Archive of ‘DIY crafts’ category

DIY: Make a colorful leather bracelet

By Angeli

Beadlady arm party

Add a colorful leather bracelet to your arm party! This is my new favorite bracelet this summer. Looks so cool and so easy to do, too! How to make a colorful leather bracelet Supplies and tools Leftover leather (I used my mom’s retaso from her leather bag project) Ribbon Glue (I used heavy-duty hot glue but you [...]

Make your own friendship bracelets for an arm party

By Angeli

beadlady arm party

Friendship bracelets are back with a vengeance! I think the last time they were all the rage, I was in high school. But just search for #armparty on Instagram, and you’ll see all modern incarnations of these threaded beauties. Well here’s a simple DIY project for you: beaded and braided friendship bracelets that are super [...]

DIY projects for Mother’s Day

By Angeli


The best gifts are those that are carefully thought out – and nothing is more thoughtful than a handmade gift you made yourself! Don’t forget: Mother’s day is a few days away. Here are some gift ideas you can DIY. Click the pink “Start slideshow” button to view the step-by-step instructions. Make her a personalized [...]

DIY: Polymer clay owls

By Angeli


Here’s another easy project to whet your appetite for polymer clay! The great thing about this DIY project is it doesn’t require any special tools! Just clay and a needle! Check out the step by step guide below. How to make a polymer clay owl by beadlady My daughter loves owls. I made her these [...]

DIY: Easy polymer clay flowers

By Angeli


If you’ve never tried working with polymer clay before, here’s a super easy beginner’s project I created for you! No sculpting skills required! I used cookie cutters for these flowers, but tweaked them a little so they don’t look cookie cutter-ish. Instead, they look dimensional and individually sculpted, and not flat at all. Check out [...]

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