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DIY: Rope Bracelet. Hi everyone!

DIY: Rope Bracelet

It's Jenny Bevlin bringing you another DIY post. Make a Stylish Ring With a Piece of Bathroom Tile. Co. So we might be stretching the definition of nautical, but we couldn’t help but dream of summers spent on the water while making our sweet braided t-shirt necklaces.

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And you know, they’d be pretty perfect for sporting if you happen to be hangin’ with T-Pain and the boys of Lonely Island. If you’re thinking to yourself, “all my t-shirts are way too awesome to get rid of or re-purpose” (that Bush t-shirt from the mid 90s is still awesome), stock up on a few of our favorite new t-shirts out there and get creative with some of your old ones. Materials: - t-shirts (we used men’s M-XL) - electrical tape (green, yellow, blue) - 2 pairs of scissors (1 for the tape, 1 for the fabric) Lesson one: If you’re an aspiring crafter, the first thing to know is that you always need a pair of scissors dedicated to fabric. Believe It or Not, These Stylish Bracelets Are Made From Cardboard! Easy DIY beaded hoop earrings. My practical self tends to buy only silver earrings since they match everything.

Easy DIY beaded hoop earrings

But it would be good to add some color, so I made a few beaded hoops to add to the mix. These only cost a couple bucks, so you could do a rainbow array. Find seed beads and plain wire hoops at a craft store or on Etsy. These hoops were $1.50 a pair at a local hobby shop, but you can probably find them even cheaper. To make the earrings, thread beads onto the hoop. Then with a pliers, bend about 1/4" of the end of the wire back at a 90 degree angle. Www.loveumadly.com/2012/08/diy-bangle-no-tools-needed/ I see so many do-it-yourself jewelry projects that I’m desperate to try.

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I often buy all the materials, get my tools ready, and then majorly fail during the execution. For the Love of (doing it yourself) Ombre Seed Bead Necklace » For the Love of... For the Love of… Design Mom asked me to create a spring version of a classic DIY of mine, the seed bead necklace.

For the Love of (doing it yourself) Ombre Seed Bead Necklace » For the Love of... For the Love of…

I ended up creating this pretty coral and gold version for her site, but I also created a fun ombre layered necklace for me and I wanted to share it with you all! I’ve said before and I’ll say it again, working with seed beads is simple, but tedious. Expect this project to take you about 3 hours, but the level of ease is quite high. A novice should be able to recreate this beautiful interpretation of a fun trend out there. Your Supplies: Various colors of seed beads in light to dark shades, stringing wire (looks just like fishing wire), crimp beads, 4 jump rings in varying sizes (2 larger for your ends, one tiny one to attach your chain to and 1 medium size ring to leave on the end of your chain to lengthen – Michaels has a pack of various sized jump rings that contain all the sizes you need), 1 lobster claw closure, a small bit of chain, and scissors, wire cutters and needle nosed pliers.

Braided Leather Cuff. All right, I have a project today that proved far, far easier to make than to explain.

Braided Leather Cuff

I hope I’m able to give you a clear tutorial today – seriously, this bracelet took me about five minutes to make, and nearly an hour to photograph and explain. :) It was worth sharing, because it’s a fun look for very little time invested, and the supplies are inexpensive too! With the same method, you can make either look: a loose braid, like above, or a tighter braid, like below. DIY Project #15: Bride to Be Bangle Game.

My best friend is getting married soon and as her bridesmaid I wanted to do something super special for her on her Hen’s night.

DIY Project #15: Bride to Be Bangle Game

DIY: Hair Comb. *UPDATE!

DIY: Hair Comb

See the step-by-step instructions here. Hair Cuffs (with DIY) I'm obsessed with metallic hair cuffs on high and low-slung ponytails - so simple yet classy!

Hair Cuffs (with DIY)

The best part is that it's a super easy, quick, and cheap DIY. Three DIY options : 1. Sandra from 5 inch and up uses some metal rings which are normally used for wine bottles to prevent the drops from running down the bottle neck. Find the how to here. Day 22: A Crystal Wrap - a diy bracelet tutorial. I love this crystal trim–its inexpensive and very twinkly.

Day 22: A Crystal Wrap - a diy bracelet tutorial

From the moment I saw it, I wanted to make this wrap bracelet. I started by trying to tack it to ribbon. It wasn’t stiff enough to carry it off, which is how I ended up with the ruffle necklace. Its twinkle led me to use it for the sparkle headbands, too. But, still, I was determined! The plastic crystal trim is easy to find and buy inexpensively at a craft store in the ribbon section.

Together, they just look so Christmasy, don’t they? Diy upcycled bangels. DIY Braided Clay Bracelet. Yes I am obsessed with polymer clay. Perfect Summer Bangle. Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof.

Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare. All you'll need for this project is a raw wooden bangle (we got ours from DIYBangles.com), a black paint marker, plastic wrap, and some Inkodye! Transcribe. Perfect. Pour.

Brush. Wipe. Wrap. DIY Statement Necklaces. The hottest thing in jewelry right now are Statement Necklaces. Theres no better way to quickly glam up even the most basic of tops than with a bold necklace. This DIY project will show you how to make a statement necklace in less than 5 minutes that will keep you on trend and add some serious punch to your wardrobe. 1 Piece of neon cord3 BroochesWireHot glue Step 1 Fold the ends of your neon cord over, making a small loop and glue. Step 2 Wrap your wire around the part of your neon cord that you just glued. DIY Painted Chevron Bracelet. Let me start by saying I had no clue if this pattern was chevron, tribal, triangles or just something random.

Easy Button Earrings Tutorial.