Being a jewelry aficionado I love to make little jewelry gifts for my co-workers and acquaintances for the holidays. One of my favorite gifts to make are Swarovski Christmas tree earrings. These wonderful earrings are easy to make, inexpensive and are always well received! Fusion Beads offers numerous free Christmas tree earring patterns in […]
Father’s Day is fast approaching, and this year it falls on June 19th. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find it really hard to shop for gifts for my dad; he always tells me he doesn’t need anything! This year, though, I decided I would make him something special. The picture above shows […]
If you’re someone who gets crafty and makes all of your loved ones handmade gifts, then this tip is for you! When you’re making tons of jewelry you can tend to forget whose is whose when gift giving during the holiday season. To avoid this, it’s always a good idea to take pictures […]
Lanyards make great gifts for teachers and one special teacher I know is getting a custom beaded lanyard for Christmas this year! Since I know this lanyard is going to be in an elementary school with lots of little grabby hands, I asked my co-worker Rebecca for advice. You can use her trick […]
I don’t know about your families, but the women in mine love being reminded of their children. This year for Mothers Day I decided to make a necklace for my grandmother that incorporated not only the birthstones of her children, but also her grandchildren and great grandchildren!
Mother’s Day is just around the corner! If you need help coming up with a cute and affordable project that the kids can make for Mom, then check out these fun bookmarks! They are great for the bookworm in your life or can be used in a cookbook to mark Mom’s […]