We love, love, LOVE the simplicity of making 5mm flat leather bracelets. With two simple components of flat leather and a clasp, plus the help of adhesive, you have a simple bracelet in no time. Let’s amp that 5mm flat leather bracelets by adding slider charms and dangles. With over 300 slider charms to choose from on GoodyBeads.com website, you can customize your bracelet with unique charms or colors, make a fun seasonal theme, or choose some of your favorite charms and bling your bracelet.
Remember when you were young and made stretchy elastic bracelets with a store-bought DIY kit of colorful beads and letters? Fast forward 10-20 years and let’s take that idea up a notch with a grown-up mentality of elastic bracelets. We love the concept of elastic bracelets because they are easy to make, inexpensive, and if you aren’t crimping the elastic, there are no tools needed.
Elastic Bracelets are simple to create, comfortable to wear and convenient: just slip them on and off! Elastic bracelets are the perfect jewelry piece for people with arthritis or those who have difficulty hooking on clasps with one hand. Layering different elastic bracelets is very on trend and bohemian looking.
We have two easy tutorials on how to finish your very own elastic bracelet.
TierraCast Cord Ends have proven to be easy to use, with so much possibility for variation in materials and styles! The projects included here were designed by Tracy Gonzales, TierraCast’s Jewelry Designer and Product Educator. All designs were inspired by the current tassel trend and Goody Beads’ fabulous selection of fun fibers and threads.
Threader Earrings are a chic, modern jewelry that’s dainty and subtle, yet offers a simple to sophisticated look. These threader earrings are easy to make and wear. At one end you have a jump ring, where it is best to add a charm or wire-looped dangle of beads or crystals. Simple enough.
With school quickly approaching, you can hear teachers rustling papers and kids groaning. While prepping blank notebooks, unsharpened pencils, and crisp folders, you can certainly throw in some easy and fun metal stamping projects to celebrate back to school time.
SuperDuo is a Czech-made glass seed bead with a diamond shape and two 0.8mm holes. They are great for dimensional bead weaving designs, from your basic flat stitching to more intricate 3D lace seed bead designs. We have two fun jewelry pieces using these versatile Czech SuperDuo seed beads; accompanied with pattern tutorials.
Are you thinking about Christmas in July? We are. We want to give you a heads up about the gift of handmade this upcoming Christmas. And what better way to jump start your jewelry projects by learning the basic skill of how to make a headpin wire loop.
Who doesn’t love summer? It’s a season full of sunny days, barbecues and beach waves. And who doesn’t love an easy-to-wear, easy-to-make hemp bracelets? Here is an inspiring project to keep you kicking back this summer!