18 October 2010

The Bag of Scrap [Part Deux]


It's a fresh week and I've got new ideas
to turn blah stuff into Tada! objects.

Last year, I made this, this and this
all from a bag of scrap.

I got the bag of scrap from this
New York City flea market.

I had to go back to pick-up a few more!

I choose these three bags.

Then sorted & grouped the contents using
an empty egg carton.

Today's blah: a gold buckle with floral details.

Here's what the back looks like.

Tada! A nautical-inspired belt!
The stripped gross-grain ribbon, left over from
this project, keeps the overall look casual.

I hand-stitched the ribbon to the buckle and added
a jewelry clasp to keep the buckle in place.

Tada! I think this will look good with

Have a good day everyone!



12 comments:

  1. This is adorable. I used to LOVE getting bags like this - there was a place in Chicago I would go too all the time - sadly there isn't anything like this in Greece.

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  2. Thanks so much for your visit Miss Fashion Butter! I know Greece has lots of wonderful treasures even if it's hard to find "bags of scrap". :)

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  3. Ooh, I'm going to NY soon - where is that flea market?! I'd love to go! I'm sure you're going to love wearing that belt!

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  4. Thanks Katie! This flea market is called the "Garage" because it's located in a parking garage! The address is: 112 West 25th Street and 6th Avenue. It's open on Saturday and Sunday :)
    Hope you get to visit it soon!

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  5. Thanks a lot Miss Doodle Girl! :)

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  6. ohh i love bags of scraps...one of my favorite things!!
    you found such good ones

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  7. Thanks Blue Moss! I love the surprise every time I open a bag. :)

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  8. Ooooo those are so cute! I love the idea!

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  9. Hi there Bonnie! Thanks a lot! :)

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  10. The buckle and strips are so meant to be together!

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  11. I'm happy you like the unexpected combination Clara! Thanks for visiting! :)

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