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It had been a busy couple of days, so busy that I forgot one of my nieces birthday. As I was settling in to bed I noticed the alert on my phone - "Dana's Birthday". At about 3 in the morning, I got up and whipped up this little gift. [caption id="attachment_297" align="alignnone" width="303" caption="Crystal Earrings"][/caption] I had a difficult time photographing them, so I scanned them in - I hope you are able to see them. Anyway, here is what is involved. 2 6mm butterfly crystal, 2 4mm Faceted Cube Crystals, 4 4mm bicone crystals, 2 headpins and ear...

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Affordable Style, beading, DIY Tutorials, mothers day -

Every year I try to create something special for the moms in my life. This years I made wine glass and bottle charms. [caption id="attachment_186" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Wine glass charms"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_190" align="alignnone" width="297" caption="Twisted"][/caption] These Wine glass charms are made by bending 14 gauge in to a 'S' shape with loop at  ends. I attached different color crystal beads to differentiate each charm. [caption id="attachment_184" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Suction Charms"][/caption] Here I attached beads to suction cups by wrapping beading wire around the back portion. They stick well to smooth surfaces - (I have some stuck to my windows -...

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