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Category Archive: Jewellery

Make: Jewellery Organiser

How to make a jewelry organizer, via Tuts+. Photography by Mette Jackobsen. I love this DIY minimal-yet-luxe jewellery organiser by Danish craft blogger Mette Jakobsen for Tuts+. She uses a white concrete mix and a variety of found vases and vessels to create a a custom mould. How to make a jewelry organizer, via Tuts+. […]

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Birdy pick: Birdberry earrings

I’m coveting this pair of ‘birdberry’ earrings by Marc Alary for J.Crew, featuring one of my all-time favourite colour combinations: cherry red and sky blue. Inspired by the National Geographic magazines of his childhood, animals are a recurring theme throughout Alary’s fanciful jewellery creations. This pair of dyed white jade earrings features semiprecious glass bead […]

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Make: Dyed Concrete Gemstone Pendants

As far as long-burning trends go, faceted gems and geometry are white hot. We’ve seen all manner of faceted shapes appear in fashion, design and decor in recent collections, and brutalist concrete is quite often the material of choice. In this genius DIY tutorial over on Crafts & DIY Tuts+, UK crafter Francesca Stone of […]

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Make: Hama Bead Cuff Bracelet

Hama bead bracelet tutorial, via Tuts+. Photography by Lisa Tilse. You might already be familiar with kids’ Hama beads (also known as Perler beads), but have you ever seen them look so stylish? You can buy Hama beads by the jar at IKEA, as well as at craft and toy stores. Australian designer/maker extraordinaire Lisa […]

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Make: Hoop Earrings in Geo Shapes

DIY heptagon hoop earring, via Tuts+. Photography by Francesca Stone. I love this jewellery tutorial by Tuts+ instructor and Fall for DIY blogger Francesca Stone. The results are stunning and the tutorial is super-easy to follow. Hoop earring tutorial, via Tuts+. Photography by Francesca Stone. Once you’ve learnt how to make a simple wire loop, […]

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Wee Birdy is in Inside Out magazine

Now look what we have here! I’m super-chuffed to feature in the new July-August 2013 issue of Inside Out, the delightful Australian magazine that is beloved by design and interiors enthusiasts around the globe. I was interviewed and photographed for their feature on seven different kinds of shoppers – from eBay addicts to auction house […]

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