DIY Four Strand Braided Beaded Gem Statement Necklace from LYSM Design here. You can google “four strand braid tutorial” to find easy tutorials on making this braid. I like how LYSM Design takes jewelry apart and then reuses it in new ways.
DIY Men’s Tie to Bow Necklace Tutorial from Plan B Anna Evers here. One of several things I do buy at thrift stores is silk men’s ties (after checking for stains). This is a cute, easy and cheap DIY. *For more projects using men’s ties go here: http://truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/ties
DIY Origami Heart Book Mark Tutorial from How About Orange here. Finally an origami heart I can actually fold for Valentines Day.