Coffee With Candie at Bead & Button 2018

Bead & Button is coming up soon and as always I will be hosting Coffee with Candie before the event. This year we will have CWC on Friday morning (June 8, 2018) at 8:30am in the upstairs lobby of the Hyatt hotel. Join me and other jewelry lovers for some coffee and conversation.

Coffee with Candie Milwaukee WI

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Making a Holiday SWAG

A Holiday SWAG is an easy way to dress up your home this holiday. Using only a few supplies and your creativity you can make something beautiful.

How to make a holiday SWAG

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How to add a clasp to your Jewelry Project

How to add a clasp to your jewelry project. There are many different ways to attache a clasp. The most common I find is to use crimp beads.

How to Add a Clasp to your Jewelry Project

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Stringing Beads-The Basics

When it comes to stringing beads the most important thing is the stringing material. This is determined by what you are stringing and what you want the finished piece to look like.

Stringing Beads-The Basics

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Using Bails in your Jewelery

Make quick pendants that you can switch out easily with the use of a bail. Using bails is quite simple, let me show you how.

Video Tutorial with Candie Cooper Using Bails

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Wire Worked Candle Wreaths

For every holiday I enjoy putting together a special table display. It ties together the feel of the holiday and gives everyone something special to look at while we gather around the table. This year for my Thanksgiving table I have made some wire wrap wreaths to put around candles. Learn how to make wire wrapped candle wreaths for your own Thanksgiving or any other celebration.

Wire Wrapped Candle Wreaths Video Tutorial with Candie Cooper

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How to make ear wires

In the process of making your own jewelry sometimes you need to make your own components to get the exact look that you want. In this photo tutorial I will show you how to make your own ear wires for your next earring project.

Make your own ear wires

There are many different ways that you can make your own ear wires. Today I will show you how to make them using a jig or using pliers to freehand them. Lets start with using a jig.

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Making a Concho Pendant with Sizzix Die Cutters

In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Concho dies for the Sizzix Jewelry Studio Tool. We will make  a trendy concho pendant necklace with a tassel.

How to make a concho pendant necklace with the Sizzix Jewelry Studio Tool

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It’s a Snap-Making a Leather Bracelet with the Sizzix Jewelry Studio Tool

Your Sizzix Jewelry Studio Tool can cut many different shapes to make jewelry with. In this tutorial we are going to use a basic shape and turn it into an amazing DIY leather bracelet.

Photo Tutorial of a leather bracelet using the Sizzix Jewelry Studio Tool

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Riveted Floral with the Sizzix Jewelry Tool

Designing with the Sizzix Jewelry Studio tool has been a lot of fun. There are so many projects to make with this tool. Today I wanted to show you how to cut the floral shape and rivet it together with a filigree piece.

Riveting Flowers with Candie Cooper and Sizzix

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