Since my freshman year of college, I have had a total of nine holes in my ears. (What can I say? I was a rebellious teenager. Ha!) That’s a lot of earrings to change, so unless I’m going to a fancy event, I always wear the same earrings in seven of those holes. (Cue my awkward selfie) For awhile I… Read More
DIY & Crafts
The latest jewelry-making and craft tutorials and upcycling projects.
For your convenience, this post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. Also known as Birdcage, Fool’s Dilemma, and my personal favorite, Idiot’s Delight, the Byzantine chainmaille weave technique creates a gorgeous rope of interwoven rings. Depending on the size, type, and color rings you use, it can be both feminine and masculine. While it can be a… Read More
You throw on a pair of jeans that lay crumpled on the floor next to your bed and pull a shirt on over your head that is only mildly wrinkled. You take one last gulp of your coffee, which, like most days, has become tepid by the time you finally have a chance to drink it. As you rummage through the mess of… Read More
These earrings look super complicated and fancy but actually whip up super fast. Back when I had my jewelry business,I would easily crank out about 15 pairs of these elegant freshwater pearl earrings in an hour during my busy season. (But don’t be alarmed if it takes you more than four minutes. When I first started making these it would… Read More