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.

How to Emboss Metal to Make DIY Steampunk Jewelry

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Hey friends!  I’ve got a really fun jewelry technique to share with you today.  If you’re a scrapbooking fan, you probably already know what the Sizzix Big Shot can do on paper.  I learned recently that you can also emboss metal blanks with Vintaj dies, so I had to try it out.  The effect is awesome!  You can create one of a kind pieces with so little effort – I’m going to show you how in just 5 minutes, you {Read More}

The Complete Beginners Guide to Beading Basics

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If you’re just starting out with jewelry making, beading might not be the place you think to start. You may be surprised to learn that beaded jewelry can be easy, as long as you have the right tools and guidance. That’s where we come in. Learn some of our beading for beginners tips, like the right supplies to purchase, best brands for beginners and more. You’ll thank us later, when you are making our own drool-worthy jewelry. Jewelry Tools and {Read More}

DIY Harry Potter Bookmark Gifts

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Can you believe there are only 160 days until Christmas? That’s just a little more than five months and you know how crazy things get around Halloween and Thanksgiving so really, it’ll be here before you know it! If you’re planning on getting an early start on making (or at least pinning!) some gifts for your book-loving friends, this DIY Harry Potter bookmark tutorial is for you! Supplies needed to make your own DIY Harry Potter bookmarks: Bright Silver Book {Read More}

Craft Organization Ideas to Keep You Out of Trouble

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Crafting can sometimes be a slippery slope. One day it’s a small hobby you’re doing in your spare time and your supplies are neatly organized in a small corner or your office. Next thing you know, crafting supplies have taken over your house and you can find them all over the place. (Photo courtesy of our blogger, Shaunte. Check out her craft room.) Craft organization ideas can make spur of the moment projects easier, help you save money from buying duplicates {Read More}

Word Bead Bracelet DIY

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I love quick projects.  I especially love quick accessories; that’s my favorite kind of crafting to do.  So I whipped up a super simple bracelet DIY showcasing these fun new tube word beads that you can make up in about 5 minutes (there’s only 5 minutes of active crafting time – allow an extra 5-10 minutes of drying time).  Just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it’s not stylish, though!  Take a look at this word bead bracelet DIY! I want to {Read More}

June Is Jewelry Month + FREE Jewelry eBook!

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It’s Jewelry Month here at Crafts Unleashed and ConsumerCrafts.com!  We’re celebrating with 10% off ALL jewelry supplies and a free jewelry eBook with 9 easy to make jewelry projects. Each project has full instructions with great step out photos. Download your free copy of the jewelry eBook by clicking HERE.   Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned jewelry making, there is a project for everyone! From nautical bracelets to grapevine earrings to leather tassel key chains, you’re sure to be {Read More}

DIY Simple Bow Anklet

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Whether you wear sandals, boat shoes, flip-flops or go barefoot: your ankles get their opportunity to strut their stuff in the summer. I love the look of a simple anklet. It’s feminine and sweet – yet beachy –  all at the same time. What’s even better is that anklets are VERY easy to make. You can choose a few different connectors and beads and have multiple anklets to sport all summer. Supplies needed to make your own anklet:  Connector Charm {Read More}

DIY Beach-Inspired Dangle Earrings

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Summer means vacations – and that often means heading to the coast! Or maybe just wishing you were at the beach, that’s OK too! Either way, these sweet Summer beach-inspired dangle earrings will put you in a Summery mood! They are inspired by the cool blues and whites of the ocean waves, and they would be so pretty with any of your Summer outfits, or even something light and fun to wear with your swimsuit! These dangle earrings are so {Read More}

Patriotic Layered Bead Bracelet

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The 4th of July is my favorite holiday all year.  It’s barbecues and popsicles, family and friends, parades and fireworks – what’s not to love?  So it probably makes sense that I love to make red, white and blue accessories so that I have something festive to wear.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a layered bead bracelet in patriotic colors. I love to make layered bracelets, because they give you the look of a stack of {Read More}