Dangle Earring Tutorial

Dangle Earring Tutorial

Looking for a unique gift for a friend? Want custom jewelry for that special outfit?

Why not make your own pair of dangle earrings. Let me show you how easy it really is!

Supplies needed: 2 ear wire fish hooks with ball (approx. ¾”) 2 head pins 2 large glass beads (approx. ½”) 4 small glass beads jewelry pliers/wire cutter

Note- I purchased all of these supplies at local craft stores.


Fall Leaf and Acorn Paper Craft Tutorial

fall craft collage

This whimsical fall leaf and acorn garland ornament was inspired by one of the craft books I picked up on our trip to Germany. It’s a simple project that will add charm to your space. You can hang it in a window or on a cabinet or door knob. I have one dangling from my fireplace mantle.

Here are some step by step directions for you to create your own fall ornament.


Dangle Earrings ~ Giveaway #2

Dangle Earrings

It’s time for another giveaway!

This month, enter for your chance to win a pair of colorful dangle earrings. I’ve been having lots of fun exploring the art of jewelry making and am happy to offer up the following three pair of earrings for this months giveaway.

1. Purple and Turquoise Dangle Earrings 2. Pink Dangle Earrings

3. Red and Gold Polka Dot Dangle Earrings

Here’s how you can enter the giveaway:

1. […]

Glass Pendant Necklace Giveaway Winners Announced

Pink Roses Pendant

Thanks everyone for entering the Glass Pendant Necklace Giveaway and making the first giveaway of 2013 such a success. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate your kind comments. Thank you!

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1. Karen […]

A Homemade Christmas ~ Pendant Necklaces

Necklace Pendant Tutorial

Several years ago one of my piano students gave me this beautiful music note Scrabble pendant necklace for Christmas.

I like to wear it and thought it would make a great Christmas gift for my children’s music teachers. So, I did a little research and tried my hand at making Scrabble pendants, but mine didn’t quite turn out. I had pretty much given up on the idea, when quite by chance, I found […]

Peacock Necklaces


Check out these two peacock necklaces I purchased on Amazon a while back.

I’ve never purchased jewelry online before, but was extremely happy when these necklaces showed up at my door. They are totally me and I love them.

Vintage Peacock with Feather Fashion Necklace


Retro Crystal Peacock Pendant Necklace


There are tons of other inexpensive jewelry items available for purchase on Amazon. Check them out […]

How to Make Origami Boxes

Origami Box

Here are step by step directions for making origami boxes. These are fun to make and fill with jewelry, candies, chocolates, etc.

You will need two perfectly square pieces of paper. The size of the paper will depend on the content you intend to put inside.

Step 1 – Fold paper in half.

Step 2 – Turn around and fold in half again.

Step 3 – Fold all four corners toward the center.