Saturday, April 4, 2009

Willowing Trees and Bobbling Bees



Wearing: Kenzie Vest, Anthropologie Skirt, Gap Kids Jacket, Vintage Heels, Purple Tights, Homemade Marni Replica Bib Necklace

So, that super DIY project I mentioned previously... THIS IS IT!
I made my own version of the bib necklace seen on the runways of Marni and on the Glamourai. This necklace style has been circulating the web for a while now and I thought... what better to freshen up a spring look than a handcrafted personal statement necklace. Though I like the Marni version, I really wanted to make a more delicate vintage looking necklace that would work perfect for spring. I started with the light yellow brocade and went from there. I raided all my moms old bobbins, and actually managed to find those embroidered flowers on old curtains from the 1900s. It was a really long tedious process, but it was really a soothing process and I'm so pleased with the result. 
P.s. The Glamourai (see above link) has a truly wonderful tutorial on how to make your own, if you're interested.

13 comments:

  1. I think it looks really good on you and you did a great job!!!

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  2. thanks so much for your comment, you look beautiful. :)
    and i'm really enjoying my book!

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  3. Wow, you did an incredible job!!

    Thank you for visiting and commenting on my blog!!

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  4. Wow, what an amazing job on the necklace!

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  5. I love the skirt- it's such feminine style and print! The necklace looks great (: x

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  6. oh, that necklace is fabulous!

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  7. that necklace is great! i want one!

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  8. Hey Madeline, niece of mine. You make me proud with your creativity! Has Priscilla seen this?

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