masala clustered bead necklace at ShopRuche.com, Vintage Inspired Clothing, Affordable Clothes, Eco friendly Fashion
If you're a jewelry hoarder like I am and your interested in changing up your everyday accessories, grab some safety pins and try this fresh layered look. Easily transform a few beaded necklaces into one chunky neck piece. Stand out from the rest of the fashion crowd and add some Tom Binns inspired safety pins to keep your beads perfectly coiled. Check out the full steps below!What you'll need:Safety pinsBeaded necklacesNeon spray paintClasp and Jump ringPliersBeading cordStep 1 - Spray paint a handful of safety pins and let dry.Step 2 - Take your necklaces and if they're not already beaded string them leaving 2 inches of excess cord at each end.Step 3 - Lay out your necklace strands and arrange them in the order you want them to hang when worn.Step 4 - Using your pliers attach a clasp and hook with jump ringsStep 5 - In the order you arranged the strands, tie your necklaces to one another Step 6 - As your necklace grows hold it up to make sure each strand lays correctly.Step 7 - Attach your safety pins at random points throughout.Done in collaboration with Geri Hirsch of becauseimaddicted.net
With shows like Mad Men making a huge impact on fashion, it's no wonder that we are seeing the return of the waistline!For the new Fall 2011 season, there will be plenty of dresses reminiscent of the 1950's - 60's where fitted waists and full circle skirts will most definitely be the silhouette of choice!What better way to accent this feminine asset than a simple slim belt. Topshop's green double bow keeper belt is one of our favorites here at the Hive. In the perfect shade of classic Kelly green, the leather belt features two dainty bow keepers and a antique gold buckle. Wear it with pretty dresses or, for something more casual, pair it with a crisp white shirt and some high-waist jeans. (It also comes in - light tan, orange, aubergine and oxblood versions!)Where to Buy - TopShopPrice - $32.00Who - Melimeli was the first to add the Green Double Bow Keeper Belt to the Hive.