Tag Archives: Jewelry

3 Tips For Getting Started Making Hand Stamped Jewelry {A Guest Post For Cousin Corporation}

I’m lucky enough to have a few pieces of hand stamped jewelry and they are my favorite to wear. I’m not sure what I love most about them. It could be that they are personalized to fit my exact style. It could … Continue reading

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Jewelry Lovers Giveaway! {A Goodie Box of Supplies from Cousin Corp}

It has been brought to my attention that I haven’t posted a project or DIY for my jewelry making readers recently…and you are absolutely correct! I looked back through my recent tutorials, and it has been too long! I do … Continue reading

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Race for Hope – Philadelphia

Many of you may know that I lost my grandmother early this year to brain cancer. Many of you also know that her and I were extremely close. So close that any of the words I use here just don’t … Continue reading

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{Make The Connection} Snap This Necklace Together in Under 5 Minutes!

  How do I love this necklace? Let me counts the ways… 1. It’s gorgeous…but I know you are already thinking that! 2. It takes less than 5 minutes to make. Yup! There’s a few crafty tricks involved, but it … Continue reading

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Stitch Markers: A Simple Jewelry Making How-To

All of you know I dabble in a little bit of every crafty medium, so when Cousin Corporation asked me to create a how-to using their beads, findings, etc., I couldn’t wait to put my “knitty” spin on a basic … Continue reading

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Pattern PDF’s Now Available!

Good news! After many, many requests for a “printer friendly” version of my free patterns, I came to my senses and created PDF’s for them! You can find them right in the post they belong with, usually just under my … Continue reading

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Button Necklace Kits Button Necklace

I love, love, love interesting jewelry.  I feel like it’s an extension of me and of my personality.  That could be why my button necklace is one of my favorite things to wear.  This cute little video gives you the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Countdown! #8: Green Bead Soup Crocheted Bracelet

I’m so happy this post made the Top 10 Countdown!  It is one of my personal favorites!  It’s so easy to make.  I’ve taught it in classes and everyone is so surprised by how quickly and easily it works up. … Continue reading

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Let’s Make A Button Necklace!

I love teaching classes.  I love getting to share what I do.  I love that my students leave with a finished product they are so proud of.  And I love getting to talk “all things crafty”…all night long! If you’re … Continue reading

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Button Necklace Kits How To Make A Button Necklace

How To Make a Button Necklace Video Tutorial from Nikki McGonigal on Vimeo. I love, love, love button necklaces. I’ve been wanting to play around with making one myself, but was waiting to find the right buttons.  As I was … Continue reading

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