Grab Some Glue and an Old Tie

If you have a special black tie event to go to, and you want to actually wear a black tie, but also want to look glamorous, then here’s a great hack.

This black tie jewelry will take you from simple to elegant in no time, with little effort or expense.

So, let’s get started.

Tools and materials:

  • Narrow black neck tie
  • Assorted fashion beads
  • Hot glue and glue gun
Tie and gold decorations

1. Choose your jewelry

In this tutorial, I am using little gold flowers and tiny flat, white pearls. They are a perfect accent for a simple, narrow black tie.

Decorating the tie

2. Attach your jewelry

Use hot glue to attach the larger pieces to your tie first.

Decorating the tie

Then add your smaller pieces.

Try to space everything out as evenly as you can.

Black tie jewelry accessory

3. How to wear your tie

Put on your tie with a traditional tie knot, and tuck the back into your waistband, to help keep the rest of it in place.

Black tie jewelry accessory

Now that’s an elevated black tie!

Black tie jewelry accessory

Upgrade your look with a black jacket.

Black tie jewelry accessory

Consider untucking your shirt for an edgier look.

Black tie jewelry accessory

Now head off to your black tie event and show off your black tie jewelry!

I hope you leave a comment to let me know what reaction your black tie jewelry got.

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