What’s New for September

September is a great month for jewelry makers because we introduced a lot of new materials for DIYers to work with. From beads to jump rings, the jewelry-making selection at M&J Trimming continues to grow and offer unique and on-trend pieces to add to your next project! If you're a fun-loving bohemian, we have a … Continue reading What’s New for September

DIY: Beaded Friendship Bracelets

Summer is almost officially over, but don't let the September chill put a freeze on your friendships! Cement those ties you made during the warmer months with these fun friendship bracelets that feature beads and dainty little charms. What You'll Need: 8mm Czech Glass Colored Pearl 1 3/4” Silver Celtic Key Charm Elastic String Jump Rings … Continue reading DIY: Beaded Friendship Bracelets

DIY: Pearl Embellished Sunglasses

Sunglasses can put the finishing touch on an already chic outfit, and really highlight your best features with frames that suit your face. This DIY is all about taking a simple pair of sunglasses, and transforming them into a stylish statement. We've used classic accents like pearls to embellish our circular frames, but you can … Continue reading DIY: Pearl Embellished Sunglasses

Beautiful Bead Fashion Inspiration

Beaded fashions are one of our favorite styles at M&J because we love the meticulous nature of the medium. These tiny colorful pellets are sewn into a careful pattern on a piece of clothing, and instantly add a new dimension to a garment that was possibly a little more plain and boring. Beading can really … Continue reading Beautiful Bead Fashion Inspiration

Beaded Decor Inspiration

Lately we're really loving the look of jeweled elements hidden throughout the home. While we see a lot of luxurious and lavish decor around the holidays, we think these little jeweled accents are perfect for spring and summer decor because when the light hits them just right, they sparkle like the sun! If you want … Continue reading Beaded Decor Inspiration

Flattering Flats DIY Roundup

Flat are a great shoe for those days when your toes don't want to go through the agony of wearing heels, but sometimes they can fall a little flat when it comes to style. Turn your basic flat into a fashion staple with these easy DIYs! Jenn Camling if you're telling us all we need … Continue reading Flattering Flats DIY Roundup

Floral Runway Inspiration

Floral Prints have been a key feature on the runway. The nature infused trend has been revamped in a major way. Designers have been using various mediums such as fur, lace, beads, fabric  and appliques to incorporate these patterns. Below are some of our favorite floral runway pieces that give us the urge to create … Continue reading Floral Runway Inspiration

DIY Beaded Camera Strap

We got such a great response to our list of the Top 5 DIY Camera Straps that we figured it was about time we made our own! We opted for a beaded trim in a Native American print, and performed our DIY magic to make it completely sturdy and usable. Follow the directions below to … Continue reading DIY Beaded Camera Strap

Trollbead Bracelet Event!

Then, be one of the first 100 customers to bring in your redemption code during our   Grand Opening on June 8th & 9th to receive a complimentary sterling silver bracelet - valued at $72!  No Purchase Required M&J Trimming 1008 Sixth Avenue New York, NY 10018

DIY Pastel Striped Headband

We're back with another original DIY - and this time we're all about the pastel trend! Using only 3 materials, (all from M&J Trimming) we created this lovely striped beaded headband. See the instructions below to make your own! Supplies: 2 packages each of 2 different colors of seed beads 1 plastic headband craft glue … Continue reading DIY Pastel Striped Headband