Cricut Crafting | DIY Faux Leather Flower Statement Necklace

Cricut Crafting | DIY Faux Leather Flower Statement Necklace

I was perusing the Nordstrom jewelry section to look at things I cannot afford – ya know, like you do – when I noticed this Marni leather statement necklace. I really liked the general shape and idea, but was obviously appalled by the price; it was, if I recall, more than $500, but I can’t actually verify that as IT SOMEHOW SOLD OUT. I … Keep reading…

Simple DIY Suede Choker Necklaces + Bolo Tie

Simple DIY Suede Choker Necklaces + Bolo Tie

Love the idea of craft projects but hate the time commitment? Today’s your lucky day: here’s three easy DIY suede necklaces that are crazy simple and take about a minute per project. Sometimes I want to work on a huge project, and sometimes I want to skip ahead to the end. That’s when crafts like this are perfect. Up first, there’s the … Keep reading…

A Necklace State of Mind

A Necklace State of Mind

When I was a young reporter, I interviewed a famous wedding dress designer over the phone. While I don’t remember much of what he said of lace and tulle, I do remember his opinion on corn. “Where are you from originally?” I asked. “Oh, a small town in Illinois,” he said. “Where in Illinois?” “Just a little town in central Illinois.” “But … Keep reading…