DIY Bracelets eBook

I have some really exciting news to share with you guys today, I’m finally releasing my first ebook Rock Your Wrists 25 DIY Bracelets! Get ready to make some awesome bracelets!

Rock Your Wrists 25 DIY Bracelet Tutorials ebook
To get your own copy click here.

When I started this ebook I wanted to put all the bracelets I’ve made together into one ebook that would make it easy for you guys to access (even offline!) and find exactly what you’re looking for. Ultimately I narrowed it down to 25 of the best and my all time favorite DIY Bracelets.Rock Your Wrists 25 DIY Bracelet Tutorials cover

With lots of detailed photos of each bracelet and tutorial.25 DIY Bracelet Tutorials photo pages

Each bracelet tutorial has a complete list of supplies you’ll need and links to my favorite online suppliers so you can easily find everything you need.Rock Your Wrists 25 DIY Bracelet Tutorials supplies page

I’ve also added some helpful tips and tricks to make the whole process easier.Rock Your Wrists 25 DIY Bracelet Tutorials tutorial page

My goal with this ebook is to give you some new techniques and introduce you to some new materials so that you can take these ideas and make them into your own. There is so much room for self expression within each one of these bracelets. I hope you’ll take these techniques and translate them into your own awesome bracelets.

As with any project I make, I don’t always use traditional jewelry making techniques which means that you won’t need to have a lot of expensive tools and supplies to make these bracelets. In this book you’ll see how you can use some very inexpensive supplies to get some very expensive looking results. So say goodbye to expensive boutique bracelets and hello to your own awesome DIY bracelets!

We actually had a lot of fun shooting this video. My daughter loved being the director and bossing everyone around.

I’ve also created a special hashtag #rockyourwrists I want you guys to share pics of your bracelets on Instagram. If you use this hashtag I’ll share them here on Trinkets in Bloom.

Be sure to pick up your copy here and start making some fabulous bracelets!

DIY Embellished Clutch

Create some cool and colorful DIY Embellished Clutch with appliqués using Tulip’s Dimensional Paint. It’s super easy and you can easily add them to most any surface.

DIY Embellished Clutch feature by Trinkets in Bloom

To read the full tutorial and see more pics check out the post I did for i Love To Create.

It’s really fun to cover a pouch or bag with lots of colorful designs. I was inspired by this dress from Dolce and Gabbana. I LOVE the playful designs and mixes of color.

This is a fun pouch that can be used as a cute makeup pouch or a pencil case.

One of the really cool things about Tulip’s Dimensional Paint is that you can sprinkle glitter on top of it or press beads or pearls into it before it dries to give it a really unique personalized touch.

Check out the post I made for i Love To Create to see the tutorial and more pics.

DIY Coffee Sugar Scrub

Let’s face it coffee is what gets most of us up in the mornings. Now we have a new way to get our fix with this DIY Coffee Sugar Scrub that will smooth your skin minus the coffee jitters.

DIY Coffee Scrub

While I prefer it with almond milk and agave nectar, (really? cream and sugar would be much more poetic) I’ve found that it also makes a really great body scrub.

You can find versions of coffee scrubs in most beauty departments but I really love to make my own (and it’s a great way to use up the leftover coffee grounds). It’s so easy and only takes 3 ingredients that you probably already have on hand.

What you’ll need:

  • coffee grounds
  • sugar (I used turbinado)
  • coconut oil (melted)

The amounts you use will depend on how much you want. I recommend going easy on the oil or your mix will get too runny.

Put coffee grounds and sugar into a mixing bowl.

For the coffee grounds you can either use fresh grounds or use your leftover grounds from this mornings coffee.

Heat the coconut oil over a medium low heat until just melted.

Remove from heat and pour over your coffee grounds and sugar.

Mix until all ingredients are mixed together.

Use in the shower.

Rub into your skin in a circular motion and make sure to rinse thoroughly.

This scrub smells so great and I find it to be really invigorating. Kinda like a second cup of coffee!

According to the “experts” (a.k.a. random blogs and websites, you know where we get all our information), a coffee scrub is really great for circulation and the temporary appearance or disappearance of cellulite. Any scrub, including a coffee scrub, will make your skin smooth and silky. Plus the coconut oil is a great moisturizer and small amounts will help to improve the look of your skin.

While I’m not an expert on this topic, I do know how my skin feels after using it and it feels amazing! Not to mention it really smells great!

What’s your favorite body scrub? Have your tried a coffee scrub before? Did you like it? Leave a comment and share your experience.

Creative Upcycled Ideas

Looking for a new way to add fun decorative touches for your home or want to learn how to make your own tape? Look no further than these fun creative projects that are sure to add color and inspiration to your home.

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DIY Kimono

Turn a basic t-shirt into this seasons hottest cover up, a DIY Kimono! Did I mention there’s NO SEWING required? See how easy it is to make your own.

DIY Kimono side view by Trinkets in Bloom

To see the full tutorial click over to i Love To Create.

DIY Kimono closeup by Trinkets in Bloom
I LOVE kimonos! They were the perfect layering piece for the summer and now they’re making a great transition into fall in slightly heavier fabrics with more intense colors. I love how you can get really great color using Tulip one step tie dye, so often your color looks great until you start rinsing it out and it all washes away. I’ve found that with the tulip dye, if I leave it on for about 3 hours before rinsing I get the strong colors I was hoping for.DIY Kimono back view 2 by Trinkets in Bloom