DIY Braided Bead Bracelet It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY. I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Popsicle Stick Bracelets So I was looking through my vintage craft book collection and ran across a 1970 Pack O’ Fun magazine. They had instructions on how to take a simple popsicle stick and turn it into a bracelet. I’m always happy to try and take a good idea and run with it. Well, I’m certainly on board for that. The thought of being able to make wood pliable put all kinds of ideas in my head. But we’ll start with the project at hand which happened to be bracelets.
Lisa Yang's Jewelry Blog: How to Wrap Beads to the Outside of a Wire Frame, Free Tutorial Wrap it up Today, I'll show you one of the ways that I add beads to the outside of a wire frame like I did with this mixed metal wire heart pendant. One of the most important things to know about this technique is how versatile it is.
diy clay bangles I have a bangle obsession...and I have a deep love for polymer clay. I am definitely keeping the polymer clay section at Michaels in business. I have quite the collection going, which is filling up our kitchen panty pretty quickly. Ian opened the cabinet to get some food goodies last night and told me I should "Probably get organized."
Double Spiral Bracelet There are two jewelry wire components that we need to make for this bracelet. The first wire component is the double spiral wire component that it the major link in this bracelet. To make this jewelry wire component we use pegs 1 through 7 in a pattern on our WigJig jewelry tool as shown below. The second jewelry wire component that we must make is the 2-1 end component. Zip-up Earbuds I love to have my music with me everywhere I go, but I hate the tangled mess my wires become when I toss them in my bag or pocket. Last night I whipped up a fun and functional solution by adding a zipper to my earbuds. This project took me around an hour to do (perfect for catching up on some t.v. from hulu.com). The supplies are few; basic sewing supplies, a pair of headphones, and a nice long zipper. I happened to have this crazy purple and gold nike zipper I found thrifting a while ago, it seemed perfect for this project. The first step is to pull the earbuds apart, to separate the wires all the way down to the plug.
Negative Butterfly/Flower Whew. Ok. "Negative" week has literally tuckered me out. But I did it. DIY Macrame Bracelet Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. Happy knotting! Glass Pendant Easy. Cheap. Adorable. How can you pass up something like this? I found places online where they sold the tutorials on how to make these glass pendant necklaces. Here’s mine for free. Earring Frame Holder Your accessories is one big mess you say? Can’t find the second part of an earring pair? Get organised with a homemade earring holder! It’ll take you no more than ten minutes. To make this frame for your accessories you’ll need the following supplies: A frame, chicken wire, a wire cutter and a stapler. Start with measuring how much chicken wire you need by holding it over the frame.
Bottle Caps Neon jewelry is all over Pinterest lately, and when I received a box of Tulip neon paints from iLoveToCreate, that's the first thing I thought of for this DIY project. My upcycled neon necklace is made out of bottlecaps, a thrifted necklace, and a great helping of Poppin' Purple paint. Read on to learn how to make your own neon necklace. The package of Tulip Slick Dimensional Fabric Paint I received came in 6 different colors. For this project I played with the Poppin' Purple and Fluorescent Orange, but you can mix and match and choose any color--or make a necklace in every color!
Starburst Earrings (copyright 2013 Deborah Roberti) Materials: • Two yards of 6 lb. FireLine • 70 size 11/0 seed beads (I used : Miyuki Bronze 11-0457. Bow/Hair Clip Holder Do you put hairbows in her hair? All the time? Then you probably have a lot of hairbows floating around. Annoying, huh? Here’s my solution. And it’s pretty simple. Anthro Knock Off Vintage Lace Bracelet The prettiness from Monday and yesterday continues today with a little anthro-inspired bracelet tutorial. In a word, lovely. The lace-and-pearls embroidered on vintage lace is just loveliness.