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...]

DIY Fused Mini Amber Glass Bottle Earrings

So, I am crazy excited to share today's jewelry tutorial with you. These earrings are my go to piece for several reasons.  They are beautiful, unique and go with all kinds of outfits.  I got the idea when flattening wine bottles in my kiln.  I remembered the tiny bottles, or vials that people fill … [Read more...]

DIY Easy Cork Monogram Earrings

[pinit][pinit]  Did you know that wine corks can be sliced into disks, painted, inked and stamped to create beautiful custom jewelry.  Not only are these monogram stamped earrings stylish and eco friendly, but they are light as a feather.  The customization possibilities are infinite!  Follow the … [Read more...]

DIY Recycled Can & Plastic Bag Flower Pendant

[pinit]  [pinit] Recycled crafts are a favorite of mine, especially upcycled jewelry.  Today's project brings these together in flower pendant made from recycled aluminum cans and plastic bags.  It's true.  I used a combination of techniques I have shown you in the past; dissecting aluminum cans … [Read more...]

Make Cool Upcycled Zipper Bracelets

[pinit] Did you know there are at several ways to upcycle old zippers into chic, eco-friendly bracelets?  It is true.  Brit + Co shows you how in 5 Ways to Turn Zippers into Awesome Arm Candy.  The black and gold above is my favorite.  Head over for the rest.  This is the perfect project for a … [Read more...]

Recycled Pop Can Heart Earrings

[pinit] Need some earrings to show your Valentine's Day spirit?  Give these recycled Coke can heart earrings a try.  They are super cheap to create, and your friends will be amazed that they came from a can.  You can used a paper punch or a die cut machine for the heart shape.  The embossing can … [Read more...]