What a Gem! 21 DIY Jewelry Projects with Gemstones

Topaz Sunburst Pendant

Want to make stunning DIY jewelry pieces? You cannot go wrong making jewelry with gemstones.  You’ve probably heard that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but any homemade jewelry piece made with a gemstone is sure to be a favorite in your collection. A gemstone or gem is a piece of mineral that, when cut […]

Winter Wonderland Jewelry: 15 Snowflake Crafts and DIY Projects

Winter Wonderland Snowflake Earrings

Though the weather outside may be frightful, making DIY jewelry is always delightful. You don’t need a place to go because you’ll want to be at home making these DIY projects inspired by snow! I am always so excited about the first snowfall of the year. Nothing is as beautiful as those tiny snowflakes floating […]

DIY Jewelry Color Crush: Pantone Color of the Year, Emerald


Every year, Pantone determines a color of the year, and it’s picked up by designers, celebrities, and the best DIY websites. Let’s bid adieu to 2013 by going all out with its signature color, emerald. While emerald was used in clothing and furniture design this year, nothing was more apparent than its presence in jewelry. […]

Catching Fire: 17 DIY Jewelry Crafts to Brighten Up Your Winter Season

Blazing Ring

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most anticipated movies of this year. We are certainly Hunger Games fans and are excited to see Katniss Everdeen back in action and taking on the oppressive Capitol. Katniss is a role model for her strength and perseverance. The second installment of her story can be […]

Get Great Gatsby Style with 10 1920s-Inspired DIY Jewelry Projects

Royal Blue Flapper Hair Clip

The 1920s are all the rage these days! The premiere of a new film adaptation of The Great Gatsby this year has ushered in a revived desire for Jazz Age-inspired jewelry. I don’t know about you, but I was so excited for the new film version of this classic American novel. The movie was certainly […]

Link Love: Coming Up Roses

Flowers are great and all, but there’s something to be said about roses. They signify love, commitment and even matrimony. Unfortunately, now isn’t the time to start planting roses in your garden. That’s why rose crafts are perfect for this chilly time of year – you don’t have to water them or live in fear […]

Cobalt Color Crush: 5 Trendy Jewelry Projects

Cobalt Blueberries Necklace

Summer has come and gone; are you feeling the blues? I definitely am, but not in the way you may expect. Feeling blue isn’t such a bad thing when it comes to the trendy color of fall: cobalt blue. You’ve seen multiple actresses wear this color to the Emmy Awards. You’ve seen this color around […]

10 Totally Festive, Wearable Pumpkin Crafts


Dress up for Halloween this year…and not just with a costume. It’s Halloween time again. It’s the season of pumpkin spice lattes, scary movies, trick-or-treating, and orange-colored Oreos. There are so many things to love about Halloween. For all Halloween’s scariness, not much about the holiday frightens me, except picking out a Halloween costume. I […]

Take a Trip: 11 Jewelry Patterns From Around The World


Have you ever longed to just get on a plane and go places? Let’s face it: A world trip, as wonderful as it would be, isn’t possible for everyone. But there’s no reason you can’t bring various corners of the world right into your home. Jewelry making is a universal craft, and with the help […]

3 Free Bead Loom Patterns + How to Make a Bead Loom


On-loom beadwork is some of the most beautiful beading of all, but loomwork can be a bit intimidating to those who have never tried it. Between the bulky looms themselves and all those threads, loom beading can seem a bit scary, and many of us might have shied away from it–but not anymore! We’ve rounded […]