How to Make Jewelry From Flattened Pennies

This post has been a long time coming. At this point, I can't even recall what inspired me to smash pennies and turn them into jewelry, but something did and here we are. I will walk you through the interesting, not entirely legal process I used. Please note that in no way am I encouraging anyone to … [Read more...]

Upcycle Coffee Sleeves into Gorgeous Jewelry

Today I am sharing with you this great coffee sleeve upcycle. With the amount of coffee I drink, the sleeves were starting to pile up. I saved them, knowing one day, inspiration would strike and I would repurpose them. The idea to create jewelry from them came to me over the weekend as I was sorting … [Read more...]

Epoxy Clay DIY Patriotic Filigree Earrings

DIY patriotic jewelry is a tradition here at Saved By Love Creations! For this pair I combined my newest obsession - epoxy clay - with metal filigree, to create these lovely, star spangled pieces. This project is super easy, so lets get started. Supplies: Metal Chain Charms … [Read more...]

DIY Dollar Store Eraser Valentine Earrings

I heart creating with dollar store supplies. For one, it is cheap, and it challenges me creatively. When I saw these cute Valentine's Day erasers over the weekend, I immediately thought they need some resin and ear wires! Follow along to see how I made earrings from dollar store erasers! At first … [Read more...]

Cut Wine Bottle Bracelets

Your friends will be amazed when you tell them these bracelets use to be wine bottles!  This project involves cutting glass and firing in a kiln, but you could do a version without the kiln too.  Use rub on transfers and alcohol inks to create a piece of wearable art! MATERIALS -glass bottle … [Read more...]

50+ Ways to Upcycle CDs and Vinyl Records

[pinit][pinit] Since most of us no longer listen to CDs or records, our planet is left with a ton of these seemingly useless items. Today I am sharing with you 50+ upcycle projects that solve this dilemma using some outside of the box creativity. You will think twice before considering old records … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Terrarium Necklace

[pinit][pinit] This tiny little treasure is easy to make and takes just minutes.  I found a new to me product from Tim Holtz called Corked Domes and knew immediately that I would be making a terrarium pendant with them.  There is glass drilling required, but do not fear.  You can do it, no problem. … [Read more...]

Jewelry Making Nunn Design Winter Collection Giveaway

[pinit] [pinit] UPDATE:  Winner selected, contest over!  I had the pleasure of meeting Becky Nunn at CHA this winter, and I fell instantly in love with the beautiful Nunn Design line.  Now Saved By Love Creations and Nunn Design have teamed up to bring you a chance to win their gorgeous 2014 … [Read more...]

Make a Butterfly Necklace with Vintaj

Hi there SBLC friends!  Amy from Plucking Daisies here to share a Butterfly Necklace tutorial with you.  I created this Necklace using art metals and patinas from Vintaj.  This was my first time playing with Vintaj Patinas and I'm so excited to share what I discovered along the way! Generally I … [Read more...]

Ice Resin Bezel Pendant Tutorial

I have shared several resin tutorials with you, trying out the various types available.  ICE resin is quickly becoming my favorite.  It is easy to use, and hardens to a strong, clear, glass-like finish.  Today's project is a fun bezel resin pendant using Susan Lenart Kazmer's papers, Iced Enamels … [Read more...]