• Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    DIY Studded Barrette



    Love this studded barrette that is so unbelievably simple to make that you will want to make one in every color you love!

    I've used studs in fabric embellishment, but never dreamed of using them in this way.  Very creative!

    Click here for the tutorial from Rachel at Transient Expression.


    Monday, March 2, 2015

    DIY Multi-Strand Bracelet


    Rebecca from My Girlish Whims always comes up with the most awesome jewelry designs that I've seen online.  

    She has also discovered Elements of Antiquity which is an online shop that sells aged pewter jewelry components that are 100% made in the USA, lead free and nickel free.  Great shop to get inspired!

    Those of us who enjoy jewelry design as a hobby or as a means to make a living are always looking for sources of inspiration and unique findings.

    Click here for a tutorial with lots of photos on how to make this gorgeous bracelet!  Thank you Rebecca!





    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    DIY Cigar Box Ring Holder



    Cigar boxes were all the rage a while back and I bought way too many as I usually do, anticipating getting myself into making money with the new craze. Well, they are currently sitting in my craft room laughing at me!

    My thought has been to use the boxes to store jewelry making supplies, but I love the idea of using them to hold rings that I have collected through the years.  Great idea . . . easy too!

    Click here for the tutorial!



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