necklaces
How to Make Decoden Bow Necklaces

How to Make Decoden Bow Necklaces

Here’s a simply sweet tutorial for polymer clay bow necklaces. Transform a handful of  polymer clay and a few jewelry findings into cool accessories that finds its inspiration in decoden. So easy, so Hello-Kitty-ish, so girly, so decoden ~ so perfectly aligned...

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Fun Summer Craft Ideas

Fun Summer Craft Ideas

This article features the best summer craft ideas from the prior 2 linky parties. There are DIY & craft ideas here for everyone in the family, not just kids! Let's start with  some delicious and super-fast and easy summer recipes, shall we? We are having a heat...

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DIY Photo Pendant

DIY Photo Pendant

“Oahu, Anthropologie!!” you mind goes when you’ll see these DIY photo pendants.  You could easily find these fine handmade jewels at this designer shop. Yes. It is that sort of hip, unique, and good-quality kind of necklace pendant. However, there are 2 differences...

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Anthropologie Necklaces : a Knockoff Giveaway

:: If you love Anthropologie Necklaces, you'll love this Giveaway! :: I all for originality. And thus: this truly unique Anthropologie necklace design stole my heart. I wanted to make my necklace as an 'Anthropologie knockoff' for you. But I knew I had to make it ‘my...

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Polymer Clay Cane: Tarot Inspired

Polymer Clay Cane: Tarot Inspired

I like things like tarot cards as well as positive ancient symbolism. They lift my spirit. Usually. That’s why this pentagon polymer clay bead making tutorial immediately caught my eye. Velody, from Tree Gold and Bee Gold, showed us how to make these lovely beads with...

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Mothers Day Gift Winner Is ..?!!

Mothers Day Gift Winner Is ..?!!

  Last week we had a lovely mothers day gift giveaway. The raffle for it closed today and we just picked a winner... And the winner of our Mothers Day Gifts Raffle is ….. a lady by the name of Terry!!!! Lucky Terry did not give us her last name, but she did give...

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Mothers Day Gifts: Necklace GIVEAWAY

:: Handmade Mothers Day Gifts :: WIN: one-of-a-kind DESIGNER NECKLACE (this post) + MAKE: Free Jewelry-Making Tutorial (see link) + ADMIRE: an new 'A Stitch Above'-awarded. (see below) MOTHERS DAY GIFTS from Ineseda Today is a special day at Fine Craft Guild. Lots of...

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How to Make Recycled Paper Bead Necklaces

Been eyeing fashion bib necklaces? Paper bead necklaces? Seen these paper rosette ones in the Anthropologie necklaces section? Are you not really a jewelry maker, but want to make some new jewelry for yourself, mom (mothers day), or a friend's birthday?! Good. Go for...

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10 Zip Jewelry Designs

10 Zip Jewelry Designs

Amazing what you can do with old zippers. The contemporary handmade jewelry trend with vintage zippers has been a craze for years now. Still, I do spot new jewelry designs still today. Sure you've seen our ‘Zipper Jewelry’ -tutorial before. It was simple back then....

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World Peace Day

World Peace Day

Today, I’ve peace on my plate. Inspired? Find your own Peace beads or peace pendants or necklace here. International Day of Peace (United Nations) is today, September 21. I’m not solely a flower-power-babe, aesthetically-speaking. As you know, peace is an issue that...

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Craft Book Giveaway

This craft book will be published in Fall, but its publisher, Lark, is offering readers a chance to win an advance copy of this professional standard jewelry book, signed by the author and all!  That’s 432 pages with photographs of top jewelry design, free. This...

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Fortune Teller Beads Necklace

  : free project of a beautiful designer necklace with laced beads by world-renowned beadwork designer Diane Fitzgerald. While the beads remind her of fortunetellers and gypsies, the necklace is actually tasteful ‘bling’ that has never been more fun to make.     Pin...

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DIY Glamorous Fabric Beads

DIY Glamorous Fabric Beads

Here’s the tutorial for this easy to make beads, these fabulous, glamorous beads are made with fabric strips wrapped around simple cotton balls. Stitch the fabric down and embellish with contrast-colored shiny glass seed beads in a free –form pattern. As simple as...

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Creative Linky Party

Linky Party-time. Last week, I contributed a day’s worth of lessons from my jewelry repair workshop. Today, my Linky Party contribution is an overview of all 50 jewelry articles we have on this site, many of which I bet you’ve never seen before. Bookmark this page for...

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