Blog Love #2: Best Crafty Blogs from Around the Web

It’s been a while since we last posted a Blog Love edition here on the Golden Age Beads blog! So in this post, we’ve showcased some of our favorite craft blog reads from around the web in recent weeks. These articles have inspired us and we’re sure they’ll inspire you too!

1. DIY Beaded Button-Clasp Hemp Bracelets

You can make some lovely jewelry using hemp cord and this project by Adrianne from Happy Hour Projects is a fine example. Adrianne explains how to make braided hemp cord bracelets using buttons for a clasp and beads throughout. These bracelets would look great on their own or stacked with other bracelets!

2. Bow Tie Bracelet DIY

We love these bow tie bracelets from Melissa at The Polka Dot Chair, which she made for Riley Blake Designs. The fabrics used here are just beautiful and they look awesome as finished bracelets! If you fancy making one of these, take a look at our smooth ribbon ends to help you with this project.

3. DIY Earring Packaging

Heather from Woods of Bell Trees demonstrated how to make cute DIY earring packaging in her recent post. Nice packaging is really important if you’re selling your handmade jewelry, so check out her post to see how Heather makes hers.

4. DIY Glitter Watch

If you like to wear sparkly accessories, this post from Amy at Delineate Your Dwelling is for you! Amy shares how to make a gorgeous DIY Glitter Watch that will make a statement (and that won’t leave glitter all over your arm)!

5. DIY Pearl and Bow Earrings

Daniela from Curly Made posted a tutorial on how to make these simple and beautiful pearl and bow earrings. We love how classy and understated these earrings look, yet they are incredibly striking!

6. Polka Dot Clay Dangle Earrings

Another gorgeous earring project we found recently was from Marwa at Enthralling Gumption. In this tutorial, she shares how to make these polka dot clay dangle earrings – perfectly versatile enough to wear with any outfit!

7. DIY Friendship Bracelet Hand Charm

This creative take on a friendship bracelet by Hannah from Cheapishly is simply stunning and perfect for summer jewelry. Hannah uses embroidery thread, chain and rhinestones for this bracelet complete with hand charm.

We hope you enjoyed this blog love edition! If you missed our last blog love post, you can catch up here.


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