Laura Lee Pearl Necklace
Pearls have always been a symbol of wisdom and class. Wearing them can instantly transform a look from casual to sophisticated, and when you combine that with a peter pan collar you get a major fashion breakthrough. We're updating two classic looks to create one modern piece of neck candy. Not to mention the insane amount of pearls seen on the Chanel runway yesterday. These collars compliment almost any look, wear it with a dress in the evening or a crew-neck sweater for an easy daytime look.Take off your geek chic training wheels and become a little wiser with this do it yourself pearl collar necklace. What you'll need:1 piece of 81/2 x 11 creme piece of felt2 yards of strung pearls.glue gun or E600 adhesive1 ft ribbonscissors1 piece of paperpenhole puncherStep 1 - Fold your piece of paper in two. Sketch half of your collar from the folded side out. You can also print an image of your favorite peter pan collar and trace over half of it to make this part easier. Then cut out your paper collar and unfold it to reveal your stencil.Step 2 - Place your paper stencil on the felt and trace around the edges. Then cut out your felt collar.Step 3 - Place your adhesive around the outer edges of the collar.Step 4 - Keeping the pearls strung, carefully place them in rows behind one another. You can cut the end of each strand and continue to use it as each row gets smaller.Step 5 - Add in pearls where missing and let dry.Step 6 - To turn your collar into a necklace punch holes at each end.Step 7 - Thread one piece of ribbon through each hole and tie.
These days one is never enough. Especially in this economy, the best way to get more is to find a deal: 'buy one; get one half off', or even better: buying one that does the job of two.The Blee Inara Love Turquoise Suede Wrap Bracelet is a great item to get the most for your money. The bright, turquoise, suede, strap with the word "love" in gold looks awesome against all skin colors. The stap comes in lenght long enough to wrap around multiple times. It's like have seven bracelets instead of one. Not in the mood to wear a bracelet today? No problem, a quick swith up and you bracelet can be your new necklace, or fixing it around your up-do for a headband with flare. Between the variety of functions and the Swarovski-crystal detailed charm at the end, it's not hard to see the value in this accessory