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Winners #DIYchallenge – Upcycle

We all have so many stuff lying around our house that are just waiting for a second life! This week’s submissions were very creative, we always love to see upcycling projects! This week, our winners are: Jessica Hankes #DIYchallenge Upcycle My mom gave me these old gunmetal color metal components out of her sewing kit. They […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Grateful

We are so thankful for such a beautiful community! This week’s submission were very thoughtful, we are so happy to be able to share our love for beads with all of you! This week, our winners are: Susan Ange Lee #DIYChallenge#Grateful It was tempting to decorate for Christmas early this year, but I have so […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Celestial

So many projects were submitted this week, the sky is an endless source of inspiration and it was reflected in the quality of the projects submitted this week. We are so grateful for such an amazing community!!! This week, our winners are: Danielle Luczak #DIYChallenge #celestialI had so much fun creating these “man on the […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Hallowwen!

Halloween is definitely our favorite holiday at CousinDIY and you guys did not disappoint us! So many spooktacular projects were submitted, it was hard to pick a winner! This week, our winners are: Jessica Hankes #DIYChallenge Halloween Anyone a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas? This is my Jack Skellington bracelet. Beads are from Jesse […]

How To Find The Perfect Necklace Length

How To Find The Perfect Necklace Length Always getting necklaces that are too short, or too long? It’s time you get one just right! Click here to learn all about necklace length! Art involves math. There, we said it. From the golden ratio to calculating facial proportions, art isn’t completely right-brained.  And jewelry making, or […]

No Need To Spend A Fortune To Look Good: DIY Jewelry

No Need To Spend A Fortune To Look Good: DIY Jewelry Trying to find some cute and unique jewelry that won’t cost an arm and a leg? What about making it yourself?! DIY Jewelry is easier than you think! Imagine this: you’re out shopping with friends at a trendy boutique when a necklace catches your […]

So Charming! The Best Guide To DIY Charm Bracelets

So Charming! The Best Guide To DIY Charm Bracelets Charm bracelets are making a come back this year, so it’s only right that you need one! Here’s the only guide you’ll need to read on making your own! Did you know that charm bracelets have been a part of our culture since 600 BC? Despite this […]

7 Jewelry Making Supplies You Can’t Go Without

7 Jewelry Making Supplies You Can’t Go Without Are you making your own jewelry? Not without these tools! Here are the 7 jewelry making supplies that you simply can not go without! Humans have been making jewelry for a long time. A really long time. Some scientists believe that even the Neanderthals were making jewelry as long […]

True Friends: Best Beads to Use When Making a Friendship Bracelet

True Friends: Best Beads to Use When Making a Friendship Bracelet Are you and your friends making friendship bracelets for one another? The you won’t want to miss out on this guide on the best beads to use! It’s been a long year. Whether you’re working 16-hour shifts at an overcrowded hospital, your 9-5 has […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Decorate your face mask!

We love Halloween at Cousin DIY, so much, that we actually are doing a costume contest every year. This year since the current situation doesn’t allow us to do that, we’ve decided to organize a mask contest! Thank you for being so active and sharing your amazing designs with the community every week. This week, […]

Pearl Knotting Masterclass

Pearl knotting is the practice of tying knots between the pearls strung in a necklace. Next time you are looking at a pearl strand, take a closer look at the cord. Chances are you will see knots between the pearls on it. One of the reasons to knot pearls is to keep all of them […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Day of the Dead

Halloween is coming up so October prompt are getting spookier and spookier… This week’s #DIYchallenge, Dead of the dead, really inspired you as we got so many amazing projects! Thank you for being so active and sharing your amazing designs with the community every week. This week, our winners are: Chicogal Maulik We’ve just had […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Galaxy

Look up to the stars and get inspired for this week’s #DIYchallenge: Galaxy. We loved all of your designs but we had to choose our winners. Thank you for being so active and sharing your amazing designs with the community every week. This week, our winners are: Hilary Vandyke DIY CHALLENGE galaxy ✨🌛 This is […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Pumpkin

We can’t miss them anymore, they are everywhere: PUMPKIN. We loved all of your designs but we had to choose a winner. This week, our winners are: Cynthia Price Rawlins DIY CHALLENGE Pumpkin – This fabulous gift set showcases a neutral fall palette. The light tan jade pairs well with stripped agate, aventurine, faceted jade […]

Winners #DIYchallenge – Gemstones

We got so many submissions for this week challenge, it was hard to choose winners. It’s also fun to start to see fall design! This week, our winners are: Sabrina Pandergrass For this beautiful amazonite necklace and so much more projects as the majority of her business is gemstones (See FB group). Arlene Rinehart With […]