CREATIVE CONSCIOUS WORKSHOPs: Rethink your jewelry box

Introductory class – duration 1 hour

Many of us have a big, full box of jewelry pieces that we do not use to its fullest potential. While our underused or broken pieces just create clutter, we keep acquiring new ones to satisfy our new taste and preferences and our desire for novelty. We have pieces that have sentimental value that we are not willing to let go of. Yet we are not willing to use them either. And what about gifts we got that we feel obliged to keep even though they are absolutely none of our taste? How you could create more opportunities for you to use pieces you love? And how could you customize the unwanted pieces to your preferences?

Learn how to rethink your jewelry box content, adapt it to the actual you and achieve a unique, stylish visual identity through jewelry.

Through this workshop, I aim to:

  • provide you with concepts and insights on how to give a conscious thought to the content of your jewelry box and inspire you to find more creative ways to use it in an innovative way

This introductory chat will help you get inspired to take actions to:

  • refresh your jewelry box, using what you already have
  • re-style gifts to your own flair for wear
  • claim back broken favorites
  • adapt your existing pieces to your new preferences
  • preserve memories by upcycling souvenirs into eye-catching accessories
  • express your visual identity with jewelry
  • spend less on special occasion glam and glitter

PRESENTATION (15-20min) – My jewelry box showcase:  will take you on a tour of different ideas and concepts such as repurposing, recycling and upcycling. To inspire you, I will show you some examples of the pieces I have created and recycled and explain you the concept behind. I will touch on a process that can help you define your style and preferences and curate your jewelry box accordingly.

PRACTICAL DEMO (15-20min) – My jewelry hacks: I will show you how I use and combine my pieces in an unexpected way to create refreshing looks.

Q&A

Curate and use your jewelry box to shine the actual,unique you.

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PAST CREATIVE CONSCIOUS WORKSHOPS

Learning how to re-love some of my old favourites!

This was such an amazing workshop. It really made me reflect about how what is in my cupboard, and how much I buy that I don’t use. Better still, Mili demonstrated some fantastic ideas of how to recycle and repurpose clothes and jewellery so that I can still use them as my tastes and shape change. The ideas were so easy and quick to apply, that even someone like me (I can just about sew a button on and that’s about it!) can do it! I can’t wait for your next workshop, Mili!

Sue Brett

Creative re-use of clothing

I just loved Mili’s creative workshop and positive attitude. I could see how much passionate and determined she was in educating and engaging us into reusing and recreating new and trendy clothing. Small accessories making big change, creating funky and bold looks. I just loved it, so simple yet so sophisticated. Well done girl !

Fizza Sabir

Mili’s Magic

Yes, Mili performed outside of the box stunt. A very useful workshop for all woman of all ages.
It’s a conscious spending technic that everyone loved. We liked the Creative Jar concept. It had beads, pins, buttons, patterns, etc. that became part of my wardrobe tools. It’s true: some pin here and there makes a big change for the dressing and figure. Mili is a hyper host that put us all focus in the discussion. The session is informative and I would be glad to collaborate again with her in the future.

Cristina Caringal

A morning well spent on an amazing workshop

I attended Mili’s workshop on jewelry cause I found the concept very interesting. I followed her on Instagram for a while and I liked her projects of a sustainable lifestyle. I thought I would give it a try as well, by starting with a small thing like recycling unused earrings, that were lying in my drawer. In the beginning, Mili asked us to answer a couple of questions about our jewelry preferences, shapes that we like, material preference, favorite colors etc. We based the design for our new jewelry on those. She displayed some of her jewelry: that she did and some original pieces of unique jewelry that she bought. It was among her jewelry that I found inspiration for my earrings. I enjoyed that we all were working on one big table with a lot of natural light. I could observe other participants, give them ideas and shared my thoughts on their jewelry and they did the same for me. Mili was walking from one participant to the other, guiding us, providing materials, and helping us with some mechanical work like drilling very small holes for pending decorations on jewelry etc. In an hour and a half, we all managed to finish our jewelry and proudly showed it to each other. Thank you so much Mili, hope to join you again on some other project. Meanwhile, keep on inspiring us with your ideas!

Mirna

I loved the outcome: a very nice bracelet that fits my style

Reinventing your accessories workshop was an amazing experience. I enjoyed it and I learned how to be efficient in recycling my accessories: how to create a new piece by just amending some small details. With Mili’s help and guidance, I turned a gift that I’ve never worn into a bracelet that I use daily. Great workshop.

Hind

Inspiring workshop!

Mili is full of passion and enthusiasm. Her workshop was very informative with simple ideas to truly recreate old items into fresh statement pieces. I especially loved the idea of turning old jeans into fashionable skirts and her very simple rubber band trick to transform your tops. I really enjoyed it. Thank you, Mili 🙏

Sirjudaye

Creative and Inspiring

My sisters and I absolutely enjoyed Milica’s workshop. She truly opened my eyes to how one can be sustainable and resourceful. Rather than spending too much on designer clothes, I’ve learned how to become more creative with my wardrobe. I also loved the idea of the “creative conscious jar”. Thank you and all the best of luck of in your future workshops Milica! 🙂

Judy Dandan
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