Cute & Cheap

8 fab jewels to DIY on a dime


 
Pinterest, you know we love ya. Where else can a stylista go to make adorbs jewelry on the cheap? But some tricky tutorials can leave us discouraged. Sawing, welding and drilling? Um, we’ll pass on the toolbox and stick with our craft kit, thanks. We rounded up the cheapest and easiest jewelry tutorials that any plucky novice can master.

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    Tee party

    You know that tee that you just can’t let go, no matter how many holes it has? It now has a calling.

     

    gorgeousandgreen.net via Sarah Ott

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    E-cuff-friendly

    Woo hoo, another use for an old water bottle! Stack these around your wrists, you green goddess, you.

     

    Skyo via Skyo

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    Beads meet braids

    Crushing on Anthropolgie’s mixed-media necklace? Us too. Thankfully, you can get the same look without the hefty bill.

     

    flamingtoes.com via Tupi’na Bijoux

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    Chain of events

    And the arm party has started! We heart a good chain bracelet, and this woven wonder makes every outfit a blast.

     

    blog.shopdirtylaundry.com via Jessica Plunk

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    Glit it, girl!

    Just the pick-me-up for your “but I’ve worn these a dozen times already” earrings. What can’t you do, glitter?

     

    homeheartcraft.com via Laura Stoner

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    Down to the wire

    A wire ring without using a solder? Now this we can get behind. The finished result seems tricky, but the step-by-step looks too simple not to try.

     

    heidisonnenschein.com via R. Barootes

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    Leather girl know

    Your weekend wear could always use a bit of edge. Painted leather geo studs? We’re all ears, Pinterest.

     

    buzzfeed.com via Donna Leitner

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    Cute as a button

    Simple and sweet, and only 10—that’s right—10 minutes to make. Make a whole batch and pass ‘em out as b-day gifts for your girlies.
     

    thesitsgirl.com via Shannon Johnston

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BY KARMEN FOX ON 3/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

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