DIY Charm Bracelet with Rhinestone Buttons

DIY Charm Bracelet with Rhinestone Buttons

Vintage buttons are such a fun and easy thing to collect, aren’t they? Perhaps especially the rhinestone buttons. And after collecting a handful of them, I decided to show a few of them off in the form of a DIY charm bracelet. Admittedly, I actually prefer vintage rhinestone ANYTHING over real diamonds, so this was right up my alley.
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Lapel Flower or Cloth Flowers from Flour Sack Fabric

Lapel Flower or Cloth Flowers from Flour Sack Fabric

After taking a lengthy break from upcycled jewelry making projects, I decided it was time for me to delve back into it. I’ve made plenty of bracelets and necklaces, but never a brooch or a pin! And I decided to make a lapel flower with the same flour sack fabric that I used for this project with vintage wooden spools.Read more ›

Coin Bracelet from Vintage Metal Buttons

Coin Bracelet from Vintage Metal Buttons

I love coin jewelry (especially a coin bracelet), but it can be expensive and difficult to make. It has great bohemian style and feels exotic to wear. When I stumbled across an artisan who has created a gorgeous line of “coin” jewelry by upcycling vintage metal buttons, I was instantly smitten. The button jewelry looked JUST like old coins (or even pirate coins!) and I knew I had to give it a go.Read more ›