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[7 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Statement Stone Necklace | 1,168 views]
Make a Statement Stone Necklace

Take a few pretty focal pendants made of stone, and turn them into a pretty statement necklace. This Statement Stone Necklace takes less than an hour to make, and uses three pretty focal pendants that cost just $1 — for all THREE (from my sponsor, Fire Mountain Gems — affiliate links included in this post). I braided three chains to make a sturdy chain for …

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[16 Mar 2016 | One Comment | 676 views]
Make a St. Patrick’s Day Chandelier

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! Feel like greening up your decor, but short on budget? Corrie from The Apple of My DIY put this cute chandelier together with some basic supplies, and the results are definitely not-so-basic looking! Her design incorporates honeycomb tissue paper spheres, but if you can’t find those readily available to you, you can get a similar look using green pom …

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[11 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make Pom Pom Easter Bunnies | 891 views]
Make Pom Pom Easter Bunnies

Got yarn scraps? Turn them into Easter decorations! Over at Blitsy, Meghan shows how to turn your odds and ends of yarn into these adorable pom pom bunnies. You can also use the same basic method with different features to make a variety of other animals or creatures. They will look so cute decorating your Easter baskets or tucked into your spring decor!  [how to …

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[9 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Haul Video: $1 Sale from Fire Mountain Gems | 953 views]
Haul Video: $1 Sale from Fire Mountain Gems

It’s my favorite jewelry-making time of year — the annual Fire Mountain Gems $1 Sale! I got a few items from the sale to share with you and pique your appetite to check out what else they have! See what I got in my haul, and then go check out the sale yourself!
Watch my video below for the whole haul! Do you have any ideas …

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[1 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on 2 Colorful Craft Projects for Spring | 1,553 views]
2 Colorful Craft Projects for Spring

I’ve been busy bringing color to the gray days of winter with my two projects for the Live.Craft.Love blog – DIY Wooden Geometric Wall Art and a Bungee Bling Necklace. Do you need to add some color to your days too? Go check these projects out!

DIY Wooden Geometric Wall Art
I love these wooden canvases – I have been using them for all kinds of fun …

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[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant | 1,310 views]
Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant

Want to up your jewelry-making game? This bead-wrapped wire heart pendant from Lisa Yang is a great project for those who have a little experience working with wire and want to learn a fun new technique. Once you master the beading technique, you can use this to give a fancy edge to all kinds of crafty projects!

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[28 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on End of Year Bead Sale – Fire Mountain Gems | 631 views]
End of Year Bead Sale – Fire Mountain Gems

Chinese Glass Rhinestone Earrings
Retail Price: $5.95
Sale Price: $2.96

Lampworked Glass Pendant
Retail Price: $4.40
Sale Price: $1.75

Light Rose Swarovski Crystal Drop
Retail Price: $7.59
Sale Price: $3.72

Red Bamboo Coral Beads
16-inch Strand
Retail Price: $5.58
Sale Price: $2.50

Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia Pendant
Retail Price: $24.95
Sale Price: $5.96

Light Blue Magnasite Beads
16-inch Strand
Retail Price: $7.44
Sale Price: $3.27

Gemstone and Glass Bead Mix
1/4 pound bag
Retail Price: $10.83
Sale Price: $5.15

Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads
16-inch Strand …

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[5 May 2015 | One Comment | 28,632 views]
Tutorial: Wire Wrapped Bead Rings

I’m going to warn you right now that this project is addictive!  Once you get the hang of it you won’t want to stop making these beautiful wire wrapped bead rings.  They’re quick to make, and I ended up making almost a dozen in just an hour.  This project would make a pretty last minute Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation day gift. This is also …

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[2 May 2015 | Comments Off on Fun Finds from Fire Mountain Gems | 721 views]
Fun Finds from Fire Mountain Gems

You probably already know I’m a big fan of Fire Mountain Gems (check out my epic jewelry supplies haul!), so I wanted to share some quick finds from Fire Mountain Gems that are perfect Mother’s Day gifts for less than $15 — there’s something for any price range, including something that costs less than $1! Check out these finds:
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $15

Crystal Rhinestone Cameo …

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[19 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,122 views]
Make a Bird Nest Necklace

Spring is a time of growth and renewal, and that includes baby birdies!  Celebrate the season with Heather’s stylized bird nest necklace over at Live Craft Love.  She used freshwater pearls for her “eggs”, but you can use any beads you happen to have on hand.