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DIY – Braided belt camera strap

recycled belt camera strap diy

I really wanted a new camera strap for my camera. The original Canon strap just doesn’t do it for me. I mean it’s kind of boring. Besides that it’s like running around with a big advertising sign around my neck. I found a braided leather belt at the thrift store and thought it could be a great camera strap! So today I’m going to show you how to make a fabulous camera strap from a braided belt.

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DIY – Leather cuff bracelet

DIY leather cuff bracelet

This leather cuff bracelet is made of an old bag, some vintage ribbon and a plastic tube that contained powdered sugar. I used the powdered sugar for the baby chocolate cupcakes with Snickers butter cream and was left with this empty plastic tube. I thought it couldn’t be that hard to make something cute with it. I immediately thought about making a cuff bracelet out of it. So here it is: a leather cuff bracelet made out of a plastic tube.

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DIY – Vintage lace purse

diy vintage lace bag mod podge

Do you remember the brown leather purses I found in the thrift store? I posted them last week in ‘Latest thrift store finds’. I really love these little purses. I don’t care that they are scratched and torn. It all adds up to the vintage feel. I love bags with character! But I thought I could make them even a little more special. I really wanted to keep the vintage feel, but I wanted to make the bag more unique. What did I do to make that work? I used lace! And some Mod Podge of course..

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DIY, Fashion