Trends for 2014: 7 DIY Jewelry Projects to Make

Trends for 2014: 7 DIY Jewelry Projects to Make

One of the best things about the end of the calendar year is waiting in anticipation for what the new year will bring. Wishes and goals are common this time of year, but learning about and seeing new trends is always the most exciting experience of the season, especially when it comes to trending jewelry […]

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

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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. […]

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Set Sail in Style with 11 Nautical Necklace Patterns

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Ahoy, DIYers! Get on board with the hottest accessory trend of the summer: nautical jewelry! This season, we’re taking our style inspiration from the sailors. Rope, red and blue color schemes, and nautical knots have been flooding the fashion scene, and we want to dip into this cool new trend the DIY way. These nautical […]

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How to Rock the Hardware Store Jewelry Trend

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Ladies, I’ve finally found a hobby you and your man can both enjoy: shopping at the hardware store! No really, hear me out. The hardware store jewelry trend has been on fire for some time with no sign of fizzling out any time soon. Why not combine the hubby’s love of home improvement with your […]

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Make a Splash this Spring with Aquatic Jewelry Designs

It’s the hottest new trend for spring: aquatic jewelry. I’ve been seeing this sea-inspired motif popping up all over the place, and I can’t help but want to dive into the trend headfirst myself. Of course, most of those amazing aquatic accessories come with a pretty hefty price tag…and who wants to pay a treasure […]

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Instant Antiques: 16 Vintage-Inspired Free Jewelry Patterns

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They say fashion repeats itself, and that has never been more true than today. Vintage style is all the rage, and modern day fashionistas are borrowing from any and every era, fom the Roaring ’20s to the psychedelic ’60s. But vintage items can be expensive, as any antique-shop-frequenting fashionista will tell you, and not all […]

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To Bead True Blue Recap: Trends, What’s New, and More

In Tucson, Ariz., the past week, the sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and the beads were glinting as more than 500 artisans, manufacturers, and others gathered to show off their stuff at To Bead True Blue. I had the great privilege to attend the show this year (for the first time!) on behalf […]

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FaveCrafts Giveaway: Endless Sparkle

Sometimes the only thing an outfit needs is a little sparkle. Some flashy earrings or a crystal beaded necklace can do wonders in transforming an outfit from drab into fab…and with the patterns you’ll find in Endless Sparkle, you’ll be able to glam up your accessory collection in no time. Endless Sparkle is a jewelry […]

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AllFreeJewelryMaking Giveaway: Nunn Design Summer Collection

The findings you use in your jewelry designs can make the difference between a professional looking piece fit for a boutique and a summer camp-esque craft disaster. Why put all the work into creating a beautiful piece of jewelry if you’re going to finish it off with lackluster findings? Nunn Design has just the components […]

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Win Soft Flex Beading Wire from AllFreeJewelryMaking!

Too intimidated by wirework? Bored by stringing? Soft Flex Beading Wire combines the best aspects of beading thread and jewelry wire in one. Pliable enough to manipulate with ease, yet sturdy enough to hold its shape and maintain structure, the Soft Flex Beading Wire is a product that stands alone in the jewelry making arena. […]

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