How to Make Terrarium Necklace Tutorials The Beading Gem's Journal How to Make Terrarium Necklace Tutorials Informative and Inspirational Jewelry blog for jewelry making.Read More
It’s OK. Not everyone is a “planner” by nature. Thankfully, Dad knows you well enough to know your lack of organization around getting something in time for Father’s Day does not reflect how much you love him. (Oh, FYI – Father’s Day is this Sunday if you aren’t quite that far yet!) There is still time to do something really cool for Dad this weekend. Here are some ideas you can do in no time…Read More
How to Make a Layered Paper Map Ring The Beading Gem's Journal How to Make a Layered Paper Map Ring Informative and Inspirational Jewelry blog for jewelry making.Read More
Make a Morse Code Name or Word Necklace! The Beading Gem's Journal Make a Morse Code Name or Word Necklace! Informative and Inspirational Jewelry blog for jewelry making.Read More
Meet Nikki: She is awesome!
Nikki, a one time teacher and now professional Mom to two kids and crafter has an unbelievable talent for making just about anything. For years she would encourage friends to get crafty, saying “You could SO make that” when they would see trendy items in stores or catalogs. Today Nikki spends time teaching people how to make things with her fantastic tutorials and simple craft kits. We talked with Nikki recently to find out about her life, her crafty loves, and what keeps her going when the going gets tough.Read More
In preparation for my own “handmade” wedding next year, I have been doing tons of research to find inspiration. Many couples have beautiful, simple, meaningful weddings that accomplish all of the “should do’s” on my personal list and include thoughtful elements created by the bride, groom, and wedding party. How do you make sure your wedding looks carefully crafted and still has tons of style? Here are a few tips and ideas… Roll Your Own…Read More
If your were about to set sail on a long voyage, would you make enemies with the crew and kick a hole in the ship before you go? As a soon-to-be bride myself, I have a few opinions about what a wedding should and shouldn’t be… I believe a wedding should be: A celebration of the bride and groom and of their families, traditions, shared values, and cultures. I realize this is controversial to many…Read More