Tuesday August 7 2012
Another jewelry trend are threaded necklaces and bracelets, sometimes referred to as friendship bracelets. These accessories are wrapped with thread to give them any color possible. And again, not that hard to recreate this trend, right?! Check out these tutorials by Studs and Pearls, Pretty Quirky Pants, I Still Love You, I Spy DIY, Honestly WTF, Boat People, New House Project and Crochet Clouds.
Are you into designs like these or the rope jewelry trend? Or is this all a bit too bold for you? Just take a look at these gorgeous examples, including some designs by Kenneth Cole and Dorothy Perkins… More on my threaded jewelry pinboard:
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Monday August 6 2012
Unraveled rope necklace by Woonwinkel
Have you noticed all the rope necklaces and bracelets all over the internet lately? Great inspiration, and most of them are really easy to recreate… Have you successfully tried to make a rope necklace yet? Please let me know, as I’d like to add your project photo(s) to this post! And of course I’d like to hear your failures as well, so we can all learn from them. More inspiration on my rope necklaces pinboard:
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Friday July 20 2012
I’d been thinking about making a ring with metal diamond for quite some while, when I found these gorgeous designs by Macha Jewelry on Pinterest. They’re bold. They represent the raw material. They’re certainly less expensive than the real deal. But no less pretty. And they’re certainly no blood diamonds.
For some more inspiration, I’ve made a pinboard on metal diamonds, with some great alternative ideas on this theme…
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Thursday July 19 2012
Ad for the Love21 collection by Forever21, March 2011
I love this ad, even though it’s a year and a half old already. The pink scallop skirt is still very trendy and hot. This image was the starting point for my scallop pinboard, created as an inspirational board for a scallop shaped jewelry project in the near future. Click on the following images for the source, a larger view and to repin.
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