Sunday, October 18, 2009

Custom job for a customer-re-purposing old jewelry

One night on alchemy, Hillary found a project she couldn't resist bidding on: remaking a box full of jewelry into big, chunky, showy pieces. As luck would have it, she got the bid and has spent the last month having an absolute blast creating every wild thing that comes to her mind. She said that the project was a blast and ideas were easy to come by since she had so many interesting items to work with.

Here's the original box:

And here are all the insane pieces of art Hillary made with what came in the box.

hope you enjoyed the jewelry as much as we did!

Friday, October 9, 2009

Handmade Halloween

Hillary Has been frantically getting ready for halloween and has found some great things on etsy that she wanted to share with all of you!

You could be the most fashionable martian ever with LiDDesigns' Alien Hat

The incredible details on Merimask's Wolf Mask would make a beautiful addition to a natural looking wolf costume.

Che4u'a Blue Horns would be a fabulous part of a draenei, succubus or other fantasy costume.

GothFox's Rhinestone kitty ears were too cute for use to pass up showing you them (this listing is safe for work but the shop has mature material).

SimplyAstra put a lot of thought and skill into making this utterly uniqueTaro Card Skirt.

Carribean Rose's"Shien Lee Pirate Queen" Pirate hat is a beautiful example of historically accurate art.

Tianarutledge's slit throat choker is twistedly luscious.

Look for an upcoming post on Hillary's Halloween costume and the excellent etsians who helped make it possible.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

August Mini Challenge

The Retro Handmade August Mini challenge theme was :Hollywood glam". LidDesigns and Hippybeads participated and here is what they came up with

Bohemian Glam from Happy Hippy:

Flapper Hat from LidDesigns

There was no September challenge but hopefully monthly challenges will come back soon.

Look for a Halloween post soon!