Posts Tagged ‘necklace’

Make a Statement.

Nothing dresses up an outfit like jewelry. Statement necklaces are all the rage right now, and that makes me so happy. It’s fun to wear a distinctive piece, and even more fun if you make it yourself! Let’s look at some gorgeous necklaces made by Craftsters. This bead and crochet necklace by *evestar* has such […]

Falling for Fall

phoenixfiredesigns is getting us in a festive fall mood with this gorgeous leaf pendant. She actually made it for a Craftster swap, too. Her partner is so lucky! 🙂 Fall wouldn’t be completed without a stunning, homemade apple pie and najaorama has just the recipe for us. Cinnamon, lemon zest, butter… all of the good […]

Orange You Glad It’s Fall?

If there’s one thing I love about the fall, it’s the rich color palette of fall leaves. My personal favorite of these colors is orange. While it’s technically not fall for a couple more weeks, I’m excited to see fall colors appearing in the stores. Bring on the orange!  I love the linework and the […]

Bibliocrafting: Book Jewelry

Lots of people who love books like to wear it on their sleeve… or, rather, their necks, wrists, and ears, in the form of jewelry! Onyxnox made this mini book as a pendant: Malmow has two great examples of mini book pendants, here and here: These pendants by alteredmommy use bits of book pages as […]

September 26, 2012 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! R2D2 Baby Quilt by dellastella How to cheat […]

Bubble Wrap Necklace – Step by Step Tutorial

Would you believe this gorgeous necklace is made from bubble wrap? Well, it is! And PotterCraft has been kind enough to share the free project tutorial on the Jewelry board for us! The project is just one creation from the new book, Jewelry Upcycled!. So grab your bubble wrap, check out the thread and get […]

Wear It This Weekend: Yo-yo Necklace

This has to be the prettiest set of yo-yos I’ve ever seen! Sadsilver has posted this gorgeous yo-yo neckace and a wonderful and easy to follow tutorial. You can make your own necklace with the full tutorial here: If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know in the comments!

Wear It This Weekend: Wirework Necklace

I’m not a jewelry crafter AT ALL but leopardstripes’ tutorial is so amazing she makes me feel like I could do it! I personally probably couldn’t finish in time for THIS weekend, but if you have more jewelry experience I bet you could! Her tutorial is full of pictures and is so easy to understand. […]

As Seen On TV: Conan O’Brien (I’m with Coco!)

So people are drawing sides in the Coco v. Leno battle. PinkDaisy seems to be on the Conan O’Brien side based on her awesome “Conan is my Homeboy” necklaces. Other Craftsters have shareed even more Coco-y goodness that you can see by viewing the Conan O’Brien tag.

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Lovely Pendant

How cute are these? onescrappinjohnson made these pendants from scrapbook paper and inexpensive washers from the hardware store. I love this idea! The pendants are quick and easy to do, but they look like a million! Choose papers in the colors and patterns you know your recipients will love. These are sure to please any […]

Easy Mixed Media Leaf Necklace Tutorial

This beautiful piece features a variety of media including felt, tulle and beads. The tutorial shows you how to create it in 11 simple steps. Make one to wear to an upcoming holiday party! Click here to check out this great tutorial right here on Craftster! And click the image below to find even more […]

Wear It This Weekend: Postage Stamp Necklace

Now, this weeks WITW requires a little more hardware than usual, but I just had to share! You’ll need microscope slides, a glass cutter, and the necessary equipment to solder. But look at what an awesome necklace you’ll get when you’re done! Alycimo‘s tutorial is really simple and makes the whole process easy to understand. […]

Wear It This Weekend: T-shirt Necklace / Scarf

I loved the necklace / scarf that Figit posted! Luckily, she linked back to the original thread where she got the idea and luckily skaborsk was nice enough to write a tutorial. I actually made one of these for myself in about 20 minutes and I see more in my future! You can see the […]

Wear It This Weekend: Octopus Pendant

I adore all of the polymer clay octopus tentacle jewelry that’s been floating around lately (seriously, there’s a lot!). I’m not really a polymer clay master but sheepBlue‘s tutorial makes it look easy! Her thread tells you how to make this kick-ass pendant! You can see the full tutorial here: If you make one […]