You get to a certain age and you notice a familiarity to some things. Kind of a delayed deja vu. Then it hits you--Vintage is back in style. The jewelry your grandmother wore, that you swore you wouldn't touch with a ten-foot pole, now feels warm, fuzzy & comforting.
You might be wondering what to do with the necklace that belonged to your great aunt. It has a lot of sentimental value, but the style is not quite right. Take it apart, re-design it, add or remove some elements so it's still your great aunt's, but it's also "you." Consider these ideas:
What are some things you've done with the family treasures? Send pictures or comments, because we're all about show & tell!
Kim Humphrey not only enjoys creating fun and whimsical designs with beads, she also uses traditional patterns and techniques for all types of bead jewelry.