17 September 2009

Beautiful Bibs

Today I'm going to tell you about my latest obsession.
They're these fashionable bib necklaces:



Found at Anthropologie

Found at Anthropologie

Found at Anthropologie

Found at Urban Outfitters

I'm falling head over heels in love with these babies! They can really dress up a plain shirt & jeans or a simple cocktail dress. Then I thought, "Why not make one myself?".

Using a bunch of beads from my bag of scrap...

And some fancy buttons I got on sale...

And some felt & a yard of ribbon...

I think it's slowly taking shape!

I sewed on the ribbon to serve as the strap.

Tada! A homemade bib necklace!

Made from simple materials & scrap.

Hope it makes you as happy as it is making me!

32 comments:

  1. Thanks for popping over and saying "Hi"! I am enjoying your blog! Take Care.

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  2. Good morning Sheila & Katie! Thanks so much for your visit =)

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  3. It's beautiful! How long did it take you to make this?

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  4. Oooo you clever thing! Thats gorgeous!

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  5. Hello Dolce, Lisa and Sooz! I'm so glad you like my bib necklace =) I think it took me a total of 8 hours to put this all together.

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  6. i knew i was going to say this "i hate you." when i read the post title.

    i hate you.

    :P

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  7. Hi there Tom Tuttle! Why is your comment making me giggle? My reply -- SUPER THANKS!!!

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  8. I've had my materials laid out to do this for a month now! What am I waiting for!?! Yours looks great :)

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  9. Great necklace!
    Thanks for visiting again

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  10. I love them! I have made a couple too and they are so fun! Yours turned out beautiful.

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  11. Love these bib necklaces. WOW..you do lovely work. Thanks for commenting on my blog. Sally

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  12. Hi there Jo! Your compliment means a lot -- especially from someone who makes really lovely necklaces! Can't wait to see your bib necklace!

    Hi Amy, thanks for visiting =)

    Hello Lisa! I'm so glad you like it! Thanks again for featuring my blog on your blog =)

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  13. Welcome to my blog Sally! Thanks for your very sweet comment =)

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  14. This is a really great piece of art!
    Thank´s for your sweet comment on my blog!
    Kindest regards
    Rebecka

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  15. Hello Rebecka! Thanks for checking out my blog, too =)

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  16. 8 hours... This is lenghty but the result is great...

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  17. Hi Dolce! I broke it up in 3 days (including shopping for extra materials)...so glad that some elbow grease and squinting (from sewing by hand) pays off in the end =)

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  18. Fantastic! I'm going to give this a try.

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  19. This is beautiful, your work is fabulous! I want to make one now! :)

    Did you spray paint the fancy buttons? Or is that the lighting? They look blue/grey after, but white before?

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  20. Thanks Melanie! I can't wait to see the bib necklace you'll be making =)

    Hello PrettyPinkRat! Yes, please make a bib necklace...it's a lot of fun! I didn't paint the buttons -- it's just the lighting (the lighting is inconsistent in my photos...sorry!).
    I only added tiny pearls to jazz up the buttons.
    Thanks for visiting =)

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  21. LOVE your layouts . . . so clear and elegantly simple. Am a big fan. xx Christa

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  22. Hello Christa! Thanks for visiting & for leaving this sweet, sweet note =)

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  23. I have one of these! They look fab with a plain T-shirt. Fab stuff!!! You are so creative!

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  24. Thank you for visiting Strawberries & Champagne! Don't you just love bib necklaces? =)

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  25. I dieee! love those bib necklaces..this project is lovely...

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  26. Hi Monica! Glad you like this :-) Rachel Zoe rocks!

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