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Crystal Amulet

I have had this clear quartz crystal point for years, and have been trying to find the right idea for making it into a necklace for a while now. In the end I decided to use textiles and thread to … Continue reading

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Boho Decoupage Rings

I hate waste, and when I do patchwork and other sewing projects I end up with a lot of little scraps of fabric. The cotton pieces can be composted, but the synthetic fabric has to go to landfill, so I … Continue reading

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Thread Wrapped Bracelets 

I don’t do a lot of embroidery, but when I found a massive bag of embroidery threads for $4 at the op shop, I wasn’t going to leave them there! Some months ago I bought some small 12cm embroidery hoops … Continue reading

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Faux Stone Rings

Some Saturday nights I have random craft ideas that just can’t wait.  That’s what happened to me last weekend, after I bought a bunch of coloured modelling clay. Suddenly I wanted to play with it, and making some rings was … Continue reading

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Boho Bracelets 

   I’ve been making pretty boho bracelets lately. They’re fun to make because they’re so quick and easy. All you need is some beads – I chose semiprecious stone beads for these. They’re cheap and readily available (check eBay or … Continue reading

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Halloween Skull Bracelets

With Halloween approaching I thought I should think about doing something seasonal. I’m not really a big Halloween person, it just doesn’t make a lot of sense in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s all about Autumn and the approach of cold … Continue reading

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Cameo Necklaces

   Last time I caught up with my folks, they had been to their local community market and bought a bag of old brooches for me thinking I would create something new with them.       They are quite pretty … Continue reading

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Mini Ojo de Dios Necklace

Since making the Ojo de Dios that I hung on my bathroom wall, I recently dug out all my jewellery making supplies (expect to see some jewellery projects soon). Flashbulb moment…..an Ojo de Dios necklace!!!!     This is a really … Continue reading

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Gothic Salt Dough Pendant

   Salt dough (or play dough as it was called when I was a kid) isn’t just for children, you can make all sorts of funky things with it, including jewellery! Just shape it, bake it and decorate it, it’s … Continue reading

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Upcycled Statement Necklace

  I was cleaning out cupboards last weekend and came across this box of black plastic cogs. They must be from my old sewing machine. The machine was given to my mother in the early 1960s, and I used … Continue reading

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