30 Ways to Make Your Own Jewelry (And The Cutest Accessories)

accessoriesOur friend Katie hosts several craft nights every season—it’s always fun to get together with friends and work on a project as a group. And, plenty of wine and snacks are always involved. 🙂 If you’re looking for some cute jewelry and accessories (like bags, scarves, or aprons) to make at home, we’re rounding up our favorites below!

cellular telephoneChokers will always have a special place in our ’90s hearts— especially this daisy one.

If you’re into a layered look, this leather choker is also really cute and easy to make.

craftsIf you enjoy weaving, this textured scarf would be a fun weekend or craft night project. Sometimes we go to Katie’s a couple times to finish a project—this one would be perfect for that.

d.i.y. projectCan you guess what these glittery thunderbolt earrings are made of?

diyThere’s nothing cuter than wearing a homemade half apron while you’re baking a batch of cookies.

ElsieScrunchies 4 ever. This one is made from pink velvet and a bow to make it extra cute.

EmmaAdd pearls or beads to a plain beanie to make it a little fancier.

fashionSo many colorful options! These geometric necklaces would be a fun project for kids too. jewelryWhip up a few pom-pom bracelets—they are extra easy to make, especially if you use one of these.

oil-based lip balmA canvas duffle bag that’s perfect for the gym or a weekend getaway.

round-upsMake a pair of pretty gold statement earrings—that won’t cost a pretty penny to make. Double win.

styleBefore we know it, warm weather will be here again, and we can’t wait to carry this cute straw clutch with us. We’re waiting …

WhipThink of all the cute phrases, names, or initials you could add to a hand-stamped necklace. Speaking of initials, she also made this bracelet version.accessoriesStay warm and cozy with in this simple infinity scarf. You’ll only need a few supplies to make it—two yards of fabric and a sewing machine. 🙂

cellular telephoneCan you buy a new cell phone case? Sure. But this glittered personalized one is way better.

craftsYou “donut” want to miss out on this apron DIY. 😉  If you’re looking for another novelty idea, check out Laura’s swan apron.

d.i.y. projectA beaded necklace that goes with so many outfits.

diyIs it a cute, colorful clutch or a waterproof diaper bag? It’s both!

ElsieFill any locket necklace with a moisturizing, essential oil-based lip balm.

EmmaRachel used her weaving skills to make an infinity necklace, and you can too.

fashionUse placemats or a tablerunner to make a purse. It’s as easy as it sounds!

jewelryPick any phrase you want (we love peachy keen) to embroider on a straw hat.

oil-based lip balmAn amazing jade necklace and earring set that looks like the real thing.

round-upsIf you forget to bring your reusable shopping bag with you to the grocery store (raises hand), make an extra cute one using felt and a glue gunstyleThose tiny tassels! These half moon earrings are both adorable and chic.

WhipIf you’re hosting a dinner party (Emma and Elsie made these for Friendsgiving a few years ago) or going to an event that screams “flower crown!,” we have a few options for you, like this one using white faux flowers, a fresh flower option, and this eucalyptus one.

Happy making, friends! xo. – The ABM Team

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