DIY: Upcycle Your Mardi Gras Beads
Mardi Gras (aka "Fat Tuesday") is a few days away! While I love the idea of a festival that everyone celebrates with beads, I have often wished that traditional Mardi Gras beads didn't have to look so…cheap. As it turns out, a few DIY bloggers have already come up with a solution to my problem. Scroll down to see some of the ideas they have had for Mardi Gras jewelry that I actually want to wear!
|These handmade paper beads are a gorgeous take on traditional Mardi Gras beads. See the whole tutorial on Design Sponge.|
|These earring, hairpin, and headband ideas will be hits at your next Mardi Gras party! Details and instructions from Brit + Co.|
|See how much difference adding a simple tassel can make? Step-by-step photo instructions by Make it & Fake It.|
|Use an old or thrifted tie and oversized Mardi Gras beads to make these easy knotted necklaces. Necklace tutorial from Artstar by Aletha.|
Laissez les bons temps rouler!