How to make Embellished Bangles

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Hi there!  I've mentioned in a few of my e-mails my tendency towards 5 minute DIY's (a.k.a lazy girl jewelry making).  I used to be ashamed of this, as if it meant that I wasn't a real jewelry maker... and then I realized that despite my quickie tendencies, the creative process is still the same...

Beading Basics: The Cross Knot

Viviana Soler

I ripped my pants the other day.... It wasn't a classic rip.  I didn't bend over and suddenly hear a loud ripping sound.  Actually, I hadn't even noticed that the pants had ripped in the first place! 

DIY 50 Shades of Grey Bracelet

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If you're a living, breathing, human being you must have heard of a series of books called 50 Shades of Grey.  When these books first started to spread I began getting client requests for the weirdest charms...

Beading Basics: Memory Wire

Viviana Soler

There are two types of bracelets that I would make in a heart beat: Stretchy Bracelets and Memory Wire Bracelets The lazy woman in me thinks that they're the two techniques

DIY Embellished Leather Cuff

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If you're on our e-mail list, you probably know this already, but for those of you that don't know: our bead and fabric store is located in the island of Puerto Rico. Now, this has its advantages and disadvantages.On the PLUS side: we're in the...

DIY Slave Bracelet

Viviana Soler

Don't get scared off by the name.  It's just what this type of bracelet is called.  What are you gonna do, right?   Anywhoo, despite it's rather shocking name I just LOVE the way this bracelet looks.  It's 

How to make a Leather & Chain Bracelet

Viviana Soler

Did you know that an estimated 100 million people tuned in to watch the Super Bowl last Sunday?  Incredibly enough I was not one of those 100 million people!!! I did, however, search around the interwebs the next day for...

How to make a Wire and Pearl Bracelet

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Can you believe it?  Today. is. THURSDAY!!  My new favorite day of the week. It's the day we get to serve you a big plate of inspiration with a side of beading knowledge. Yay! Cuz that's what it's all about.  Right? Right. So let's get to it. I don't...

How to make a Wrap Around Bracelet

Viviana Soler

Merry Christmas! We're going to keep today's beading tutorial short seeing as it's Christmas Morning and all :) We're sure you want to go open presents!!!  But of coarse, we weren't going to leave you hanging.  We said we would publish a new DIY tutorial...

How to make a two strand Imperial Jasper Bracelet

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With the Christmas Season around the corner, now's the perfect time to start making your DIY Christmas gifts! So today, we're back with another DIY Thursday tutorial!! 

DIY Multi Strand Memory Wire Bracelet

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Rise and Shine Ladies! Today is DIY Thursday and we thought we'd start the day with another round of DIY's.  But first, coffee!   Every morning when I wake up, the first thing I do is go straight to the kitchen to get my daily caffeine fix.  Yes, I'm THAT girl. My name is Viviana Soler and I have a caffeine addiction.