Craft printables are a brilliant way to make beautiful, colourful, handmade boho style jewelry.
- By the way, if you have landed here from my YouTube channel looking for a link to my Amazon supplies page click this link https://www.amazon.com/shop/rainbowlane
Those of you that have seen my latest craft ideas on Youtube may be here because you would like to make the exact same necklace using my craft printables.
So to get the craft printables you need to make the boho necklace I designed for the video, click here to go straight to my Etsy shop.
Below you can see exactly what craft printables you will get in the three file bundle (there are actually four files available because the spacer bead template comes in US and UK sizes).
You will get:
- 1 6x4 file to create the black tube beads
- 1 6x4 file to create the necklace tile fronts
- 1 UK A4 or US Letter file to create the matching spacer beads.
The video on my YouTube channel shows exactly how to use these craft printables to create exactly the same boho style necklace in the video.
And as a bonus, I have added a second design to the 6x4 file, to make a different three tile boho style necklace, plus two single tile designs to make two single tile necklaces like the one in the picture.
Please be aware, to use these designs, you will need some kind of image editing software on your computer. Or you can put them onto a memory stick and get them printed at your local photographic print shop.
And the files must be printed to the exact size I have made them in order for the designs to be punched out by a 2 inch craft punch.
Craft punch sizes are measured diagonally so the actual size of the punched out shape from the 2 inch punch is just under 1.5 inches square.
Paper bead rolling tool alert!
You will see the craft printables set includes a sheet of paper bead strips to make the spacer beads used in this craft project.
For those people not familiar with paper bead making, I should explain, you will need a paper bead rolling tool in order to create these beads.
Many years ago, as I couldn't find a decent, affordable paper bead rolling tool to buy anywhere, I created my own.
As time went on, many people asked me if they could buy the paper bead tools and so I developed one that I could sell to other people.
I have now been selling these bead tools worldwide to paperbead makers for several years.
There are two sizes 3mm and 5mm and in this project, I used the 5mm.
So before we go any further...
...I am excited to tell you, that the Easy Beady paper bead rolling tool I use in this project now has a special free gift with it when you buy one in my Etsy shop.
If you order a 5mm Bead Roller, I am giving away a 3mm Bead Roller, while stocks last. The 5mm tool is for making large hole beads, such as European style beads and the 3mm roller is for making finer hole beads.
The Easy Beady Paper Bead Rolling Tool - so easy to use.
...to make these matching spacer beads seen in this boho style necklace project, you will need a 5mm paper bead rolling tool, such as the Easy Beady.
So if you are a new crafter who enjoys following a tutorial to make beautiful handmade crafts, exactly like those you have seen in my class, the resources above are ideal for you.
But, trying out craft ideas can be so expensive, so in many of my craft tutorials, I try to make at least some of the materials cheap, or even free.
It keeps the cost of crafting down for me and you. Win, win!
Food packaging provides us with some amazing resources, (which although not technically 'free' because we bought the food, are as good as free if we are only going to throw them way).
And when people get to know you use cereal box cardboard in your crafts, trust me, they will be saving you their cornflakes boxes! And those ones are free.
You can check out my previous video to see a DIY necklace I made using toilet roll cardboard - I was amazed at just how much it doesn't look like an old toilet roll tube!
Statement necklaces made almost entirely from toilet roll tubes - yes really.
So my craft ideas are usually about using a mix of recycled stuff, such as cereal box cardboard and craft materials I buy in.
Since I have been teaching people crafts, both online and in my workshops, I have noticed that many people either don't have access to good craft shops or just haven't got a clue what to buy.
It is so easy to go out on a jaunt to Hobby Craft or Michaels and spend a ton of money on stuff you thought was a good idea at the time. I know these things - I've been there!
Oh my goodness - Corn Flakes packets are one of my most valuable craft resources. I love using this cardboard to make gorgeous crafty things!
And the thing about using junk cardboard for the core of your project is, you can afford buy better quality paints and other craft products. (Well that's what I tell myself!)
The trick to being successful at making jewelry out of cereal box card is explained in my video which you can see by clicking here.
But what about other craft supplies? Besides the craft printables, people ask me, where do you get the glass domes you use in your project? Where do you get bottle caps? Where do you get circular or square punches?
So I began sourcing craft supplies on line and putting links to Amazon in my blog posts.
All that did was slow my website down!
Now, I have an Amazon page where I list many of the items you see in my YouTube videos.
And this is it https://www.amazon.com/shop/rainbowlane
Bead cores and glass domes that you can find on my Amazon page.
You Can Make So Many Beautiful Beads...
...with the 3mm and 5mm bead tools - currently on offer as a two for one deal while stocks last.
Are you ready to have a go at this boho style necklace?
If the answer is YES! then go ahead and get the craft printables I have designed for you and make some gorgeous handmade jewelry today - happy crafting! and if you enjoyed my video, feel free to like, subscribe and tap the bell icon on YouTube so you can be kept up to date with my latest projects.
If you love using craft printables, you will be interested in some more I have coming up very soon!