DIY Necklace Projects

Having trouble finding the perfect necklace for that special occasion coming up? Or maybe you’re envisioning the perfect everyday piece you can get a lot of use out of. No matter what you need a necklace for, it’s fun to create your own unique DIY necklace. Browse all our necklace ideas below to find the perfect one for your needs, and click on any image for detailed instructions.

Statement Steampunk Necklace Tutorial

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The best thing about making your own jewelry is that you can create a piece that is uniquely you.  Whether you like leather, bling, vintage or simple styling, you can find a way to express your personality through jewelry.  As I’ve shared before, I have a soft spot for all things antique and unique.  The new Vintaj and Steampunk lines at Consumer Crafts made it easy for me to put together this cool statement steampunk necklace, which is really fun {Read More}

Knock Off Chevron Ladder Anthropologie Necklace

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I recently found a cute chevron ladder Anthropologie necklace (Anthro is one of my absolute favorite clothing and accessory stores)!  It is a beautiful necklace, but at $58…it was a bit over my necklace budget.  Especially for a trendy piece of jewelry that I know will only be in style for a couple of years.  So I decided to DIY my own version of this Anthropologie necklace and came up with a really fun and similar version for less then $11 (and {Read More}

DIY Simple Monogram Necklace

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I make so many long layering necklaces that I thought I would make a short, simple necklace to mix it up. This is perfect for beginning jewelry-making. Not only will you learn an easy way to customize monogram charms, you’ll get the basics of putting a necklace together. Supplies needed to make your own monogram necklace: Chain Clasp Jump Rings Head Pins Beads Brass Circle Charm Jewelry Pliers Acrylic or Chalk Paint Foam Brush Mod Podge Stencil – You have lots {Read More}

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}

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}

Boho Layered Necklace DIY

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I quite like the bohemian look, especially with my jewelry and accessories. The point of boho style is to be eclectic so it’s a great chance to mix and match things I wouldn’t usually put together. For instance, you can mix different metals, beads, charms and even a little fabric. That’s exactly what I did with this layered necklace and I love the result. Supplies needed to make your own boho layered necklace: Pliers Wire Cutters Various Types of Chain (if {Read More}

Romantic Bridal DIY Jewelry Set

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It is crazy easy to make beautiful DIY jewelry for your wedding, your bridesmaids or as a bridal gift. You just need a few items from the Chic & Charmed line. I made this necklace/earring set in no time and I’m just smitten with how it turned out! You can customize this to your liking and the whole project would take a beginning jewelry-maker about 30 minutes or less. Supplies needed to create your own DIY jewelry bridal set: Chic {Read More}

Personalized Stamped Metal Charm Necklaces

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Today’s craft is simple, easy to execute and so much cheaper than the inspiration, you might faint.  HERE is the inspiration piece.  It cost $130.  It is a very nice necklace and I, along with much of America, wanted one this past Christmas.  However, the price is steep for some stamped metal, so I decided to try stamping my own name necklaces. Supplies needed to make your own stamped metal name charms: Rectangle Frame Charms (These come in a variety of finishes) Thin Ball {Read More}

Stacked Book Necklace {Teacher Gift Idea}

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Today’s project is perfect for that end-of-the-year (can’t-believe-you-survived!) Teacher Appreciation gift. A stacked book necklace: I found a similar book necklace selling at Anthropologie- but it was way out of my budget, so I made my own! Supplies needed to make your own stacked book necklace: Timeless Minis Miniature Books Timeless Minis Red Apples Silver Tone  18″ Necklace Chain 3″ Nickel Plated Head Pin Silver Tone Jump Rings Silver Tone Jewelry Clasp Round Nose Jewelry Pliers Long Needle Quilling Tool Glue {Read More}