Easy Elegant Chain Necklace with Swarovski Infinity Pendant

November 24, 2015
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The holidays are just around the corner and homemade gifts are always so fun to give! If you aren’t sure of your creative abilities, this project is for you! This is a great project for a first-time-make-your-own-gifts person. Plus this project features Swarovski crystals plus sterling silver chain and still costs you less than $20.  Just think – you can make an item that would easily retail for $40 or more! Best part? You can make this necklace in under 5 minutes! Read on to see how! Continue Reading…

Make Metal Stamped Sports Team Necklaces

November 17, 2015
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With fall comes pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters and boots. And if you’re the parent of a middle-school to college aged daughter, you know fall brings another thing too: extracurricular activities. I remember loving when school started back up so I could join the volleyball team! Whether your children are into volleyball, soccer, basketball or cheer squad, we have new metal stamps just for you! And the best part is, you can make necklaces at a reasonable cost for the entire team! See how I made these school spirited custom necklaces below! Continue Reading…

Make a Tassel Necklace with Prayer Beads

November 10, 2015
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People use Mala necklaces for both spirituality and fashion, and making a Mala tassel necklace with prayer beads can be easy and fun! The use of Malas or “meditation garlands” in prayer dates back 3,000 years. Traditional Malas consist of 108 prayer beads, including “marker” beads, plus a larger “summit” or “guru” bead.  During meditation, a mantra or prayer is recited 108 times — once per bead. The marker beads serve as a point to re-focus, if necessary, and the summit bead is a beginning and ending point. When you make your own DIY Mala necklace, you can incorporate gemstone beads with properties that benefit you (or your family, friends, and customers). You can also use charms with symbols of your choice and colors with special meanings. Read on for full instructions. Continue Reading…

The Spirit of 12 Adjustable Bangle Bracelets

October 23, 2015
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Charm bangle bracelets are a great way to show team spirit! With a variety of TierraCast charms and Swarovski crystals, you can personalize them with lots of different colors and themes. I like to make ones that celebrate my favorite sports teams. You can use TierraCast charms with Swarovski crystals already set in them, or glue Swarovski crystals into blank bezel charms. Both are beautiful! See how ridiculously easy these bracelets are to make below! Continue Reading…

Golden Tassel Necklace Project

October 6, 2015
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Tassels are all the rage right now! And I love bib statement necklaces. So I decided to make a bib necklace with chain tassels hanging from the front. I love the way it turned out! You can make it easily with pre-made tassels or by creating your own tassels quickly with some chain, eye pins and bullet-end bead caps. Follow the easy instructions below to make your own! Continue Reading…

Open Hearted Lariat Necklace

September 28, 2015
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Since October is Breast Cancer awareness month, I wanted to make a pink ribbon necklace that would do many things at once. I wanted it to look stylish, spread awareness, and encourage hope and solidarity. I came up with this simple but elegant Open Heart Lariat Necklace that literally takes seconds to put together and requires no tools! Read on to make your own. Continue Reading…