Do you DIY?

Now, I am not the most creative person in the world. Put a paintbrush in my hand and the best you’re probably going to get is a daisy, a love heart and a smiley face. This comes from my mum who is even less inclined than I. But craft is something I really enjoy doing, and Pinterest has become a Mecca of inspiration for storage, cooking and decorating ideas, but the reason I joined was for the DIY jewellery inspiration. I walk past places like Diva, and even browsing ASOS and think to myself, I could SO make that. And as of late, I have been attempting to. Even more exciting is seeing designer jewellery that I know I can make at a fraction of the cost, but in multiple colours!

Making your own jewellery is not a cheap venture to begin with. Tools, glues, string/chain and the initial outlay of the beads can be expensive, but one you have the main items you need, you can start expanding your collection of pretty things that you can use to make beautiful pieces. I do suggest however, planning what you want to make in advance, so many times I have walked into a beading store not knowing what I wanted to make, and walked out with everything I thought was pretty. I’ve faced the fact I have little self control *suggestively looks to my make up collection* Read More »