Statement Necklace (Image Credit: Barbro Andersen)

5 Rules for Rocking Statement Jewelry

Statement Necklace (Image Credit: Barbro Andersen)

Statement Necklace (Image Credit: Barbro Andersen)

Statement jewelry is in, there is no question about that. These pieces are fun, dramatic and eye catching, but can be hard to know how to wear. Below we give you 5 general rules to follow when you want to rock a statement piece. Continue reading

DIY Galaxy Necklace (Image Credit: Oh the Lovely Things)

DIY Galaxy Necklace by Oh the Lovely Things

DIY Galaxy Necklace (Image Credit: Oh the Lovely Things)

DIY Galaxy Necklace (Image Credit: Oh the Lovely Things)

Galaxy print items have been popping up all over the place for a while now, especially in fashion. You can get everything from leggings to t-shirts to shoes with a galaxy print design.

The blog, Oh the Lovely Things, now presents us with a DIY necklace with this popular trend. It’s super cute, and, better still, easy to make! All you need is a charm, a chain, a cosmetic sponge, and nail polish. Oh the Lovely Things takes you step by step through the process of how to make this astronomically cool necklace with easy to follow directions and helpful pictures. Continue reading

DIY Painted Wooden Bead Necklace

DIY Painted Wooden Bead Necklace by Laura Parke: A Girl Who Makes

DIY Painted Wooden Bead Necklace

DIY Painted Wooden Bead Necklace (Image Credit: Laura Parke / http://www.agirlwhomakes.com)

There are enough amazing DIYs by Laure Parke at A Girl Who Makes to keep you busy for months, but this particular DIY is my personal favorite from the site. If I have said it once, I have said it a million times, I am huge fan of simple do-it-yourself projects that have big impact. Of course a project that requires specialized tools, fifty different supplies, and an art school degree to complete is going to result in something impressive, but I am personally more impressed by a beautiful do-it-yourself project that anyone can complete with simple tools and a little creativity. Laura Parke’s Painted Wooden Bead Necklace is one of those DIYs.

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DIY Candy Cane Bow Necklace by Lines Across

How adorable is this Candy Cane Bow Necklace by Rachel of Lines Across? It would make the perfect accessory for a holiday party and since it’s a DIY each one you make will be a one of a kind creation. Everything you need to make your own can be found at your local craft store and you don’t even need a special kiln or pottery oven! To find out how to make you own and lots of other great projects visit Lines Across!

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DIY Dipped Shell Necklace by I Still Love You

With summer coming to an end, I have racked up an impressive collection of shells that I now have no idea what to do with. I always want to collect them while I’m at the beach and then feel compelled to save them once I get home for some unknown future project after going through all the effort. When I came across this brilliant Dipped Shell Necklace DIY by I Still Love You, I was relieved to see I didn’t scour the shore for naught.  Continue reading