Add a little South American flavor to your wrist by learning to make your own Peruvian bracelet. You'll need some heavy string and some macramé skills to craft your own Peru-style bracelet, but trust us—it's not hard. Just follow along with the video and see how easy it is. T ...more
Halloween night for most people with kids means tons of candy. That translates into tons of trash from candy wrappers. But even though you probably wouldn't think it, there's no shortage of alternative uses for those wrappers, from clothing and accessories to home decor. This ...more
How To : Add an Emergency Medical Card to Your iPhone's Lock Screen with Important Health Information for First Responders
You can't predict the future, but you can prepare for it. In the off chance you get hurt in a car accident, take a nasty tumble, fall down a cliff, have a seizure, or get struck by lightning, it's always good to carry up-to-date information about your health in case you can't ...more
Is your beloved silver bracelet looking a little worn? Stick it in a bowl of tomato ketchup to remove the tarnish. The acid in the tomatoes oxidizes with tarnished silver, which helps make your silver items look newer than ever before. If you're not keen on the idea of mixing ...more
Most friendships come and go, but the truest ones that stay and bloom deserve something special to honor the bond. While going to Claire's with your girlfriend to purchase a "Best Friends 4 Ever" heart necklace - broken in half, of course, so each of you has half - is a nice w ...more
One of the hardest parts about jewelry making is the knot-tying. It's an intricate process, much like jewelry making in general, which is meticulous and dexterous. Working with leather is also more difficult because of it's thickness and un-malleable contour. This demonstratio ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a bracelet using seed beads and the African helix stitch. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do the African helix stitch to make a beaded bracelet. Part 2 of 2 - How to Do the African helix stitch to make a beaded bracelet.
You may remember string art from your elementary school days. If so, it probably makes you think of the 2D geometrical designs that took every ounce of patience you had as a kid. Or those laborious curve stitch drawings, which string art was actually birthed from. But thanks t ...more
You can make beautiful beaded bracelets without much monetary investment at all; in fact, all you need are pretty beads, string, and a cardboard box. You don't even need to tweak the cardboard box at all - just take off the lid and start using it as a makeshift loom! So cheap, ...more
Learn how to make a River Bar bracelet, which is also known as a Paracord bracelet, by following the steps outlined in this video tutorial. To start your bracelet, you will need to tie a reef knot. This is done by taking two loops (in two different color strings) and then plac ...more
If you haven't already discovered ETSY.com you really should check it out. It is basically an Ebay type website, but everything for sale has to be handmade. There is some wonderful finds there and today I share with you some amazing LEGO Jewels, most of which are available ...more
The Chinese snake knot is a considered a representation of good luck, or its considered as an embodiment of the Snake in the Chinese Zodiac. This Paracord Snake Knot can be used as a bracelet or another decorative piece. This snake knot technique would make a great time passer ...more
Watch this two part video series to learn how to make a spiral rope beaded bracelet. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a spiral rope beaded bracelet. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a spiral rope beaded bracelet.
This video tutorial in Spirituality category will show you how to make a rosary bracelet. Jim Horn from real life rosary presents this video. For this you will need a nylon string and a bead making tool. With the string take three turns around the end of the bead making tool a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to weave a (king) cobra stitch for paracord bracelets. First, take a 10 inch cord, fold it in half, then tie a knot at the end of it. Put this on a holder, then tie another chord on the bottom of it and hold it with your knees for tension. Next, ...more
Friends love it when you make them something special and they'll love the V is for Victory Friendship Bracelet shown in this how-to jewelry-making video! You will need 4 colors of embroidery thread (six feet long), tape, and a ruler. Follow along with this video activity tutor ...more
Friendship bracelets symbolize the strength and longevity of the bond between you and one or more of your best friends, so make your friendship bracelets last as long as your friendship will (which is forever, right?). Watch this video to learn how to braid a very cute cupcak ...more
Paracord, or parachute cord, is one of the most versatile ropes out there. Originally made for parachute suspension during WWII, it is now used for everything from tying knots during a camping trip to weaving sturdy bracelets as a fun DIY project. The tutorial featured in this ...more
Producing a friendship bracelet is made easier in this step by step video. After picking your colors and cutting the thread, you can follow this video exactly for the perfect bracelet. If you already know the basics of the forward and backward knots, you will have no trouble r ...more
How to make a Macrame Double Wave Bracelet with beads. Video: .
In this tutorial, we learn how to attach a charm on a chain with Anna. To begin, grab a pair of pliers in each of your hands. Now, pick up the chain with them and gently lift up one side of the flap. After this, pick up your charm and attach it onto the chain. When finished, a ...more
This video teaches you how to make an arrowhead friendship bracelet. The first step is to pick five colors of string. Then cut 2 pieces of string of each color. All 10 strings should be of the same length. Lay out strings adjacent to each other on the table in this color 1, co ...more
Make a Disney Princess Belle hairstyle! This hairstyle was inspired by the hair Belle was wearing with her lovely yellow ball gown in the Disney movie "Beauty And The Beast." Items needed to complete this look: 2 elastics A few tiny claw clips 1 bracelet 1 knee high sock ma ...more
Eco...in this case also meaning 'economize' as we take an item that would normally have been thrown away & use it to make a cool fashion statement piece! This project is dedicated to the Green Guru Challenge and just uses household scraps headed for the trash, and turns them i ...more
Friendship bracelets are easy to make, and show your friends that you care. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically a double chain knot friendship bracelet. I ...more
In this tutorial, Jen Caslin from "The Bead Lounge" demonstrates how to make a "three way" leather wrap. This piece is versatile and can be worn as a bracelet, a headband or a lariat necklace. The process of making this accessory is relatively easy once you get the hang of it ...more
This video demonstrates how to make a cardboard wheel for weaving friendship bracelets.
Friendship bracelets are a great gift idea for any friend. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the zigzag friendship bracelet. This is the eeriest friends ...more
Your Apple Watch only looks as good as the band that it's bound to, but if you're looking to purchase one directly from Apple, expect to spend anywhere from $149 (for the Milanese Loop) to $449 (for the Link Bracelet). Instead of spending all that money on a new Watch band, w ...more
Brace yourself for (and with!) the colorful braided friendship bangle demonstrated in this crafty DIY how-to. Within this free video tutorial, you'll find detailed, step-by-step instructions for weaving your own four-color braided friendship bracelet.
This is the demo of preparing switchback pattern hemp bracelet. Its not a long process. In fact, it takes only 10 minutes to complete. The hardest thing is probably to make sure that each part of it is exactly the same size. Get a long piece of string and fold it into half. Gr ...more
Kiwua How demonstrates making a diamond patterned friendship bracelet. She starts with eight strands of string tied in a knot at one end. She has the knotted end clipped to something so that it doesn't move easily. The diamond pattern is created with a series of simple knots r ...more
Friends are people who play an important part of many people's lives. They are there for you when you feel sad or lonely. Share secrets that nobody else would know except both of you. Having friends is also a great way to build healthy lasting relationships. So why not thank t ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a three stranded bracelet with a toggle clasp.
In this video Kiwua shows you how to make a heart bracelet. She recommends that you start braiding the wool yarn from left to right and then progress from right to left. In the middle she creates a heart shape from the wool yarn with the wool yarn extending in four rays from b ...more
Hemp jewelry is crunchy granola chic no matter how you style it. Made of rustic, slightly frayed natural hemp and adorned with natural materials like seashells and wood beads, hemp jewelry is as surfer chic as you can get. If you enjoy making your own hemp bracelets and neckl ...more
This video project tutorial is for a scrumptious chunky 'boho' style bracelet made with a variety of gorgeous beads in blue & white (will look fab with denim!). To make this bracelet, you will need stretchy nylon, ribbon, beads, scissors, and glue. Learn how to craft this boho ...more
Knitting with beads is a lot like regular knitting, only you're attaching beads to your string in order to create a more pearlized look, or to add complexity to a knitted purse, flower, or hat. Adding beads is a wonderful way to switch up the old knitting routine at minimal co ...more
A fun type of bracelet is the paracord. It is a heavy duty, unique accessory that is relatively easy to make. In this tutorial, learn how to use the cobra style weave to make a funky looking piece of jewelry. This makes a great addition to your personal style or a wonderful gi ...more
You and your best friend may be taking the next step in the friendship ladder… the friendship bracelet. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the bordered c ...more
In this video, we learn how to make friendship bracelets adjustable. First, tape both sides of your bracelet onto a flat surface. After this, bring both ends into a circle shape at the ends. Now, take any color of string and make a loop with it over the ends of the bracelet. N ...more
This video jewelry-making tutorial shows how to make a Swarovski crystal spacer bar bracelet. For this craft project you will need crystals, space bars, silver rounds beads, crimp beads, and a three string clasp. Learn how to make a Swarovski crystal spacer bar bracelet by wat ...more
Friendship bracelets are the most personal testaments to a good friend that you can make. Celebrate your friendship while creating a work of art that will last a very long time by weaving together this friendship bracelet with an "S" spiral. Please know that this bracelet tut ...more
If you're looking for survival knots or nautical knots then you've gone to the wrong place. But if you're looking to bolster your oeuvre of fancy, beautiful knots, then you've stumbled upon the right video. A Chinese crown knot, a type of lanyard knot also known as a shamrock ...more
Short homemade video showing how to make a Friendship Flip Flop Zig Zag bracelet. The bracelet is easy enough to be made by a child and the tutorial easy enough for a child to follow. The bracelet is made of knotted cotton strings. The bracelet can be made from 2 to as much di ...more
Watch this four part jewelry making sequence to learn how to make a beautiful Swarovski crystal bracelet and a pair of earrings to match. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make a Swarovski crystal bracelet and earrings. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make a Swarovski crystal bracelet and earrings. ...more
A strong and genuine relationship is something that should be cherished at all times. Learn how to make a wave friendship bracelet to give to your best friend as a gift. Wave friendship bracelets are not only simple to make, but they are absolutely beautiful to look at. Before ...more
Want to give your best buddy something to show them how much they mean to you? Why not a friendship bracelet? Friendship bracelets are made through a form of macramé, a textile-making knotting process. Very simple once practiced. In this tutorial "Nana" takes us through the kn ...more
This short video shows how to get started with 550 paracord and a 3 peg/nail knitting spool made from a wooden napkin ring and 3 nails. This just show you how to start. Follow these steps: After the initial wrapping of the nails with the paracord at the bottom of the nail, you ...more
In this tutorial, Kameron Kay, expert jewelry designer, demonstrates how to make a stretch bracelet using extra beads. This is a quick and easy piece of jewelery that anyone can make. Watch this video for tips on how to turn those extra beads into something unique. This bracel ...more
This series shows you how to make two different types of friendship bracelets: an easy bracelet and then a rainbow bracelet. So if you're looking for a blast from the past, or have kids that are going through the friendship bracelet phase, this video will help you out. Part 1 ...more
Get that Bohemian look this summer with homemade chunky jewelry! In this three-part jewelry making video tutorial, learn how to make a Cubed Herringbone Stitch for bracelets. From Auntie's Beads" "Ladder-stitched cube bead rows work as a foundation to this bracelet. The stitch ...more
This tutorial shows you how to do two basic macrame ties, which you can use to make keychains, bracelets, chokers and other types of jewelry. Add beads, charms and other decorations to your projects - macrame is cheap, easy and fun!
Watch this video to learn how to decoupage on wooden beads to make a bracelet,
Have you ever given your friend a friendship bracelet? Well, the best kind is a homemade kind. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the four basic knots in ...more
This video tutorial will demonstrate the square stitch. Learn how to do this stitch using a large seed bead and learn how to make this stretch bracelet using the square stitch. Follow along and make this fun seed bead bracelet with the square stitch. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make ...more
This video will show you how to make a very useful bracelet with 550 paracord. Once you watch this video, you'll have no excuse not to have any paracord on you. You'll always be prepared; after all, you never know what you could use this for! Just follow these steps: 1. Find ...more
Friendship bracelets are a simple gift that can really show someone how much they mean to you. What better way to tell someone you made something especially for them than personalizing it? In this tutorial, learn how to tie an 'alpha pattern' onto your woven bracelets. This v ...more
One of the easiest gifts you could ever make for your friends is a friendship bracelet. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the candy stripe friendship br ...more
Easy friendship bracelet - plait with four threads. Tutorial: 4 strand braid - in this way can make the shoe laces. Video: .