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These are the things I do to keep me busy (ha ha, not that I'm not busy enough). When I'm not in the kitchen, I'm in the sewing room or the garage. I'm the one in the family that uses the power tools (shhh, don't tell my husband). I love upholstery and painting and all sorts of things so in order to inspire you I'm sharing them here.

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Surprising Jewellery Trend from Craft Store Supplies

If you watched my Jewellery Trends for 2024 video, you will know that brooches are still right on trend. You will also know that huge flowers are also on trend. Today I’m combining both those things to make a giant flower brooch. I’m also converting some buttons into brooches.

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Carol Karl

February 20, 2024

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Exposing My Crazy Design Process - Love Bug Bead Design Challenge Kit!

I’m always asked if I can show how I design a piece of jewellery so today I’m going to be designing three pieces of jewellery from the beads in the latest Soft Flex Design Challenge Kit.

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Carol Karl

February 15, 2024

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Vintage Stretch Bracelet: Timeless Elegance Made Simple

Do you love stretch bracelets as much as I do? Today I’m making a beautiful black, white and silver one using more of the beads from the Deco the Halls Beading Design Challenge kit.

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Carol Karl

February 13, 2024

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Recreate the Decadent 1920s with This Art Deco-Inspired Bracelet

I love vintage jewellery and today I’m making an art deco inspired bracelet.You may remember that I received a package from Soft Flex before Christmas and last week I completed the challenge of making a necklace and earrings from the Deco the Halls Challenge Kit.

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Carol Karl

February 6, 2024

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Soft Flex Jewellery Design Challenge Took Me WAY TOO LONG... BUT WOW!!

I’m doing something I’ve never done before today. A few weeks ago I received a little package from Soft Flex. In case you don’t know, Soft Flex is a company that makes beading wire. I was so excited to receive this package and I waited until I could share opening it with you all.

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Carol Karl

January 30, 2024

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Learn How to Make Jewellery in 2024 | 5 Beginner Projects

Want to start jewellery making but don’t know where to start? Today I’m sharing 5 beginner projects that will get you on your way. I’ll teach you all the techniques that you need to get you started on your jewellery making journey.

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Carol Karl

January 24, 2024

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One Hour, One Chance: Creating a 1950s Pearl Necklace (What Went Wrong!)

You’ve got 1 hour left before you need to leave for a cocktail party and you don’t have a necklace that goes with your dress. What are you going to do?

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Carol Karl

December 19, 2023

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Make Loops Like a Pro

If you want to make loops like a pro, then you need to make this necklace.

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Carol Karl

December 12, 2023

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Mastering the Art of Ombré Twisted Necklaces

How many strands of beads can I fit into a bead cone? That’s the question for this tutorial.

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Carol Karl

December 5, 2023

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Elevate Your Bracelet Making Skills: Unlock the Power of Cha Cha

Ohh, La, Cha, Cha, Cha! Let’s make a Cha Cha bracelet. I’ve made cha cha pieces before but I’ve never used them in a bracelet. This bracelet looks like a really complex piece of jewellery but please don’t be discouraged – it’s actually quite simple to make.

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Carol Karl

November 28, 2023