Entries Tagged as 'Necklace Exchange'

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

The necklaces are in!

And they are fah-bulous! Here are just a spare few of my favorite designs from the Great Necklace Exchange of 2011 (though seriously, I love them all), and you can browse the rest in this Flickr set. How cool are these people?! Sarah West Ervin Cari Eddy Monica Olmo Joslyn Taylor Claudia Zhao Kristen Lombardi [...]

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Necklace DIY inspiration: Minimalist bead necklaces

There’s just one day left before our creations must be mailed off for the FLP Necklace Exchange! This is the sixth and last post in a series of DIYs and inspirations I’ve been sharing for it. People have been sending me pictures of their necklaces since last week — they’re so fantastic! If you’re a part [...]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Anatomy of a string-wrapped rope necklace

This is the fifth in a series of handmade necklace DIYs and inspiration I’ve been posting for FLP’s Great Necklace Exchange. After sharing two rope necklace DIYs, I wanted to share close-ups of a similar necklace from my own collection. I bought this necklace at Renegade Craft Fair last year from designer Tanya Aguiñiga, who is best known for her chunky braided rope bracelets and matching necklaces. [...]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

In good company

The Necklace Exchange match emails went out on Saturday — all 90 of them! It made me SO happy to see so many sign-ups, and those of you who joined in will be excited to know that you just might be receiving a necklace from Kristen from Manimal, Pamela from Market Publique, Amy from Swap.com, Joslyn from Simple [...]

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Necklace DIY: Braided hex nuts

This is the fourth in a series of handmade necklace DIYs and inspiration I’m posting this month for FLP’s Great Necklace Exchange. Even if you didn’t get to sign up, I hope these posts inspire some more creativity in your holiday gift-giving! DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet « click for the step-by-step DIY Granted, this DIY is for a bracelet — but I think [...]

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Anatomy of a suede scrap necklace

This is the third in a series of handmade necklace DIYs and inspiration I’ll be posting for FLP’s Great Necklace Exchange. Today’s the last day to sign up! Manimal founder and designer Kristen Lombardi started her brand with handmade moccasins, but what I love most about her line now is her suede accessories, made of scrap leather left over from the mocs. If there is a creative [...]

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Necklace DIY: Braided bead necklace

This is the second in a series of handmade necklace DIYs and inspiration I’ll be posting for FLP’s Great Necklace Exchange. Click to read all about it, and be sure to sign up through Friday! DIY: Braided Bead Necklace from ECAB « click for the step-by-step DIY Here’s a necklace DIY that would be hard to mess up! A lovely, simple style that requires more time than it [...]

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Necklace DIY: Two variations on a string-wrapped rope necklace

This is the first in a series of handmade necklace DIYs and inspiration I’ll be posting for FLP’s Great Necklace Exchange! Click to read more and sign up through Friday. DIY Friendship Necklace from Honestly…WTF « click for the step-by-step DIY This type of necklace has so many possibilities! You can really change up the colors, textures, layers and more to make it your own. I think [...]