Free gift on orders over R500.00

News — Somethingblue

Polymer Clay Earrings

Posted by Nicole Grant on

Polymer Clay Earrings

First Off: What Is Polymer Clay? You may already know that you like the look of polymer clay earrings, but how much do you know about polymer clay itself? Let’s break it down. Polymer clay is a versatile and pliable sculpting medium that is super easy to work with to create a variety of projects, including home decor, pottery, sculpture and, of course, jewellery. Unlike other types of clay, it is man-made and not natural. Composed of polymers, resins, coloring agents and fillers, polymer clay is typically baked into a finished product after it’s sculpted.  One of the biggest advantages to working...

Read more →

Creative ways to include something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

Posted by Nicole Grant on

Creative ways to include something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

Weddings these days are all about honoring customs in your own modern way. Whether you’re superstitious or you’re just paying homage to tradition, here are a few creative ways to assemble your own good luck tokens for the big day. Because what bride couldn’t use a little extra good juju? Check out our recommendations for something “old,” something “new,” something “borrowed,”  and something “blue” you can shop right from the comfort of your couch. Something Old The time-honored wedding tradition of having “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue was once thought not only to give the bride good luck on her big...

Read more →

What kind of earrings should I wear on my wedding day?

Posted by Nicole Grant on

What kind of earrings should I wear on my wedding day?

Wedding jewellery may seem insignificant compared to everything else on your plate when planning your wedding. But trust us, it can make a big impact and elevate your whole look! Your wedding dress may be the star of the show but the accessories such as your wedding shoes, veil and earrings add little personal touches to your look and make it uniquely you. When it comes to earrings, the options are limitless! You can have diamond studs, pearl studs, drop earrings, hoops, chandeliers and even ear cuffs! Besides the different styles, you also have the option of colours and gold...

Read more →

Tiaras aren't just for royalty

Posted by Nicole Grant on

Tiaras aren't just for royalty

There are lots of things you get to do on your wedding day that you wouldn’t do otherwise and wearing a tiara is one of them. Once you get that sparkling tiara fastened into your wedding hairstyle you’ll really feel like a princess! Here are some tips on wearing a wedding tiara. Consider the position of your wedding tiara If you are getting your hair done professionally your stylist should be able to position the tiara in exactly the right place for you. It should be placed at the crown of the head, or further back, not on top of...

Read more →

Wedding garter tips

Posted by Nicole Grant on

Wedding garter tips

Who buys the garter? There is no set rule for who typically buys a bride’s wedding garter. If you want to buy one for a friend for her bridal shower, it can be a thoughtful gift. If you want to pick out your own bridal garter for your own wedding, that is perfectly acceptable, too. How much does a garter cost? A wedding garter can cost anywhere from R100 to R500 (for extremely ornate garters). The average price is around R200 to R350. The more ornate the style, the more expensive they tend to get. What are the different styles...

Read more →