Family - Jewelry & Beading
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Beaded-card embroidery is a fun and interesting creative hobby. Using a technique that is similar to cross-stitch and a few beading supplies and tools, you can create beaded mosaic designs to use as artwork in your home or wear as jewelry or personal accessories. Beaded-card embroidery is simple to learn and can be a fantastic creative outlet and a great way to create personal gifts for family and friends. If you enjoy working with beads, then you will love beaded-card embroidery.
Creating gifts with beads is a wonderful way to fashion personalized gifts. There are many gifts that can be made with loose beads, from jewelry and accessories to crafts and ornaments. One of the many great things about creating your own gifts with beads is that each item is unique. Additionally, beading is a fun hobby that allows you to create gifts for loved ones that are personal and inexpensive.
Making beads from clay can be a simple, basic process or a very involved art project. It is a fabulous hobby because it allows you to create jewelry and other items, using your imagination for the entire process. Beads can be made out of many different kinds of clay and pottery, but the most popular type of clay for bead-making is polymer clay. Polymer clay is particularly well-suited to this type of home crafting since the beads can be baked in an ordinary oven or even a toaster oven rather than requiring firing in a kiln. Your polymer clay beads can be made into gifts or strung onto jewelry that can fill your wardrobe with colorful creations for you to wear anytime.
When you're Christmas shopping for your friends and family, you may want to give them just what they want, or you may want to get inventive and give them something they didn't know they wanted. This year, consider these creative Christmas gift ideas. A clever surprise may be the perfect gift that they'll never forget.
Pearl necklaces are timeless, but that doesn't mean they can't be trendy. Pearls exist in so many different colors, and they can be made into a variety of necklace styles. Each pearl necklace trend brings the luster of this oceanic gem to your look. Whether you prefer white pearls in a long strand or pearl necklaces with plenty of color, our favorite pearl jewelry trends will appeal to your fashionable side. Consider these necklaces when shopping for pearl jewelry that will help you seduce your crush or give you a demure look for a family wedding.
The holiday season is your opportunity to show friends and family how much you love them -- and how well you know them. Some people panic when gift-giving season comes around again, while others enjoy looking for the perfect gift for everyone on their list. No matter what your gift shopping style is, it's important to choose gifts carefully. Use these ideas when you are holiday shopping for your wife, husband, mom, dad, best friend, son, or daughter.
A necklace is the perfect casual accessory. The right necklace won't overpower a simple outfit, but it can add some sparkle and style. These necklaces are perfect for wearing on the weekends or when hitting your favorite dive bar with a few friends.
Moonstones have a hypnotic glow and an enchanting appearance. The subtle color shifts and changing faces of moonstone gems have enticed jewelry lovers since ancient times. Moonstone jewelry was once believed to render wearers invisible. Whether you favor the traditional blue gems or one of the other shades of moonstone, wearing moonstone jewelry will add a mystical dimension to your style. Choose from a wide selection of moonstone rings, moonstone necklaces, moonstone bracelets and moonstone earrings.
It's easy to make your own jewelry at home with supplies purchased online. When you want a fun activity for a group of friends on a rainy day or a unique gift for someone special, create some charm bracelets. And when you receive a compliment on your own fabulous jewelry, you can respond with a proud assertion that you made it yourself. Once you learn how to make a charm bracelet, you'll love making many more. Magazines and Websites can give you ideas on styles to try; then you can use your own imagination to design your own charming charm bracelet.
Wearing jewelry is a great way to keep up with evolving fashion trends. Bracelets are fabulous pieces of jewelry because it's so easy to express your personal style when you have plenty of bracelets to mix and match with your fashions. When the clink-clink of an armful of fashion bracelets reminds you that, really, you need to buy more arm candy, you'll find many, many styles. This bracelet buying guide offers tips for buying the fashion bracelets and designer jewelry you'll love.
Centuries ago, wedding bouquets used to be made of smelly herbs like garlic to ward off evil spirits as the bride walked down the aisle. Since then, wedding bouquets have evolved to become better looking and nicer smelling options featuring beautiful flower arrangements. This wedding bouquets fact sheet should help you learn about the different types of flower bouquets.
When you're ready to update your bedroom decor, it's time to consider trends in bedroom furniture. Bedroom armoires are becoming more and more popular, and in response, the choices available are expanding to meet the demand. This is good news for you, the consumer, because you're more likely to find an armoire that matches your tastes and your existing decor.
Keeping your child entertained can take a lot of creativity on your part, but with the help of kids' craft kits, it's a little easier. Learning a new skill helps to pass the time and gives children confidence in themselves. Crafts are even more fun when there is a holiday theme, and crafts help them participate in the holiday festivities. Help your children discover a new hobby that they will love for the rest of their lives and get into the spirit of the holidays at the same time.
Shopping for young moms can be fun, or it might leave you wondering how to think outside the gift-giving box. Modern, hip moms appreciate both contemporary Mother's Day gifts and traditional gifts with a twist. To find the perfect gifts this Mother's Day, consider her personality and interests, and don't shy away from trends.
Do you remember Woodstock? No? Maybe the details are a bit hazy, or maybe you weren't around to make memories, but this iconic event deserves to be celebrated, even more than forty years after the last barefoot hippy wandered home. This music festival, one of the most important events in rock 'n' roll history, brought 32 acts and over 400,000 spectators to Max Yasgur's dairy farm in Upstate New York August 15 to 17, 1969. Detractors worried that the counter-culture performances would encourage violence and vandalism, but there was little of either. Instead, the crowd embraced a peaceful co-existence and a love of the music that defined an era.
How do you select the perfect gift for Mother's Day? By considering her lifestyle and hobbies, you can choose the Mother's Day gifts she'll love and use every day. So, what type of mom do you have?
Almost any wristwatch will give you accurate time, but a few timepieces distinguish themselves as luxury watches -- admired for the quality of their craftsmanship and the beauty of their design. Luxury watches have an artistic quality that outlasts fashion trends and are often kept for a lifetime. Sometimes, wristwatches from luxury watch brands are passed on to the next generation. Perhaps the time has come for you to add a luxurious timepiece to your collection of watches. You may have some questions you want answered before you buy a men's luxury watch or women's luxury watch. This luxury wristwatch buying guide offers the information you need to help you sort through the options and make an informed buying decision.