Monday, July 9, 2012

A Little DIY

I am all about DIY's lately,  and I just wanted to share this one with you. Maybe you've seem something like this before, and maybe not. But, hopefully you leave my blog, feeling a bit inspired.

One of my favorite bracelets (purchased from F21) was starting to change colors on me, like all costume jewelry does. Well, let's just say that I wasn't ready to let it go. So, this is what I did.


Grab the jewelry in need of a makeover.


Pick a nail polish. I went with black, by Wet & Wild. Don't forget to
have a hard surface that you wouldn't mind getting polish on.





And Voila! You can grab old costume jewelry and maybe paint them a funky neon color, 
since those are in style right now. I chose black so that it can be more "timeless".

I also added a coat of clear nail polish to help seal the color. If you try this, let me see what you come up with!

*xo, c i n d y.

8 comments:

Briana said...

OMG! That is such a cool idea! I think I am going to try it with some of my jewelry form F21 that changed colors and see how it turns out!

love, keys said...

haha that is the most simple but creative idea! i definitely need to try this!

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Jenny said...

That's neat! I don't wear any jewelry except my earrings, but I don't think I'd paint those, LOL.

Elizabeth said...

Super cool DIY indeed! I'll definitely be trying this :]

thanks for sharing!

HER words said...

such a great idea!! I will try this.

You know you can clean your jewelry with a little bit of tooth paste and water and use an old tooth brush and it'll look just like new :)

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Shannon said...

Ahh. very creative. I love it!

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