D.I.Y.


“FASHION”

I am re-discovering my crafty-ness. While going through my home to de-clutter and organize, I’m finding things to purge and things to repurpose. D.I.Y. to the rescue!!! First, fashion! My creative brain is on over-load! LOL!!! This feeling is so amazing and soooooo, overwhelming!!! Currently as I sit and write to you about my inspiration to D.I.Y., my eyes are darting around the room of the space that I’m sitting in trying to figure out more space for myself. In the meantime check out the inspiring ideas that I found on my Pinterest Hobbies and DIY boards.

 

 

 

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Inspiration Photo

This photo is one of my faves. It’s an oldie but a classic tried and true fashion statement. #itsamoment Collecting the supplies would hopefully be as simple as AMAZON

The beads in this photo are clear and golden in its finish. The sizes vary which give dimension. I’ve learned from past efforts of trying to re-create this necklace; to make sure that each jewel has a completely flat backing and one or more pre-drilled tiny holes for threading and sewing to secure. The flat back surface is for gluing to further secure each piece in place.

 

More Inspiration Photos

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Other Options…

The right buttons are a chic way to re-create the look.

 

More Inspiration…

 

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Collars…

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Creating The PATTERNS…

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Fringe…

Creating accessories with denim and leather…

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“Monies” jewelry line is one of my favorites! Back-in-the-day, “SAVVY LUXE”, the brick and mortar, carried this jewelry brand. I was so blessed to be able to sale these wonderful pieces. Iris Apfel is a fashion icon and genius. She has been referred to as the “accidental icon”, LOL!!! Iris is often seen wearing the MONIES jewelry line. In fact you can find her presence on the brands IG page @MONIES_officials

 

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Leather…

Real leather or faux, this is a great source for design. Especially with accessories. I have seam ripped old leather pants in the past to fashion together a design idea. LOL!!! Use whatever you find in your home to re-purpose new ideas.

 

With everything going on with this deadly, fast growing Coronavirus, if you re-group and remember how blessed you are not to be sick or showing systems of this virus, you will discover something wonderful about yourself. Even if you realize that you don’t like a few things about your life. Having the chance to make changes for new and better habits is a good thing! Discovering our gifts for the first time or being reminded about those times in our past when we were passionate, is also a good thing. I am feeling renewed and I feel so alive.

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So much inspiration…

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This is a great visual example of how to repurpose a blouse/top…

SOCKS…

 

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The options are endless and exciting. I’m looking forward to getting back to things i didn’t realize had fallen dormant.

Definition:

Dormant: ADJECTIVE (of an animal) having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time; in or as if in a deep sleep.

(of a plant or bud) alive but not actively growing.

(of an animal) depicted lying with its head on its paw.

WOW!!! This is so relevant.

Patches…

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It’s so easy to make a pattern…

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Embellishment…

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A great book to break it all down…

P.S.-I Made This

 

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Setting up a space to work…

 

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I’m so excited!!! I could barely stop myself from sharing so much of my own inspiration. I am having fun sharing. I hope that you are enjoying this blog post and all of the visual stimulation. I pray that I have encouraged your healthy creative thinking.