DIY Balloon Bracelet Tutorial

Since Spring Break is just around the corner and scattered throughout the month of March and April, depending on what part of the country you live in, I will be posting child-friendly jewelry making tutorials once or twice a week … Read More ...

Lollipop Bead Shoppe

Lollipop Bead Shoppe Yesterday was a rainy, blah feeling sort of day where I live in South Mississippi, but a trip to the post office brightened my day!  At the beginning of the week I placed a first-time order to the “Lollipop Read More ...

Easy Knotter

still images from the Easy Knotter video tutorialMaureen Oliveto’s invention will make tying knots in your bead work more precise and faster, too. Take a look at her video tutorial and see just how simple it is to use the Easy Knotter! Creating jewelry with evenly … Read More ...

After This Row

After This Row knitting toolHave you seen this knitting tool? After This Row designed by avid knitter Joyce Garris from Huntley, Illinois, helps you keep track of where you are on your knitting project regardless of how many times you have to lay it … Read More ...

Steampunk Components

If you are already into steampunk or thinking of trying to make your first piece, this will come as good news to you.  Fire Mountain Gems is now offering a line of Steampunk inspired components, books, antiquing paste and designs … Read More ...

Great Find

If you are looking for some interesting elements for your jewelry, check out RJBeads on Etsy.  They have an excellent selection of fun and funky beads and the prices are pretty reasonable too.… Read More ...