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3 easy steps for transferring patterns

3 easy steps for transferring patterns

Craft books and online patters offer many ways to improve your skills with all the creative ideas and steps at your fingertips. The first step in learning how to create these beautiful results is learning how to transfer the patterns from the book, magazine, or […]

Wire Wrapping Found Objects Online Video Course available for only $10!

Wire Wrapping Found Objects Online Video Course available for only $10!

Video Instruction by Monique Littlejohn This course has been created for weekend jewelry crafters who want to learn how to wire wrap found objects, gemstones, or rocks. Unlike traditional metalwork, wire wrapping does not require caustic chemicals or fire. You can even design and create […]

Julia’s Gems – My redesign of an old favorite.

Julia’s Gems – My redesign of an old favorite.

  A few months ago, I purchased 40lbs. of acrylic gems. Why? Well, they were in a grab bag at Michael’s and I love a mystery. I was so excited to open the grab bag and see all of these acrylic beauties. The trouble was, […]

Free Book Wednesday

Free Book Wednesday

Today, I’m offering my book, How to Market Your Jewelry at Craft Fairs for Fun and Profit ebook for free at Amazon.com. Several of my other books are also on special, starting at 99 cents. Please visit Amazon.com today to take advantage of this deal. […]

Best Jewelry Making Techniques Are Easily Learned From The Pros

Best Jewelry Making Techniques Are Easily Learned From The Pros

  If you’ve ever considered making your own jewelry but really didn’t know any of the jewelry making techniques that it takes to make your own necklaces, bracelets, earrings or any other kind of jewelry, why not pick a book up on the subject? Or […]

Bewitching Jewelry for Friday 13 and a Full Moon

Bewitching Jewelry for Friday 13 and a Full Moon

Throughout the ages, men and women have used gemstones and crystals in personal ornaments and body decorations as bewitching jewelry. Wearing them as charms, talismans or amulets, they were believed to possess the power to ward off evil spirits (or attract benevolent ones), keep one […]

My website is fully functional now!

My website is fully functional now!

Hello loyal craftoday visitors. I’m proud to announce that my site is now fully functional. I hired some brilliant consultants to embed my jewelry store from Etsy.com and my book and supply store from Amazon.com onto my site and they have completed the job beautifully. […]

Stay tuned for a new and improved craftoday site!

Stay tuned for a new and improved craftoday site!

Hi everybody, Sorry that I’ve neglected this site for the past 6 months. I’ve been very busy with full-time work, full-time grad school and parenting. The great news is that I’m almost finished with grad school! I’ll be done in late July, and will start […]

Birthstone Jewelry Beliefs and Celebrity Birthdays

Birthstone Jewelry Beliefs and Celebrity Birthdays

Wearing birthstone jewelry is very popular today. Not only is it fashionable; somehow, it also makes the item feel more personal and part of the wearer’s personality. Almost all gems are believed to be imbued with some special sort of power and this is one […]

Bulk Buying Of Bead And Jewelry Making Supplies Increase Your Profit For A Home Based Business

Bulk Buying Of Bead And Jewelry Making Supplies Increase Your Profit For A Home Based Business

  Is your home getting a bit crowded? Are all of your closets full of your bead supplies? Many jewelry makers start innocently enough. They visit a bead store, Hobby Lobby, or Michaels and then they buy some beads. Then some more. Pretty soon, it […]