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Free Printable: Petal Gift Box for Handmade Holidays

11/16/2016 10:00:00 AM

If you have received a package from Soft Flex Company recently, you may have noticed a blue card with this petal gift box template on it. Today, I wanted to share some ways you can use that card to create your own little gift box for gifting small je > read more

DIY Video Episode 27: Use Soft Flex® Wire To Craft Holiday Napkin Rings For Thanksgiving Dinner

11/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

Here is another great video on how to make special napkin ring holders for a holiday meal. In this project I focus on Thanksgiving, but you can personalize your napkin ring holder for any event - weddings, Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter, etc. I es > read more

DIY Video Episode 26: Use Soft Flex® Craft Wire To Create Wine Glass Charms For Holiday Parties

11/14/2016 15:28:00 PM

I don't know about you, but I LOVE the holidays. I love cooking and baking. I love making gifts and decorations. I love wrapping packages. I love it all. So, in this video, I offer an idea for how you can make wine or champagne glass charms. They are > read more

Free Printable: Gift Making Planner for Handmade Holidays

11/09/2016 16:17:00 PM

We created a simple planner to help you organize your handmade holiday gift making! Click Here to Download the Free Printable »Kristen Fagan is a multi-passionate creative and a graphic designer for Soft Flex Company. Her favorite stone is Turquois > read more

DIY Video Episode 25: Knot Soft Flex® Beading Wire To Create A Beaded Bracelet With A Button Clasp

11/03/2016 11:00:00 AM

I loosely knotted a strand of seed beads to create a stretchy bracelet using Soft Flex beading wire. I used a button closure, but you could just attach one end to the other and design it without a clasp. Using the macrame, you can put this bracelet t > read more

Make Your Own Gratitude Jar + Free Printable Download

11/02/2016 16:51:00 PM

Several years ago I kept a gratitude journal that really helped me recognize all that I have to be thankful for. Today, I am sharing a variation on that idea that includes the whole family! I created a with free printable to go along with your than > read more

5 Halloween Jewelry Designs - Click Links For Free Instructions

10/25/2016 10:57:00 AM

Here are five Halloween designs, rounded up in one place! We hope that you really enjoy the upcoming holiday weekend and of course the big day, next Monday. Have a spook-tacular time! Spider Web DesignsFaux Barb Wire Design > read more

DIY Video Episode 24: Use Soft Flex® Beading Wire To Create A Button Clasp On A Crystal Bracelet

10/24/2016 13:58:00 PM

Last week, I received an Ask Sara question about using a button for a closure. I thought that I would share my answer in a video for anyone that might be interested. This is a great way to use a really cool button in a jewelry design. I used a button > read more

DIY Episode 23: Use Soft Flex® Beading Wire To Knot Around Beads To Make A Bracelet

10/14/2016 11:00:00 AM

I worked on step-by-step pictures for a project that is getting published by UK's Bead Magazine this week. In the design, I knotted Soft Flex wire around beads (like the design shown above). I decided that this would be a nice technique to show in a > read more

Make DIY Halloween Jewelry - Spider Web Design

10/11/2016 14:00:00 PM

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Nealay Patel On Jewel School Today - 10/11 From 7am-9am Pacific

10/11/2016 09:00:00 AM

Don't miss Nealay Patel on Jewel School today! He will be showing how to use Soft Flex beading wire in all sorts of wonderful ways. You can watch it live on the Jewel School Facebook page, on their website www.jtv.com or by checking your local channe > read more

DIY Video Episode 22: Use Soft Flex® Beading Wire To Attach A Charm To A Jewelry Design

10/10/2016 15:56:00 PM

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Nealay Patel on Jewel School 10/10-10/11 from 7am-9am Pacific

10/10/2016 09:00:00 AM

Check out our friend Nealay Patel on Jewel School, both today (10/10) and tomorrow (10/11). Tomorrow, he will be showing some designs using Soft Flex and Jewel School will be offering some of our best products! You can watch live at jtv.com or check > read more

DIY Video Episode 21: Use Soft Flex Craft Wire To Make Beaded Pumpkin Earrings And Pendant For Halloween Or Thanksgiving To Celebrate Fall Holidays

09/30/2016 11:00:00 AM

When you live in Phoenix, you have to suspend reality in order to celebrate traditional holidays. For example, you might find yourself drinking pumpkin spice hot tea when it is 93 degrees outside and your daughter is running around the yard in a tank > read more

Pantone Fall Fashion Report 2016

09/26/2016 10:00:00 AM

Happy Fall! Have you seen the Pantone fashion color report for Fall 2016? Fall is always a favorite of mine with it's grounding earth tones, Pantone kicks it up a notch with pops of unexpected and vibrant colors throughout the collection. Do you l > read more

DIY Video Episode 20: Use Magical Crimpers And Soft Flex® Beading Wire To Make Earrings

09/23/2016 11:00:00 AM

I had Fall on the mind when I created these beauties. The Magical crimpers are terrific for creating shapes using Soft Flex beading wire. In this design I used antique brass, turquoise and fluorite in Soft Flex .019 Medium. With this size wire and th > read more

Soft Flex Live Design Challenge With TierraCast Horoscope Charms

09/22/2016 18:22:00 PM

I love Soft Flex Design Challenge day! Basically, I get to open a box of awesome beading goodies from one of my favorite companies live on facebook and then make jewelry while hanging out with online pals. It is awesome! I love my job!So today, I ope > read more

18 Beaded Ropes To Make eBook

09/21/2016 11:00:00 AM

18 Beaded Ropes to Make eBookI am excited to announce that Beadwork chose to include one of my designs in a new eBook about beaded ropes. > read more

DIY Video Episode 19: Use Stretch Magic To Make A Bracelet And Earrings

09/16/2016 11:00:00 AM

Stretch Magic is pretty awesome! It is quick and easy to both use and wear. In this video, I show you how to make a simple bracelet and matching pair of earrings using Stretch Magic. > read more

Use Soft Flex Beading Wire On A Kumihimo Disk - Beadwork Magazine Oct-Nov 2016

09/15/2016 10:25:00 AM

Beadwork MagazineOct-Nov 2016Wow, it has a been a hip-hopping press week for me! I have another design that just hit news stands. In this design, I braided our Soft Flex beading wire on a kumihimo disk. My original design was in black and white and i > read more

Knit With Soft Flex Craft Wire - Step By Step Wire Jewelry Magaine Oct-Nov 2016

09/13/2016 10:00:00 AM

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DIY Video Episode 18: Use Magical Crimpers And Soft Flex® Beading Wire To Make A Bracelet

09/08/2016 14:55:00 PM

It is fall and I am in love with two beautiful colors - Antique Brass Color and Copper Color in our Soft Flex Metallics beading wire line. Check out the video below to see how I made the bracelet shown above using the Magical Crimpers and copper colo > read more

DIY Video Episode 17: Make Beaded Earrings Using Soft Flex® Craft Wire On A WigJig

09/01/2016 18:29:00 PM

Here is our latest video. I love how you can make all sorts of shapes on the WigJig with Soft Flex craft wire. Adding beads is simple and easy with a thinner gauge. Click here to see this video on YouTube. > read more

Tutorial Tuesday - Long Boho Gemstone Necklace

08/30/2016 10:00:00 AM

I love chunky gemstones and had been eyeing a short strand of Lapis gemstone beads. I finally bought them for myself and am so happy I did! Soft Flex Company carries a wide range of short strand beads which allowed me to grab some really high quality > read more

Use Vintaj Patinas To Match Crimps To Your Design - Video

08/29/2016 15:16:00 PM

I made a sweet set of bracelets to match the Vintaj necklace that I made during the recent Soft Flex Live Design Challenge on facebook. > read more

Use Vintaj Patinas To Match Crimps To Your Design - Product Review

08/23/2016 18:24:00 PM

Are you on facebook? If you are, you may have noticed that I am doing a really fun new Live Video feature. Basically, a partner company sends me a box of goodies that I open live on facebook. I have no idea what is in the box but have to take some pa > read more

Video - Celebrate the Rio Olympics with Patriotic Jewelry

08/10/2016 18:20:00 PM

Hey there! Are you enjoying the Rio Olympics as much as we are? I've been glued to my television in the evening, teaching my little toddler to root for the USA (we are American afterall). In addition, I have been working on some patriotic jewelry des > read more

DIY Episode 13: How to make Fancy Earrings using Soft Flex® Beading Wire and Squaredelle

08/05/2016 12:17:00 PM

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Why are there so many different kinds of beading wire?

08/02/2016 13:00:00 PM

Wow!Why are there so many different kinds of beading wire? All I want to do is string a bracelet. Thankfully, it is much simpler than it looks. At Soft Flex Company, we have our original line – Soft Flex – and our premium line – Soft Touch. S > read more

DIY Episode 12: Use Soft Flex Craft Wire to create links that connect to make a Beaded Jewelry Chain

07/28/2016 14:07:00 PM

In this video, I show you how to create connector links using Soft Flex® Craft Wire. Watch the video "DIY Episode 12: Use Soft Flex Craft Wire to create links that connect to make a Beaded Jewelry Chain " on our YouTube channel. > read more

Tutorial Tuesday - Desert Vibe Wire Wrap Earrings

07/26/2016 10:00:00 AM

It's been awhile (a whole year in fact!) since, I've shared a Tutorial Tuesday design with you. I was inspired to create these desert vibe beauties by the "Tempting treasures wire frame earrings" designed by Bonnie Riconda in the August 2016 issue of > read more

DIY Episode 11: Use Soft Flex® Craft Wire to add TierraCast Charms to a Bracelet Form

07/21/2016 18:10:00 PM

In this video, I show you how to make a fun and easy beach bracelet usingSoft Flex® Craft Wire and TierraCast charms and bracelet form.Watch the video "DIY Episode 11: Use Soft Flex® Craft Wire to add TierraCast Charms to a Bracelet Form " on our Y > read more

DIY Episode 10: Use Soft Flex® Beading Wire on a Kumihimo Disk to make Jewelry

07/14/2016 18:09:00 PM

In this video, I show you how easy it is to make jewelry using Soft Flex® beading wire on a Kumihimo disk.Watch the video "DIY Episode 10: Use Soft Flex® Beading Wire on a Kumihimo Disk to make Jewelry " on our YouTube channel. > read more

DIY Episode 9: How to make Soft Flex® Tassel Earrings using Micro and Mighty Crimpers

07/07/2016 16:58:00 PM

Tassels are hot right now. So, I revived a design that I've been making for years using Soft Flex beading wire to create tassel earrings. In this video, I offer a few different modifications for making these earrings unique to you! Change the wire co > read more

DIY Episode 8 Video - Use Soft Touch Beading Wire To Make A Woven Bracelet On A Macramé Board

07/01/2016 14:57:00 PM

Have you tried our Soft Touch Wire? It is about 50% more flexible than our original Soft Flex beading wire and comes in an additional diameter of .010 Very Fine. I used the Very Fine in the design show above. You can find written instructions for thi > read more

How to Use a Soft Flex® Bead Stopper Video - An Essential Jewelry Making Tool

06/23/2016 13:38:00 PM

Sara Oehler shows how the Soft Flex® Bead Stoppers work and how important they are when stringing jewelry.Watch the video "How to Use a Soft Flex® Bead Stopper - An Essential Jewelry Making Tool" > read more

Quick Beading Tip: Use Soft Flex Bead Stoppers to Prevent Beads from Slipping

06/22/2016 15:00:00 PM

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DIY Episode 7: How to make Ear Wires using Soft Flex® Craft Wire and Wubbers Pliers

06/16/2016 17:47:00 PM

In our second how-to make ear wire video, I show how to make your own ear wires using 20 gauge Soft Flex® Craft Wire and Wubbers Pliers. Wubbers are easy on your hands and easy on your metal. They are engineered for precision and offer the ultimate > read more

DIY Episode 6: How to make Ear Wires using Soft Flex Craft Wire on a WigJig

06/16/2016 17:09:00 PM

In our latest video, I show how to make your own ear wires using 20 gauge Soft Flex® Craft Wire on a WigJig. WigJig wire working tools are designed to help you create several identical wire components. It is simple, cost effective and most of all f > read more

Giveaway Winners Announced - Free Project Idea From Live Giveaway Video

06/13/2016 12:15:00 PM

I had so much fun visiting with our Facebook friends last week while shooting our first Live Video Giveaway. One of the project ideas that I demonstrated is the pair of earrings shown above. I decided to offer instructions here on the blog too. If yo > read more

DIY Episode 5: Choose the Right Diameter of Beading Wire To Make Jewelry

06/09/2016 18:43:00 PM

In our latest video, I explain which diameter you should choose for the various types of beading projects that you may try. If you have ever wondered about what wire to use, this video is for you. > read more

Why Bead, By Thomas Soles

06/07/2016 14:45:00 PM

I made my first necklace when I was a teen. It was a simple wood and shell design. I found the beads for it at my grandmother's house. The necklace complemented my single pierced ear – I thought. It was simple. But it expressed a little bit about m > read more

Facebook Live Video Giveaway on Thursday at 3pm PST

06/06/2016 13:13:00 PM

I hope that you will join me on Thursday afternoon for a Live Video Giveaway on Facebook. To enter to win, all you need to do is go to the Soft Flex Company Facebook page and click on the video to participate in the conversation. I'll be there talkin > read more

DIY Video Episode 4: Illusion Style Necklaces done three ways with Beading Wire and Crimps

06/02/2016 17:30:00 PM

In our latest video, I show you three different ways to create an illusion style necklace using regular crimping pliers, 2x2mm crimp tubes, 3mm crimp covers and the magical crimpers. This is a nice way to use up leftover beads to make a unique design > read more

DIY Episode 3: Jewelry Making Beading Basics – Crimping to Finish a Simple Bracelet or Necklace

05/26/2016 18:10:00 PM

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Quick and Easy Stitched Jewelry by Cathy Jakicic

05/26/2016 17:57:00 PM

I received a copy of my friend Cathy Jakicic's new book, Quick and Easy Stitched Jewelry. It includes 20+ necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more. > read more

DIY Video Episode 2: Use Gold Colored Pro Econoflex Beading Wire To Make Earrings

05/23/2016 18:20:00 PM

Watch the following video to learn all about our new Pro Econoflex Beading Wire, with step-by-step instructions on how to make a pair of earrings with wire (as shown above). > read more

Jewelry Stringing - Summer 2016

05/23/2016 12:13:00 PM

Jewelry StringingSummer IssueWow! Two published designs in one week! In addition to my kumihimo design, I have a new design in Stringing inspired by Carnival. This design is light and easy to wear in the summer. > read more

Kumihimo Special Issue

05/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

Kumihimo Fiber and Bead JewelryMay 2016Hey-hey, I have a design to check out in the latest special issue from Kalmbach Publishing on pages 62-63. I used Soft Flex Extreme beading wire on a kumihimo disk to create the design shown above. The magazine > read more

DIY Jewelry Project - Summer in the Sun Bangle Bracelets

05/19/2016 17:22:00 PM

I've always loved Jamie Hogsett's Summery Braided Bangles Project. So, I was excited to recreate it in my own fashion using our new Pro Econoflex in the gold color. These bracelets look great in multiples. I have made three so far (shown above), but > read more

Inspiration Video: Soft Flex Bracelet Projects Booklet

05/17/2016 15:02:00 PM

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Like and Share - What Do You Want To See In Videos from Soft Flex Company?

05/05/2016 18:55:00 PM

We are so excited about our new You Tube Channel. Although we can think of a million things that we'd like to share with you. We thought that it would be a good idea to ask you what you want to see from us? We would love to know what you want to see > read more

How to Use the Universal Magical Crimpers to Make DIY Earrings

05/04/2016 12:45:00 PM

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Why You Need Magical Crimping Pliers

05/03/2016 13:08:00 PM

Hello Beautiful Beader,These wonderful crimping pliers will change the way that you bead! They take a tubular shaped crimp tube and make it into a bead while cinching it down onto the nylon coating of the wire. I highly suggest that you stick to us > read more

Shelley's 10 Favorite Items Under $10 - Tool Magic

04/29/2016 11:36:00 AM

You don't have to break the bank to get good quality items from us. We have lots and lots of items that are less than $10. If you have called into our office, you have probably gotten an opportunity to chat with Shelley Richey. She is a wealth of inf > read more

3 Reasons that Beading is my Passion Hobby

04/19/2016 13:02:00 PM

Why do you love beading?I started making jewelry sometime in late middle school or early high school. I found a bead store in downtown Billings, MT that fed my new found hobby. It is called the Bead Depot and is still there. If ever in Billings, you > read more

Like and Share! We are giving away FREE beads (valued up to $40)!

04/13/2016 16:31:00 PM

Who doesn't love and want free beads? These aren't just any beads either, they are our high quality gemstone beads. > read more

Phoenix Ultimate Women's Expo - April 23-24

04/07/2016 15:22:00 PM

Don't miss Soft Flex Company at the upcomingArizona's Ultimate Women's Expo! > read more

Kansas City Hospice Partnership

04/01/2016 12:08:00 PM

We love to give back to give a helping hand when we can. We've been working with a volunteer from the Kansas City Hospice for a few years now. Here is a little information about how they use our beading wire. > read more

Jewelry Affaire - Spring 2016

03/31/2016 16:54:00 PM

Jewelry AffaireSpring 2016Hey folks, my latest design is being published in Jewelry Affaire, the Spring issue. > read more

3 New Beading Books To Check Out

03/02/2016 15:49:00 PM

Hey-hey, how are you all doing? Here at Soft Flex, we have been busy, busy, busy and we haven't had as much time to blog.Personally, I have a new baby on my hands and she is keeping me on my toes day and night. She is just 6 weeks now and growing li > read more

In love with colorful jewelry? Up to 60% off colorful jewelry making supplies during our Color Love Sale

01/30/2016 11:00:00 AM

Shop Soft Flex Color Beading Wire on Sale20% off with coupon COLORLOVE See this free project ideaShop Beadstoppers on Sale20% off with coupon COLORLOVE > read more

Bead and Button Show Classes by Nealay Patel

01/05/2016 15:59:00 PM

Our good friend Nealay Patel is offering several classes at the Bead and Button Show, June 2016. Typically, he uses Soft Flex beading wire and craft wire in his designs. Registration opened today, so we urge you to check out and register for these cl > read more

Buy Three 10ft Spools, Get a Bracelet Booklet FREE!

01/05/2016 15:03:00 PM

This week, If you buy three 10ft spools of Soft Flex, you will get a free copy of our new Soft Flex Bracelet Projects Booklet! Check it out the sale details here >> http://tinyurl.com/braceletbookletSoft Flex Bracelet Project BookletSara Oehler and > read more

DIY: Free Beaded Holiday Wire Snowman Ornament Pattern

12/09/2015 15:21:00 PM

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Soft Flex Bracelet Project Booklet - Make Each Project Your Own

12/07/2015 14:56:00 PM

My co-worker, Kristen Fagan, and I put together a new booklet that is now for sale - Soft Flex Bracelet Projects. It offers 8 projects that cover using Soft Flex beading wire in all sorts of different ways - crimping using various sized crimps, braid > read more

DIY: Free Beaded Holiday Wire Tree Ornament Pattern

11/05/2015 17:00:00 PM

For several years, I have been creating a new Christmas tree ornament (sometimes a few) in the shape of an actual Christmas tree. I love how this one turned out and it will be quick and easy to replicate.Materials: .024 Soft Flex Extreme in 925 sterl > read more

Free Pattern - DIY Holiday Jewelry - Silver Star Beaded Pendant and Earrings

10/30/2015 10:00:00 AM

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Macrame with Soft Flex in Belle Armoire Jewelry's Autumn Issue

10/23/2015 10:00:00 AM

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Soft Flex Gallery Open House in Sonoma, CA on November 21-22, 2015!

10/22/2015 10:32:00 AM

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Upcoming Events - Mesa, Arizona

09/08/2015 14:51:00 PM

Russian Spiral Bangle Classwith Sara Oehler 10am-12pmNovember 14, 2015Limited Seats Available! Creative Destination1660 S. Alma School Road, Suite 108Mesa, AZ 85210480-755-4367Click for Website > read more

Friday Four - Ombre Seed Bead Necklace, Netted Macrame, Bead Crochet Bracelet, Wire Hoops

08/28/2015 18:47:00 PM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Ombre Seed Bead Necklace2. Netted Macrame Necklaces3. Bead Crochet Bracelet > read more

Friday Four - ZigZag Bracelet, Seed Bead Earrings, Dream Catcher Pendant, Mod Podge Necklaces

08/21/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. DIY ZigZag Flower Bracelet2. Seed Bead Earrings3. Dream Catcher Pendant Necklace > read more

Friday Four - Knitted Cuff, Boho Earrings, Ring and Tassel Necklace, Polymer Clay Feather Necklace

08/14/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Knitted Turquoise Cuff2. Boho Earrings Tutorial3. DIY Ring and Tassel Necklace > read more

Keep it simple - Weave a wire chain

08/07/2015 19:33:00 PM

Right now we are offering a free 10ft spool in your choice of color when you buy a Trio set (at full price). It is a great opportunity to choose 4 colors. I realized a few days ago that when you buy a Trio and get a 10ft spool free, you have the perf > read more

Friday Four - Bridal Necklace, Rhinestone and Bead Bracelet, Beaded Ring Bracelet, Calcite Earrings

08/07/2015 13:42:00 PM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Bridal Statement Necklace2. Rhinestone and Bead Bracelet3. Turquoise Beaded Ring Bracelet > read more

Friday Four - Trapeze Earrings, 24K Gold Bangles, Watercolor Statement Necklace, Seed Bead Earrings

07/31/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Trapeze Earrings2. 24K Gold Bangles3. Watercolor Statement Necklace > read more

Friday Four - DIY Faceted Clay Rings, Wire Heart Ring, Eessential Oil Diffuser Bracelets, Roman Coin Necklace

07/24/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Faceted Clay Rings2. Wire Heart Ring3. Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelets > read more

Friday Four - Morse Code Bracelets, Multi Strand Necklace, Ladder Stitch Earrings, Tribal Earrings

07/17/2015 16:27:00 PM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Morse Code Bracelets2. Two Ways to Finish a Multi Strand Necklace3. Ladder Stich Earrings > read more

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07/13/2015 11:39:00 AM

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Friday Four - Trios Wave Bracelet, Easy Hoop Earrings, Darling Dangle Earrings, Seed Bead Necklaces

07/10/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the week. Enjoy!1. Trios Wave Bracelets2. Easy Hoop Earrings3. Darling Dangle Earrings > read more

Double Density Kumihimo Boards!

07/08/2015 13:06:00 PM

If you like to use wire on the kumihimo board, these new boards are for you. They are twice as thick as the original boards, which makes them a lot stronger for working with cords that are heavy duty like wire. Soft Flex starts to slice into the t > read more

Friday Four - Fireworks Necklace, Star of Glory Earrings, Sparklers Earrings, Fourth of July Bracelet

07/03/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks the holiday weekend. Happy Independence Day!1. Fireworks Necklace2. Star of Glory Earrings3. Sparkler Earri > read more

Tutorial Tuesday - Swarovski Cosmic Triangle Necklace

06/30/2015 10:00:00 AM

Since I had another one of these beautiful Swarovski cosmic triangle crystals I had to make a matching necklace to this knit bangle tutorial I shared earlier this month. I just love the richness of the champagne color paired with smokey quartz, gol > read more

Bead Dreams - Lampwork

06/25/2015 11:35:00 AM

We have the extreme privilege of sponsoring the lampwork category for Bead Dreams at the Bead and Button Show. I'm excited to share with you the top three winning designs for 2015.First Place: Splash PendantDesigner: Gregory BurgardHey, check out how > read more

Tutorial Tuesday - Swarovski Crystal Knit Bangle

06/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Check out this beautiful Swarovski cosmic triangle crystal! The richness of the champagne color paired with smokey quartz, gold and red wire gives > read more

Friday Four - Amethyst and Crystal Bracelet, Buddha Bracelet, Dangle Hoops, Knot Me Necklace

05/29/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. Amethyst and Crystal Bracelet2. Buddha Bracelet3. Seed Bead Dangle Hoops > read more

Make your own links, jump rings, chain, clasps, ear wires and more...

05/28/2015 13:31:00 PM

Step by Step Wire JewelryJune/JulyDigital format hereHard copy format hereIf you get a chance, please pick up a copy of the latest issue of Step by Step Wire Jewelry. I created the design shown above using Soft Flex Craft Wire with Wubbers Pliers. It > read more

Free Make-It-Take-It Project at the Bead and Button Show

05/25/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hi all, we'll be offering a free make-it-take-it project pairing Soft Flex beading wire with crystals from Swarovski. You can find us in the lobby at the Bead and Button Show from 11am-12pm, June 5-7 (Friday-Sunday). First come will be first served a > read more

Friday Four - Branch Necklace, Ombre Framed Earrings, Bubbly Necklace, Spring Tila Bracelet

05/22/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. Spring Branch Necklace2. Framed Ombre Earrings3. Bubbly Necklace > read more

Kumihimo + Extreme Beading Wire = Magic

05/20/2015 17:56:00 PM

Every year Soft Flex Company helps sponsor the booth for the International Society of Glass Beadmakers (ISGB) at the Bead and Button Show. Usually they extend us a little space to do a fun show giveaway. This year, we decided to collaborate. ISGB sen > read more

Friday Four - Mini Tassels, Kumihimo Anklet, Fish Tail Braid Bracelet, Hearts and Spirals Bracelet

05/15/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. DIY Mini Tassels2. Kumihimo Braided Anklet3. Fishtail Braid Bracelet > read more

Friday Four - Knitted Necklace, Jewelry Wire Bracelet, Superduo Medallions, Soft Flex Friendship Bracelet

05/08/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. Knitted Necklace2. Jewelry Wire Bracelet3. Superduo Medallions > read more

Friday Four - Pearl Bracelet, Trapeze Earrings, Knotted Leather Necklace, Pearl Party Earrings

05/01/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. River of Pearls Necklace or Bracelet2. Easy Trapeze Earrings3. DIY Knotted Leather Neck > read more

Design by Diane Zigabarra

04/25/2015 11:00:00 AM

Design by Diane ZigabarraJewelry Affaire Magazine - April 2015Check out this stunning design in the latest issues of Jewelry Affair Magazine by my friend Diane Zigabarra. I love the unique incorporation of looped beading wire. > read more

Friday Four - Friendship Earrings, Soft Flex Kumihimo Bracelet, Beaded Chain Bracelet, Teardrop Earrings

04/24/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. DIY Friendship Earrings2. Soft Flex Kumihimo Bracelet3. Beaded Chain Bracelet > read more

Tutorial Tuesday - Art Deco Macrame Bracelet

04/21/2015 10:00:00 AM

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Friday Four - Mystique Necklace, Damask Clay Pendants, Ombre Earrings, Piccadilly Drop Earrings

04/10/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. Mystique Necklace2. Damask Polymer Clay Pendants1. Ombre Earrings Tutorial > read more

Friday Four - Safety Pin Bracelet, Book Lover Necklace, WigJig Dog Bone Bracelet, Teardrop Earrings

04/03/2015 10:00:00 AM

Every Friday, I highlight some of my favorite do-it-yourself jewelry ideas found on Pinterest for your weekend inspiration. Here are my picks this week. Enjoy!1. DIY Safety Pin Bracelet2. DIY Book Lover Necklace1. WigJig Dog Bone Bracelet > read more

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03/30/2015 15:50:00 PM

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