Loops, Wraps & Jump Rings!

Hello Again! I’ve started the year by making some new jewellery, and as last year’s efforts were mainly bracelets and necklaces, I decided to buy some earring kits in the new year sales. I’ve made quite a few pairs already, which I’ll tell you about soon, but before I start showing you those, I thought… Continue reading Loops, Wraps & Jump Rings!

Christmas Ornaments – Crystal Angel

These crystal angels are larger than the others, with a crystal skirt, wings and halo. They are beautiful! As with the other ornaments, these will be for sale at my Christmas sales, but would love to hear what you think! Hope you like them! Donna x Crystal Angel Christmas Ornaments Tools Needed: Pliers, Wire Cutters, Ruler,… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments – Crystal Angel

Christmas Ornaments – Crystal Cross

These pretty crystal crosses are so simple yet they look beautiful. As with the other ornaments, these will be for sale at my Christmas sales, but would love to hear what you think! Hope you like them! Donna x Crystal Crosses Tree Ornaments Tools Needed: Pliers, Wire Cutters, Ruler, Scissors, Glue Materials Needed: 288 x 6mm clear… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments – Crystal Cross

Christmas Ornaments – Snowflakes

Did you like the little mini snowflakes? These are bigger, more detailed snowflakes, and look really pretty. As with the other ornaments, these will be for sale at my Christmas sales, but would love to hear what you think! Hope you like them! Donna x Snowflake Christmas Ornaments Tools Needed: Pliers, Wire Cutters, Ruler, Scissors, Glue… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments – Snowflakes

Christmas Ornaments – Mini Snowflakes

These beautiful little snowflakes are so pretty and easy to make as well. There’s a bigger version too, but these little ones suit a tree or home of any size. As with the other ornaments, these will be for sale at my Christmas sales, but would love to hear what you think! Hope you like… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments – Mini Snowflakes

Jasmine Necklace

Hi! I’ve also been for another lovely session with Stella of Navajo Beading (navajo-beading.net). We worked on a lovely Jasmine Necklace – a whole new, modern take on pearls (yes, I think “eurgh, grannies! ” when I hear pearls too, but trust me, these look great!). Enjoy! Donna x Jasmine Necklace Materials Needed: 4 x… Continue reading Jasmine Necklace

Goodbye Jewellery, Hello Parchment!!

So, with May over, I left jewellery making behind and moved onto parchment work. I have to say I have loved doing making jewellery, and I know Karen has – she’s rather addicted!! You can find pictures of everything we made below. Hope you like them!! Donna x

Bead Weaving

Hi All! Another thing I’ve tried whilst making jewellery with beads is using a loom to weave beaded jewellery. Crafty Karen bought the loom for me as an Easter present, and we had originally hoped I could use it when I broke my arm earlier this year, but unfortunately it was not to be, as… Continue reading Bead Weaving

Crystal Maze Ladder Bracelet

So bracelet number 3 of 3 is the Crystal Maze Ladder Bracelet, taught to me as always by the lovely Stella of Navajo Beading (http://www.navajo-beading.net/). Its base is the same as the one for the Embellished Ladder Bracelet, but then there is a big variation.  So how is it made? Like this: The Crystal Maze… Continue reading Crystal Maze Ladder Bracelet

Embellished Ladder Bracelet

Hi again! So, the first of the two jewellery sessions I’ve squeezed in around everything else since last writing (both with the lovely Stella of Navajo Beading (http://www.navajo-beading.net/)) was to make an Embellished Ladder Bracelet. These are really simple to make, and even look lovely worn either way up!! Anyway, here’s how to make them:… Continue reading Embellished Ladder Bracelet