Posts tagged necklace
Dainty Gold Beaded Layering Necklace

Lately, I've been seeing people wear the prettiest, dainty and delicate layering necklaces, and I finally decided to get on trend! While I'm still a huge fan of bold statement necklaces (which many of my DIY necklaces are), I love the light subtlety of these necklaces, especially since I'm the kind of person who tends to wear jewelry for days at a time without taking it off.

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DIY Hanging Jewelry Organizer

It probably comes as a surprise to NO ONE that I have lots of jewelry, especially necklaces! I don't think I buy jewelry often, but I keep pieces for a long time and probably make several pieces of jewelry every year. It always drove me nuts to keep my necklaces in a regular jewelry box, because they always got tangled and I'd spend 10 minutes every few weeks trying to separate a necklace I wanted to wear that day, tracing where each chain or string was going. One day, I thought of a solution - a closet, but for necklaces, where each necklace had its own "hanger"! 

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DIY Tassle Necklace and Earrings

I was so happy when I discovered Grace’s Stripes and Sequins blog, and at the time, I was in a serious statement necklace phase. So, I was clearly ecstatic to come across her post, a collaboration with Holst & Lee, on how to make a tassle necklace!

I followed the directions on Grace’s post religiously. At the time I was making it, it was the most difficult necklace I had ever attempted, but Grace’s instructions were flawless and it turned out really well!

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DIY Asymmetrical Bib Necklace

Most of the time, my DIY jewelry projects spawn off my desire to replicate some piece of jewelry I've seen in a store. However, every now and then, I'll have to think of a project that can use some item I bought on a whim - these kind of projects require a lot more creativity on my end, since I'm not basing it off of anything I've already seen!

This is one of those projects. I had spontaneously bought this sequined applique trim at a fabric store, unable to resist its sparkle, and knew I wanted to make some sort of bib necklace with it, but I wasn't sure exactly what it would look like. After a few searches, I got some ideas and decided to just start making it, and ended up with a really cute, feminine necklace!

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DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace

Two of my favorite blogs for DIY projects are Honestly WTF and Stripes and Sequins. Both of them have such awesome and easy-to-follow DIY jewelry tutorials, and I definitely picked up a lot of ideas from their posts!

One of my favorite necklaces is one that was a joint post for both of those two blogs: a woven chain collar necklace. The directions are pretty similar on both blogs (here and here), and as with all of their posts, I followed them word for word, but made a few adjustments so that I could use some supplies I had on hand.

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