Saturday, September 20, 2014

Project 365 - Day 263

The Lucky Dip - DC Bijou

Where to go? DC Bijou


What does it cost? $12 plus shipping

What's it all about? You will receive a total of 4 boxes, wrapped with a strip of washi tape and a DCBijou butterfly sticker. The contents inside will be a surprise for you - as I've already boxed and taped everything, not even I can tell what's inside the boxes I reach for!
Minimum approximate value for each set is $20, although individual pieces average closer to $10/item. [...] what you might get with your order, such as: - resin floral earrings, - macaron stud earrings, - button earrings, - semi-precious stone jewelry, - bracelets/necklaces/earrings made with Swarovski crystals and/or crystal pearls, - charms/accents in matte gold or rhodium.


Already familiar with the fantabulous fabric grab bag which I splurged on earlier this year, I couldn't resist and had to try this one as well. I was pleasantly surprised by the amount and variety of items I found in my lil' boxes ranging from romantic earrings to whimsical necklaces. While there are quite a few keepers some pieces will go straight into my drawer filled with things for gifting purposes. Overall a wonderful mix and super affordable to boot, though I must confess, my heart secretly belongs to the fabric version of these grab bags!

Personal Favorite? Victorian Cameo Necklace

Are you as fond of cameo jewelry as I am? Or maybe playful designs like these aren't to your taste and you prefer more modern jewelry? And do you also have a drawer filled with goodies that will make great stocking stuffers? 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Project 365 - Day 261

Austrian Etsy - les frotteurs

Just hand over the crochet hook and no one will get hurt!

les frotteurs takes crocheting to the next level by combining yarn and glass beads with elegant and playful designs! Suffering from crochet fever is no laughing matter, but who would want a cure for it when it results in such adorable accessories and jewelry?

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Copyright of all photos belongs to les frotteurs