Fiona Filigree Bracelets

Filigree is always a good choice; the intricate swirls of metal and high shine add such a luxe touch to any piece of jewelry. And, when you add a Swarovski rhinestone and smooth pearls to contrast, a perfectly dressy-chic accessory is made. These Fiona bracelets are great for beginners and advanced headers, as they only … Continue Reading

Gilded Briolette Drop Earrings

See the sparkle, see the shine! My newest tutorial will have you looking totally luxe in no time at all. Classy, chic and always stylish, briolettes are something I don’t work with often. But, for this tutorial, they stand front and center as the focal point of these earrings. These amethyst faceted stones seemed a … Continue Reading

Five Minute Beginner Earrings

Simple and sophisticated with metal filigree accents and a mixed finish, these are some of the simplest earrings you will ever make. All I’ve done here is take apart a Cousin charm pack and re-organize the charms, connecting them with jump rings. I’ve mixed the metal finish for a bohemian look, and used a cutout … Continue Reading

Sparkle Strands Bracelets

I’m on a crystal kick. I had some Cousin brand crystals and wanted to make yet another super-sparkly accessory out of them. If you want an equally sparkly bracelet to match your Crystal Amulet necklace from my last tutorial, these are super quick to whip up. The best part is that you can make them … Continue Reading

Easy Geo Earrings: “Handmade Holiday” Project 007

  My last tutorial before X-mas, and the last in my “Handmade Holiday” initiative! I’ve picked the easiest, quickest and cheapest tutorial for last. You will create a pair of geometric earrings that are simply made from a cut crystal and bugle beads.      Like most of my tutorials, this one is highly customizable; … Continue Reading

Arizona Sparkle Earrings– “Handmade Holidays Project 001”

    The first installment in my “Handmade Holiday” initiative; my Arizona Sparkle earrings! These earrings are were inspired the colors of the west (bright turquoise and coppery crystals) but made to fit a very chic cocktail party or soirée-type event. With that said, I am sure that nobody would feel blue if they received a … Continue Reading

Beginner Tutorial: Easy Arrowhead Necklace for Women or Men!

    Another “beginner” tutorial, this time for a cool painted arrowhead necklace! These can be made for women or men, just by switching up the colors with the cord and the paint!      This is a super-easy necklace to make, and can be layered with other necklaces for a cool look. This is … Continue Reading

Wire Heart Necklace/Bracelet Tutorial

  This is yet another super easy, super quick tutorial. This dainty wire heart bracelet from Urban Outfitters is great for summer; the gold and silver tones look great against tans! Plus, it’s lightweight and you can layer them with other necklaces. The original is a bracelet, but in the tutorial I make both a … Continue Reading

EASY Midi Ring Tutorial

Midi rings are super cool! They have become a super-big trend for summer. I totally love the bohemian feel of these rings, and they are really easy to make yourself. All you really need is wire and some pliers!     You can use any color wire, or really any gauge (not less than 22g, … Continue Reading

Ombre Crystal Earrings Tutorial

      Summer is coming, and bright colors come along with it! Ombre is everywhere these days, and it basically just means blends of color. I like the soft look of ombre blends, and how the colors can be either pastels or brights.     You can create a similar look by using like-colored … Continue Reading