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My Ballroom Dress: Inspiration

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Now that I have finished my latin dress (see the post here) my next major project is a ballroom dress. This is quite a step up in complexity from anything I’ve ever really done before. But I don’t really want to spend a ridiculous amount of money buying a custom made dress nor do I want to get a cheaply… Read more »

How Pinteresting…

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Check out this infographic on the hurricanes and tropical storms since 1851. Source: theatlanticcities.com via Pippa on Pinterest This dress is a free pattern from the V&A museums website. How simply gorgeous is this: Source: dressaday.com via Pippa on Pinterest Check out this Dolman sleeved Tshirt Transformation. I have actually completed this one although the waist needs to be a… Read more »

Patterned Jeans Inspiration

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Ok so I have now bought myself a pair of white jeans which I intend to make into patterned jeans. I just have to decide on what I want to do with them.  Here are some of my current inspirations: Source: bloomingdales.com via Kelsey on Pinterest Source: bloomingdales.com via Hukkster on Pinterest Source: Uploaded by user via May on Pinterest… Read more »

Nutella Iced Coffee (Pintrest inspired)

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Well I saw on facebook my friends talking about a Nutella Cold Coffee recipe that they’d seen on Pintrest, and I <3 nutella, and this sounds like it would taste like the iced coffees I used to have a couple of years ago. (which reminds me…I haven’t seen them in shops recently, I hope they’re still around). So I decided… Read more »

Jumper Inspiration

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We showed you a sneak peak of a jumper refashion that we have done. We took a plain grey Primark Men’s jumper and turned it into something much cuter. Well I thought I’d share some more inspiration with you before showing you how to make your own: TL: Here TR: Here BL: Here BR: Here For more inspiration check out… Read more »

Social Media

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Well we all know that social media is where its at, at the moment…  I thought I would take this opportunity to say where else you can find Beads and Barnacles on the web. Facebook:  BeadsAndBarnacles Pinterest: Pippa K Instagram: beadsandbarnacles I have yet to embrace twitter for use from the blog, I have an email address which I can be contacted on and… Read more »

Clothing inspiration…

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Heading out last night for a glamourous social with dancing people I ealised that I dont actually have many posh tops, so I have decided that this is my next task, to make myself some posher tops. So here is some inspiration I have taken from pinterest. Source: etsy.com via Manda on Pinterest Source: jcpenney.com via Wendy on Pinterest Source:… Read more »

I actually made something I saw on Pinterest!

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I spend a lot of time on Pintrest at the moment. Everyone said how addictive it was from the beginning but I hadn’t realised just how addictive it really was! That is until now. But I have started making some of the things that I have pinned: Source: psimadethis.com via Pippa on Pinterest I attempted this using an old orange… Read more »