Crafts

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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