I more or less swore off stretch bracelets sometime around 2006. I was at an out-of-town concert to see several bands I adored – the Summer of Ska tour or Ska is Dead or Summer of Dead Ska, whatever, who knows, it was a combo of similar words – and I was really, really excited to be there. In true I’m young … Keep reading…View Post
I can do it! You can do it! DIY for the win! Just keep you fingers away from the super glue.
As promised in yesterday’s outfit post, here’s the tutorial for my latest jewelry set: a boho turquoise and brass triangle bracelet and earring set. This simple project was fun to make, and the end result is jewelry that is fuss-free to wear. Extra perk: it only looks expensive! I found all these beads on sale. Scroll down for photos and details. Materials … Keep reading…View Post
Cone studs have always been my personal favorite. Pyramid studs are fine, sure, but they’re kind of the go-to when it comes to edgy embellishments – and when you’re a high school student wanting studs to show just how against-the-norm you are, picking the commonplace stud seems counterproductive. It’s simple angst logic. Ya follow? Since then, I ordered a crazy amount of cone … Keep reading…View Post
Oh boy, if you thought I did a lot of jewelry tutorials before, just wait. We were without electricity for about 15 hours yesterday, and I spent much of the air conditioning-less period crafting to keep from going crazy. Now that I have enough light to snap a photo, it’s time to start sharing the tutorials! Up first: three DIY mixed-metals stretch … Keep reading…View Post