Jewelry

How to Drill Holes in Sea Glass @savedbyloves

I have been playing with sea glass that I bought in Florida a couple of years back, and I finally had some success with drilling holes for jewelry.  I had to break several pieces with my Dremel before getting the hang of it.  You don’t have to have a drill press to do this.  I […]

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How to fuse glass in your microwave; beautiful dichroic focal pieces in minutes @savedbyloves

Can you believe these fused dichroic glass pieces can be made in your microwave in 3 minutes?  I showed you these fused glass dichroic wire wrapped earrings a few weeks back, and I have pretty much been at it ever since.  I have upgraded to an electric kiln for bigger projects, but we won’t get into […]

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How to make dichroic glass with microwave kiln

I have had a microwave kiln kit by Fuseworks for at least a year, and have finally gotten around to experimenting with glass fusing for the first time.  This pair of earrings showcase the very first attempt using the kiln!  I love them.  For so many reasons, I love them.  First, fusing in your microwave […]

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Make an easy DIY button ring @savedbyloves

This may be the easiest project I have ever done or shared!  Make an adorable button ring in 5 minutes.  What a great way to use the gorgeous buttons available in thrift stores and flea markets.  If you can use glue, you can do this. SUPPLIES: Vintage Buttons – I used three in varying diameters […]

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DIY Button Bracelet

  I found some beautiful wooden buttons in the scrapbook supplies at Joann’s recently and knew I wanted to make a bracelet using them.  This project is super quick and easy.  If you can open jump rings with pliers and use glue, you are well on your way to a cool piece of button bling! […]

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Crochet Bracelet Pattern

  I love quick crochet projects, and I think you may have noticed the bracelet obsession here at SBLC.  This crochet bracelet pattern from The Spotted Hook is right up my alley! For plenty more DIY bracelets, see SBLC’s bracelet tutorials, and our 50+ bracelet roundup!

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