crap Fabric Bracelets {how-to} ~ These beautiful braided bracelets are made from scraps of fabric and require no sewing. A great gift that girls of all ages would love and can create. If you want more pizzazz to your bracelet you can sew on a flashy button or keep it simple with a knot tie. 37.  Wrapped Chain Bracelets ~ Bracelets are so trendy right now and the more the merrier! So creating a few DIY bracelets might give your wallet a little relief and occupy a little time being crafty!  Using plastic bead trim, embroidery floss, dollar store bangle bracelets and this tutorial you will be able to easily make these stylish bracelets! 38.  How to Turn a Zipper into a Bracelet {5 ways}  ~ Five fabulous tutorials to turn a simple zipper into a gorgeous bracelet.  The tutorials include cuffs, bangles, wrapped bracelets and even a blinged out bangle. 39.  DIY Colorblock Bangle ~ Restyle an old bangle bracelet with some embroidery thread and a hot glue gun.  Simply wrap the thread around the bangle in a colorblock pattern and adhering the ends with hot glue.  Wouldn’t this also be fabulous in an ombre pattern?! 40.  How to Make an Art Deco Watch – This Art Deco Watch is the perfect accessory for your Fall and Winter wardrobe!  It’s a perfect mixture of ribbon, chain link, and decorative flowers. 41.  Fabric Flower Bracelet ~ Here is a great tutorial on making a wrapped fabric flower.  You could easily attach it to a handbag, hat, brooch or do as they did in the tutorial and make a bracelet.  Attaching a little charm gives it just the right touch! 42.  DIY Friendship Bracelet ~ Friendship bracelets are all the rage these days with the kids.  Who would have thought that they would be popular again?  In case you have forgotten how to make them, this easy to follow tutorial will show you how.
I have a great jewelry polish that is super simple. Take a small piece of aluminum foil, about 1″ square, and put it in the bottom of a coffee cup. Add about a T of baking soda. Pour boiling water over it and dunk your jewelry. You can drop it in and swirl it around, or you can just dunk it a few times and it cleans any tarnish off in seconds. I like to put a twist tie or string on the jewelry and then just dunk it. When I pull it out, sometimes there are some little dark spots. I just rub them out with my finger. This works well on tarnished silver dishes or tableware as well.

I even cautiously tried the leftover solution on a costume jewellery pair of earrings (I DON’T recommend anyone else reading this to try this though as your jewellery could be very different quality to mine!) and it worked to remove the last bits of tarnish off the chain- already used baking soda on it before and most of it was shiny as new, but this last method completely removed everything else. My costume jewellery was made of very good metal and handiwork so the solution did not damage my jewellery. Thank you so much again for such invaluable tips and advice!
If the jewelry is very dirty or very tarnished – like silver or gold – then you may need to repeat the process so just add a little more baking soda and more boiling water – but make sure it’s boiling, that’s key!  You can also use a toothbrush to get in all the nooks and crannies of detailed jewelry. Be careful with precious gems, stones and metals.
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