How-To: Fused Glass Jewelry with Fuseworks Beginner’s Fusing Kit

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Doesn’t fused glass jewelry look so professional? I’m not a big dichroic glass fan, which you often find in fused glass pieces. So I thought I would try to create my own professional glass jewelry with a minimalist feel. Thankfully, the Fuseworks Beginner’s Fusing kit is really easy to use in your own home! I’ll show you how my first attempts went. Supplies needed to make your own Fuseworks fused glass jewelry: Fuseworks Beginner’s Fusing Kit E-6000 Adhesive Jewelry Studs {Read More}

DIY Leather Tassel Earrings

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Leather is one of my very favorite materials to work with and I am in love with the tassels that have been showing up everywhere from clothing to accessories, and in more streamlined forms in home decor.  When I stumbled upon a large, pink leather, full-length skirt for a few dollars at the thrift store, I knew exactly what I wanted to make. These DIY tassel earrings are feminine, a little punk and simple to make.  Let’s dive right in, {Read More}

Geometric Handmade Earrings With Hardware Supplies

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Tired of the same old generic store-bought earrings? Stand out with these fun and playful geometric handmade earrings! Follow along as I show you how to make a pair for yourself. Supplies needed to make your own geometric handmade earrings: Small Picture Hanging Hardware Large Picture Hanging Hardware Head or Eye Pins  Pliers Earring Wires Beads (I used these pink dyed beads, various beads from old jewelry)Step 1: Begin by separating the two pieces from two sets of the picture hanging {Read More}

Crafting On The Go: Midnight Blue Polymer Clay Jewelry

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Crafting on the go can be easy.  I was recently on the road for a few weeks and knew I would have plenty of downtime and would likely want to spend some time crafting. I knew I had to keep it compact.  Two kids, two adults and a dog in one SUV for four weeks, does not allow for much extra room.  You do not have to pack a ton of items and creating does not have to be complicated. {Read More}

Half-Moon Clay DIY Earrings

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Clay is so much fun to work with! There isn’t a steep learning curve – it’s really easy to get started. There are endless possibilities, too. I know you’ll love it, so I’m going to show you a fun jewelry project – clay DIY earrings. Let’s get started! Supplies needed to make your own clay DIY earrings: Oven-bake Clay Polymer Clay Press Gold Acrylic Paint Paintbrush Circle Cookie Cutter Washi Tape Jewelry Findings: Earring Wires, 6 inches of chain, Jump {Read More}

How To Make DIY Earrings Out of Paper

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You read that right! These earrings are made out of craft paper. Now you have no excuse not to match every outfit! Make custom DIY earrings for every holiday, sports team or event! Get excited! For just a few pennies, and a little time you can create a whole supply of new earrings. Supplies needed to make your own DIY earrings from paper: Thick Cardstock (I used Core’dinations Glitter Silk Cardstock) Mod Podge Dimensional Magic Small Hole Punch Jump Rings Fish Hook Earring {Read More}

How To: DIY Grapevine Earrings

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One of my favorite things about the arrival of spring is spring color.  I love adding colorful accessories, and I have a great project to share with you for doing exactly that.  Today, I’m going to show you how to make a pair of grapevine earrings! Just like any good jewelry project, feel free to put your own spin on the design and choose other colors or even other sizes of beads!  Personally, I am loving turquoise this spring! Supplies {Read More}

Shoulder Duster Tassel Earrings Featuring Swarovski Crystal Filigree Balls

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Statement jewelry is in and a tassel trend is also emerging.  Don’t pay top dollar for your next pair of fashionable earrings, make them yourself!  These shoulder duster tassel earrings are very versatile — they are glitzy enough for a night out but tame enough to add a subtle amount of glam to a casual work outfit.  The Swarovski Crystal filigree balls really take these earrings to the next level – no one will believe you made them yourself! (Note: {Read More}

Mixed Media Photo Frame Necklace with Earrings

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I was inspired by my Freshwater Pearl Necklace with Fabric Rose Accents and wanted to make another rather girly necklace but with different supplies, so I went hunting through the Consumer Crafts website and this is what I came up with.   Supplies: Frame Charm GS Hypo Cement Beadalon® Figaro Chain Victoria Lynn™ Rhinestone and Pearl Hair Combs Rhinestone and Pearl Flower Shaped Hairpin Easy Peasy Jewelry-Pretty and Playful Project Book SWAROVSKI® ELEMENTS Crystal Faceted Bicone Beads  SWAROVSKI® ELEMENTS Austrian {Read More}