Weekly Video Recap: Give The Gift Of Handmade Jewelry - Here Are 4 Unique Design Ideas

Weekly Video Recap: Give The Gift Of Handmade Jewelry - Here Are 4 Unique Design Ideas

Why settle with store bought jewelry when you can make your own? Give the give of handcrafted necklaces this year.  Handmade crafts and jewelry are created with love and make for instantly memorable moments. Money cannot buy the care and compassion DIY jewelry exudes. We have three timeless designs in this recap (and a teaser for a fourth). These instructive videos are great for beg…
DIY Boho Beaded Crescent Swing Earrings with Hammered Metal

DIY Boho Beaded Crescent Swing Earrings with Hammered Metal

This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I used some large crescent metal stamping blanks to make a pair of big, bold, boho swing earrings! I was unsure at first if the crescents were a bit too large for use in earrings, but then I thought too big? Never! Sometimes you just need to show up boldly and these swing style pendulum earrings are perfect for those days. I love how they turned…
Create Texture on Metal and Make a Beaded Necklace

Create Texture on Metal and Make a Beaded Necklace

Well, the world continues to get more interesting or maybe less interesting as each day goes by as we are all having to put things on hold to stay safe for ourselves, our loved ones and our communities. I know that being home for so long can feel strange, but I’m grateful for more time with my family, watching movies, playing board games and of course getting creative time in my art & beading stud…
Weekly Video Recap: Metal Stamping Basics - DIY Custom Jewelry

Weekly Video Recap: Metal Stamping Basics - DIY Custom Jewelry

Good afternoon, friends! We focused on metal stamped jewelry, this week. Making a personalized name necklace or unique earrings for your dearest is a fantastic way of saying, "I love you". Do you want to learn metal stamping basics? Check out this fun video recap! Stick around - there is a storm of creative jewelry designing on the horizon. We are unveiling our most recent kit next Wednesday. We a…