DIY Lipstick Tinted Lip Balm Tutorial from Dollar Store Crafts. Do you have a favorite lipstick color and a favorite lip balm? You can combine the two and make a custom tinted lip balm in minutes with this tutorial.
DIY 5 Minute Knockoff Cone Back Earrings Tutorial from Thanks, I Made It. This is the easiest earring tutorial ever if you have the right supplies. Erin used rubber earring backs – and has a link for them at her post. If you are looking to sell jewelry, these incredibly cheap rubber earring backs will open up your market because they can be used for threaded earrings etc… Top Photo: Cone Back Earrings Inspiration Collage by Thanks, I Made It here. All Other Photos: DIYs by Thanks, I Made It.
Erin has a new book out called DIY Statement Necklaces: Create Your Own Customizable Jewelry—For Less! available on Amazon here (not an affiliate link). If you want to create or sell very expensive looking DIY jewelry and don’t know where to begin, this 208 page book with large and clear photos is a great option for just $13.77 (reg price $18.99). If you like Erin’s Thanks, I Made It tutorials, you will love this gorgeous how-to book. Note: Erin never asked me to mention or endorse her book on my blog. I’ve been posting and raving about her tutorials for years: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/thanks-i-made-it
DIY Shadow Box Vacation or Dream Bank Tutorial from A Creative Princess. This DIY requires a drill to make an opening on the top – or you can take a shadow box (I just got 3 for $9 at Michaels) and adhere your photo to the backboard, making a small slot on the back.
This DIY Dream Bank uses a top loading shadow box, so there is no need for drilling: DIY Dream Bank from Something Turquoise.
For more inspiration, this is the first “Dream Bank” I saw from Uncommon Goods (no longer available, but was $25).
DIY Body Chain with a Gorgeous Back Tutorial from One O. This is a well thought tutorial with lots of photos of what chains go where. This is the first body chain I’ve seen with the drama in the back for summer dresses.
For one of the best body armor and body chain archives including chain hair jewelry go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/body-armor
This is the only DIY for a thigh chain I’ve seen: DIY Thigh Chain Tutorial from This is What I Do.