Jewelry

Summer Rhinestone and Lace Necklace

Easy Lace Filigree and Chain Necklace

I have an exciting new series to tell you about! Over the next few months I am going to be creating projects using the new Cricut Explore™! They are grouping up bloggers as part of a fun little teams and having a competition called Design Space Star. So fun right!…

Braided Floss and Rhinestone Bracelets

Braided Thread and Rhinestone Bracelets DIY

I have a fun and quick little diy for you today! These little Braided Thread and Rhinestone Bracelets are super easy to make – but they are so cute!! They have a fun bit of braided floss to go with the bling of the rhinestones – so they are so…

Pretty Leather and Chain Braided Bracelet

I have a fun new chain bracelet tutorial for you today! It is super simple to make – which is my favorite type of jewelry. This braided leather and chain bracelet is so pretty and simple enough to wear by itself, or you could wear it with other bracelets for…

12 Adorable Anthropologie Inspired Bracelets

If you’ve visited Flamingo Toes before you might have picked up on the fact that I have a bit of a thing for Anthro Inspired jewelry. Ok. Well face facts together and admit that it’s an obsession. I just love the unique materials and the funky style they put into…

Jewelry E-book and $100 Giveaway

I have a fun treat for you  – today’s post is full of all kinds of goodies! As some of you might know, I also write over at Consumer Crafts – a fun blog full of all kinds of awesome crafty projects! You might also know that I’m a bit…

Pretty Summer Floral Bracelet

DIY Summer Garden Bracelet

One of my favorite things to do when making jewelry is to mix and match different patterns and textures. I think it makes the jewelry so much more interesting and you have so many options for customizing! Today I am showing off my new DIY Summer Garden Bracelet and I…

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DIY Anthro Inspired Lime Blossom Bracelet

I have been wanting to make up some pretty new jewelry for summer, so I went looking at my favorite source of inspiration. Of course. I ran across this super fun bead and chain bracelet and I decided to make it up in the same colors – that combo of…

Turn Summer Memories into Fun Jewelry

Do you have your vacations all planned out? We don’t have much planned for trips this summer – mainly because our summer will be taken up with a giant cross-country move. What can I say? We’re slackers. Even though we’re going to be busy with our move, I’m looking forward…

Scallops and Braids Necklace

Pretty Clay Bunting and Braided Chain Necklace

If you’ve been hanging around here a while, you know that I love all things vintage and floral and bunting. It’s a wee little obsession. So I’ve been wanting to make a “bunting” type necklace for some time, I just wasn’t sure how I wanted to do it. I finally…

Mint Fabric Bow Bracelet

Polkadot and Chain Bracelet

This Spring I have been all about the color combo of mint and gold – I’ve kind of gone a little crazy making things with that combo. I just can’t seem to stop though. So I thought it would be fun to bring those colors to today’s project – along…

Rhinestone Pearl and Leather Cuff

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…

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Must Have Tools for Making & Designing Jewelry

I hope if you’ve been hanging around Flamingo Toes for a little while, you’ve seen that anyone can make jewelry. I sure try to make the tutorials here as easy to understand and simple to follow as possible. If you have been wanting to give it a try, I’d like…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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“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…