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@Read Pdf í The Naughty Secretary Club: The Working Girl's Guide to Handmade Jewelry Å This title features overstep by step kitschy secretary jewellery projects, plus overvariations Readers will learn how to turn almost anything into a charm, particularly office supplies after all, paperclips can make a great necklace and file folders can be turned into wearable art you have to luuuuv kitsch to love this book I only sort of like kitsch sometimes, so I only sort of like this. I really loved the designs, but what is frustrating in all these craft books that use found re purposed items, is that the best funkiest items are so difficult to find Where am I going to find plastic gnomes Gnomes aside, I really loved her upcycled glasses and watch face necklace designs I didn t spend a ton of time reading the instructions or narratives, but I d like to take this book out again and really pick through it. I love Jennifer Perkin s style so I knew right away that I would LOVE this book And boy was I right.Jennifer says it best in the book intro If you prefer your jewelry subtle and serious, you might want to go ahead and set this book back on the shelf This book is not for the faint hearted All of the office and secretary references and facts make the book a fun read The photos are fun and kitschy and will make your mouth water for colorful plastic trinkets a.k.a what my mother would call ju I love Jennifer Perkin s style so I knew right away that I would LOVE this book And boy was I right.Jennifer says it best in the book intro If you prefer your jewelry subtle and serious, you might want to go ahead and set this book back on the shelf This book is not for the faint hearted All of the office and secretary references and facts make the book a fun read The photos are fun and kitschy and will make your mouth water for colorful plastic trinkets a.k.a what my mother would call junk The best thing about this book is that Jennifer shows us how to go beyond beads There are tons of jewelry making beading books out there right now, but how many of them tell you how to make jewelry from old motel keys, cupcake toppers, and telephone cords Not only that, but she does it WITH STYLE As far as techniques, the book begins with some simple wire wrapping and jump ring how tos but then quickly jumps into resin and how to use a hand held drill Now that s what I m talking about I already own the supplies for both but have been afraid to try them out until now There are some amazingly simple projects for the beginning beader And while the supplies may seem a bit unusual, you ll have many of these things laying around your house or office Kind of makes me wish I was a Naughty Secretary, hording supplies to make jewelry under my desk.Most if not all, of the projects are instant gratification Resin casting is probably the most complicated technique used but even that doesn t seem too time intensive.My favorite projects The tie one on headband is pretty cute, made from a man s vintage necktie You ve got to love the Secretary s Delight cast resin bracelet it s chunky and fun I m particularly interested in the Copy Machine necklace it uses something called UTEE, which I hadn t heard of before There s even a recipe in here for margarita cake YUM.This book is fun and funny and just oozes Naughty Secretary Club style, as well it should considering the title I m going to hit up my local thrift stores and flee market for supplies and then I m going to get busy making This was not the book I thought it was going to be I thought it might just be like a book of patterns involving jewelry and other interesting things you could make out of odds and ends, but instead I found a book withtext than patterns And when it did feature patterns it didn t have accompanying photographs that analyzed exactly what you were supposed to do I didn t read the text in this book because I wasinterested in patterns I was intrigued by the cover and thought it might ha This was not the book I thought it was going to be I thought it might just be like a book of patterns involving jewelry and other interesting things you could make out of odds and ends, but instead I found a book withtext than patterns And when it did feature patterns it didn t have accompanying photographs that analyzed exactly what you were supposed to do I didn t read the text in this book because I wasinterested in patterns I was intrigued by the cover and thought it might have some interesting things inside, but a quick perusal of the contents soon showed that I wasn t going to be reading this book anytime soon Taken from my book reviews blog