Instructables: exploring - living - jewelry - gift - featured Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:41:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Epoxy Resin Ring
Epoxy Resin Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> chubby8 In this instructable I will show you how to make a custom ring out of epoxy resin. I made these for my partner. The green ring is support to look like naturaly growing crystals. The blue and purple rings were my fist attempts and have a dolphin design. When set, epoxy resin is a tough and durable ma...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:25:40 PDT
Loom Bracelet for Burning Man Gifting
Loom Bracelet for Burning Man Gifting - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name I've been seeing tons of rainbow loom tutorials on Instructables recently, but never really felt the need to try it myself until I saw this loom bracelet tutorial by Mark Montano. He's a relatively new author here, but I love his style and how he's able to transform ordinary objects into fun and co...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 23:54:57 PDT
Scabble Ring
Scabble Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> hinagiku Materials A ringA scrabble letter A button (that fits to to letter)GlueNeedle and thread Sewing First we are going to sew the button to the ring.Of course you can just glue the letter to the ring but it wouldn't last long because the ring is thin and glue may not work very well.And I glued th...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:46:35 PDT
Making a friendship bracelet
Making a friendship bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonasLundqvist Awesome gift or girlfriend goodie This tutorial will hopefully help you learn more about making kick-ass friendship bracelets. They're awesome too give away, whether it's to an old friend or a girl you're trying to woo. This particular instructable will cover a fairly advanced way of making the brac...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 16:44:48 PDT
"Lava" Necklace from Hydroculture Pellets
"Lava" Necklace from Hydroculture Pellets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nozebra My boyfriend and me found a very pretty necklace at a medieval market. The sign said "made from lava stone and silver beads". But it was extremely expensive, and after closer inspection my boyfriend was very sure the "lava" stones was nothing else but black painted clay pellets which are used in gar...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:43:28 PDT
Grooms men cufflink and tie gift set. (start wars themed)
Grooms men cufflink and tie gift set. (start wars themed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> backwards lamb I am getting married and me and my fiance are massive Star Wars fans so we wanted to include it in our wedding but not go crazy and have a themed wedding, so we are including little hints of star wars into our of the ways we are including it is through the gifts we are giving to the males in...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 05:01:46 PDT
Wine Cork Bee Earrings
Wine Cork Bee Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design I was in my yard recently when I realized that our hanging bird house had become a hanging bee house. It was so wonderful to see that a colony of bumble bees had made their home at our home. We couldn't keep the hive where it was, but I had a local beekeeper take the whole bee house to a nearby apia...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 15:39:49 PDT
Vintage Eprom Memory Bracelet
Vintage Eprom Memory Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpurola E(Erasable) P(Programmable) R(Read) O(Only) M(Memory)Ceramic Eprom memory chips are too cool to plunder for their gold substrate.So I wrapped their little legs around aluminum tubes, lashed them together with wire and secured it all with a strong magnetic clasp.Don't let your memory get lost, wear i...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 14:35:05 PDT
Needle-Keeping Ring
Needle-Keeping Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> Noodleworks I do a lot of leather sewing, which involves two needles and an awl. Three items does not divide well into two hands, so it seems like I'm always putting a needle down and forgetting where, or dropping one on the floor. Rather than spend half of my time searching for a missing needle, I opted to kee...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:27:16 PDT
Make a Steel ring from a coat hanger!
Make a Steel ring from a coat hanger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomecreations This is a pretty basic project but it does require quite a lot of effort and, depending how good you want it to look, time. The great thing about this simple ring is that you don't even need to leave your house to find what you need for it! I had quite a bit of fun making this ring and I am happy w...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 07:24:20 PDT
Twin Hearts Wire Ring For your Valentine
Twin Hearts Wire Ring For your Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarun Upadhyaya "I feel it in my fingers I feel it in my toes, the love that's all around me And so the feeling grows." All you love filled hearts, Tell me that you are feeling like these amazing lines from the the song "Love is all around" from Wet wet wet. Because I do. And because of that my creativity fac...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 04:12:56 PST
PVC Pipe Bracelets!
PVC Pipe Bracelets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni Does the above bracelets look like PVC?? Well it is...and it's so easy and cheap to make.I just couldn't resist adding this instructable as I wanted to share this with all of you! What you need! Basically you need PVC tube about 3" wide...wider is fine as you can adjust it according to the size y...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:58:58 PST
Beaded Bracelet with Clasp
Beaded Bracelet with Clasp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design I make a lot of bracelets. When I was choosing one to use for an instructable, I decided to go basic, but versatile. Here are the directions to string a simple beaded bracelet with a clasp. Once you have the technique down, they're pretty easy and you can make tons of variations. Have fun! What Yo...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 18:11:12 PST
Ruler and Leather Cuff Bracelet
Ruler and Leather Cuff Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver This Instructable will take you through the process of creating a handsome cuff bracelet from leather and a metal ruler that looks great on both men and women.  The total cost for the Ruler and Leather Cuff Bracelet should be right around 10 dollars for all the materials and you'll end up with enoug...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 11:10:22 PST
Old to new jewelry
Old to new jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput I had this old necklace laying around with wooden beads and flower beads with the paint worn off. When I wrapped the necklace around my wrist, it actually wrapped around three times. Since I had some memory wire laying around, I wanted to try and make a bracelet of it. When that was finished, I stil...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 02:25:26 PST
Wire Wrapped Pendant
Wire Wrapped Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design About five years ago I was making ceramic pendants and looking for special custom settings when I found wire wrapping. Wire wrapped settings require few materials and tools and use no heat or glue. They are so versatile that once you have the basics down you can create a beautiful setting for anythi...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:44:39 PST
Coiled circle bracelet
Coiled circle bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput This is a present I made for a Christmas gift exchange. I wanted to make something slightly different from what I usually make, try some new techniques. I had used coiling before, but just to end the wire, not to make a complete shape. Despite the fact that it costs some time to coil the circles, I ...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:58:11 PST
Personalized Bottle Necklaces
Personalized Bottle Necklaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> lanaredstudio What a better way to surprise someone than with a personalized necklace? Create your own personalized necklace with a tiny bottle and store a fun memory or small note in it. I turned the bottles into necklaces and put fun memorabilia in them to create a unique and vintage feel. These bottles can be...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:04:54 PST
"Stained Glass" Flower Ring
"Stained Glass" Flower Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wuffle When I saw a similar tutorial on Pinterest for this, I was super skeptical. I mean, wouldn't the nail polish simply plop right through the wire loop? But I realized that with cute little loops, the nail polish will make a nice lacquered surface to make a colored petal. Ooh la la......This delicate r...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 21:37:32 PDT
Copper Turtle Earrings
Copper Turtle Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> troopersmachine I know two lovely mothers that are very fond of turtles. I wanted to make unique gifts for them, something more involved and interesting than just buying another turtle figurine. After seeing a photo Instructable by thegnome54 about a turtle pendant made from a nickel I felt inspired to create some...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 03:52:35 PDT
DIY Jewelry For Men scoochmaroo DIY Jewelry for Men gives you full step-by-step instructions for 38 sweet pieces of hardcore, hand-made bling, from fun to classy. Learn how to make chainsaw chokers, bike-part bracelets, and penny pendants. All projects come from, are written by craft experts, and contain pictures...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 12:36:00 PST
Laser Cut Jewelry: Layered Acrylic Rings
Laser Cut Jewelry: Layered Acrylic Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> masynmachien I’ve been making gifts for as long as remember. And, although I know people do not want to impose any obligation, the pressure of tradition is there, and sometimes when a gift occasion is coming up, lack of time is a problem. I’ve often said I should first build a time machine to solve this. Well, ...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 08:20:11 PST
Illusionist locket: A how to.
Illusionist locket: A how to. - More DIY How To Projects]]> nazdreg2007 Last Christmas, I decided to make my girlfriend the locket from the Illusionist ..For those of you who haven't seen exactly what this locket is, here is a scene from the movie ... As far as i know, in the movie, they used two lockets and didn't actually mak...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 05:04:30 PST
Easy wire and bead jewelry
Easy wire and bead jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> bgartman An easy and beautiful jewelry project, using simple crochet techniques, thin wire, and beads to create a really stunning jewelry piece! Supplies 26 guage or 30 guage craft wire beads Crochet hook Necklace closure, such as toggle set, lobster clasp, ribbon, etc. Wire cutters or scissors Small tip...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 12:51:29 PST
We love letters: Scrabble wooden (bamboo) brooch r4f Hi there! Next 6th of September, I'll have to find a gift for my aunt who's also my godmother (I'll also have to find another good idea for my cousin whose birthday is on the same day, but it will certainly be the subject of another Instructable).  ************* UPDATE (Aug 31)  Finally I've also f...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:23:41 PDT
Cardboard Jewelry Box
Cardboard Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz Girls love to own unique jewelry boxes. You can simply buy jewelry boxes form stores, but if you can make your own jewelry box it'll be unique. This instructable shows you how to make a simple, easy & pretty jewelry box out of cardboard. Make one for yourself, gift a friend or anyone special. It's s...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 02:05:46 PDT
Father's Day--Broken Watch Gift
Father's Day--Broken Watch Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> Miscelinious Thank you for checking out my Instructable! This is my entry for the Father's Day contest (Scoochmaroo Challenge). Many men sport watches they grow attached to. Unfortunately, these watches may break and become unusable to tell time. Here, I have taken my dad's most recent watch (that amazingly bro...
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 16:45:25 PDT
Easy Bracelet (Last-Minute Fathers' Day Gift)
Easy Bracelet (Last-Minute Fathers' Day Gift) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Conker-X What can you give your dad when you can't get to the shops without him, but you can get in his shed? Two bits of paracord, a lump of technoscrap, and some Scouting know-how, and you have a gift fit for any cool dad. What you need. It's really easy - two pieces of narrow paracord, left over from ...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 04:17:13 PDT
LOVE Pendant - from Sketchup to Jewelry
LOVE Pendant - from Sketchup to Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> trompevenlo In this article, I will show you how to create a pendant or charm from a Sketchup 3D model. The pendant can be manufactured in Sterling silver or one of several plastics. There are thousands of such 3D models on the Google warehouse. For the purpose of this instructable, we will start from Robert I...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 08:47:56 PDT
Pendant Necklaces
Pendant Necklaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Rambler I got the idea for how to make this happen from ChrysN's Instructable titled Wood Pendant Necklace. This past Christmas I wanted to get my wife something that she would love... without spending a fortune. We had decided to make all of our son's Christmas gifts (some of which I have documented in my...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 10:27:37 PST
Coil Bracelet
Coil Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> iamkeebler One accessory that I am forever addicted to is bangles. I freaking love bangles! But every now and then I buy a set of bangles thinking that I'm going to wear them with some out fit, then I buy them and realize that no... I will not be wearing those with the outfit I intended for. Well, these have s...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 09:31:14 PST
Stamped Valentine Necklace
Stamped Valentine Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> ATatteredCanvas This handmade necklace that says it all! Simple and  easy to personalize. The idea came from some research I did about how ink effects clay. Apparently some, inks can bleed or bead up over time. I wanted to make something that was bold as well after all why not say "I love you" out loud! Supplies ...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 17:23:21 PST
Popsicle Stick Jewelry
Popsicle Stick Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> canucksgirl Often overlooked, popsicle sticks, tongue depressors and wood craft sticks all make great jewelry with only a few tools and materials. They are not difficult to make and with some imagination and creativity, you too can make beautiful wood jewelry. They can be painted, stained, decorated and varnis...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 19:33:55 PST
DIY Candy jewelry, a cool and easy gift idea to make her happy.
DIY Candy jewelry, a cool and easy gift idea to make her happy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samuel Bernier New Year is over and it's time to loose some weight. Here's a little idea on how to use the candies you won't eat for the next few weeks. These original earrings and necklaces were Christmas presents for my sisters. What you need - Clear nail varnish - Cheap jewels - Hard candies - Epoxy glue - S...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 08:50:22 PST
Mother Daughter Bracelets
Mother Daughter Bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> sandgurl One of the better gifts I made this year was my Mother - Daughter Bracelets. My nieces fell in love with the idea that they had bracelets just like their mother's. The great thing about bracelets is that they are easy to make and that there are beads out there for just about everyone! Items I used:...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 15:42:13 PST
Layered Wood Earrings
Layered Wood Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> skidrum How to make wood earrings using under 20 dollars in materials and some basic woodworking tools. This project is fun and doesn't require a high degree of woodworking experience. If you can use a drill and sandpaper, you're good to go. This project does, however, take some time. The key consideration...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 18:28:29 PST
How to Make a Bracelet out of Christmas Hooks
How to Make a Bracelet out of Christmas Hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bleu Eyes Bored outta your mind? Wanna mess around with those ornament hooks leftover after you decked out the tree? Look no further! This instructable will show you how to make a curled heart bracelet out of ornament hooks. Lovely. Supplies You will need: A pair of needle - nosed pliers 13 Christmas o...
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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 18:20:08 PST
Gumball Necklace Gift Idea
Gumball Necklace Gift Idea - More DIY How To Projects]]> Formal Fringe In this tutorial, I'll show you how to easily create an oversized "bead" necklace from a length of ribbon and a handful of colorful gumballs. This is a great gift idea, or a fun activity for a kids' birthday party or a lazy Sunday afternoon. Gather Gumballs & Ribbon Round up a bunch of gumballs ...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 12:42:42 PDT
Origami Earrings
Origami Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> lilypop Origami earrings are a great way to show off your origami. They make very pretty (not to mention easy) gifts, too! There are 2 ways to make the earrings, so be sure to check out both. Materials You will need: ~ Beads of your choice ~ 2 sheets of origami paper (I suggest origami foil, it holds y...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:13:17 PST
Earring Tree
Earring Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> Atrophius I have tried to find a decent earring tree for my daughter this Christmas, but could not find any that she would like. So I decided to make my own for her. I had some left over Sintra from my samurai costume that i made, so I decided to use that material. (the costume is on here!)  I did not take as...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2009 21:29:27 PST
Gloomy Bear necklace
Gloomy Bear necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> alittlestranger Follow these simple steps to make this cute Gloomy Bear pendant. All you need is some polymer clay red paint for the spooky gloomy blood! mwa ha ha! Makes a great gift for the Gloomy Bear lover in your life (can you tell from the pic that i reeeeeeally like Gloomy Bear?! ha ha!) Could i say Gloomy b...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 22:27:15 PST
Elegant Homemade Necklace
Elegant Homemade Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> ERCBIENG This simple necklace is beautiful and easy to make. It makes a perfect gift to a girlfriend for valentines, birthday,christmas(hopefully this isn't all you get her), or just to say "I Love You".  You can use these techniques to create more stylish works.  I will be showing you how to make the neckla...

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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 19:42:28 PDT
Ring With Personalized "Jewel"
Ring With Personalized "Jewel" - More DIY How To Projects]]> aintMichael I'm having way too much fun making wooden rings ( Green Lantern, Wooden Rings). The whole thing started as just a creative exercise, and now it seems that a lot of people like them, so I asked myself " What makes a better gift than something that someone likes?"Well, I'll tell you... it's something ...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2007 08:37:48 PST