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Carry on...Carry on...: DIY Lanvin-inspired Pearl and ribbon necklace. Supplies- Satin Ribbon-I used two different sizes but you don't have to.

Carry on...Carry on...: DIY Lanvin-inspired Pearl and ribbon necklace

Large rhinestone pendant Assorted sizes of pearl beads Beading thread Thin lace trim First I started by beading the pearls onto the thread. I did a graduated beading to add some interest. I beaded the pearls with the thread still attached to the spool, this way I could make sure I had enough length. Continue beading the large pearls and then begin incorporating the small pearls again working back up to the large pearls. Once your done beading, tie a knot large enough for the beads to not move around on each end. Then I took about a yard of ribbon and laced it through the loop of the pendant. Pull both ends of the thread through the pendant loop. A beaded fabric flower necklace tutorial.

Bird nest necklace} I have been seeing a lot of bird nest jewelry around lately.

bird nest necklace}

They are beautiful and I love the trend so I thought I would try making my own. These turned out to be really easy to make and require just a few simple supplies. This necklace would make a lovely Mother's day gift, which just happens to be coming up this weekend! What you'll need: - Jewelry wire (I prefer using a 24 gage because it is easier to manipulate but the 20 gage can work well too with the help of some round nose pliers) - pearls or glass beads - necklace chain - jump ring and a clasp Select the beads you want, string them onto your wire and arrange them as you'd like. then simply wrap the wire around the beads. Make a crocheted necklace - wise craft.

After a busy week of deadlines, topped off with replacing a laptop after mine died (the night before one of those big deadlines), I had a nice relaxing morning yesterday, crocheting these sweet little necklaces.

make a crocheted necklace - wise craft

Trust me when I say, these are quick and easy if you have crochet experience. And fun! If you crochet a chain stitch and a slip stitch, you can make these. And if you've never done it, adding the beads is no sweat at all Materials: Size 8 pearle cotton thread. How To Tuesday: My Sweet Josephine. Washer necklaces. We've been having a lot of fun this past year making these adorable washer necklaces.

washer necklaces

They are pretty inexpensive to make and you can make them to match any wardrobe. Supplies:WashersScrapbook paperE6000Diamond Glaze or Crystal Effects or similar productHole punch or Exacto KnifeLeather necklaceNail File or Emory Board If you have a hole punch the same size as your washer you can punch out the paper. If you do not, the glue the washer to the backside of the paper you want and then after it dries, use the Exacto knife to cut out the washer and the center holes. Be sure to use a brayer or something similar to get any air bubbles out. Next, take a nail file and gently file the edges to smooth it out and if you have a smaller file (these can be found at scrapbook stores or craft stores) carefully file out the center hole too. Your washers should now look like this. DIY of the Month: Braided T-shirt Bracelet.

How To: Give your old t-shirts a second life.

DIY of the Month: Braided T-shirt Bracelet

Sorry dust rag pile! Photos: kirsten for we heart this I love using simple materials to make something fun and innovative. The supplies for this bracelet DIY are really basic, so there’s a REALLY good chance you own all of them already. I mean, who doesn’t have a stack of soft old T’s you can’t wear outside of the house, but love to much to toss in the rag pile? As with most of my DIY’s for wht, this is very customizable. Supplies: • T-shirt scraps • 2 keychain rings • Scissors • Needles and thread • Glue gun • Ruler 1. Denim bracelet - tutorial. One of my most popular posts last year was my denim bracelets, and I got a lot of requests for a tutorial.

Denim bracelet - tutorial

Woven Bracelet & Necklace. I’ve been itching to make myself some jewelry inspired by Aurélie Bidermann’s “Do Brasil” line.

Woven Bracelet & Necklace

Since I don’t have 300 Euros lying around, this looked like a design I could recreate on my own. I was primed to put together a DIY Tutorial for you all when I discovered that Honestly WTF had already done the honors. I picked up the gold necklace and the two bracelet chains from an antique shop for $5 a piece, and had the embroidery thread on hand.

I only needed scissors and two bobby pins to see this project through. Pretty amazing results, no? Jump on over here for the tutorial. DIY bracelet. How to Make an Oversized Friendship Bracelet. In case you haven't noticed, the friendship bracelet is back.

How to Make an Oversized Friendship Bracelet

And surprisingly, nothing has really changed about it. From the fashion pictures I've seen, they're the same old bracelets I wore in grade school. So, I decided it might me nice to make an oversized version of the bracelet. Instead of using the the traditional material of embroidery thread I used cotton yarn. Holst + Lee inspired rope bracelet. I am loving rope jewelry right now.

Holst + Lee inspired rope bracelet

Bright, fun, tribal, and perfect for Spring. In my opinion, Holst + Lee does it the best. This necklace? Wow. DIY Dried Flower Pendant. Posted on June 20, 2012 by Christina In the world of weddings, wildflowers have taken off like wildfire.

DIY Dried Flower Pendant

Why not incorporate wildflowers into your bridesmaids gifts or favors? And while you are at it, why not preserve some of the wildflowers from your wedding as a special keepsake for yourself? These DIY dried flower pendants require very little skill to make. And they’re super inexpensive.