Tag Archives: high & low

Dragon High & Merino Low

26 Aug

These rich colors have me dreaming about my fall clothes and accessories palette. My favorite piece in the set has less to do with aesthetics and everything to do with Talon’s copy that accompanies it: “Fragrance has been worn in beautiful adornments since ancient times to ward off evil, intoxicate lovers, enhance the mood and interact with the spirits.” The amulette is $250, including scent.

Projects for Pennies

30 Jul

Set off by the continuing SillyBandz craze and having no impetus to invest in traditional pieces, I’ve been seeking out and making projects that are as inexpensive as they come. Here are 3 to try out yourself:

Try mixing DIY decoupage paper earrings (instructions here, and they really are that easy) with Elsa Peretti Diamonds by the Yard. It will cost you $5 for a small container of Modge Podge, a few cents for the earring fasteners, and you likely have magazines, a brush and card stock lying around already.

As modeled by my African statues.

But look, they really are wearable.

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