Facelift for loved and tired LVs

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  1. I recently changed the look of my very tired and stained (vachetta trimmings) Delightful MM. I also had been using my LV shoulder strap to death. Both had seen their best days.

    I then went into full recovery mode and have spent hours carefully cleaning, dying and coating the leather parts. I also hand painted the mexican skull on the front.

    My delightful has gone through a full facelift. Not only have I brought her back to life, I have a very unique Delightful on my shoulder now.

    Flossy72, LVk8, Mariapia and 16 others like this.
  2. I like it
  3. Wow, I really like the skull! Well done, congrats!
  4. I love the new look! My OM Delightful's vachetta is still a light honey colour but this is definitely something to consider many years down the road when the leather has one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel. I have to ask though, do you find that the black dye stains your clothes and/or skin easily?
    LVorDie likes this.
  5. Oh wow! She looks great! You're so talented! :tup:
  6. The hand-painted skull looks amazing, you must have such a steady hand! It's a great detail that makes your bag unique
  7. Wow! Great job!
  8. You are very talented and enjoy your one of a kind masterpiece. I wish I had an ounce of patience or artistic skill- your bag looks so cool!
  9. Looks great!
  10. You're very talented and I like the color of the clasps with the black leather!
  11. Nicely done!
  12. Beautiful job!
  13. Thank you so much for your motivating comments! I must say, it took for ages, but it was very worth while.
    LVorDie likes this.
  14. Amazing! You're a very talented artist. The bag looks wonderful. I'm happy to see you signed your one of a kind piece.
  15. You're good! When I saw the skull, I'm thinking that's cool. When I read that you painted it yourself...amazing! This is totally awesome! Congrats on breathing new life into the bag!