Candie Cooper Hi, I’m Candie. I design jewelry and crafts, author books, teach classes and host television programs. I thrive on simple ideas that anyone can achieve. I also love projects made from unexpected materials that stand the test of time. Join me as I lead a creative life – check out my portfolio or blog below.

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Fringe Benefits: DIY Tassels

This post brought to you by Beadalon–Makers of great findings and DIY jewelry supplies.  Thanks Beadalon for the sponsor love!Tassels are still having their moment. Everywhere. I ain’t mad about it either.  I love flair.You can make your own tassels super easy with Beadalon’s tassel maker and some of that embroidery floss you were gonna use […]

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Cue the Coachella Playlist and Make these Earrings

This post is sponsored by LeatherCord USA.  Thanks LCUSA for making awesome leather and sponsoring this post!  All opinions shared here are my own. I’m still sad I missed Coachella.  But there’s always next year! And there’s also more music events to go to this summer.  After this post, I’m officially locked and loaded on […]

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What in the Wire?! Beading wire explained

This post brought to you by Beadalon.com.  Thanks Beadalon for sponsoring this post and helping me to share my love of DIY jewelry making.It’s one of the great mysteries of the universe. Well….the jewelry making universe anyway. Beading wire. This is nylon coated beading wire we are talking about.  It’s flexible and used for stringing […]