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Make an Old Coat New Again with a Beaded Brooch

Make an Old Coat New Again with a Beaded Brooch

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Rework a broken piece of costume jewelry, or a handful of stash beads, into a sewn-on floral brooch design that brings new life to an old coat!

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How to Make Decoupage Bead Necklaces with Kids

How to Make Decoupage Bead Necklaces with Kids

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When your kids are bored this summer, why not sit down with them and create some pretty, new jewelry? This inexpensive project will challenge their creativity.

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How to Make an Easy Crocheted Holiday Garland

How to Make an Easy Crocheted Holiday Garland

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Gather your baubles, fabric scraps, and felt and crochet this super-simple garland. Even beginners can succeed at this one!

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Make a Sparkling Centerpiece

Make a Sparkling Centerpiece

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Capture the wonder of winter with a glittering arrangement of branches and icicle ornaments.

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Create an Art Nouveau-Inspired Shrink-Art Pendant!

Create an Art Nouveau-Inspired Shrink-Art Pendant!

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Since I had so much fun making shrink-art buttons a few months ago, and I adore rhinestones and vintage beads, I thought I'd make a piece of jewelry using some favorite bits and pieces for my last tutorial here at CraftStylish. Thank you to everyone in the community for your great comments and helpful feedback, and I hope you have enjoyed my posts!

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Learn to Knit a Simply Lovely Beaded Lace Bracelet

Learn to Knit a Simply Lovely Beaded Lace Bracelet

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Create a delicate bracelet perfect for celebrating upcoming nuptials as a gift for the bride and her bridesmaids or to adorn your own wrist for the occasion.

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Recycle Metal Cans into Hanging Flower Baskets for a Spring Party!

Recycle Metal Cans into Hanging Flower Baskets for a Spring Party!

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Make simple, inexpensive, and cheerful hanging flower "baskets" out of recycled metal cans! These would be perfect to decorate a backyard or patio for a spring party, an informal wedding, or just for fun.

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How to Make Recycled Cotton Art Yarn

How to Make Recycled Cotton Art Yarn

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Use natural fibers, recycled from unwanted sweaters, and spin them together on a wheel or drop spindle with some thread, buttons, and beads to make your own unique art yarn!

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How to Make Easy Two-Bead Earrings

How to Make Easy Two-Bead Earrings

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Holiday gift countdown: 5 days. If you have a stash of jewelry-making supplies, or time for a quick run to the craft store, you can easily make up some pairs of these cute earrings!

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Make It: Beaded Stitch Markers!

Make It: Beaded Stitch Markers!

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These fun little bead stitch markers are the perfect holiday gift for your favorite knitters. Make up a set and slip them onto a ribbon or chain for wearing as a necklace, too!

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How to Make a Pretty Beaded Fringe

How to Make a Pretty Beaded Fringe

For a fancy scarf edge, make the grid-design fringe of beads, found in Katrina Walker's article from CraftStylish Gifts to Make, Vol 2.

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Make a Beaded Daisy Chain

Make a Beaded Daisy Chain

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This simple little beading project is very customizable—make your flowers in any colors you like!

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Make It: Quilted Flowers

Make It: Quilted Flowers

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You can create unique textures and true shapes when you quilt fabric petals and assemble them into flowers.

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Yo-Yos and Couching: Two Easy-to-Do Embellishment Techniques

Yo-Yos and Couching: Two Easy-to-Do Embellishment Techniques

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With a few small fabric yo-yos, some beads, and couched yarn, you can create elegant vintage-inspired surface design that will turn your project into a showstopper.

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How To: Simple Drop Earrings!

How To: Simple Drop Earrings!

Choose two of your favorite beads and turn them into a quick, simple pair of earrings or embellishments...all you'll need are pliers, wire or eyepins, and a few minutes!

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Video: Make a Basic Bead Dangle

Video: Make a Basic Bead Dangle

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I made this video to show my favorite technique for creating embellishments, earrings, or pendants using wire and beads.

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How to Make Fabric-bound Beads

How to Make Fabric-bound Beads

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When trying to find the perfect accessory, I like to give my favorite beads an upgrade with sheer fabric.

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