Upcycled “Lucky” Die Cut St. Patrick’s Day Necklace

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Today we have a guest post from Stefanie Girard from Sweater Surgery! She’ll be sharing with us an easy way to decorate for St. Patrick’s day. For more great tutorials, be sure to check out her blog! Words make a great subject for statement necklaces and die cutting recycled plastic is an easy way to […]

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28 Jewelry Boxes: How to Make a Jewelry Box

28 Jewelry Boxes: How to Make a Jewelry Box

If you like DIY jewelry, odds are that you have tons of different pieces of jewelry just lying around your home. Unfortunately, it’s very easy for jewelry to get tangled or lost this way. Get organized and continue your crafty, DIY trend by making your own jewelry holder. No matter what it is you need to organize, we’ve […]

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The Ultimate List of Last-Minute Thanksgiving Crafts

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As Thanksgiving seems to be rounding the corner, we’ve put together the ultimate list of last-minute Thanksgiving crafts. Why is it the ultimate list? It’s the best list because these are all easy and fast projects that all crafters will enjoy. All ages will find a new favorite and fun craft project among this list […]

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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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