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Beads, stones, and jewelry supplies

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Tinsel Stars

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Faux Tart Ornaments

Steps:7
This Handmade Holiday gift is an ornament that looks good enough to eat.
Materials
  • Blender
  • Shredded newspaper
  • Bowl
  • Table salt
  • White craft glue
  • Measuring cup
  • Spoon
  • Food molds
  • Nonstick spray
  • Acrylic paint, white and colors of choice
  • Paintbrush
  • Spackle
  • Food coloring or decorator gel (optional)
  • Piping bag
  • Tweezers
  • Decorative embellishments
  • Gloss varnish
  • Needle
  • Fishing line
  • Scissors
  • Candle
  • Pliers
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Beaded Flower Necklace

Steps:13
Materials
  • Bead stringer
  • Wire clippers
  • 2 pair chain-nose pliers
  • Craft and fabric glue
  • Seed beads (sizes 6/0 to E)
  • Spool of 24-gauge wire
  • 3 small feathers
  • Floral tape in complementary color
  • Small scrap of leather, cut into 1/2-inch circle
  • Jump ring
  • Necklace chain
  • Wire cutters
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Jade Beaded Necklace with Ribbon

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Sparkling Bib Necklace

Steps:6
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Crafting and DIY, Fashion
Treat yourself -- or someone special -- to a beautiful bib necklace with this simple project.
Materials
  • Necklace template
  • Assorted glass gems
  • Scissors
  • Ultrasuede or felt
  • Pencil or disappearing-ink marker
  • Fabric glue
  • Ribbon in desired color
  • Invisible thread (optional)
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Photograph Jewelry

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Crystal Garland

Steps:5
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Custom-Made Pearl Jewelry

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Fashion
Create one-of-a-kind jewelry with this pearl dyeing and stringing process.
Materials
  • Hot (not boiling) water
  • Rit dye: powdered and/or liquid
  • Vinegar
  • Spoon
  • Glass pearls
  • Tulle, cut into rounds about the size of a dinner plate
  • Paper towels
  • Stopwatch (optional)
  • Card (optional)
  • Pearl diagram
  • For necklace: 63-inch satin ribbon and thirty-eight 12 mm pearls
  • For bracelet: 38-inch satin ribbon and thirteen 10 mm pearls
  • Tapestry needle
  • Spool of .6 mm monofilament
  • 2 crimp beads
  • Crimping pliers
  • Nail glue
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