Friends With Fringe Benefits!

We’re you a child in the Seventies? If you were you will remember fringing and tassels, and maybe not fondly! Fringing was on everything, I had a rather stupendous faux suede fringed bikini! If you are  good I’ll dig out the picture.

Well the good/ bad news is fringing is back BIG TIME…….

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And a rummage through the handbag wardrobe revealed this….

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Pretty much bang on trend, this little beauty will do me for this trend, but what if you are fringe less but don’t fancy the £500+ price tag for this Yves St Laurent fringe fest….

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So my lovelies grab your supplies:

A plain object you want to be fringetastic, bags are a no brainer but what about a pair of shoes with an ankle strap like the pink shoes in the first image.

Fringe! Mine came from New Trimmings.co.uk  and I bought a metre – I should have bought two and then I could have fringed both sides!

A glue that bonds all materials, there are loads available check out your local hardware or craft shop.

Scissors!

Here are my supplies….

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Then start measuring lengths of fringe and work your way up from the bottom if your doing multiple layers…

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Keep going….

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Et voila! One little fringed clutch for approximately a tenner…

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Let me know if there are any other trends you would like to try, there are some great floral painted bags around I might give that a try!

 

Kisses

Karen xxx

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karenlorenz

I paint pictures and commissioned pet portraits, the rest of the time I make pretty things out of felt and walk in the woods with Darcey and Milo ( my dogs).

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