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Giving New Life to Old Accessories

I happened to see Bimba Y Lola’s annoucement last week of their sales – which went as far as 50% off *gasp!* so I went to their Marina Bay Sands store and got myself a bag – using our upcoming trip as an excuse. I was with my husband then which means I can’t stay too long. Fortunately, I had a quick me time after the MAC event last Saturday so I went again to Bimba Y Lola this time at their Ion Orchard store and came across this necklace http://www.bimbaylola.com/shoponline/product.php?id_product=15655&id_category=1067&sav=1 and suddenly I had an AHA! moment. Im gonna spice up my pearl necklace like this – and I did.

Black and white – I took my pearl necklace out of my drawer and the black ribbon I got from my Jo Malone packaging; twist and turned my pearl necklace tied them and viola – new look for my old pearlies!

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Scarflace – I bought this necklace from Bali some time ago but when I cleaned up my accessories drawer, I saw it is now broken so I just had to spruce it up so I can still use it. I took the scarf I got from Qoo10 and tied it again to the necklace and yey, new necklace!

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Yellow and green – I saw Jake Ejercito’s IG before and noticed he uses some club’s entrance tags so I was inspired to use my Kate Spade ribbon and some old and spoilt accessories parts and I now have a new bracelet!

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The statement bracelet – See I have plenty of worn out accessories and there’s this necklace which had a huge shell pendant so to use it again, I sew it on a black ribbon – still the black Jo Malone ribbon – and I now have a new statement bracelet, wee!

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Just because your accessories are broken doesn’t mean you can use them anymore. You just need to be resourceful and creative to breathe new life to your accessories and outfit!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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