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    HOW TO ADD SOME VINTAGE SPARKLE TO YOUR FALL OUTFIT

    September 28, 2017 admin

    It is well and truly autumn.  There is certainly a nip in the air.  So as the weather has started to bit I have dusted the cobwebs off the storage drawers and taken out my autumn and winter jumpers.  I also want to make sure I can switch things up and make them feel a little more special during these cold months. Are you like me?  I tend to get bored of the same old jumpers and cardigans but I…

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    Mixing modern and vintage fashion jewellery

    July 28, 2016 admin

    There are times when friends hand me a large bag of costume jewellery that they never get round to wearing.  While the majority of my one off pieces are vintage, I wanted to try and incorporate the modern pieces to try out some new looks.   Another reason was to stop anymore waste going to landfill.  I guess that is one of the reasons why I love vintage – not only do the pieces have a past but they are…

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    How I Repurpose a Vintage Brooch in to One of A Kind (OOAK) Vintage Bead Necklace

    July 16, 2016 admin

      In my Five Ways to Wear a Vintage Brooch post, I talked about making the vintage brooch in to a necklace, well this is just one of my many creations.  To purchase this you are purchasing a stunning one of a kind handmade re-purposed vintage 1950’s brooch and 1960’s bead necklace. It is such a great look for summer. The necklace is 16 inches with the brooch being 1 inch. So why buy vintage? For me vintage means quality,…

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    How to turn a Charm Necklace, into a One of A Kind (OOAK) repurposed vintage bead necklace

    July 16, 2016 admin

    Another way to use up a broken vintage bead necklace is to incorporate the beads in to a modern necklace to add a bit of vintage charm.  You can see this in the stunning one of a kind handmade re-purposed vintage necklace made from beads from vintage necklaces below. It is such a great look for summer. The necklace measures 40 inches so it is long. So why buy vintage? For me vintage means quality, it means it was made…

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    Mixing the old with the new, Reusing a Vintage Necklace

    July 16, 2016 admin

    Mixing the old with the new can give you a fantastic look.  Here I have used a vintage faux pearl necklace and teamed it up with a vintage brooch  This makes a stunning necklace which is  handmade, re-used and re-purposed vintage piece. It is such a great look. The necklace is 26 inches in length.   So why buy vintage? For me vintage means quality, it means it was made with care and attention that mass produced cannot match. For…

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