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Hoot, hoot! We’re loving the colors in this adorable statement pendant and earrings set in colors perfect for the fall season. Plus, you don’t need to be a jewelry craft pro to complete this project, and it takes just under an hour of craft time. Pick up the supplies in select Jo-ann Stores now.
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 3mm rhinestones of choice – 2 colors recommended (35870 olive rhinestones and 35876 topaz rhinestones used in example)
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 5mm rhinestones of choice (35879 olive rhinestones used in example)
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 10mm Rhinestones – 2 colors recommended (35888 olive rhinestones and 35894 topaz rhinestones used in example)
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 35927 Stacked Earrings
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 35941 Enamel Owl Pendant
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 35948 Blue Flowers Charms (gold charm is used)
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 35955 Green Crystal Pendant
• Plaid® Inspired Classics™ 35962 Tweezers
• Pliers: Round-nose, chain-nose
• Gold chain of choice
• Gold lobster clasp, gold jump rings
• Jewelry glue
• Toothpick & scrap paper
1. Set out Enamel Owl Pendant and gold charm.
2. Squeeze a bead of jewelry glue onto scrap paper.
3. Dip toothpick into glue so there’s a small amount of glue on the tip. Use toothpick to carefully apply glue to a rhinestone indentation on the Enamel Owl Pendant.
4. Using tweezers with pointed ends facing downward, select a rhinestone and place into the indentation filled with glue. Gently press rhinestone with tweezers to ensure it’s set in the glue. Note: The 10mm rhinestones can be placed with fingers.
5. Repeat steps 3 – 4 until all rhinestone indentations are filled on the pendant and gold charm. Let glue cure for 24 hours.
6. Cut a 16” length of gold chain (or cut lengths to make finished necklace desired length).
7. Cut a 2” length of chain and attach to Enamel Owl Pendant.
8. Cut a 1” length of chain and attach to the gold charm.
9. Cut a ¼” length of chain and attach to Green Crystal Pendant using a jump ring.
10. Attach items in steps 7 – 9 to a large gold jump ring.
11. Attach large jump ring from step 10 to center of 16” chain.
12. Attach lobster clasp to one end of 16” chain and small jump ring to other end of chain. DIRECTIONS: Earrings
1. Squeeze a bead of jewelry glue onto scrap paper.
2. Dip toothpick into glue so there’s a small amount of glue on the tip. Use toothpick to carefully apply glue to a rhinestone indentation on one of the Stacked Earrings.
3. Using tweezers with pointed ends facing downward, select a rhinestone and place into the indentation filled with glue. Gently press rhinestone with tweezers to ensure it’s set in the glue. Note: The 10mm rhinestones can be placed with fingers.
4. Repeat steps 2 – 3 for both earrings until all indentations are filled with rhinestones. Let glue cure for 24 hours.
What is your favorite jewelry accessory? Is it rings, bracelets, earrings, or necklaces? Everyone has a preference and if yours are necklaces you’re in luck, because today we want to share with you this fabulous classy cameo necklace. The small, detailed charms lay cozily next to each other in this quaint cameo necklace. Created by the Plaid design team, this necklace incorporates items from the new and very popular Martha Stewart jewelry craft line.
What do you consider yourself? Are you a crafter or a DIYer, or both? This is serious question for many creative people out there. Some have very distinct definitions of each of these titles. Regardless of which one you claim, jewelry making can be classified under both titles. Lucky for you the new Martha Stewart Jewelry program is something any creative person will enjoy.
Create dazzling accessories with Martha Stewart Crafts ultra-brilliant collection of faceted-back glass rhinestones in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. Choose from pronged and molded settings specially designed to fit faceted-back rhinestones. The packaging is clearly marked to make matching rhinestones with the appropriate settings easy! Rhinestones can also be used to add a little extra sparkle to clay cabochons or metal blanks.
T.G.I.F. The start of the summer is officially here, and not a moment too soon. We here at Plaid are so excited for summer, and to celebrate we want to share with you a project from the new Martha Stewart Craft Jewelry line. Feast your eyes on this beach inspired necklace and earring set. We discovered this project on the blog, Sophia’s Décor.
Don’t just MAKE jewelry, CRAFT it! The Martha Stewart Crafts jewelry program takes jewelry making to a whole new level of sophistication, with innovative products and techniques that allows you to create your own unique fashion statement. In this video watch to learn more about this program. This new program will be available exclusively at Michaels. To learn more information on this new craft program visit www.plaidonline.com and www.michaels.com. View the video below or click here to watch it.
Spring is finally here and with it comes new eye-catching colors. Bring in the colors of spring with a new bright and fun colorful necklace. Nothing can spruce up an outfit faster than by adding a vibrant accessory. Debbie Saenz created this choker necklace, and now you can too. To achieve this look she used a few supplies including FolkArt acrylic paint and Mod Podge. Feel free to make this project your own by, changing the papers to give it a completely different look. All the supplies needed to create this necklace are below, and to see the complete instructions click here.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Parisian Pink, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
3 wood round discs (1) 1 ½”; (2) 1”
5” neck ring with 2 hooks
3 glue on bails
14 colorful beads
Floral scrapbook paper
3 small rhinestones
Pink glitter glue