Do you remember the jewelry you wore when you were a teenager? The jewelry we wore back then had its own playful elements that made the outfit super fun. What if we told you that you could bring these fun pieces back into your life?

Do you remember when you were immersed in craftsmanship, making so many different things? From outfits for your dolls to jewelry for yourself, it was the best way to kill time as a teenager. We think it’s time for us to bring back some of our creativity by indulging in some of the crafts that can help you enhance your outfits while making your inner teenager happy.

Hacks and tinkering have become the norm in these pandemic days. Using that time to create your own custom pieces is a great way to spend your time while keeping up with fashion trends everywhere. These unprecedented times have locked us in our homes, but that doesn’t mean we can’t use our time to experiment. Retracing the memory lane is a great way to put a smile on your face. Feeling positive and happy in these times is really important and reminiscing about the happy memories is one of the best ways to do that. Are you ready to take a walk through your memories with some super cool crafts?

Pearl it!

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Pearl necklaces and bracelets are one of everyone’s childhood staples and the good news is that you can rock them even now. The best part about bead jewelry making these days is that the variation in the type of beads available to your inner craft freak is limitless. Pearl jewelry is slowly coming back into fashion and how! With layering becoming a new trend in accessories, pearl jewelry is the perfect addition to your accessory wardrobe. All you need is a basic chain or chunky yarn and some fun, crafty beads and you’re ready to create your own custom beaded jewelry.

Here is an easy to follow video tutorial!


It’s time for fancy hair clips!

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Do you remember those chunky pearl hair clips we loved to wear when we were younger? Well, it’s time to bring them back! Pearl hair clips are a stunning addition to the hair accessory box. They’re an amazing way to up your hair game and can work especially well for your virtual WFH meetings. We all have days when we just can’t manage our hair no matter what. For all those days, these trendy hair clips can save the day! All you need are your chunky hair clips, strong glue and lots of bling to create beautiful clips!

Follow these steps for an easy tutorial

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What do you need: Hair clip, 0.33mm jewelry wire, beads and clip (optional).

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Step 1: Take a larger bead and place it in the middle of the hair clip. Using the ends of the wire around the clip, tie it there.

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2nd step: Follow the same step using beads of different sizes. Use another thread every other row and continue to wrap it around the base to hold the beads in place.

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Step 3: Once you’re at the end of the clip, add a final bead before securing it by wrapping the wire around the base and neighboring beads.

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Step 4: Repeat the process for the second side of the bobby pin.

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Step 5: Once you are done attaching the beads, wrap the remaining threads around the beads and the base until they meet in the middle.

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Step 6: Once they are all in the middle, make sure the beads are in place before twisting the wires to tighten them on the clip.

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Step 7: Trim the remaining threads and you’re ready to rock the clips in style!

Personalize with charms!

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You can never forget the popularity of charm bracelets back when we were in school. They were some of our favorite jewelry and made some super cool statements. Charm bracelets are a great way to add personality to your jewelry. The best part about choosing charms is that you can add meaningful ones. They are not only trendy pieces to add to your wardrobe, but also super cute gifts thanks to the special charms you can add. What are you waiting for? Go get your charms and a chain bracelet and add to it!

Here are two easy-to-follow video tutorials!



Also Read: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Clay Jewelry at Home

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