I notice a lot of artists have a shape they come back to again and again—for me, it’s circles. Just can’t get enough of ’em. So this necklace, which uses jade round beads and circular Vintaj tags, is my personal jewelry heaven. (Plus all round beads, including stone, crystal, and glass, are 25% off through Wednesday!) I’ve… Continue reading Jade & Copper Circles Necklace
We love Green Girl Studios findings and this necklace features a lovely Stag Pendant from Green Girl. With the holidays coming up, this necklace seems right on target! Materials 1 Green Girl Stag Pendant Chain, Fine Textured Beads, we chose a 4mm Gemstone blend but you could use any type of bead. Nunn Designs Woodland… Continue reading Stag Pendant Necklace
I wish you could reach through your screen to feel the amazing combination of textures in this bracelet. It’s made with leather and a Ginger Steel ceramic slider, both of which are 25% off through Friday! This color combination reminds me a little of Western wear, like bolo ties and bridles, but you could also switch… Continue reading Braided Leather Cowgirl Bracelet
Chunky keychains can be a polarizing topic—you either love them (they make finding your keys so easy!) or hate them (so chunky!). Either way, I think these keychains are eye-catching and beautiful. They’re a great place to play with color combinations. With so many colors of leather and O-rings to choose from, plus a huge selection of… Continue reading Mix & Match Regaliz Licorice Leather Keychains
To continue our Nunn Design focus (all Nunn is 25% off until Sunday!), we combined the Itsy Earring Post with Flatback Swarovski Crystals. These earrings might be the simplest jewelry project you will ever do, yet they’re so classic and versatile for anyone’s style. They would make great presents for friends, granddaughters, or anyone else on… Continue reading Itsy Crystal Earrings + Giveaway!
Did you know all Nunn Design is still 25% off on BelloModo.com until Sunday? Today and tomorrow we’ll be highlighting projects you can make with their Itsy line, which is just as cute as it sounds. (Check back tomorrow for a super simple project that mixes the Itsy line with Swarovski Flatback Crystals!) For our first project… Continue reading Itsy Colorblocked Triangle Earrings + Giveaway!
Nunn Design components and Crystal Clay are a perfect match! This set is an excellent example. Nunn Design components match nicely, making it possible to construct a set that coordinates. Crystal Clay, soft and pliable at first later hards to a rock like state. Materials: 1 package Crystal Clay, color your choice (samples done in… Continue reading Sweet Gift Idea: Honey Bee Set
One of my weaknesses is huge, chunky stone rings. I haven’t learned how to set stones yet, though, so I wasn’t sure how I could make my own. Then I remembered this amazing marbled polymer clay tutorial by Laura at A Beautiful Mess, and I wondered—could I make polymer clay faux-gemstones and bake them right into some… Continue reading Polymer Clay Gemstone Rings
I love Swarovski’s 5040 Princess Cut beads—love them! This set makes good use of them, creating bling along with the cool and casual look of leather: a very good combination. It’s fall, and the maroon-colored leather seems perfect for autumn fashion, especially this year. With the Pantone color of the year being Marsala, there will… Continue reading Posh Leather Earrings & Leather Wrap Bracelet