• Knot Stud Earrings from Jewelry Wire

    May 16, 2013

    Today we’re going to make a really simple pair of knot stud earrings! The more I get into something, like, say making jewelry, the more I want to be able to do. I never would have been content to simply make beaded jewelry. No, I also need to cast my own bangles and make a…

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  • Making Flip Flops – Friendship Bracelet Straps (Part 2 of 2)

    May 10, 2013

    Hello there! Now yesterday I showed you how to make cork soles for 100% homemade flip flops. You can use those soles to make the friendship bracelet straps shown here, or Google DIY flip flops and find tutorials for other ways to get strappy. The day before I showed you how to make a chevron…

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  • Making Flip Flops – Cork Soles (Part 1 of 2)

    May 9, 2013

    Today we;re going to make a pair of cork soles for homemade flip flops! I’ve wanted to actually physically make a pair of shoes for as long as I can remember. Not paint on a pair of existing shoes or Frankenstein a pair by taking parts here and there to make a new pair. But…

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  • Technique to Make Chevron Friendship Bracelet

    May 8, 2013

    I’ve got plans. Big plans. Big chevron friendship bracelet project plans. In order to be in on these you’ll need to know how to make a chevron friendship bracelet so I’m going to show you the basic knots and then how to go all chevron. The thing is, I’m not a good live air personality…

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  • Penny Jewelry Tutorial

    April 26, 2013

    When I was a kid I spent a lot of weekends with my Mimmie and Poppa (grandparents). My Mimmie worked in a dry cleaners and it was open on Saturdays. If both Mimmie and Poppa had to work I went to the cleaners. But Mimmie had to be there early in the morning, before the…

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  • Glitzy Gold Crochet Flats Tutorial

    April 16, 2013

    You may have seen the tutorial for these gold crochet flats at The Thinking Closet a few weeks back. But just in case you didn’t have a peek at the full tutorial here: So I was strolling through Wal-Mart when I saw these shoes hanging all by their lonesome. I went over to find that they were…

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  • DIY Chanel Inspired Pearl Bracelet

    March 4, 2013

    Today we’re going to knock out a some gorgeous DIY Chanel for a fraction of the price! Apparently I have expensive taste. Always have and probably always will. You know how when you’re flipping through your newest fashion mag and you see this thing, be it a purse, belt, pair of earrings, whatever that are…

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  • Jewelry Wire Heart Chain DIY

    February 13, 2013

    There are five truths I have about making your own jewelry. Jewelry making is a lot of fun, even if you suck at it. There is something incredibly satisfying about wearing something you MADE from nothing. Bracelets and necklaces will always be the perfect length. You can create something you see in your head, but…

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  • Beaded Chunky Hardware Store Chain Bracelet Tutorial

    February 4, 2013

    Last week I made a bracelet that I totally love. It featured hardware store chain and I’ve got to tell you… I’ve worn that silly thing while cleaning house, crafting, you name it. Plain and simple… I love it. Today I made another braceleet with hardware store chain as promised. Before I started I was…

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