Top 3 DIY Chunky Chains

Chunky chains have been a DIY favorite here at M&J. These statement making trims can update any outfit in a matter of seconds. We came across three great chunky chain tutorials that we couldn't wait to share with you. Bromeliadliving's Runway Inspired Necklace Tutorial is sleek and elegant. While both I SPY DIY and Nest of Posie … Continue reading Top 3 DIY Chunky Chains

Top 5 Emerald D.I.Ys

Emerald has been ruling the runways therefore it is only necessary to incorporate the "it color" into our lifestyles. Many bloggers have been creating emerald infused pieces and we've rounded up 5 that we particularly love.  The following D.I.Y's will make everyone around you green with envy. Click on the images for the tutorials on each piece. … Continue reading Top 5 Emerald D.I.Ys

Studded Leather Bracelet

By Blerona I am loving the brights, neons, and I've always been a fan of leather and spikes. So I combined them altogther, and came up with this spiked up bright leather wrap bracelet, Perfect for Spring! Materials 1" Genuine Leather Trim Item# 81499 in Ivory/Teal/Yellow Small Spike w/Screw ½” Item# 37160 in Silver   14mm … Continue reading Studded Leather Bracelet

DIY: Valentine’s Day Pearl Bracelet

By Blerona Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and I had to make a fun accessory to celebrate the Loving Day! Here are the easy steps, perfect gift for freinds, family and loved ones! Materials 8mm 60" Faux Pearl Strand Item#41884 1yard of 8mm Krinkle Tulle Item# 43092 in Light Pink Washable Elastic Thread Item#43228 … Continue reading DIY: Valentine’s Day Pearl Bracelet

DIY Chain and Studded Bracelet

By Blerona We all know that chain accessories are thee thing this year! But this season it's all about the uniqely shaped and fitted chain accessories not the boring old plain chain necklace or bracelet. So we came up with this very easy to make bracelet, that has all the right giltz and glamour for any … Continue reading DIY Chain and Studded Bracelet

DIY Swarovski Sew-on Stone Bracelet

By Dara   The sun is quite hot today, which also mean its still summer.  We have a long way to go before it starts getting cold again.  Of course summer time usually means a little less fabric, more skin and more accessories.  I know that the recession has everyone on a budget, but it … Continue reading DIY Swarovski Sew-on Stone Bracelet

DIY Bracelet for Mother’s Day/Prom/Evening out

By Dara Today’s project is a beaded trim bracelet.  You can make this bracelet as a gift for your mom, for yourself, for prom or a nice evening out.  It’s an easy way to accessorize in only a few minutes.  The steps are really easy and you can use the same instructions to make matching … Continue reading DIY Bracelet for Mother’s Day/Prom/Evening out


By Roseann Today embellishing is seen everywhere, from necklines to ankles.  It's a great way to add color and a little flash to an everyday piece.  I was really inspired by John Hardy's new bamboo and sterling silver cuffs.  Since I am not an expert jewelry crafter, I figured a leather cuff would be a … Continue reading DIY EMBELLISHED LEATHER CUFF

M&J Trimming On (DIY Headbands)

Our designer, Abby and M&J Trimming was recently featured on TV.  As headbands continue being a popular must-have, Abby teaches you how to create some easy and beautiful pieces.  Click here to watch the video clip of Abby teaching you the simple techniques.

DIY Swarovski Rhinestone Bracelet

By Dara Hi everyone.  It has been a while since I last post an update on here.  There's a lot going on at M&J Trimming right now.  If you have read Milton's blog, then you probably already know that M&J has been pretty busy with the headband workshop held on Sundays.  We're also going to … Continue reading DIY Swarovski Rhinestone Bracelet