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Monday, 7 June 2010

Getting Crafty!

There's something very satisfying about making things; I could literally sit for hours cutting pictures from magazines and sticking them on to a mood board or making greetings cards, but my latest addiction is jewellery! It started with an Alice in Wonderland necklace & ring and I've become a teeny bit obsessed.

To experienced jewellery designers I'm sure these are nothing, after all, essentially all I did is stick something on to something else - hardly taxing, but never the less, I'm still very proud of them. And I didn't stick my fingers together or to the table - yes I am
that clumsy!
These gorgeous charms with peachy pink coloured roses on them make the most perfect little stud earrings to wear in the summer, I adore them! Studs are my favourite type of earring to wear because hoop/disc ones never seem to hang the same on each side - either my piercings aren't equal (very possible, don't get your ears pierced in a hairdressers!) or my ears are wonky (also very possible!). Either way, studs are nice and they don't get tangled up in my hair!
compass ring
I've had this tiny little compass charm for a wee while now and I love it so much so I wanted to put it to good use. My favourite items of jewellery at the moment are rings and so hey presto, my new ring was born! It's quite dainty which I love and the best part is, the little compass actually works too, how cute!
Have you ever made your own jewellery? What do you think of my first attempts?


  1. I think they're lovely! I love looking at the jewelry people make themselves, it's so impressive. I wish I knew how to do it!

  2. I adore the compass ring, so cute! I want one! :)

  3. your so amazing! i adore those earrings darling, they are beautiful xxx

  4. Wow they're gorgeous! I love the earrings especially - I want them in fact! I love being creative too, I have a real passion for making cards :) xx

  5. I LOVE THE COMPASS RING! please make me oneee


  6. Oh my gosh, the compass ring is beautiful! You are a talented lady! x

  7. These are just precious Jennie! You clever girlie. Just adore the earrings xx

  8. Those earrings are gorgeous, I can't believe you made them. I would love to be able to do something like that, you should put up a little tutorial!

  9. Those earrings are so cute! Where do you get the charms from?

  10. You should definitely pursue this! You could make a nice bit of money out of it, and the pleasure of seeing people wearing your stuff/hearing their positive feedback is amazing!

    Seriously. If you want to chat about it give me a shout - you so should, your designs are adorable! xx

  11. ahhh, absolutely adorable! i would love to wear these! so, SOO cute. i love how the compass actually works too :) xxxx


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