Mixed Medium Rings

Mixed Medium Rings     No secret I love fashion. But also worry about the burden cheap throw-away fashion is placing on the environment. This blog is all about how I try to keep up with the latest trends by making my own, or even better up-cycling and...

Pearl String Bracelet

Pearl String Bracelet The inspiration for this pearl string bracelet came from bracelets I see on yogis when I go to class. They seem to be knotted on, never to come off. And while I like that, I also like the option of being able to remove a bracelet. I came up with...

Cord Necklace

Cord Necklace This has to be the easiest DIY ever. And what's nicer than a black cord necklace? It's also bang on trend. You can pick a different coloured cord but I think black works best. All you need is a piece of cord. If it's a bit long then wrap it around your...

DIY Bracelet

DIY Bracelet Have I mentioned before how obsessed I am with upcycling just about anything into fashion items? Yes and yes. This DIY bracelet is the little sister of a similar necklace. And is made the exact same way, only smaller. Find the tutorial - on this link. I...

Silk and Stone Necklace

I have a bit of an obsession with rocks and crystals. They have powers we know of like a silicon chip in your computer to the more esoteric properties such calming energy emitted by rose quartz. Diamonds aren't an accidental choice for an engagement ring. Knowledge of...

Crochet Necklace

Crochet Necklace The point of this eco fashion blog is not to see me in a zillion poses in my clothes. Nope, it's to show how I up cycle, recycle, re-purpose, restyle - anything - to avoid the huge temptation to buy, buy buy. It's a battle not to want lovely new...

Electric Cable Choker Necklace

Electric Cable Choker Necklace This electric cable choker necklace took me 30 minutes to make. Super easy - as is everything on this blog. I've had this piece of Amazonite for a while and been wanting to do something fun with it. We had a piece of black electric cord...

Fabric Strip Bracelets

Using fabric scraps to make jewellery Fabric strip bracelet I've said before that I'm not particularly creative. I see things. I like them. I try to make them. Mainly because to DIY is better than to buy, buy, buy. This bracelet is excellent for using up even the...

DIY Single Long Earring

Long single earring How to make a long single earring This blog post is a few days late. Sincerest apologies. Things have been a bit busy. I originally wanted to show a fabric wrap bracelet that I saw a good few weeks back but trying to recreate it has not been...

Easy Necklace in Bold Black Beads

Black bead necklace How to make a bead necklace It's the crazy holiday season again. Cape Town has more visitors than ever before and people are celebrating, not celebrating, chilling or just having fun. (I wish our neighbour had not let her house out to a bevy of...

DIY Tassel Necklace

Tassel necklace Make a yoga necklace A girl in our yoga class wears a necklace like this and I'm always saying how lovely it is. I decided it was time to make one. You could use multi- coloured beads. I stuck to plain wooden ones. And your tassel can be fatter by...

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My name is Karen. I live in Cape Town, South Africa. This blog is about how to make your own, how to recycle, restyle and up-cycle.











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