In order to fill a creative void at certain times, I've ventured into a store and purchased materials in order to make my own custom jewelry.
DIY Shoe Chains
Materials purchased from clearance necklaces at Nordstrom
Material purchased at Michaels Craft Store
How do you feel about buying custom handmade one-of-a-kind items? Is it high on your fashion must haves? Do you consider it like buying custom art from a local artist? Or do you strictly buy fashion items from retailers?
Here are some of my favorite designers/DIY bloggers: