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DIY Dolce & Gabbana Pasta Earrings

Leave it to Dolce & Gabbana to express their huge appetite for life (and Italy) with their Spring 2012 Collection. Dresses printed with eggplants, tomatoes and hot peppers sauntered down the runway, Sophia Loren was heard singing the ever-so-cliché ”Mambo Italiano” and . . . WTF?! You’ll need: The first step is to drill holes into the pasta. Start assembling from the top by adding 3 jump rings to the bottom of the first charm. Thread the pin through the top of the pasta. To create a wire wrapped loop, cinch the pliers at the base of the bead. Using wire cutters, trim away any extra wire. Connect the charms in any pattern or sequence using jump rings. An optional step is to glue little black beads to the middle of the charms. Repeat the steps for the 2nd earring and your pair is finished! (top image via Style.com, rest of images by HonestlyWTF) Related:  tu_lip

Merveilles en papier Perdu toute notion du temps ces derniers jours dans la robe couleur du temps et chronophage et la fourrure de l'âne. Encore des finitions à terminer et cette fois la princesse sera prête pour essayer l'anneau Totally lost track of time these past days working on the very time consuming dress and fur of Donkey Skin , she should be ready very soon though to meet the prince Et malgré un ciel capricieux visité il ya quelques jours les ours Bernois d'un ancien château des comtes de Savoie bati sur un rocher sur le lac Léman . Visited a few days ago a very old and legendary castle and its bears built on a rock on Lake Geneva, le" Château de Chillon", popular during the romantic era in the 19th century among poets and artists, such as Lord Byron who wrote a poem about it . Et puis de petites versions de La Belle et la bête, Les Cygnes Sauvages et La Reine des Neiges ont rejoint ma boutique il ya quelques jours

DIY Elbow Patch While perusing Pinterest one evening, I came across an intriguing tutorial on the wonderful art of needle felting. I had to learn more – especially after realizing it entailed repeatedly stabbing a needle up and down into a piece of fabric or sweater. A satisfying stress reliever that results in something wearable? Sign me up. You’ll need: With the sweater on, place a piece of tape about half an inch below the elbow. Align and center the bottom of the cookie cutter along the top of the tape. Fill the cutter, spreading out the wool fibers evenly. At the base of all felting needles are tiny, sharp burrs, which grab and interlock the wool fibers. Continue stabbing away until the surface is flat and even. Remove the cutter and use the tip of the needle to reign in any stray fibers, if necessary. Patch up any bare or uneven spots by adding more wool roving where needed. Carefully peel the sweater away from the foam. Repeat the same steps the other sleeve. Ta da! (all images by HonestlyWTF)

DIY Braided Bead Bracelet It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY. I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . You’ll need: Cut the waxed linen cord into a 26″ and 19″ piece. Tie a knot about half an inch down from the loops. Start braiding the strands. Push the bead against the base of the braid, and cross the left strand over the middle. Keep a finger at the base of the braid, holding the beads in their place and keeping the braid tight. Finish the bracelet with another inch of braided cord, measuring it against the wrist. Thread on a two hole button – two strands through one hole and one strand through another. Trim the end. Your bracelet is finished! (all images by HonestlyWTF)

DIY of the Month: Braided T-shirt Bracelet How To: Give your old t-shirts a second life. Sorry dust rag pile! photos: kirsten for we heart this I love using simple materials to make something fun and innovative. The supplies for this bracelet DIY are really basic, so there’s a REALLY good chance you own all of them already. As with most of my DIY’s for wht, this is very customizable. Supplies: • T-shirt scraps • 2 keychain rings • Scissors • Needles and thread • Glue gun • Ruler 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. More Options: • Add a strand of metallic thread into the braid • Add charms to the key rings or actual strips of fabric • Use the colors of your school or favorite sports team, or coordinate it with your latest spring outfit Readers – do you have an favorite T just waiting to be turned into a new bracelet? Kirsten of Studs-and-Pearls.com is currently in graduate school, working towards her Masters of Science in Nutrition.

Museum Of Arts And Design | Dutch Art Events June 22nd, 2011 by Robert Kloos June 22, 2011 26 days to go to reach $4,000 goal for Elasticbrand’s Audiowear project on Kickstarter. In 2010, Elasticbrand (Arjen Noordeman and Christie Wright) wanted to create a collaborative project where they could take two things that they both love-ceramic objects and hip-hop music- and fuse them into one project: Audiowear. Audiowear is a series of musical jewelry inspired by idiophone and aerophone instruments and the acoustic quality of clay. » Read more « March 15th, 2011 by Robert Kloos Peter Hoogeboom, Spanish Collar, 1995, From the series ‘Handle with Care’, photo: Henni Van Beek March 15 – September 4, 2011 A Bit of Clay on the Skin: New Ceramic Jewelry explores the manifold appeal of ceramics, especially porcelain, in jewelry. Evert Nijland, Rococo, 2009, photo: Heddo Hartmann Katja Prins, Inventarium, 2002, photo: Eddo Hartma, Tiina Rajakallio Terhi Tolvanen, Zig Zag, 2007, From the series ‘Woodland’, photo: Francis Willemstijn www.madmuseum.org

#tattoofriday – Tattoos & Tentacles Polvos: seres normalmente de 8 braços e 3 corações. Há quem curta, há quem não goste do bicho. Mas que eles representam muita coisa além do fundo do mar, é fato: agilidade, flexibilidade, sabedoria, alta capacidade de adaptação, além de se regenerarem caso tenham alguma parte de seus membros perdida. E é como os polvos que a gente quer se sentir: bravo, capaz e com uma vontade enorme de segurar todas as oportunidades do mundo, como se tivéssemos muitos tentáculos. Via Google Images, Fuck Yeah Tattoos, Pinterest, Flickr.

DIY Satsuma Candle A friend of mine DIYed her own candles, made from the peels of Satsuma oranges, for a recent dinner party. I was so excited by this simple yet clever idea, I had to share the tutorial on HonestlyWTF. My only regret is not discovering this sooner when Satsumas were at their absolute peak in December. Hopefully, you’ll still be able to snatch up a few at your local grocery store or farmer’s market and impress your guests at your next dinner party! The stem side of the Satsuma will be the bottom and base of the candle. Because Satsumas are known for their loosely attached peels, the orange should easily be removed. Once the flesh of the orange is taken out, the pith connecting the outer stem should remain. Pour a few glugs of olive oil into the orange, leaving just the very tip of the pith exposed. Depending on the length of the pith, the candle should burn for at least a couple of hours. (all images via HonestlyWTF)

DIY Fashion-Forward Bracelets When money is tight, but fabulous fashion is a necessity, try out your crafting skills to make something new and fantastic. These bracelets are sure to impress and look quite expensive, but all they require is some gold chain and friendship bracelet yarn, both of which you can find at a craft store like Michael’s Art Supply. Make one signature piece or stack a bunch for a layered look! BFrend Bracelets by Monika You can find the full blog post here to see more styles of these bracelets. In order to create them, check out these various friendship bracelet patterns. Another fun and very creative bracelet is this one made out of gold or silver nuts, normally used to secure bolts. Amazing what you can create with such inexpensive items!

Evert Nijland... Evert These pieces I really, really like and this jewellery artist is absolutely “new” for me… I found him when I was looking for some other jewellery… one thing leads to another and that’s good. Cutest Paw Gives You the Cutest Animal Pictures Around the World DIY Woven Chain Bracelet Chain link bracelets, with colorful threads woven through them, have been popping up here and there. We adore Aurèlie Bidermann‘s Do Brazil bracelets and thought it was about time we graduate to the ultimate “grown-up” friendship bracelet. With a curb chain bracelet and some embroidery thread, we’ll teach you how to make your own woven chain bracelet. And one for your bestie too, of course. You’ll need:a curb link braceletembroidery threadtwo bobby pinsa pair of scissors Cut 2 sets of 15 strands of embroidery thread, with each strand measuring four times the length of the bracelet. Lay the second color (blue) over the first color (coral). Repeat the steps until you reach the end of the bracelet. (top images from here and here, rest of images by Honestly…WTF)

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