Sunday, November 9, 2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
* 2.5 Inch Wired Ribbon
*14mm Acrylic Pearl
*Iridescent Pipe Cleaners (Found at Walmart)
*Small Flat Back Rhinestones, Round
*Small Flat Back Heart Shape Rhinestones
*White Upholstery Thread to hang ornament
*Hot Glue Gun
*Pliers or Flat Nose Jewelry Making Pliers
* Large Flat Back Rhinestones (I found mine at Michael's in the Recollections brand, however, you can use ANY brand.)
* 8mm or 9mm Jump Rings in Silver or Gold Color
* Hot Glue Gun
*Ribbon from the Dollar Tree for tail feathers and wings. I used red and white.
*Narrow Ribbon in red (The cheap kind that come on rolls)
*Package of Styrofoam balls from the Dollar Tree
*White baby sock (ages 0-6 months) from the Dollar Tree
*Trim of your choice. (See video as to where you can find the trim I used.)
*Stiff felt for the beak (I used red)
*Pins with pearl head (I just colored the pearl part with a black Sharpie pen to make the eyes.)
*Plastic snowflake button for head
*Flat Back Rhinestones for bottom part of wings and on top of the snowflake hat.
*Tiny clear rubber bands OR white upholstery thread.
*Aleen's Turbo Tacky glue
*Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
I purchased my earring bezels from the following Etsy seller:
Monday, September 29, 2014
These would make wonderful gifts or craft fair items! You can also use birthday cards or ANY cards you have on hand. Enjoy!
*Christmas Cards (I used the Mary Engelbreit Christmas cards found in Michael's dollar bins.
*Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
*Metal Repair Foil Tape
*Black Acrylic Paint
*Recollections fine glitter in "Glitz" or "Blanco Rosado"
*Ball Chain Necklace
*Paper Clay (I purchased mine at Michael's)
*Christmas socks from the Dollar Tree
*Orange Acrylic Paint
*Ultra Fine Black Sharpie Permanent Marker
*Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue
Make these stunning Emerald Lantern Christmas Earrings for Christmas! Please click on the following YouTube link to see my complete tutorial: http://youtu.be/YtRhugKb6Xk
*Two 10mm Square Glass Beads (I found mine at Michael's)
*Four 10mm Squaredelles
*Four Silver Rondelle Beads, about 8mmx4mm (I found mine at Michael's)
*Four 6mm Crystal Bicones in the color Emerald
*Two Ear Wires, Silver Plated
*Two Head Pins, 22 Gauge...(I like the 3 inch head pins)
*Jewelry Making Tools Needed: Round Nose Pliers, Flat Nose Pliers, Nippers
I buy my head pins from the following Etsy seller:
I bought my squaredelles from the following Etsy seller:
Make a pair of these gorgeous earrings for Christmas! Very lightweight with lots of sparkle!
Click on the following link to see my complete YouTube tutorial on how to make these earrings:
*Two 12mm Acrylic Shamballa Beads (I found mine at Michael's)
*Four 4mm and Four 6mm Daisy Spacers in antique silver
*Four 6mm Bicone Crystals
*Four 3mm Round Spacer Beads
*Two 3 Inch Head Pins
*Two Ear Wires
Jewelry Making Tools: Round Nose Pliers, Flat Nose Pliers, Nippers
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
These rustic looking story ornaments were so fun to make and extremely easy! You will need 2 inch cork circles from Michael's (Raw Bar) to make these OR you can order them online. Here is a complete list of materials below. Be sure to click on my YouTube link to see the complete tutorial on how to make these ornaments! To see a close up view of these ornaments, simply click on the picture above with your mouse and a larger picture will appear.
Click on this link to see my YouTube Tutorial:
*2 Inch Cork Circles from Michael's (Raw Bar)
*Dress It Up Buttons, ArtMind Buttons or Jesse James Buttons (Buttons must be under 2 inches high)
Tip: You can find these buttons at any craft store, however, they also sell them on Ebay and Etsy for very reasonable prices!
*Recollections brand self-adhesive rhinestone sheet (Found at Michael's)
*Acrylic Shamballa Beads (I found mine at Micheal's in the bead section)
*Ornament or Bead String
*Hot Glue Gun
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
*White STIFF felt (NOT the sticky back kind!)
*Decoart Twinkles glitter paint in "Crystal"
*Filigree Metal Connectors (These are super inexpensive and can be found on Etsy or Ebay.)
*Flat Back Rhinestones of various sizes, textures, colors (I purchased most of mine when the Recollections brand was on sale for 40% off at Michael's.)
*Christmas Ornament Patterns (I Googled "free Christmas ornament patterns" and many patterns came up, however, I chose to use the pattern at this link: http://scrapbooking.about.com/od/freepatterns/ss/freechristmasornamentpatterns.htm
Low Temp. hot glue gun
Sharp pair of scissors
Scrapbooking hole punch
Cheap paint brush
Beading thread or ornament thread