Jewelry

Pearl and Rhinestone Leather Bracelet

In case you missed it over at the Crafts Unleashed blog last month, I’m reposting this sweet Pearl and Rhinestone Leather Bracelet here – it’s one of my new favorites! I love combining different materials in one jewelry piece. I think it makes a fun mix of textures and adds some fun style! Now…

51 More DIY Jewelry Tutorials

51 MORE DIY Jewelry Tutorials

It is never to early to start thinking about Mother’s Day – it is just around the corner! Last year about this time I put together a roundup of 50 DIY Jewelry Tutorials and you all seemed to love it! So I thought it would be fun to do another giant…

Cross Stitch Pendant

Wooden Floral Cross Stitch Pendant

Some projects are just so much fun! I have had this little wooden floral cross stitch pendant on my to-do list for ages. I bought the little wooden piece a couple years ago and it just got put to the wayside and I kept putting it off, there were so…

Bead Statement Necklace

DIY Watercolor Statement Necklace

One of my favorite things about jewelry making is that pretty much anything goes. You don’t have to stick to using the same old materials, or have things be all matchy matchy – unless you want to! So even if you’re making a pretty straightforward beaded necklace, you can really…

Spring Gold Dipped Earrings

Easy DIY Gold Dipped Lace Earrings

A new pair of earrings has been on my to-do list for the longest time! Especially a pair of lace earrings. They are so fun and easy to make – but I wanted to give mine a  little twist! So today I have these easy DIY Gold Dipped Lace Earrings…

how to make a leather and metal bracelet

Anthropologie Braided Bobs Bracelet Knockoff

Now that Spring is pretty much here – doesn’t it make you want everything all fresh and new? I love starting the Spring with a few new things to wear, it makes it so much more fun. So when I saw this darling chain and leather bracelet, I knew it would…

20 Adorable Pom Pom Projects

20 Adorable Pom Pom Projects to Try

I have become addicted to all things pom pommy lately! You might have noticed. They are just so cute – and you can use them in so many different ways to make fun and adorable projects.  I am alllllways looking for more reasons to make up more pom poms since you can make…

anthro layered necklace

Anthropologie Ceynote Layered Necklace diy knockoff

It’s been a few months since we did an Anthro knockoff – I was getting a little twitchy. So of course I headed over and did a little browsing – and I fell in love with the Ceynote Layered Necklace. It’s all pretty, feminine details and chains layered together. And…

seven jewelry trends for 2014

Top Seven Jewelry Trends for 2014

Now that we’re into the new year, I thought it would be fun to look ahead and check out some of the jewelry trends that look like they’ll be popular in 2014! I’ve done my research and checked out fashion shows, red carpet jewelry, and what the stores are stocking, and I’ve put…

hello embroidery

“Hello” Embroidered Pendant Necklace

I reaallllly love fun and unique jewelry. Ok. So I love all jewelry. But there is something special about a jewelry piece that doesn’t come from your average store – plus it’s so fun to make things that are a little more personal and fit my style. That’s just the…

Craft Show Tips for Jewelry Designers

Craft Show Tips for Jewelry Designers

I have a new article over at the New York Institute of Art and Design for you to check out! If you have thought about doing a Craft Show or Boutique – I have put together some Craft Show Tips for Jewelry Designers –  helpful tips for a successful and…

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Top Ten Posts of 2013

Can you believe it is that time already? This year has flown by! I have had so much fun sharing things with you this past year – I so appreciate all your support and encouragement. And I am super excited about 2014 – I have some fun projects in the…

Mini Snow Globe Necklace

Winter Wonderland Snow Globe Necklace

Today I’m combining a couple of my favorite things – Christmas and jewelry. I have a super quick and really easy tutorial for today for this Winter Wonderland Snow Globe Necklace! Aren’t they sweet?! I promise they are super easy. You can easily make them up even if you have never…

Anthro Guirlande Bib Necklace Knockoff

Anthropologie Guirlande Bib Necklace Knockoff

I have such a fun treat for you today! I have teamed up with some of my favorite blogging friends to bring you Five Fabulous Jewelry Tutorials! These projects are great for gifts, yourself, whatever! And at the end of the post is a huge Jewelry giveaway too! Aren’t they…

Sewing Charm Necklace DIY

Simple DIY Charm Necklace

I have a super easy – and super customizable necklace for you today! This sweet little Simple DIY Charm Necklace is decorated with some sweet little sewing charms. But you can definitely make this necklace with any cute little charms!

How to Define Your Jewelry Style

How to Define Your Jewelry Style

I have a new exciting adventure to tell you about! I am a new writer for the New York Institute of Art and Design! This is such a fun new opportunity for me! It’s giving me an opportunity to stretch and learn some new skills and work on my writing….

Pearls and Bows DIY Necklace

Pearls and Bows Necklace

It’s time to start thinking about gift giving! I know. It’s not even Halloween yet, don’t get all worked up. But maybe you’re like me, and tend to leave things until the last minute? And then, two weeks before Christmas you’re all, “hmmm, maybe I should make some Christmas gifts”….

pretty bead and crystal necklace

DIY Blue Willow Statement Necklace

How do you come up with your inspiration for projects? I am kind of all over the place. Sometimes I like to start with an idea for the finished item and go from there – like making a fun hoop with cheery hedgehogs. Sometimes I find materials that are super…

diy statement necklace

DIY Chunky Beaded Statement Necklace

I’ve been wanting to make one of those darling chunky beaded statement necklaces for a while now. They are so popular -  you can find them in most designer shops and boutiques. I love how you can really mix up combinations of beads and styles with them – the possibilities are so fun!