only way to use them was to glue them.
The actual shape of the wire wasn’t really thought through or planned. I can describe it as a curly-golden-thin-wiry hair. Hope you like it.
The best part of this project is that it can be worn in two different ways: as it is shown in the pictures or around the neck (the material is flexible and light so you don’t have to worry about suffocating yourself 🙂 ).
After (only) 4 months I decided to use my metal wires which I bought from a Chinese market. My stock included gold, green and blue so I decided not to discriminate and use them all. I didn’t have a clear idea what I could make but I was watching TV one night and I began braiding them. After I finished one I decided to make a cage and fill it with beads.
Well, as you can see the cage was transformed into an hourglass 🙂 I glued the beads together so they don’t fall out.
I hope you like it.
I always liked seashells – their texture, their form and their color. So I wanted to do something with them that I could wear and not be a hippie.
I painted two seashells with blue and gold on the interior so I could still keep the wavy exterior in its natural color. Now I can wear it two ways…with the golden chain in the center for a more glam look or you can wear it as a reminder of summer.
p.s.: It wasn’t supposed to be so bling-bling but I couldn’t find a copper chain or a less golden one 🙂
The holidays are over for almost a week but we’re still in a festive mood so it’s not too late to show you a little self-made accessory.
There’s not much to say actually as it is nothing to elaborate. I just found this sequined band and some glittery, gold ribbon at a fabric supply store and instantly thought of a few ideas. The bow has a safety-pin attached to it and it can be worn in a ton of ways, I’ll leave that to your imagination.
Being in a good mood I played around a little with my festive bow and set up a “photo shoot session”. You can see it even on the cover of a magazine. Literally. 🙂