Posts Tagged ‘tutorials’


Friday, July 15th, 2011

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.  ~James Dent

Summertime is often the perfect opportunity to embark on new projects and expand your jewelry-making expertise. Whether it is a long drive to a relaxing vacation spot, taking advantage of the longer days, or the fact that social obligations are not as demanding in the summer, there just seems to be more time to pursue personal interests in the warmer months.

If you are looking for a project or two to get your hands on this summer, you should definitely check out the tutorials section of our website. We have topics from basic techniques to wire working to fusing projects, and the best part is they are all free! We have recently posted a couple of new tutorials that we know you are going to love. Our featured kit this week is the Summer Triplicity Necklace.

We’ve also put a kit together to make this project a stress-free adventure! You can get it here: Summer Triplicity Necklace Kit.

While you’re at it, check out the New Items section of our website, we are adding new products daily and there is sure to be something new to inspire your next masterpiece!

The Art of Gift Giving

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

” Something handmade is so much more meaningful”

–Beth Wert–

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means that children everywhere, from little kids to adults, are shopping for their moms.

You can make her something that is beautiful and more meaningful than picking up something generic at the store. Don’t forget to check out our wide range of products, they are sure to inspire something your mom will love!

(1) Vintaj Chain $6/ft. (2) English Meadow Glass Beads, $7. (3) Sterling Headpins, $8.90/pkg. (4) Turquoise Nouveau Button, $3. (5) 12  g Aluminum Wire, $7.50. (6) Vintage Silver Watch Face, $7.50. (7) Purple Hydrangea Micro Suede, .67/yd. (8) Sterling 24 mm Ear Wire, $1.32/pair. (9) Hill Tribe Shining Heart, $4. (10) Book-Mixed Metals, $22.95. (11) Wild Flowers Fastenables, $6. (12) Made with Love Charm, $9.45. (13) Wubbers Looping Pliers, $28.95.

Don’t forget to take advantage of our free tutorials, we have some really fun designs posted and the videos and step-by-step instructions will ensure you get a professional-looking final product. You can access that part of our website by clicking on the link below, or by clicking the “Tutorials” tab on our homepage.

Wired Up Beads Free Tutorials

Do you have any gift-giving suggestions to offer up? We would love to hear them, so feel free to leave a comment or shoot us an email so we can share your tips!