94 posts tagged jewelry
It took me a long time to find a tassel tutorial that I actually found easy to follow and that turned out some good looking tassels. But then I found this fantastic tutorial on Henry Happened and I’ve been churning them out! Tassels can be fun and flirty in neon colours or bright colours or elegant and pretty in pastels and metallics. They’re so easy to add to earring hooks or necklaces like in HH’s tutorial, or to add to your keyring or bag.
Can you work out what this necklace is made out of? I had a few guesses but never would have guessed… a wooden bag handle! How clever is that!? The necklace looks amazing with this chambray shirt too, I might need to get one too!
I love how statement necklaces can take your outfit from blah to bam, and this one is no exception! Nautical goes a bit edgy with the addition of gold spikes with this Anthro inspired necklace from Henry Happened, and bonus - it costs a lot less to make than to buy - always good for the hip pocket!
I have some coral beads exactly like the ones in this bracelet that I bought on a whim because I thought they were gorgeous, and then never used because I couldn’t think of what to do with them! I just love this bracelet, it’s the perfect mix of gold chain and coral beads and would look great with so many outfits.
I like the ear cuff look but I don’t enjoy ear cuffs. I had a bad experience with one when I was younger. This earring looks like a cuff, but is actually a long tube with a stud and a larger stabiliser back. Make sure you get the stronger E6000 glue - it’s super strong and perfect for jewelry making and means you won’t lose any of your little swarovskis!
Polymer clay is such a versatile product, but my favourite use for it is to make jewelry. You can make so much out of it and there are so many gorgeous colours! That’s why I jumped on this fab DIY and it’s combo of clay and dripping gold chain. Fun and flirty!
You’ve probably seen necklaces like these at most jewelry stores - I love the mix of wooden, crocheted and coloured beads. Even better, FT says that this is actually a pretty easy piece to create - which means perfect for us beginner jewelers!
At first I was a bit confused about how to make these earrings - did you have to cut the earring pieces out of metal?! Well, no - you cut the pieces out of shrinky dink plastic then spray paint them whatever colour you want. So clever!
Guys, if anyone wants to be a lovely, lovely person and send me some Mod Melts, I would be forever in your debt! I keep seeing all these amazing projects and I have been searching everywhere but… nope. Anyway, these pretty little pendants are made using the opaque ‘milk glass’ sticks. I love the simplicity of these - super quick to make and yet lovely to wear!
When I first saw this DIY I didn’t realise that it was a party hat - I just thought it was a super cute little charm. This would be a fantastic gift to give as something ‘extra’ on someone’s birthday - like the classy equivalent of those giant number badges that come on cards!
One thing I love about DIY bloggers is that they take things I love, like big chunky rhinestones and give me creative ideas on how to use them. Chunky chain is in all the fashion stores at the moment, so this piece is also really on trend at the moment. There are also some links with the tutorial on where to find these giant rhinestones if you’re not lucky enough to find them in your local craft stores!
I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna get my ears pierced. I keep finding these awesome earring DIYs that I know would be super easy to make and look adorable (especially those black and white ones, eep!) but can’t wear them. Though this could lead to a really bad spending binge on gorgeous earrings… that’s a price I’m willing to pay!
Though this design looks quite complicated, once you have your beads prepared, it’s just a matter of connecting the pieces together. Plus, instead of having to spend $100 on a necklace, you can make it for around $10! That’s pretty motivational for me!
I remember trying to make one of these necklaces where you sewed the tube and then inserted each bead and then knotting, etc. It was a disaster. This way is so much easier - using an already made necklace and using cord to tie between the beads. Quicker too! And I love that floral fabric tied on - this would be great with your basic tee and jeans!
These bracelets are everywhere right now, on fashion blogs, all over Pintrest. So of course now I want my own! I’m not sure if they would have the bangle blanks at my local craft store (and they certainly won’t have the spikes!) so I’m going on Etsy for my supplies. I love the one with the diamantes!