Who here loves FREE stuff? I definitely do, and I am sure there isn't a soul out there who doesn't. I was offered this fabulous necklace for free by a friend. She had ordered this and they sent her the wrong one.
She had originally ordered a brown one and they sent her black, but they were letting her keep the black. Knowing that I love to refashion and try new things, she sent me the black one. Now..... I am fully aware that people are sitting there saying "that is gorgeous as is, why would you even touch that?" Here is why.... I don't wear black! If you want to learn why I don't wear black, click here or the link in the side bar.
So, I pulled out my paints and got to work. I first painted over the black sections very carefully with a brown metal acrylic paint. I then very lightly painted the peacock blue color over the brown as to not get the blue in the creases.this post, I did the same technique on the whole necklace as I did the shoes. Small dab of brown metal paint, a drop of water and a cotton rag. I rubbed the blue sections as well as all of the gold so that it wouldn't be so shiny.....voila. I now have my very own one-of-a-kind necklace that I love wearing and feel good in.