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DIY Leather Feather Hair Clip

by Alicia on February 1, 2013

This project just went up over on Whimseybox. It was inspired by this (metal) feather barrette I saw on The Fancy earlier this week. Plus, there’s a fun trick using wax that you should check out. Here’s the full DIY. Have a great weekend!

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Yay, Jewelry Findings!

by Alicia on August 16, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Etsy shop Geometric Land, so I thought I’d show you my order. One of the tricky things about buying jewelry components online is that it’s often hard to really understand the scale. I’m often looking back and forth between my screen and a tape measure and […]

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Brass Inspiration

by Alicia on March 12, 2012

A little bit of shine after a weekend of rain and clouds and gloom! Clockwise from top left: Room via, calendar, shoes, token, earrings, leather, room, keychains, necklace, ring

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DIY Leather & Metal Bow Necklace

by Alicia on June 8, 2011

When I saw the inspiration for this necklace I thought: leather+metal+bow = must DIY! Gather your supplies: leather (new, recycled, or you could use felt if you abstain from leather), sheet metal (check your hardware store), Super Glue, chain, wire and a jump ring. The tools you’ll need are a pair of tin snips, scissors, […]

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DIY Leather and Metal Pyramid Necklace

by Alicia on May 5, 2011

I’d been thinking about finding ways to put leather and metal together for some DIY when I ran across the inspiration for this necklace. I changed the design up a bit to suit the materials I had on-hand, using some leather scraps and the metal leftover from my DIY Metal Collar. (Of course, a flat […]

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