Articles written by Summer Melaas
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Pawrific Enamel Necklace Tutorial
Created by: Summer Melaas. Punch a hole in the top corners of your copper blank. File any sharp bits. Clean with Penny Brite. Cut your 22 ga bare copper wire, and shape the wire pieces into a paw print. Make sure they are flat so that no enamel can run under the wire. Sift your 3 background colors of enamel separately (one color at a time) onto the blank in your desired pattern.
Footprints in the Sand Earrings Tutorial
To create these sweet wire-lashed gemstone + sterling silver starfish threader earrings (also known as ear threads), lay out 10 sunstone beads in an ombre pattern. Cut two feet of the 26g wire. Wrap a few tight wraps at the top of the wire part of the ear thread, thread one bead on the wire. Holding the bead tight in place, ...
Tiny Living Terrarium Necklace Tutorial
Add about 1/2" of soil, a small amount of moss, then sedum or other tiny succulents to a glass bottle charm. Total dirt/moss should be about 3/4". Wording suggestions for your tiny wearable garden: Grow, Inspire, Breathe, Reap what you sow, Plant dreams, Bloom, You're Beautiful, Be Still, Relax, Bounty, Gratitude, Wonder, Flourish, Dream, Hope, or Plant now, harvest later.
Go Zags - March Madness Bracelet
Created by: Summer Melaas 1. Stamp the tag with 3mm letter stamps. For longer team names, use a larger tag or smaller set of stamps. See Metal Stamping 101 for detailed stamping instructions. If you're new to stamping, get a few extra tags, as stamping can be unpredictable and there may be mess ups.
Star of India Netted Christmas Ornament Tutorial
Created by Veronica Greenwood Create a unique, beautiful netted Christmas ornament cover with size 11 seed beads, and Swarovski crystal pearls or your choice of accent beads and drops. 1. Thread a size 12 beading needle with 2 yards of One-G, or stretched and waxed size B beading thread.