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DIY Shell Bracelet

DIY Jewelry

Summer may be almost over but that isn’t preventing us from taking a piece of the beach with us into fall. With a cute cowrie shell, colorful tassel and some brassy beads, this easy to make bracelet is what endless summers are all about. You’ll need: a cowrie shell a yard of chinese knotting cord a half yard of embroidery floss a strand of brass spacer beads 2 cord crimps with loops 1 heavy jump ring 1 spring ring clasp scissors pliers Start by cutting a 5 inches off the knotting cord – set it aside for later. Then thread half of the knotting cord through...

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DIY Beaded Lace Choker Inspired by Downton Abbey...

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I recently {and finally!} started the Downton Abbey series... and not 2 episodes in, I was itching toDIY a fabulous choker inspired by their attire. For this particular look though, I was inspired more by the high necklines of many of their dresses rather than a necklace specifically. But I've already got ideas for more statement types of necklaces as well. I'm feeling a high neckline return on the horizon, and I'm betting it's all thanks to Downton. And the 90's revival, of course. Here's What You'll Need... * Lace or lace trim with scalloped edges {look for lace that is soft to...

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Easy Peasy DIY Earrings

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While we're on the topic of DIYs, here's a wonderful DIY by Alison of Sheblogssheblogs.com for fringe earrings. It's so so easy we're planning to make heaps of them to give away to our favourite girls as a treat some time soon!

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