Spring Pearl & Rhinestone Bracelet

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I love combining different materials in one jewelry piece. I think it makes a fun mix of textures and adds some fun style! Now that spring is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make up new accessories to freshen up your wardrobe. This DIY pearl and rhinestone bracelet is a great choice! This pretty spring pearl and rhinestone bracelet is super easy to make and it’s the perfect combo for spring! I love how the mint pearls look with the gold thread. These {Read More}

Beaded Leather Bracelets For Women Tutorial

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Natural and irregularly cut stones are all the rage right now! Depending on what you wear them with, natural stones can be elegant and casual all at the same time. Unfortunately, as beautiful as they are, jewelry pieces that utilize these stones can be quite pricey. Why not save some money and make your own beaded leather bracelets for women with this tutorial!     I am not a jewelry maker. So the fact that I made this bracelet in about half {Read More}

How To Make A Handmade Charm Bracelet

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Making jewelry charms is one of the handmade jewelry basics. Charms are so versatile, you can use them in so many projects – including the classic charm bracelet!  It can be as complicated or as simple as you like, and with just a few practice runs, even a beginner will be cranking out charms in no time.  That makes this a really great group craft, too. With a group of friends, you can share beads to make charms for yourselves, {Read More}

Simple Stacked Stretch Bracelets

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Are you a jewelry beginner?  You can still make some gorgeous arm candy!  Stacked bracelets are hot, and they are a great way to start small and create a great look.  Just choose a color theme, and you can combine beads in all kinds of patterns for a great look. I chose a purple and silver color theme, and made up a few different kinds of designs.  The sky is the limit!  I’ll share some tips for patterns and for {Read More}

DIY Shamballa-Style Bracelet Tutorial

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Have you seen the Shamballa-style bracelets and thought about making your own?  With basic macrame techniques, a bit of cord and beautiful beads, you can!  They add some sparkle to any outfit, and are a hit with jewelry lovers of all ages.  Today’s tutorial will walk you through how to make your own adjustable shamballa-style bracelet. Supplies needed to make your own DIY Shamballa bracelet: Bamboo Cord (or your favorite hemp, cotton, or waxed linen in a 20-lb. weight) Sparkly {Read More}

Handmade Gift Challenge: Rhinestone and Leather Bracelet

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Today’s project is a fun woven leather bracelet that has a little bling!  If you’ve ever done any weaving, you will find this to be a much more simple design than what it looks like – making it look impressive without a lot of effort! At under $10 each, this DIY rhinestone and leather bracelet makes a fabulous gift for the jewelry lover in your life! Supplies needed to make your own rhinestone and leather bracelet: 2mm Black Leather Cord ($1.27) {Read More}

Handmade Gift Challenge: Chunky Paracord Kumihimo Bracelet

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Looking for great holiday gift you can give a good friend or teenage family member that’s around $10 in supplies? I know it almost sounds impossible, but this Chunky Kumihimo Bracelet totally fits the bill! In case you don’t know, Kumihimo is an ancient braiding technique perfected by the Japanese and very popular in accessories this year. While easy to learn, it can be a bit time consuming, so grab your supplies, curl up on the couch while watching your {Read More}

Rainbow Loom – This Year’s Must-have Gift!

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The Rainbow Loom and similar products are a super hot kids craft right now. Kids of all ages, both girls AND boys are going crazy over this fun creativity. It’s amazing how many hours we’ve already spent making our own rubber band bracelets! If you have a teen or preteen on your Christmas list, Rainbow Loom is a must-have gift this year! There are two different kits that I tried. The Rainbow Loom rubber band bracelet kit that comes with {Read More}

Easy DIY Macrame Friendship Bracelets

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Today, I’m going to show you a fun and easy macrame bracelet that is a twist on the traditional friendship bracelet.  This two-tone woven bracelet can be made from any kind of twine or embroidery floss and is easily removable by adding a button (or bead) closure.  This fun little piece is proof that the very best crafts can be simple! Supplies needed to make your own macrame friendship bracelets: Hemp Twine or Bamboo Cord (I found the 20lb weight is perfect) {Read More}