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How to use antique brooches

How to use antique brooches

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Framed Gems

Transform Jewelry into Home Accents

Grandma's Tree ~ made from years of collecting costume jewelry from yard sales and thrift stores.

  • Bobbye Moncrief
    Bobbye Moncrief

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Create Vintage Charm Family photos gain new prominence displayed in filigree metal frames embellished with vintage brooches. Thread thin satin ribbon through the open areas of the frame. (Thinking bigger frames would work better -- my grandmothers and great aunt had bigger brooches.)

Transform Jewelry into Home Accents

This links to a digital pattern, but I like the idea of framing series of brooches... use same size square, maybe out of fabric from scarves and display in this style.

Frame -- photo, brooches underneath, scarf as background.

Necklace made from brooches and earrings

Examples of brooches turned into necklaces

Make trinket box decorated with brooches, earrings, etc. Could work for larger jewelry box, too.

How to make a framed brooch board. They use felt... I wonder if you could cover felt with scarf?

Tuppence Ha'penny: {Jewellery Week} How to Make a Brooch Board
  • My Vintage Spirit
    My Vintage Spirit

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How to make a necklace with old brooches instruction

How to Make a Necklace With Old Brooches | eHow

Framed tray with brooches as accent.

Love framing the brooches... the big one against black is pretty, but really love the collage idea at right.

Dans le Lakehouse: DIY Framed Bakelite Brooch

vintage jewelry brooches on handbag

brooches and beads and earrings decorating frame

DIY necklace made from vintage brooches. I love this idea. I'd do it.

Brooches as mirror frame

Turn brooches into magnets

46 Crafts Made with Recycled Materials

Brooch as accent on a purse or clutch

Brooch bouquet featuring floral brooches. Could probably make a centerpiece using same approach.

Brooch bouquet!

Wreath with brooches as decoration