DIY Jewelry

I was absolutely astonished to find out that Close To My Heart was adding Bling in their current Product Line. As a Photographer, I am always purchasing these headbands, just to find out that I can make them SO EASY and SO AFFORDABLE by using just a few Close To My Heart Products! So, lets get started!

In this Article…

  • Product Inspiration
  • Purchase Recommendations to get started
  • A Video Tutorial on the Base & Bling Kit

Lets get started!


Base & Bling is a product line from Close To My Heart that has textiles (Fabric) and other fun accessories to help you get started in your jewelry making and headband making hobby. Of course, you could start with the super simple Kit, which is what I reccommend, and go from there. Here is information on the kit…

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Use the fabric from the Sarita textiles and Base & Bling products in this kit to create your own beautifully embellished necklace!

  • 1 – Sheet of Outdoor Denim/Twilight Dots fabric (from Sarita Textiles)
    1 – Base & Bling Necklace
    10 – Base & Bling Adhesive Dots; (4 sizes) (not shown)
    5 – Base & Bling Adhesive Strips (not shown)
    1 – Pack of selected Base & Bling Teal & Black Jewels
    3 – Base & Bling Floral Accents (1 each of 3 sizes) 1 – Base & Bling Word Accent

Getting Super Creative!

Of course you could also jump right into coordinating your own products to make your own bling! I know that I will start ordering these products to make headbands and such for newborns at the studio!

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There are so many Base & Bling products to choose form, click on the photo above to go to the Base & Bling Page!

Base & Bling Tutorial



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