Accessorizing is not just an option for fashionistas but rather a must. An outfit, no matter how gorgeous the clothes are, is never complete when you don’t add accessorize. Accessories are those little bits and pieces that you can add to an ensemble to make it look even better. However, buying all the accessories you need to complete all of your possible outfit combinations can be a bit heavy on the pocket. A more practical way to accessorize is to turn your old accessories into new ones by starting a project for DIY accessories. Here’s something to start you off:
- DIY embellished sunglasses – a good pair of sunglasses do not only make you look cool and fabulous, they also protect your precious eyes from the harmful rays of the sun. This is just one of the reasons why you should invest in a good pair of sturdy sunglasses. Give your old pair of sunglasses new life by embellishing them with fun little trinkets.
- DIY statement cocktail rings – if you’ve ever been to the craft store, you know how it’s like a heaven for all the frugal but creative fashionistas. All you’ll need to make a statement cocktail ring can be found either at the craft store or at home which is why it’s such a good idea to make them yourself. Aside from it being cheaper compared to the ones you buy in stores, you also get the chance to make them exactly how you like them.
- DIY hexnut bracelets – this one can take up a lot of your time to make, especially if you’re a beginner at crafting your own accessories but once you see the final result, you’ll be happy you had the patience to finish this DIY accessory. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll discover that there is more than one way to utilize those spare hexuts into awesome bracelets. Hexnut bracelets are the perfect mix between industrial and girly. They’re a cool addition to any arm party and they look good on their own, too.
- DIY wire bracelet – there’s nothing more satisfying about making DIY accessories than the assurance that no one else will be wearing the exact same thing as you because you’ve personalized your pieces well. A great idea to put your creative hands to work is by making DIY wire bracelets. You can do freestyle designs, abstract shapes and icons and even your own name with these.