How-to: Wrapped Wire Rings

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It’s been a while since I made a project that made me say, “Oh my goodness, I just can’t stop making these!” I tend to have a short attention span when it comes to crafts, I love making things once, and moving on to the next thing. But, I dare anyone to make just one of these beaded wrapped wire rings!  They are an easy jewelry project that doesn’t need a lot of supplies, it’s something you can customize by {Read More}

DIY Shamrock Necklace

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Whether you are someone who gets really into St. Patrick’s Day or not, it’s always fun to wear a little something green on March 17th.  Even if it’s just one little piece of pinch prevention, or if you’re the type of person who wears green from head to toe, I have a fun and simple shamrock necklace you can wear to feel lucky!  It’s a fast St. Patrick’s Day craft. Supplies needed to make your own shamrock necklace: Shamrock Pendant {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}

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}

Easy Rhinestone-Studded DIY Hair Accessories

Easy Rhinestone-Studded DIY Hair Accessories

Some days, you want something more glamorous for your hair than a plain old bobby pin. For those times, you can make these easy rhinestone-studded DIY hair accessories. This was really simple to make, and is also something that would make a great gift!   I think these hair clips would be a great option for Christmas presents for all the girls on your list. Gather up a bunch of supplies and you’ll have a nice portion checked off your {Read More}

Personalized Glass Pendant with Faux Soldering

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I just love personalized gifts.  A handmade, personalized gift is even more meaningful, in my opinion.   Even if you make it for yourself!  I used a picture of my daughter to make a sweet glass pendant that I absolutely love to wear.  You could easily change the picture to match any of your loves or interests. Supplies needed to make your own DIY pendant: Glass Tile Rectangle Photo of Your Choice Scrapbook Paper or Assorted Die Cuts Dimensional Magic {Read More}

Oven Bake Clay Domino Pendants

Oven Bake Clay Domino Pendants

If you haven’t tried oven bake clay, or haven’t used it lately, here’s a simple and fun project that’s not only fun to make, but fun to wear! Making these pendants will pull you headlong into a new clay jewelry making obsession. Simple geometric shapes pop in a fun color, and a domino makes a sweet pendant. Supplies needed to make your own oven bake clay pendants: Oven Bake Clay Glue-on Bail Jewelry Glue Knife Ball-point Pen Oven The hardest {Read More}

Make Your Own Lace Butterfly Jewelry

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I love the doily and lace trend that has been in the crafting world for a while now.  Something that used to seem old fashioned and outdated has found a new life in the form of tiny crowns, appliques and bowls.  This is my twist on that trend: DIY lace jewelry!  I used fabric stiffener to turn lace butterflies into pendants, and then Styled by Tori Spelling pieces made assembling my jewelry a snap. Supplies needed to make your own {Read More}

Mini Terrarium Necklaces

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I’ve been on a terrarium kick! I thought it’d be fun to turn one into a wearable piece of jewelry, so I’m going to show you how I made my terrarium necklace today. It’s a fun and versatile accessory. Supplies needed to make your own mini terrarium necklaces: 22mm Bottle Charms Sheet Moss Waxed Linen Cord Fabri-Tac Glue (or any other clear glue) Pliers Sand Small Screwdriver Scissors Misting/spray Bottle Steps: Start off by misting your moss with water. Sheet {Read More}