Wednesday, 14 November 2018

A Couple Of Charity Shop Finds

I am always on the look out for necklaces that are made up of triangle shapes  because I immediately think “Christmas Trees” …….
….. so buying this necklace for £1.25 was a no brainer.  In my head I could see a simple small square card with just one triangle in the middle with perhaps a small square of gold card as the base, unless I can find some square gold beads to use instead. We shall see……
This bracelet weighs an absolute ton and is soooooo not me, but for just 99p it would have been rude not to have bought it.  It was the many pearl beads  with a loop that I was after for all sorts of projects, I am such a lazy crafter and though Marc has shown me the technique so many times I am still a cack handed jeweller and making even the simplest  loop evades me!
I am not sure about the shell beads, also with loops yet,  but I have been looking at pendants made using old buckles on Pinterest so when I have five minutes (?????) I might have a play …… but I am pretty sure Marc would snatch my arm off for them if I don’t.


Cheryl W said...

I'm the volunteer "jewelry lady" at the thrift store where I volunteer, so I get to sort through the jewelry, clean it, price it and display it. You've got my head buzzing with ideas now on what to watch for to bring home for my own crafting fun. Thanks for the inspiration!

CraftyCoffey said...

Love the idea of the Christmas tree using the triangles-perfect.


Pamela said...

I love the ‘triangle’ necklace and can just picture one of your cards with it on.

marc said...

you know i am coming to stay with you very soon so my precious i will be rummaging throw your draws to find your pearls lol Cheryl w i so want your job
i am not sure if your american but i know they do grab bags of jewelry in thrift stores ,priced a different prices ,they have only just started doing it here in the uk i often go in and ask if they can save any broken bits for me they are great on mirrors Helen can fiddle fart till the sky turns red but can she open a jump ring lol i am so looking forward to going to meeting up and spending a long weekend with her ,we bounce ideas of each other like a really fast game of tennis sending big love to all marc and co