I Like Big Beads and I Cannot Lie!: 21 Big-Bead Jewelry Patterns

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You know the old adage…go big or go home.¬† Whether it’s large statement necklaces or chunky bracelets and rings, sometimes bigger is better…and when it comes to jewelry, big beads are all the rage! From the simple to the exquisite, these 21 Big-Bead Jewelry Patterns are sure to take your favorite outfit to the next […]

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Paper Crafts to Warm Your Heart

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Honestly, the weeks of winter that follow New Year’s Day seem like a waste. Cold winds, snow drifts, icy roads, and no presents to show for it? No, thanks! In my perfect world, we’d fast forward to spring, but unless someone invents a time machine, we’re stuck with this crummy weather for at least a […]

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Top Trendy Jewelry Crafts for Teens

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As an avid shopper, I know that accessories can be expensive. Just a few pairs of earrings or a couple of cute necklaces can easily add anywhere from $20 to $40 to your shopping expenses. You shouldn’t have to choose between boosting your school wardrobe or spending every penny you have, and now you won’t […]

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How to Organize Beads: What Are Your Best Tips and Tricks?

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Veteran beaders know best: If you want to be successful in the art of beading (and maintain your sanity while doing it), you’ve got to keep your bead stash organized. As you start to create your own jewelry, you’ll begin collecting more and more beads. Before you know it, your bead stash has gotten out […]

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Go for the Bold: How to Make Necklaces with BIG Impact

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We are entering the season of rebirth and new beginnings, which means another opportunity to make jewelry. This spring, create a new you by learning how to make necklaces with BIG impact. We’ve selected 29 DIY statement necklaces that are big, bold and fabulous. Whether the winter is dragging you down, work is drab or […]

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Yarn Crafting on Cool2Craft TV

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This week, the Cool2Craft design team is sharing four super fun yarn crafting ideas! Join EcoHeidi Borchers, Tiffany Windsor, Candace Jedrowicz, and Lisa Fulmer for this week’s online episode. EcoHeidi is crafting a Yarn Votive & Pen Holder, Tiffany is creating a Yarn Bracelet and Wire Coil Earrings, Candace is making Yarn Bomb Pom Poms, […]

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AllFreeJewelryMaking Giveaway: New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry Book

Take the art of jewelry to a whole new dimension with North Light Book’s New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry.¬†Jewelry is more than interchangeable body decoration, and Margot Potter wants to be sure that you understand that. Work with beads and wire to take jewelry past face value into the world of sculptural art. […]

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AllFreeJewelryMaking Giveaway: Making Beautiful Bead & Wire Jewelry

I pass a beautifully dressed, well-put-together mother of four and promise myself that from that moment on I will start dressing incredibly fashion-forward. That happens to me too frequently to explain my still-all-too-often-worn lazy outfits without an accessory in sight. Why do I still not accessorize as well as those busy mamas? It’s pricy. Thank […]

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The Top 100 Craft Ideas Featuring Free Crochet Afghan Patterns and Recycled Crafts

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Each year, we at FaveCrafts.com work hard to offer you thousands of the best projects ranging from free knit and crochet afghan patterns and knit and crochet scarves, gloves, and hats to craft organization and storage, holiday crafts, and the trendiest handmade jewelry patterns. Then, you, our beloved readers, give us back some love by […]

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AllFreeJewelryMaking Giveaway: The Complete Photo Guide to Beading

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I envy children’s picture books when I’m attempting to follow a wordy tutorial, and I’ve commiserated with many other adults. Creative International Publishing developed a medicine to cure our jealousy. The Complete Photo Guide to Beading is a miraculous, essential handbook for those who want to learn how to bead as well as those who […]

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