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How to Make a Necklace: 8 Beaded DIY Necklace Ideas
Allison Beth Cooling is a graphic designer by trade but loves all forms of art. She started her blog, The Quiet Lion, in the summer of 2011. After obsessively scanning through Vogue and other fashion magazines, she got inspired by the designer jewelry that filled the pages and decided to try to replicate the look and feel of those designs using materials found at home. Her blog is devoted to DIY-ing jewelry using all types of techniques and materials.
Deborah Roberti started designing and writing up her own patterns around 2004. She found many of the patterns too frustrating to follow so she went off in her own direction. She writes and illustrates her patterns so that any beader, even one with no experience, can create her designs. What intrigues her most about beading is that it is an ancient art form with a history as rich and beautiful as the beadwork created, and she loves being part of that.
Finding affordable solutions for making those to-die-for items she sees in stores is Gloria's forte. Her varied interests include everything from jewelry making to home decor, but she enjoys trying to incorporate airbrush painting into as many projects as possible.
Sandy Huntress can often be found in her sewing and crafting room where she designs and makes jewelry, garments, quilts, scrapbooks, cards, paper crafts, dolls and home decor. She's often been asked to teach her crafts to others and has found that she loves doing so.
Rebecca started making jewelry as a bored kid during the summer who needed a hobby to keep her busy. After many years of self-teaching and experimenting, Rebecca has become an experienced jewelry maker who loves to bead for herself and others.
Julia Ann is a twenty-something journalist by day, blogger by night. OhJuliaAnn.com provides fashion inspiration, style advice, beauty tips, DIY projects, coupons and giveaways to readers. Oh, Julia Ann oh JOO-lee- AN is a blog featuring the styles and sarcasm that keep this St. Louis-based young professional sane.
Adrianne Surian is a working wife and mom of two in West Michigan. She has enjoyed DIY projects and creative ventures of all sorts, including jewelry-making, crafting, baking, and writing, for her whole life. Adrianne's philosophy is that the act of creating is often as important as the piece itself, so she writes tutorials for projects that can be made by people of all skill levels and presents them in a step-by-step photo tutorial format explained with beginners in mind.
Alicia DiRago is a recovering chemical engineer turned DIY enthusiast. She started blogging to connect with other DIY craft and fashion lovers and share her projects and inspiration. Through her blogs, Dismount Creative and Whimseybox, she wants to give women the opportunity to step away from their busy lives and experience the joy of making something.
Jamie Estelle is the author of Jamie Estelle Jewelry. Jamie was born and raised in New Jersey. Jamie has been totally surround by art her whole life, and was always encouraged by her family to continue on the path of art. Jamie has always loved the fashion industry, and in 2005 she ventured in to a creative side that let her explore and express herself in jewelry making. This was a real passion for her and Jamie Estelle Jewelry was born! Now as a Published Jewelry Designer. Jamie enjoys making all types of Jewelry, while perfecting beaded embroidered jewelry, which is her favorite jewelry to design.
Kirsten Nunez is an author, freelancer, crafty lady, and nutrition grad based in New York. Since 2010, she has been sharing DIY projects at Studs-and-Pearls.com. In May 2014, Kirsten Nunez published her first DIY fashion book, Studs Pearls 30 Creative Projects for Customized Fashion (available on Amazon, Barnes Noble and Urban Outfitters). When she's not crafting, you'll most likely find her dreaming up recipe ideas, thrifting or scoping out new music to listen to.
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