Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.
Are you ready to add some bling to your wardrobe? How about adding bling to other items, such as room décor and personal possessions? Bling is fun and perfect for trend setters.
In this article I will share with you the best “bling” craft projects on the net. All the projects that you’ll find here include a nice picture of the project and also the site name and address to the tutorial. Click on the name and you’ll be taken directly to the tutorial for that craft. What could be easier? Now, check out all the great bling crafts below. Find some that you want to make, go to the tutorials, and “bling it.”
To make the cute little gemheads shown above, find the tutorial at Little Miss Celebration.
1. Candle Holders
Just imagine how easy, and how beautiful, these candle holders would be to make for a wedding reception. The rhinestones are sold in the wide strips so making these is super easy. To make these very elegant candle holders, go to THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE for the tutorial.
2. Rhinestone Sneakers
Dress up a pair of sneakers to wear with your prom dress so you can be comfortable while dancing, or wear them with a jeans outfit to add sparkle. Consider using all one color rhinestone on white sneakers for a really dressy look. You'll find the instructions for this project at DREAM A LITTLE BIGGER.
3. Rhinestone Ornaments
Although I think these rhinestone ornaments would be beautiful on the Christmas tree, I think they would also look outstanding circling a mirror on the wall. I'm sure your imagination will take this project to new heights, just follow the basic tutorial at MOD PODGE ROCKS, and then do your own thing.
4. Sparkle Skull
I would never have believed that I'd consider using a skull in decorating, that is until I saw this one. Who could resist a blinged out skull? If you'd like to make one of these sparkly skulls, go to Mad in Crafts for the tutorial.
5. Valentine Glitter Wreath
Make this beautiful Valentine glitter wreath to celebrate the holiday of love.
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6. Beaded Bracelets
Using beads and elastic jewelry thread, you can make beaded bracelets for yourself or to give as gifts.
7. Mason Jar Lanterns
This mason jar lantern can be used indoors or outdoors. A beautiful addition to a patio party.
8. Beaded Leather Bracelet
Make your own super fashionable bracelet by following the tutorial at Happy Hour Projects.
9. Bling Bag Fasteners
10. iPhone Case With Bling
iPhones are such a necessary thing in our lives now that we like to make our phone special by having a unique cover on it. Consider making iPhone case with bling as gifts to give to friends
11. Sparkle Branch
You'll think of lots of ways to decorate using these beautiful branches. Happily Ever Borrowed is where you'll find directions for this project.
12. Bejewelled Sunglasses
Decorating sunglasses could be an activity planned for a birthday party or sleepover, when a group of girls get together. Just be sure to have a variety of beads and some good glue. The girls will have many ideas for how to make their sunglasses special and unique. Follow the instructions at A MATTER OF STYLE for gluing gems onto plastic sunglasses.
13. Polka Dot Ornaments
I would never have believed that polka dot tree ornaments would be pretty, until I saw this project. The tutorial for making these ornaments is found at HOMEY oh my!
14. Pencil Pot
You'd never know that the container for this pencil pot is an empty tin can. Especially after the can has been painted and covered with beautiful gems. Find the instructions for this pencil pot craft at Creative in Chicago.
15. Glamorous Glove
I know gals who would love this glove update idea. Be sure to check out garage sales during the summer to get inexpensive jewelry to use in crafts. There are other examples of the fancy gloves included with the instructions. You can make this glamorous glove by going to GREENBEAN’s CRAFTEROLE and following the tutorial.
16. Beaded Bunny
Making a gorgeous bunny like one of these is possible when you follow the tutorial given on theJust Wanna Do Crafts site.
17. Valentine Glitter Symbols
Most craft stores have a variety of wooden or pressed paper letters, numbers and symbols. So, you can make glitter words of your choice. A nice touch for Valentine's Day. The directions for making the glitter symbols is found at Make Life Lovely.
18. German Glass Glitter Easter Egg
Some projects, like this one, are great gifts for family members that you know will keep and treasure it. This impressive Easter egg project has it's instructions at The Graphics Fairy .
19. Bling, Bling Flip Flops
When you go to The Pinning Mama site for the instructions for decorating flip flops, you'll also notice that there are about twelve more bling craft ideas there. All have tutorials included. Buy flip flops in all the different colors, so you can have a pair to go with all your summer outfits.
20. Rhinestone and Glitter Flamingo
Go to craftbits.com for information on how to spark up a flamingo.
21. Glitter Earrings
Making your own glitter earrings will save you a lot of money. Be sure to check out this tutorial.
22. Wine Glass Table Lamp
I can imagine wine glass table lamps used at a wedding reception. They are inexpensive to make, but oh so beautiful and unique.
23. Wedding Napkin Rings
24. Stylish Hair Pins
Any little, or big, girl will love blinged jewelry for their hair. Find the instructions for this project at The DIY Dreamer.
25. Diamond Crushed Glass Vase
26. Outdoor Chandelier
If you spend much time in your back yard, or patio, you probably like to give it special decorator touches. This outdoor chandelier is an easy and outstanding addition to your back yard.
27. Bling Your Jeans
Bling is better! When you want a more stylish look to your jeans, than the holey look, try rhinestones. The Crafty Blog Stalker shows you how to re-do your jeans with their tutorial. Scroll down the page for the tutorial.
28. Christmas Poinsettia Wreath
Don't you love this idea? This Christmas poinsettia wreath is made using floral picks and enhanced with glitter. Love it!
29. Rhinestone Collar
MADIGAN MADE has the instructions for adding rhinestones to a shirt for the looks of a collar or necklace.
30. Bling a Craft Box
Rather than having plain, but useful, boxes setting on your dresser or shelf, add gems or jewels to make them spectacular. Directions for making the blinged craft boxes shown here are found at dollar store crafts.
31. Glitter Spider Webs
Decorating for Halloween is always fun, but the webs you hang will be special if they glitter. Making these glitter spider webs to add to your Halloween décor is easy when you follow the instructions given at Paper and Glue.
32. Bling Bride Sneakers
By the time the day ends, every bride wishes she could trade her high heels for some comfortable bling bride sneakers.
33. Snowflake Door Hanger
A large snowflake and smaller ones hanging from it and then adding glitter makes the snowflake door hanger a star attraction.
34. Glamor Pumpkin
Halloween isn't just for scary anymore. Notice how beautiful this gemstone decorated pumpkin is. Go to Life on Lakeshore Drive for a list of supplies needed and the tutorial for making a glamorous pumpkin.