Ah, the delightful tale of a serendipitous encounter with creativity and craftiness! My dear and cherished comrade, Kelly, graced my afternoon with a text that set the wheels of ingenuity into motion. She sought my expertise to breathe life into a last-minute acquisition, ensuring her radiance at the eminent Wireless festival this weekend! Naturally, I embraced this challenge with fervor, urging her presence at my sanctuary of inspiration, the craft room. Together, we embarked on a journey through my gemstone troves, seeking the perfect embellishments for her ‘what if the weather isn’t that great’ jacket.
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For those keen on replicating this masterpiece of DIY wonder, gather the following: a jacket (a divine creation from Dorothy Perkins, now available on sale), the mystical Gem Glue (our hearts belong to the exquisite Trim-it Glue), and a dazzling array of Gemstones (the grander, the better).
Envisioning an ethereal transformation, we decided to adorn the shoulders and pockets with resplendent clear gems, cascading a radiant allure. Yet, take heed, for you might as well prefer the collar, cuffs, or even a kaleidoscope of multi-hued gems, attainable through serendipity at your local crafts emporium or perhaps hidden within your very abode, concealed treasures from bygone jewelry.
Embracing the urgency of the moment, we leaped courageously into the creative fray, foregoing meticulous planning and venturing bravely into the realm of spontaneity. However, for the patient soul, meticulously laying out the stones in a prelude of precision is an option worth considering, bestowing grace upon your creative endeavor.
With steadfast hearts and nimble hands, we began our opus, commencing at the heart of each shoulder, where a gem took root within the tender embrace of glue, spawning an iridescent constellation of beauty, ever-so-symmetrical and poised. Here is a guide on Neon Tassel Sandals.
Like celestial navigators charting their course, we navigated onward, gem after gem, until an exquisite tapestry of shapes coalesced, crafted by the very essence of our discerning aesthetics.
Then, in a stroke of sheer genius, we bestowed the pocket flaps with their own luminous charm, interweaving an enchanting synergy that unified the jacket’s metamorphosis. And, lo and behold, the glue, that magical elixir of adhesion, bestowed upon us its temporal decree, requiring but a mere half-hour’s reprieve until the grand try-on. Yet, patience is a virtue, for a full 12 hours is the price to pay for the complete consummation of the glue’s transformative powers.
Behold! The jacket stood reborn, transcending the mundane confines of a mere Parker style, now resplendent in a majestic allure befitting any grand gala or festival celebration. A testament to the timeless art of metamorphosis, achieved in but an ephemeral wink of time.
My heart swelled with joy at the sight of this masterpiece, forsooth, I might be inclined to fashion another for my own delight! In the tapestry of creation, not every masterpiece requires the genesis of raw materials or the laborious efforts of a multitude. Nay, oftentimes, it is in the gentle caress of customization that we unearth the most cherished treasures.
Pray tell, fellow souls, art thou embarked on a pilgrimage to the sanctum of music festivals this summer? Or hath thou already embarked upon this hallowed quest? Speaketh thy heart, and share with us the raiments of adoration that hath captured thy soul during this veritable festival season! Pray, grant us the boon of thy wisdom in the comments below.
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With boundless affection,
And lo, we beseech thee, shouldst thou embark upon this creative odyssey, do share thy triumphs and tribulations with us. In thy photographic chronicles, we shall bask, and on Twitter or Instagram, with the resplendent hashtag #livelovemake, may thy journey be forever enshrined!
I am Sammy and I blog at Live it. Love it. Make it. It is creative lifestyle blog run by best friends H and Sammy. Head over and follow our crafty adventures!