I came across this post on Flamingo Toes. Each week, she takes inspiration from one of Anthropologie’s gorgeous (yet often quite pricey) necklaces and makes a diy version on the cheap. This is one of my favorites. I don’t know if I would have the confidence to actually pull it off, but I love the fancy little animals.
I love Moroccan style. Such intricate patterns and deep rich colors. I’m currently thinking about decorating a few rooms of the house in a Moroccan inspired theme, so of course it’s been on my mind a lot lately. I couldn’t help but take a peek at some Moroccan style jewelry (even though it has nothing to do with the house work I will be trying to take on during spring break). Here are a few of my favorite finds from Etsy.
henna – gold and glass teardrop earrings
Metallic Moroccan Red Greek Leather Bangles with Gold Plated Tube Accents
SURI-Golden Moroccan Pendant and Gunmetal Chain Necklace
While I’m on the subject of jewelry, a lot of my friends (or random facebook acquaintances) have been getting engaged recently, so of course, their “ring pics” have been popping up across my facebook feed. I was talking to my boyfriend and he was telling me how a friend of his was saying you were supposed to spend like three paychecks on a ring. The idea of having something worth that much money on my finger gives me heart palpitations. Maybe I’m a simple girl, but I find raw, uncut diamonds to be so beautiful. Take a look at what I mean. Here are a few of my favorites off of Etsy.
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Gray Silvery Rough Diamond Ring – One Of A Kind from louisagallery $69
I posted before about these bracelets made from hex bolts. I got a chance to try it myself. I LOVE it. I got tons of compliments on it at work. I want to make a ton more. Find the tutorial at Honestly…WTF?
I LOVE the hardware store. I didn’t used to seeing as how as a kid I was often dragged their by my father on Saturdays for hours on end. There was nothing PRETTY to play with. I was usually only bribed into this trips with the promise of choosing candy at the checkout. However, over the years, I learned a lot of things from my handy father, one of which was a love for the hardware store.
Now I have a whole new reason to go to the hardware store. Jewelry supplies! I cannot get over how chic and pretty these braided hex bracelets are.
I love these necklaces from baltica on etsy. I have a slight obsession for office supplies, especially vintage. I would want to wear several of these at once.
originated in the 18th century, dance cards were used by a woman to record the names of the gentlemen with whom she intended to dance each successive dance at a formal ball. dance cards were accompanied by a tiny pencil and attached to a lady’s wrist or ball gown by a decorative cord.