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Make Your Own Mini Embroidery Hoop Necklace

If you’re curious about how I come up with all these project ideas all the time, I’ll let you in on a little secret.  Sometimes I just wander the aisles of the craft store and look to see what new fun products they are selling for inspiration (and supplies of course!). These shopping trips are my little mini vacations on the weekend where I get to spend a little time with myself and just let my mind free.  I seriously depend on them to keep my sanity during the week with my two  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Jewelry, Silhouette CAMEO

Floral Fabric and Faux Leather Beaded Drop Earrings

Do you have a favorite store that you love to window shop at but can rarely afford unless it’s on clearance?  I definitely have several of them but Anthropologie is near the top of my list.  So many beautiful things with not so beautiful prices, lol. I happened to find some earrings that I loved but were a bit out of reach for my current budget, especially since I rarely wear jewelry now that I have 2 toddlers that love to pull on them. (ouch!)   I figured I could make  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Silhouette CAMEO

How to Make Faux Leather and Wood Earrings

Do you love jewelry? Of course you do! Do you know what’s better than new jewelry? Knowing that you made it yourself, craft therapy AND new accessories all rolled into one. Even better, this is a fairly simple project, all you need are the materials, a few jewelry making supplies, and an electronic cutting machine. Let’s not forget the most important part, the awesome cut file from the Love to Craft bundle. Head over to the fontbundles blog for the full tutorial!   Pin this  ...

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How to Etch Metal Jewelry with your Silhouette CAMEO

Have you ever wanted to make your own etched metal jewelry?  As a Silhouette CAMEO crafter, I wanted to see if it was possible to etch without needing to use their Curio machine.  I have a Curio but I’ll be honest, it’s not as user-friendly as the CAMEO. My experiment worked! You do need to buy a special tool for this though, the etching tool I’ve linked in the supply list. If you want to try it for yourself here’s the full tutorial      

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