1 Apr


We love homemade projects and jewelry is a great way to keep yourself busy and making some great new pieces for not only your collection but for friends and family as well. Since it’s Springtime and many of us are hanging out in our own homes with a lot of Netflix and chill and streaming loads of TV, we thought that breaking up your routine would be good with some homemade ideas. 

This Mezzaluna Bracelet has is a beautiful way to start. Don’t be too daunted by all of the intricacies of this piece as Spoiled Rotten Beads does provide you with some online resources and a pattern that you can download. Create gorgeous color pairings of bright purples, fresh spring greens, and glints of golds, silver, and copper. 

What you’ll need: 

  • Arcos Par Puca 3-holed moon-shaped beads
  • Size 11 seed beads
  • 6mm glass pearl beads
  • Size 15 seed beads
  • 2mm fine polished beads
  • A clasp of your choice
  • Beading needle
  • Beading thread
  • Stop bead

Now, we “leaf” you a great video on how to make a Leafy Vine bracelet. Sonysree Creations has a stunning video of this easy-to-make leafy bracelet. This bracelet will let you get creative with beautiful simplicity. Choose your favorite 2 colors and get beading!

What you’ll need: 

  • Rondelle 4x6mm
  • Size 11 seed beads
  • Beading needle #10
  • Beading thread
  • Clasp

How about some fancy earrings to go with those homemade bracelets? Here is a simple DIY earring pattern that will take you only about 5 minutes to make. Pick out your favorite colors or match them with the bracelets that you made. 

What you’ll need:

  • 2 beading needles
  • Beading thread
  • 4mm bicone beads
  • 2mm silver beads
  • Size 11 seed beads

Who doesn’t love Swarovski crystals? We know you do so we found this great video on how to make some fancy shoulder-duster pendant earrings with various sizes of pear cut Swarovski crystals. You won’t need a lot of supplies for this one, and in just a few minutes, you’ll have some fancy new earrings that your friends will be envious of (unless you’re nice enough to give them as gifts). 

What you’ll need: 

  • 3mm Cable chain in your favorite color
  • 4mm 22 gauge jump rings
  • 5mm 21 gauge jump rings
  • Swarovski pear cut pendant pieces in various sizes - choose your favorite colors!
  • Stud earring dome post
  • Bullet clutch earring backs

**There are all kinds of neat videos, tutorials, magazines, and books out there that you can order online and get your creative juices flowing in making your very own jewelry. What do you think you might try next? **