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Spiral Chain & Suede DIY Bracelet

DIY Spiral Chain Bracelet Tutorial

Spiral Chain & Suede DIY Bracelet This spiral chain and suede bracelet is a beautiful piece of jewelry that also happens to be super easy to make. It’s a great piece of arm candy to wear alone or stacked with your other bracelets. Head on over to SheKnows.com to see my step-by-step tutorial for this DIY Spiral Chain & Suede Bracelet And to make things easy for you,  all the materials for this tutorial are available in a handy chain & suede…

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DIY Craft Roundup: 2013 in Review

DIY craft roundup for 2013

2013 has been a big year for me! For both my personal life and my blog, it has been an exciting journey to take. To celebrate the end of the year, here’s a recap of my favorite DIY projects from this past year. My favorite DIY projects of the year So let’s start off with my 3 favorite DIY projects I did this year. They’re all pretty simple, but I love them for the way they make something you already…

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DIY: Knotted Charm Bracelet

Knotted Charm Bracelet Tutorial

As you know I’m all about easy crafts! Well this is probably one of the easiest DIY bracelets I’ve made. And mighty cute one too!  When it comes down to it, all this bracelet involves is tying 4 little knots in the right place!  There are lots of options for variation depending on the types of beads you have. Here I’ve chosen a some crystal rondelles and a stardust ball, but you could just as easily use pony beads for…

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DIY Bracelet: Glammed Up Hex Nut Bracelet

DIY glammed up hex nut bracelet

It’s DIY jewelry time!  Jewelry items are my favorite to craft, especially bracelets. I just love my arm candy! So for this tutorial, I’ve taken basic hex nut braided bracelet, and glammed it up by using black crystal rondelles and suede lace.  You could use  hex nuts, washers, or any flat-ish circular beads you have around the house to create this fun braided bracelet look. Materials to make this DIY Bracelet: About 1 yard or 1 meter of suede lace,…

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DIY Roundup: Best DIY Fashion Blogs

Best DIY fashion blogs

DIY is about creativity and inspiration, so for this DIY roundup edition, I’ve compiled a collection of my personal favorite fashion DIY blogs from around the blogosphere. These are the blogs that inspire me,  get my creativity juices going, and get me into crafting mode. I’ve also included some of my favorite tutorials from each of them so you can get an inkling of their genius at work! (They’re really in no particular order, I love them all and each…

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DIY Jewelry: Chan Luu Bracelet Tutorial

Chan Luu Bracelet Tutorial DIY

I’ve been coveting the boho style Chan Luu wrap bracelets for awhile now! These beautiful hand wrapped bracelets are quite the pretty penny.  But lucky for you the materials  are inexpensive, so time is all you need to do it yourself! Chan Luu Bracelet Supplies: • Leather cord (or any sturdy, thin cord): First decide out how many wraps you want to make.  Measure that distance, double it, and add around 4-5 inches extra for the loops at the end. • Beads: Try finding…

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DIY Bracelet: Cross Style Chain Woven Bracelet

DIY bracelet chain & suede

Another DIY bracelet using chain and suede? Yes, that’s right this is the 4th one in the series and I  still have lots of ideas on how to create new patterns and styles. This DIY bracelet binds to pieces of chain together by doing a variation of the simple shoe lace cross. Materials needed: – About 14 inches / 36 cm chain . I’m using 10×7 mm size chain. – about 21 inches / 54 cm of suede lace.  I’m…

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DIY Bracelet: Suede and Chain Woven Bracelet

Jewelry DIY: Suede and Chain Woven Bracelet Tutorial

Part 3: Suede and Chain Woven Bracelet Tutorial Here it is! The part 3 in my woven chain bracelet series! So in this week’s tutorial, there are 2 variations to this bracelet, both using exactly the same simple wrapping technique!  One look creates a chevron style pattern, while the other will create a diagonal stitch pattern. If you haven’t already,  make sure you subscribe so you won’t miss the upcoming tutorials for my suede and chain woven bracelet series that I’m doing!…

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DIY Bracelet: Suede Woven Chain Bracelet (Part 2)

Woven Chain Bracelet DIY

Suede Woven Chain Bracelet DIY Part 2 What I love most about chain woven bracelets are the many different looks that can be created. In fact, there are so many ways,  I’ve decided to do a whole series of tutorials on them!  So make sure you subscribe so you won’t miss the upcoming tutorials! In my original chain woven bracelet tutorial, I demonstrated the most simple pattern of weaving the suede lace.  In this tutorial, I’ll be using the same basic…

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