Jewelry Making Ideas and More

Looking for unique jewelry making ideas or tips on how to make jewelry? Look no further. The crafting experts here at Crafts Unleashed offer a wide variety of easy jewelry ideas, inspiration and more. Find your new must-have piece of jewelry below and simply click on the project image for detailed instructions and tips.

Crystal Rhinestone DIY Necklace

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We are so excited to have Sam, from Bromeliad, back again to guest post for us today!  Please show Sam some love by visiting her awesome blog and keep in touch with her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Add some bling to your wardrobe with a simple crystal rhinestone DIY necklace project that looks like a million bucks! The secret ingredient to making this type of rhinestone DIY necklace with ease is plastic canvas mesh. Supplies needed to make your own rhinestone DIY necklace: Chunky Gold {Read More}

Easy Seed Bead DIY Earrings

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Learning bead weaving techniques can seem a bit daunting. But this DIY earrings project is really easy and will get you started on the right track. Did I mention these easy seed bead DIY earrings are perfect for those go-to, daily earrings that match everything? Yup. Let’s get started! Supplies needed to make your own seed bead DIY earrings: .008 or .006 Beading Thread Size 6 Seed Beads (I used silver lined gray matte) 2 Jump Rings (I recommend getting a {Read More}

Kid’s Craft: Valentine DIY Heart Bracelet

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Today’s DIY heart bracelet craft is super easy. It just needs to be assembled- no measuring, cutting, gluing or even tools needed! It is a good craft to take on the go (road trip, airplane, camping etc) and is a great one for kids. Have I sold you yet? How about now? Cute, right? Supplies needed to make your own DIY heart bracelet:  Cable Chain Bracelet Acrylic Charm Hearts Not a “heart” person? There are also stars, flowers, and butterfly {Read More}

DIY Valentines: Bracelet Kits for Kids

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After Christmas, my children begin to look forward to Valentine’s Day.  They love creating cute little gifts for their friends and handwriting cards and notes to hand out in class, and I always try to come up with a fun and creative way for them to show a little love to their friends and teachers!  So this year I came up with what I think is my all-time favorite Valentine’s Day idea!  We created these really cute bracelet kit DIY {Read More}

Make a Steampunk Snowman Craft Pin

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I combined my passion for miniatures and steampunk to create this fun little snowman craft pin.  Isn’t he adorably industrial?  This fun winter project is so easy to make that you won’t be able to stop at just one…you’ll find yourself making a whole collection of snowmen to wear or to decorate your desk with. Supplies needed to make your own steampunk snowman craft pin: Mini Glass Bottle Seed Beads (I used cream) Pin Backs 1 inch Durafoam Ball Diamond Dust {Read More}

How to Organize Beads & Jewelry Supplies

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Jewelry supplies are a special challenge to organize, because they’re so small, and there are so many different kinds of things to keep track of.  I know… I have quite a lot of jewelry supplies.  (What can I say, I’m a sucker for new beads!)  I’ve tried a lot of different storage solutions, and I’ve finally got on a system that’s working well for me. Today, I’m showing you how to organize beads and jewelry making supplies. Being organized is {Read More}

The Top 15 DIY Crafts of 2014

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It has truly been a great year here at Crafts Unleashed and ConsumerCrafts.com, we’re so grateful for all our followers and customers. What better way to celebrate the end of a fabulous year then by sharing our most popular DIY crafts of 2014?! These 15 posts were the most viewed tutorials on our site during 2014. Just click any of the images below for the full tutorial. Enjoy! Starting with #15, let’s countdown our top DIY crafts of the year!   {Read More}

Last Minute Gift Idea: Sailor Knot Bracelet DIY

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I love making intricate handmade gifts for my family and friends during the holidays but sometimes, as most of you can relate, there just aren’t enough hours in the day. I hardly have time to brush my teeth much less make gifts that take hours to complete. That’s what I love about this sailor knot bracelet DIY! Once you get the hang of how to create the knot, the whole bracelet can be made in under 20 minutes! A gorgeous and {Read More}

Winterberry-Inspired Woven Bracelet with Beads

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I love designing woven bracelets.  It’s the natural fibers and earthy colors, it’s the calming pattern of braiding, knotting or weaving, and it’s especially the cost – twine and seed beads are some of the most inexpensive supplies you can buy when making jewelry.  I’ve got a woven bracelet design to share with you today that’s got a wintry theme that reminds me of winterberry branches.  It makes a perfect last-minute handmade gift.  Best of all, even if you don’t {Read More}