Paper Jewelry

How To : Craft paper beaded paper jewelry with your kids

One of the easiest and cheapest ways to craft jewelry is out of paper! In this tutorial, learn how to make fun bracelets and necklaces with paper 'beads'. This eco-friendly project is best for kids that are a little bit older, and can be worn by anyone! So the next time you ne ...more

How To : Make altered paper jewelry

Looking for a stylish new look without the price tag? This video tutorial will teach you how to make jewelry on a budget, with your main material being none other than paper and plastic tubing! This step by step instructional video by craftside shows you how to recycle old car ...more

How To : Create a 3D origami jewelry box with lid

Paper houses don't make very sturdy shelters for those living inside, but paper jewelry boxes make excellent storage boxes for keepsake jewelry. Using the right method (ie. the one presented in this video) you can create a very sturdy jewelry box out of paper. Watch this tuto ...more

News : Paper Can Make Magic!

Paper is something we use everyday. Whenever we think about paper, mostly nothing comes to our minds more than reading and writing on paper! However, that's not all. There are lots of things that may come out of papers. Hundreds of ideas and uses that paper can MAGICALLY provi ...more

How To : Make a 100% Recycled Art Journal From Cereal Boxes

This video will show you how to make a funky hand bound art journal using only consumer waste and unused household items for materials. Items and materials for the project include cereal boxes (as the main material), scrap papers, scrap fabrics, broken jewelry, along with what ...more

How To : Decorate a gift box or jewelry box with decoupage

Start with a basic cardboard box. You will also need some paper (wrapping paper or desginer paper works best), some Mod Podge, scissors, a length of ribbon and some card stock to form stencils. Then, decorate as you wish! Add embellishments like buttons or appliques as well.

How To : Create a sunprint cork board & jewelry tray

Grace Bonney from Design-Sponge shows how to create a corkboard and tray from sun print fabric (similar to the craft sun print paper, and available at bluesunprints.com). First iron the sun print fabric, far away from a light source. If printing leaves, first flatten them in a ...more

How To : Make a wood ring

A wooden ring can be a beautiful, handcrafted item of jewelry, rare and unquiet. This excellent how to will show you the steps necessary to turn your own wooden ring on a lathe and then finish it for wearing. The wood used in this video is Cocobolo, a lovely hardwood that will ...more

How To : Fold a Heart-Shaped Box for Valentine's Day

You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough. If you've got a small gif ...more

How To : Turn a washer into a necklace

Cathie and Steve from the DIY Network are here to show you how to make handmade hardware jewelry sure to wow passersby! In this segment, learn how to paper a washer and use it as a necklace pendant to create a unique piece of jewelry for cheap. Customize the washer with paper ...more

How To : Make a paper bead

Learn from Dawn of Stampin' Up! how to make a paper bead for either decoration or for a homemade necklace! You can make these beads out of newspaper, magazines, or designer paper. Get creative this weekend and make a pile of paper beads to create a unique jewelry piece perfect ...more

How To : Make a "glue in & glaze" jewelry ring

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a glue in and glaze jewelry ring. First, grab a blank ring that has a spot on the top to place a picture. It can have a jewel on it, just pop the jewel out. After this, choose an image from collage art papers, then cut it out. When done w ...more

How To : 6 DIY Gift-Wrapping Ideas for the Holidays

The possibilities are infinite when it comes to DIY gift wrap. Instead of the usual Christmas-themed wrapping paper, make your packaging look funky with old maps, music sheets, calendars, and other material to encase your loved ones' presents. You can also make the wrapping a ...more

How To : Make origami crane earrings

This video jewelry-making tutorial shows how to make these origami crane earrings. You will need tiny origami paper, crimping beads, crystals, earring findings, and jewelry wire. Learn how to fold a crane using the traditional Japanese art of origami and craft it into earrings ...more

News : Making Pendants from SCRABBLE Tiles

Mark and Stefani at HomeStudio share their secret to turning old SCRABBLE tiles into lovely pendants.  Anyone with a crafty mind will enjoy these pendants, which "are great for necklaces, charms, and gifts to give." Supplies needed: Paper · Scrabble Tiles · Scissors · Craft G ...more

How To : Origami paper wish stars

Looking to wish upon a lucky star? Why spend all night waiting for a shooting star to fly by when you can make one yourself? In this tutorial learn how to origami a wishing star out of paper. These stars are very cool and make great decoration for any occasion. You Will Need: ...more

How To : Create a jewelry organizer with a cork board

If you're anything like us, then it takes you forever and a day to find that perfect earring and necklace you want to go out, not because it's hard to decide which one, but because everything's so tangled up together you can't make out one necklace from another. But your jewe ...more

How To : Make a DG3 art gel collage jewelry pendant

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a DG3 art gel collage jewelry pendant. After you have all your tools together, you will need to trim the scrapbooking paper to fit into the frame for your pendant. Once this fits inside, then grab a charm and glue it into the frame where ...more

How To : Pierce your cartilage

In this tutorial, we learn how to pierce your cartilage. To do this, you will need: gold/silver earring, alcohol, and paper towels. To start, you want to mark the spot that you want to pierce, then clean your needle and the area with rubbing alcohol. Now, pierce the needle thr ...more

How To : Create a jewelry display fixture from a hanger

Picture this familiar scenario: You've just gotten yourself a ginormous jewelry haul from Forever 21 and excitedly rip open all the tags and stickers, squeeling in glee as you try on that new semiprecious jeweled necklace and metallic stud earrings. But like shreds of Christma ...more

How To : Fold an origami jewelry box

Looking for a unique and inexpensive place to store your small possessions? In this two part tutorial, learn how to fold an origami jewelry box. All you need is paper and your fingers. This is a very cool origami project that is fun and easy to learn. Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold ...more

How To : Make a collage bracelet

Join host Lisa Bleyaert and her friends in this how-to video on a jewelry making adventure. Learn how your favorite family photos can turn into a cool collage bracelet! You will need 1 piece of sticky felt, photos, velcro, glue, scissors, a ruler, a marker, and colored paper. ...more

How To : Draw the Sitting Hindu God Ganesha, Step by Step

Personification of the Infinite Consciousness. Lord of Hosts. Master of the Universe. These are just three of the hundred-odd titles of the Hindu god Ganesha. Luckily, drawing the Hindu deity Ganesha isn't so complicated. The patron god of art and wisdom, Ganesha is known in ...more

How To : Work with Polymer Clay for Beginners

Polymer clay is an exciting arts & crafts medium. Actually, "clay" is a misnomer; it contains no true clay, but rather consists of tiny particles of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) combined with plasticizer, which is what makes it malleable like clay. What makes it so "exciting? Wel ...more

How To : Have a Successful Garage Sale

Junk, junk, junk or so you might think. Remember the saying, your junk can be someone else's treasure! This article is going to guide you through a successful garage sale. With the economy the way it is, more and more people are going to garage sales. They are fun to have and ...more

News : Who Says Owning Fine Jewelry Means an Empty Wallet?

P.S.- I Made This offers resourceful, crafty tutorials that stretch the imagination. With projects ranging from jewelry to accessories to clothing, founder and creator, Erica Domesek has been featured in Teen Vogue, Glamour, Vogue Nippon, Domino, GQ, InStyle, and Marie Claire. ...more

Word Nerds Unite : Planning a SCRABBLE-Themed Wedding

Wedding themes are no rarity, but a SCRABBLE wedding? I never would have guessed, until I came across "10 Ways to Incorporate Scrabble Into Your Wedding" at CasaSugar. Now, I'm one of the biggest SCRABBLE nerds out there, but I could never see myself getting hitched amongst SC ...more

How To : Care for your body piercing

Prevent infection by keeping your ear, nose, lip, tongue, navel, eyebrow, and other body piercings clean. Step 1 When you’re ready to get a piercing, be sure to consult the Association of Professional Piercers for a trained and licensed body artist. Step 2 Use jewelry that i ...more

News : Possible New SCRABBLE Words?

QI and ZA. QI n pl. -S the vital force that in Chinese thought is inherent in all things ZA n pl. -S a pizza For over a decade, these words have been used in SCRABBLE play, but not in the US or Canada. It wasn't until their addition in the Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionar ...more

How To : Fold an origami bracelet

This video tutorial shows how to make a bracelet out of paper. Learn how to fold origami jewelry. Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold an origami bracelet. Part 2 of 2 - How to Fold an origami bracelet.

How To : Draw a girl

Drawing a woman is a lot like drawing a man, only curvier. You can use triangles to sketch the basic form of a woman, giving you a guideline to sketch in more and more detail until you’ve given her the look you want. Sharpen your pencil, grab some sketch paper, and learn how ...more

How To : 5 Cheap Life Hacks for Organizing Your Bathroom

There comes a time in relationships when two people decide to move in together, and when this happens, you learn two things: Your perfect, wonderful, adorable significant other is a disgusting, messy pig. Your significant other thinks the same about you. So how do you make s ...more

How To : 10 Beautiful DIY Ways to Declutter Your Closet

Your closet is an area that holds important things such as keys, glasses, clothes and shoes. However, for some reason, it's always messy. Why is this? I know my closet is messy because I don’t have a lot of time to sit down and organize every little thing in there. I have neve ...more

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