Category Archives: style

The Half Craft Thrift Manual Part One: Clothing and Shoes

Welcome to part one (see the introduction/general tips here) of the Half Craft Thrift Manual! This section will cover tips for buying shoes and clothing. Keep in mind my number one rule: if it’s ridiculous, you should at least try it … Continue reading

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Style Friday: Art Museum Date

Philly has so many great art museums, you could spend days in each one. I have sadly lost my double free admission to all of them (benefits of being an art student and working at a Philly museum at the … Continue reading

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Ceramic Jewelry Inspiration

Rings by Noga Berman Ceramic jewelry is something I long had an aversion to, but I’m coming around.  There are a lot of chunky pendants and too-homemade looking options out there, but there really are some artists who create delicate, wearable … Continue reading

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Teal Tipped Necklace DIY

Even though I work in fine jewelry, my own tastes tend to be more flashy. I like costume jewelry. I like it a lot. The bigger and weirder, the better. I bought this plain necklace a few years ago at … Continue reading

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DIY Antique Stamp Necklace

I’m a flea market addict. I’d been seeing these antique stamps at flea markets for a while and eventually couldn’t stop myself from buying a few. Last week I posted about stamps I love as a packaging tool, but here’s … Continue reading

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Style Friday: Goin’ Out

I’m going to be honest with you, today’s Style Friday is only happening in my head. The weather here in Philly is awful. It’s cold, raining and super windy. The only going out I’m doing is the part where I sit … Continue reading

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