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[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 791 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 | 795 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 | 455 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 | 15,523 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 | 681 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 | 1,043 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.

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[25 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 913 views]
Epic Bead & Jewelry Haul: Fire Mountain Gems $1 Sale

I just got a heavy package full of stuff — my order from the Fire Mountain Gems Dollar Sale came! Find out what I got – each item cost $1 or less. I got tons of fun beading and jewelry-making supplies in this epic haul.
Check out the Fire Mountain Gems $1 Sale for yourself!

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[18 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Mardi Gras Bead Mosaic Mirror | 883 views]
Tutorial: Mardi Gras Bead Mosaic Mirror

Now that Mardi Gras has come and gone, what can you do with your stands of beads? Use them to make a fun, bead-covered mirror! Inspired by a similar project from Aunt Peaches, see how Heather whipped this up dollar store style. You can usually fond these kind of beads year-round in the party supplies section of the dollar store, and it’s a great way to use up random embellishments that you may already have on hand.

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[9 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 757 views]
Video: Heather’s Jewelry Making Haul from Jo-Ann

I hit Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store up on their New Years’ Sale and got some very fun stuff! I can’t resist the bead aisle — especially when beads are 50% off! I also took advantage of their 99 cent fat quarter sale, and I found a couple of very cool jewelry-making tools.
If you don’t feel like watching the video, here are some of the …

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[16 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Make Funky Polka Dot Lawn Flamingos | 661 views]
Make Funky Polka Dot Lawn Flamingos

These super funky flamingos are absolutely bursting with character!  Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life gave a pair of standard plastic flamingos a polka dotted makeover, and even pretty beaded necklaces!  If you check out end-of-summer clearance sales right now, you might be able to score some birds extra-cheap.  Then grab some paint and turn the kitsch factor up to eleven!  [how to make …