15 Best Jewelry Making Blogs
Check out our list of the best jewelry design blogs and find inspiration for your next DIY project!
Take a look at our list of some of the best jewelry making blogs! These bloggers create beautiful DIY projects that will inspire any jewelry maker - regardless of skill level or experience. As a way of saying "thank you" for all that they do, we've decided to highlight a few of our favorites (in no particular order) below.
Whether you're in the mood to bead an intricate handmade bracelet, looking for a pattern for your next pair of gorgeous drop earrings, or want to make a statement necklace for a big night out, these wonderful jewelry designers have you covered. Some of these bloggers share their creative patterns with us on a regular basis, and others have created pieces of jewelry that have been popular with our audience for years. In any case, they all create timeless and unique jewelry patterns our readers adore.
Check out their blogs and let us know in the comments who your favorite jewelry makers are! Who gets you inspired to create beautiful handmade accessories?
Gloria is a Southern California career writer/designer with articles published in print and online. She creates project tutorials for hire as well as those for her own website where "Create It For Less" is her motto. Finding affordable solutions for making those to-die-for items Gloria sees in stores is her forte.
Mill Lane Studio
Myléne is the artist behind Mill Lane Studio. She is a designer for the craft and hobby industry specializing in mixed media, papercrafting and jewelry and she has a keen interest in Friendly Plastic and Resin. Her design style is clean and elegant with an emphasis on color.
Sandra D. Halpenny Bead Weaving Patterns
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Sandra went to school for dress design and later attended art classes at collage and the Chicago Art Institute. She has done many different kinds of arts and crafts over the years, but following her move to Canada 30 years ago, she discovered bead weaving art and has devoted herself to designing bead weaving patterns that are easy for anyone to do. In addition to designing, she teaches classes at local bead stores and is a member of her local bead society.
Beth is a cheese loving, jeans wearing, great dane mommy-ing military wife currently living a dream on the shores of Maryland. At Kingston Crafts you’ll find projects you can ACTUALLY make! Beth shares step by step tutorials, printables and SVGs, home décor and holiday ideas for everyone – from beginners to experts alike.
Ef Zin Creations
Zina loves to create things from old materials, actually recycling them, and she loves to create jewels. Her first love was embroidery, she owes that to her mother, who creates masterpieces! Her life was almost complete with her young princess and baby prince. This was the time to decide to start her hobby again. So... keep crafting, it always makes you smile!
Adventures of a DIY Mom
Rachel began her blog over 7 years ago as a place to share her adventures in crafts, sewing, baking, and DIY. She used to think she was not creative. That she couldn't come up with her own craft ideas. BUT she loved creating. And she loved crafting. As she continued her crafty journey, it became easier for Rachel to add her own flare and creativity to projects. And now she comes up with her own ideas from start to finish.
The Crafting Queen
Linda loves everything about crafting! She loves being creative and being challenged with new techniques and new crafts. She loves that the only one criticizing your work is you, so it's OK to not like something and start over. Her friends call her "The Crafting Queen" because that's what she does when she's not working. Linda thinks it's great to be able to do something that brings you so much joy. She wants to share her love of crafting with you and she hopes you find as much joy in her creations as she does.
My Girlish Whims
On her blog Rebecca shares many DIY tutorials but she's a major beadaholic and has been making jewelry since she was a kid. Jewelry making is her creative passion and what she does when she has free time and wants to relax. To Rebecca there is nothing better then sitting down in her craft room on a Saturday afternoon with some Gilmore Girls episodes on repeat, a hot cup of sugary coffee, a seasonal candle burning from Bath and Body works, and the whole afternoon ahead of her to just BEAD!
Around the Beading Table
Deb started designing and writing up her own patterns around 2004. When she was first learning to bead, she attempted to follow numerous patterns from books and magazines but often found the instructions impossible to make heads or tails of. In fact, she found many of the patterns too frustrating to follow, so she gave up and went off in her own direction, learning enough about the different stitches to get her started. Maybe it is because of this that Deb writes and illustrates her patterns so that any beader, even one with no experience whatsoever, can create her designs without much head-banging. This isn't always possible, but she does try hard!
Allison Beth Cooling is a craft addict! She is a graphic designer by trade, but love 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. Allison decided that she would try to replicate the look and feel of those designs using materials found at home and, after a few experiments, found that it was really easy to do so! Her blog is devoted to DIY-ing jewelry using all types of techniques and materials.
Beverly is a creative blogger living in Southern California with her husband, two teenagers, and two cats - who are often more trouble than the two teenagers. She loves doing crafty projects of all types, including simple jewelry projects that anyone can make. She has only been designing jewelry pieces for a few years, and she loves to create unique pieces that are simple but fun to do. She also has a big weakness for knockoffs, so you'll find a ton of those on her blog, Flamingo Toes, as well as sewing and home décor projects.
Vicki O'Dell is a happy-go-lucky, ultra busy craft designer, writer, educator, and presenter. She is always on the go, talking, laughing, and having a great time. As a professional designer, she's worked in floral design, interior design, and now craft design. Vicki has been designing/making jewelry for about seven years, and she took to it like a duck takes to water. There is something about the infinite possibilities and combinations that feels like a big jigsaw puzzle to her. Making new and unique pieces is a challenge she enjoys!
Make & Fable
Make and Fable is a craft and creative lifestyle blog that believes creativity doesn’t have to be complicated! Emma shares modern craft DIYs, with a focus on contemporary jewellery tutorials. There are also posts about creative events, creative places and seeking creativity in everyday life.
Kimberly, also known as Aki, loves repurposing and making new things - she feels a deep sense of fulfillment when she knows she's made something beautiful and of purpose. Aki loves learning new skills, processes and general know-how. Interior Design is her passion. She has a barely used degree in Interior Design, but she would love to actively pursue it. She loves drawing. More than that though, she loves designing cards and other printables in Photoshop. She has an unhealthy obsession with fonts.
Happy Hour Projects
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.
Who is one of your favorite jewelry bloggers? Let us know in the comments!
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