As I was looking through my Facebook feed yesterday…you know doing my usual mindless scrolling… it was lovely to see all the posts and tags about the mamas and wonderful women in our lives in honor of Mother’s Day. Definitely giving a big shout out to mine, she’s super! Then the lightbulb went off for me and I completely forgot to share with you all the results from my first blog post “Make a statement this holiday…statement necklace that is” Oh the wonderful use of play on words, story of my life.
In a nutshell, I dedicated my first post to my Grandma who passed away when I was around 8 years old. I am definetely blessed that I was able to have memories of her, but my most vivid is my own amazing mother sharing with me all of her costume jewelry that she inherited. I absolutely loved playing dress up with these gorgeous gems when I was little feeling all fab! Recently when I was back home visiting my family we were going through that one closet all families have, where there are pictures that date back to 80’s hair, randomn art projects, and journals that you didnt know were in your mothers posession.
Here is the before and afters of revamping my grandmas gems into items you can wear today and to give you all ideas if you also have family jewelry that you are looking to transform as well!
What kind of accessories have you found when going through your families memory boxes? Comment below!
Justine S.August 6, 2015 at 11:21 pm
I found your blog through Designing From My Closet and I LOVE IT! You are gorgeous, I love your style, and this post is genuis. Creating your own statement necklace from brooches and clip on earrings?! So smart and what a nice way to honor your grandma.
dreamyrealistAugust 10, 2015 at 12:35 am
Thank you so much for the kind words Justine!