young artist spotlight: @maxy_sama

The girl can draw! For this post, I’ve teamed up with young artist Maddi (of YouTube account @maxy_sama) for a collab post featuring her art and my jewelry! I thought Maddi’s Joker drawing was the perfect inspiration for a necklace design. Hobby Lobby has an entire line of DC Comics themed charms, pendants and jewelry components … Continue Reading

denim choker diy

If I’ve said it once I’ll say it a million times – if you’re going to DIY anything this season, make it a choker! Why? They’re super easy to make, don’t use up much material (wrap a ribbon around your neck and call it a choker) and look stylish with every outfit. I’ve been seeing … Continue Reading

lillie necklaces

With the lightness of lace and the sheer sparkle of Swarovski flatbacks, these pendant necklaces, although small in size, truly pack a punch! This is actually a perfect tutorial for anyone who is new to jewelry making. If you are always intimidated by DIY projects, don’t fear. This jewelry tutorial is the perfect step into … Continue Reading

Spellcheck Bangles

My new bitty bangles spell out a statement – of which you choose! Pair alphabet slider beads with embroidery floss and rhinestone spacers for simple to make – yet definitely unique – accessories! If it were up to me entirely, I’d create an entirely black set that said something slightly sassy – but it’s the … Continue Reading

riverstone wrap bracelets

The simply subdued moss greens, frost blues and light sage combine perfectly here in these wrapped arm adornments. Using small pieces of thin gauge wire to wrap on stones, crystals and pearls to leather cording creates lightweight, eclectic bracelets that definitely look sophisticated. I’ve chosen beads that all fit within this very calming color scheme. … Continue Reading

Midnight Mandala Chokers

The combination of lace, indie charms and Swarovski is surely a winning one. And not to mention that chokers are insanely trending on all social sites,,,,,,but seriously, these are super simple to make! You just have to find yourself some cool lace trim – links below – and dainty charms, then you’re set! No intense … Continue Reading

Super Southwest Braided Chokers

“Southwest” is taking the fashion world by storm! Whether it’s a pop of turquoise, the rugged texture of leather, or bright silver accents, take cues from the desert for your spring and summer wardrobe. These soft leather chokers are a great way to infuse the trend in your personal style repertoire. Much like my last … Continue Reading

Boho Wrap Bangles – New Video-torial!

Hey gypsies, check out my latest Video-torial — we’re all about that boho beach look here, and these simple bangles are perfect for any beginner jewelry maker. I’ve compiled my usual photo / text steps into one comprehensive video for everyone, and hope you like this new format. I’ll be adding more videos to supplement … Continue Reading

timekeeper necklace diy

Tick, tock, never run out of time with these insanely chic vintage-inspired necklaces! Antique watch faces star here as focal pendants, complimenting drippy metallic chain and faceted crystals. These watch faces were all found at an estate sale — I spotted that middle one in a jar of buttons and  baubles, and just knew it … Continue Reading

siren’s song wired bangles

Delicately dripping with subtle shimmer and shine, these simply chic bangle bracelets combine wire wrapping and natural stones in the best of ways. Freshwater pearls and gemstone chip beads compliment each other insanely well – their irregularity in color and form creates an organic symphony of texture – perfectly contrasted by the thin, metallic bangle … Continue Reading