DIY Suede Wrap Beaded Bracelet Tutorial from The Bead Table. I like this bracelet because the suede is thicker and the beads chunkier than most of the Chan Luu inspired bracelets I post. For more Chan Luu inspired bracelets go here and for hundreds of DIY bracelets go here.
DIY Air Dry Clay Bronze Bookends Tutorial from Alisa Burke. I must admit that for smaller pieces I’ve always been wary of air dry clay because I thought it was too fragile for jewelry. But for larger pieces, when you don’t want to use/find a kiln, this is such a good alternative.
DIY Crochet Sunglasses or CROSHADES Free Pattern from Squirrel Picnic. I hate to sound preachy but if you like a pattern copy it when you see it. First seen at Pops de Milk here. Left Bottom Photo: DIY by Pops de Milk. All Other Photos: Squirrel Picnic. And as Jennifer Olivarez of Squirrel Picnic writes:
I think it goes without saying that you shouldn’t wear these while driving, operating heavy machinery, or well, moving about in any way. They’re really just for decorating your favorite inanimate objects.
DIY Beaded Kumihimo Bracelet and Necklace Tutorial designed by Glòria Fort. I translated with Chrome. Why do people love kumihimo DIYs? It’s like a cross between spool knitting and knotting and the DIYs are becoming more sophisticated.
For more kumihimo DIYs go here. And for a Mini Roundup of the Best Kumihimo Braided Tutorials I’ve posted go here. #1 is a link to an excellent tutorial on how to braid 8 to 28 strands together.