DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace with Matching Earrings {tutorial}

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace


#DIY Statement Beaded Bib Necklace

DIY Beaded Statement Necklace

I keep seeing beautiful beaded bib necklaces on jewelry sites and Pinterest. I knew I had to have one! They are so easy to make, you can have one in any color you want! This one is for sale in my Etsy shop, if you aren’t inclined to make one yourself. I am making a […]

Cross Sliding Knot Bracelet {DIY}

Cross Sliding Knot Bracelet {DIY}

I love sliding knots. They’re easy to make once you get the hang of it and they have such a flexible fit that you can adjust them to wear anywhere on your arm candy party! In case you’re wondering, the other bracelet in the pic is the DIY Macrame Bracelet by Honestly WTF. Very cute […]

Quick Layered Necklace {DIY}

Quick Layered Necklace

This is a quick tutorial on how to turn prestrung beads or a beaded necklace into a tiered necklace. Materials: Strung beads or old necklace folded in half or thirds jump rings chain clasp Decide how you want the necklace to lay and fold the beads. Use needle nosed pliers to add a jump ring to each end […]

Ombre Crochet Love Bracelet {diy}

crochet love bracelet

I love the curved connector bracelets – words, crosses, evil eye, etc. I decided to try crocheting on in lieu of the popular macrame versions. The straps aren’t as stiff as I used cotton thread to make them. My thread created an ombre effect, but you could do stripes, solid colors, etc. Supplies: crochet thread or […]

Crochet Colorblock Rhinestone Bangle Tutorial

Color Block Crochet Rhinestone Bangle {DIY}

I recently posted a rhinestone bangle tutorial I crocheted with a promise of a tutorial to follow. Embroidery floss has become really popular in jewelry lately, but I love to add a crocheted twist to things as crochet was my first crafting love. Well here it is: All you need is some embroidery floss, the […]

Super Easy Rhinestone Bangle {DIY}

DIY Rhinestone Bangle

  This is a super easy base tutorial on how to make a rhinestone bangle. I am going to build onto it in my next tutorial to make a crocheted color block rhinestone bangle. I made a post a while back putting on in my etsy shop. But there are so many things you can do with this. […]

How to Make a Tiered Necklace {DIY}


  Materials: 2 different size pearls or beads (larger and smaller) chain wire jump rings crimp beads ribbon (not pictured) ribbon clamps (not pictured) E-6000 (optional) lighter or Fray Check (optional) Tools: wire cutters crimpers round nose pliers flat nose pliers Step 1: String larger beads onto ribbon clamps using crimp beads and beading wire. […]

Jewelry Wire Straightening {tips}

jewelry straightening tip

Nylon-jaw pliers are great for straightening wire, but if you don’t have a pair handy, pinch the wire between your fingernail and the pad of your thumb. The gentle curve this creates is perfect for earring projects. PS – I party here.

How to Make a Spiked Chain Necklace {DIY}

How to Make a Spike Necklace {diy}

Spikes and studs are all the rage right now. I have seen a ton of cute necklaces and bracelets with spikes. Instead of being a goth look, spikes are now hipster too! I decided to make a basic spike necklace and thought I’d share. Materials 20 in chain clasp and hook 8 jump rings 6 […]

How to Make Dainty Upper Finger Rings {Midi Rings}

Dainty Upper Finger Rings

I’m not sure if that’s what they’re called… upper finger rings…or midi rings…. but it’s the best descriptive term I can come up with. I had some leftover 10 mm 22 carat gold jump rings that I wanted to put to use. They are a perfect size for the upper fingers and the gold is […]

How to Make Snow Man Earrings {diy}

Snow Man Earrings

  It’s that time of year! Nothing says winter wonderland like a cute pair of snowman earrings, right? Well, let’s get right to it then! Materials: 2 large white pearls 2 small pearls 2 rhinestone round spacers 2 black sequins 2 black square beads 2 ear wires 2 headpins round nosed pliers wire cutters (mine […]

How to Make Beaded Feather Earrings {diy}

Beaded Feather Earrings

I have been “scrap” busting lately, and I have a ton of fun colored feathers from various projects. I decided to throw together another easy tutorial on how to make these cute beaded feather earrings. Materials: 2 feathers 2 beads 2 connectors 2 ear wires jewelry pliers glue (not shown) Step 1: Place beads onto […]

How to Make Feather Shoulder Duster Earrings {diy}

Feather Shoulder Duster Earrings

  I was lucky enough to be given some beautifully colored feathers from a tutorial exchange with Abakhan, hosted by Totally Tutorials! Being that I am on a huge jewelry kick, I have decided to turn them into these feather shoulder duster earrings, which are wonderful Fall colors! Supplies: 6 feathers (2 of each color) […]

Dorinda Button Earrings Tutorial

Dorinda Button Earrings

This tutorial is sponsored by Lots of Buttons. They are a site that specializes in all sorts of buttons. There are synthetic, leather, shell, plastic, even coconut buttons! Anyone who has a button fetish will love their site. They were generous enough to gift me with some buttons to create this tutorial on how to […]

Brown Stretchy Cuff Bracelet Tutorial

Ribbon Bracelet

In case you missed my guest post at The Crafty Scientist, here it is: How to make a brown stretchy cuff bracelet: Materials: Ribbon Decorative Trim (preferably with elastic), silver chain, clasp, 2 jump rings, 2 ribbon clamps Not pictured: flat nosed pliers, scissors, glue (optional) Step 1: Cut ribbon to desired length, minus an inch […]

How to Make a Blingy Summer Bracelet

Color Block Bracelet

Summer + color blocking equals awesome! I am super excited for pastels and everything that comes with it. Color blocking is very in this Summer, and I found these cute “blingy” beads that make for fun summer jewelry! This tutorial matches my Spring Bling Color Block Earrings. Supplies: memory wire beads (mine are from Michaels) needle […]

How to Make Blingy Hoop Earrings

Color Block Earrings

Summer + color blocking equals awesome! I am super excited for pastels and everything that comes with it. Color blocking is very in this Summer, and I found these cute “blingy” beads that make for fun summer jewelry! Check out my matching blingy summer bracelet tute! Colorful beads (I found these at Michaels) Memory wire […]

Super Easy Mini Doily Earrings Tutorial

Mini Doily Earrings

I found an awesome find at the thrift store (my absolute favorite place to be outside of the craft store). You would be surprised how many craft supplies you can get there mega cheap. I get fabric all the time! I lucked out on this last trip and got a ton of polymer clay at […]

Woven Chain Bracelet Crochet Pattern {free crochet pattern}

Woven Chain Bracelet {crochet}

I am seeing (and loving) all of these woven chain bracelets, all over the place. What I am not loving, is the price. I have seen a few braided chain bracelets, but I decided to crochet it for that pretty edged look. Check out these beauties: Ariel Gordon Blue and Gray Silk Woven Bracelet $115 […]