Quiet Lion Creations by Allison Beth Cooling


Fourth of July Roundup

fourth of july beaded earring tutorial by Quiet Lion
american dreams earrings
These shooting star earrings evoke what the Fourth's all about; sparkles, dreams, celebration! Easy video tutorial with full materials list and online links.
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bohemian beaded headband tutorial for summer by Allison Beth Cooling
bohemian beaded headband
Ok so this is a Fourth showstopper; and using pre-made beaded chain really allows you to zip through the process. If you want to be THE talk of any weekend party, I'd recommend this tutorial. Just be ready for too many compliments.
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edgy beaded pendant necklace tutorial by Quiet Lion
lyric drop necklace
So if you're into a little bit of summer boho style, check out this edgy beaded pendant necklace tutorial. Using seed beads and bugle beads makes for cool contrast, and it's perfect for hippie summers!
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easy fourth of july manicure by Quiet Lion
red hearts manicure
Need a last-minute manicure? This bright red, simply chic one will definitely do the trick!
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beaded wrap bracelet inspired by Chan Luu by Quiet Lion
rocker wrap bracelet
Rock out on the Fourth with this wrap bracelet tutorial, for girls and guys! The bright silver reminds me of firecrackers, and is the perfect compliment to any casual barbecue outfit!
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American Dream Earrings

fourth of july beaded earrings tutorial by Allison Beth Cooling

I usually don't post holiday-related tutorials, but I had all these components laying around and couldn't resist. My American Dream earrings were made to look like shooting stars, so very fitting for the Fourth of July.

beaded earrings tutorial by Allison Beth Cooling using Cousin Corporation beads

I used all Cousin Corporation materials, which you can pick up at any major craft store: Michaels, JoAnn Fabrics, AC Moore, Meijer and even Walmart. I first posted this video on my Snapchat (follow me @thequietlion for more exclusive tutorials and giveaways!) but have attached it below in case you missed it. They come together pretty quick, it's just a matter of measuring chain and connecting all the charms that's the most tedious.

fourth of july beaded earrings tutorial by Allison Beth Cooling

Here's a list of the specific jewelry-making materials I used:

-Cousin Jewelry Basics 9pc Metal Charm Shapes - I used just the star shapes from this pack, which includes hearts and clovers.
-Cousin Jewelry Basics 8mm Siam Round Crystals
-Cousin Jewelry Basics 8mm Sapphire Round Crystals
-Silver link chain
-26g Silver Wire
-Silver Fishhooks, 4mm Jumprings, Silver Headpins
-Roundnose, Flatnose pliers and wire cutters

Follow the video from my Snapchat below for the tutorial!


american beaded earrings tutorial by Allison Beth Cooling American Dreams earrings by Allison Beth Cooling

Disclaimer : No Doughnuts were harmed in the making of this tutorial! ☺

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