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Looking for a Partner - Situations Vacant

Have you ever considered becoming a blogger? I am coming up to my 12th anniversary of being a blogger. Wow! When I think about that, there’s so much that’s happened in that time.

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Carol Karl

April 15, 2021

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Beginner Project - How to Make a Cubes and Daggers Necklace

Not all beads are round! In fact, beads come in all shapes and sizes.

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Carol Karl

April 13, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Happy weekend my friend! Yay! Even though it’s been a short week, it feels like it’s taken forever – maybe that’s because we switched back from daylight savings.

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Carol Karl

April 10, 2021

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How to Make a Braided Cuff Bracelet

I’ve been wanting to experiment with more ways to use memory wire and the revival of the cuff bracelet trend has given me the perfect opportunity.

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Carol Karl

April 6, 2021

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Living My Real Life

Happy Easter my friend! So how do we celebrate Easter in New Zealand?

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Carol Karl

April 2, 2021

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The Jewellery Making Tool That Changed My Life

When I first started making jewellery there was one thing that tripped me up every time.

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Carol Karl

March 30, 2021

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I Love Spring Bracelet

I just love spring colours – all those soft pastels – pink, blue, lemon. This is a fun bracelet made with 16mm bubblegum beads, silver stardust beads and a gemstone heart pendant.

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Carol Karl

March 23, 2021

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How to Make a Focal Bead Necklace

A couple of weeks ago I showed you how to design a memory wire bracelet with a focal bead.

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Carol Karl

March 16, 2021

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Pastel Stardust Earrings and Giveaway

I’m a pastel girl! I love pastel colours – they make me happy. How do you feel about pastels?

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Carol Karl

March 9, 2021

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How to Make a Focal Bead Memory Wire Bracelet

You probably already know that I love memory wire. Ever wanted to know how I design my memory wire bracelets?

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Carol Karl

March 2, 2021

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Stars and Swirls Necklace

You know I love a challenge, right? If I didn’t we wouldn’t have bought our 1970’s original condition home.

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Carol Karl

February 23, 2021

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Five Minute Earrings - Three Pairs

People who don’t make jewellery often think it’s really complicated – and sometimes it is.

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Carol Karl

February 17, 2021

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How to Make a Heart Tassel Pendant

Last week, I shared how to make Heart Tassel Earrings with you. I had so many people ask me about making these into a necklace that I decided to do it.

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Carol Karl

February 10, 2021

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How to Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath

Even though I’ve never done this before, this year I decided that it was a good idea.

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Carol Karl

February 8, 2021

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How to Make Heart Tassel Earrings

The most romantic day of the year is upon us. Valentine’s Day. Hearts, flowers, everything pink and red – what’s not to love. These heart tassel earrings would be just the thing to wear out with that special someone on Valentine’s Day.

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Carol Karl

February 2, 2021

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Living My Real Life

I know you’ve seen this picture before - I had every intention to reveal my kitchen renovation to you this week.

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Carol Karl

January 30, 2021

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How to Make Licorice Allsorts Bracelet - Tutorial

Isn’t this fun! These beads are amazing. They just look like candy to me.

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Carol Karl

January 27, 2021

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Orange Chain Earrings Tutorial

Orange! I’ve been on a bit of an orange kick lately. It all started when my sister asked me to make a necklace for her friend’s birthday.

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Carol Karl

January 21, 2021

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Jewellery Making Techniques

While it may seem from last week’s posts that I’ve been sitting around enjoying the sunshine over the Christmas break, I was actually being pretty productive too.

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Carol Karl

January 18, 2021

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Happy New Year - Top 10 Posts for 2020

Happy New Year! I know I’m just a few days late and I hope you can forgive me.

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Carol Karl

January 11, 2021

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My Last Christmas Project

I completed this project last week in a rush. After making the napkin rings I decided that I wanted my table to be special this year so I needed to up my game.

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Carol Karl

December 22, 2020

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Living My Real Life

Isn’t this month just flying by! I feel like it was the first just yesterday and now we are staring Christmas in the face.

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Carol Karl

December 19, 2020

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This Challenge Really Got Me Thinking

This project started because I was invited to participate in a Christmas Challenge where I was required to make something new out of something old.

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Carol Karl

December 16, 2020

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Black Tears Pendant Necklace

You may have noticed that I really love these acrylic teardrop beads!

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Carol Karl

December 15, 2020

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How to Put an Invisible Zip into a Cushion

You may not even see this as a problem. It’s such a little thing, but it bugs me.

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Carol Karl

December 10, 2020

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Bubblegum Necklace

Bubblegum beads! They are large beads, usually 16mm or more, made from either resin or acrylic. The large camelia (hot pink) coloured ones I’ve used here are covered in rhinestones – honestly, what’s not to love!

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Carol Karl

December 8, 2020

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Gosh, do you believe it’s December already? It feels like just yesterday we were putting away the Halloween decorations and now we are skyrocketing towards Christmas.

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Carol Karl

December 5, 2020

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Personalized Wine Glass Charms

Are you having a Christmas Party this year? Chances are probably not, but if you are managing to have a get together, why not make these for your guests.

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Carol Karl

December 1, 2020

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Four Christmas Charms

Who doesn’t love a charm! These four charms can be added to an earhook to make earrings, a chain to make a necklace or a charm bracelet. You could even add them to a wine glass charm or a key ring. The possibilities are endless.

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Carol Karl

November 24, 2020

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Living My Real Life

This Saturday it’s cold and windy but I’ve just been to the garden centre. I have some pots on my deck that need attention. I overspent, but that’s OK. My garden will thank me.

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Carol Karl

November 21, 2020

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Bauble Earrings

These beautiful Christmas bauble earrings are such fun to add that Christmas touch to any outfit. These are super easy, perfect if you’re a beginner, and only take about 15 minutes to make.

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Carol Karl

November 16, 2020

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Living My Real Life

It’s Saturday and the sun is shining! I’m hoping to spend at least a few minutes in my garden this weekend.

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Carol Karl

November 13, 2020

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How to Refurbish an Outdoor Table

It’s spring in my neck of the woods so it’s time to start thinking about those outdoor projects you need to get done in readiness for summer.

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Carol Karl

November 12, 2020

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Queen of Hearts Necklace Tutorial

You had me at teardrop! Alice in Wonderland inspired necklace.

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Carol Karl

November 10, 2020

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Butterfly in the Rose Garden Bracelet Tutorial

Aren’t these lampwork beads gorgeous? The beautiful sage green, the wonderful roses that are infused into the glass, even the size is perfect.

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Carol Karl

November 4, 2020

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Long Iridescent Drop Earrings

Don’t you just love these beads? They come in two shades – blue and green – and they have a wonderful iridescent sheen on the outside.

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Carol Karl

October 19, 2020

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Breaking the Rules Bracelet

I’m a rule breaker! Not the serious ones, probably just more a non-conformist, especially when it comes to clothes and jewellery. I love big jewellery, that stands out. I’m not really a tiny little charm on a gold chain kind of girl.

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Carol Karl

September 30, 2020

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Lockwood Renovation Part 10 - How to Paint Lockwood Shiplap Walls

If you saw my Master Bedroom reveal you will have noticed that we painted our Lockwood shiplap walls. There are quite a few tips and tricks that I’ve learned while painting the interior of my entire house, so today, I thought I’d share those with you.

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Carol Karl

September 29, 2020

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Dragonfly Earrings Tutorial

A few weeks ago, I did an unboxing video for Affordable Jewellery Supplies, where I unboxed some beautiful glass daggers.

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Carol Karl

September 22, 2020