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This article talks about hemp jewelry. This kind of jewelry consists of everything from necklaces and chokers to bracelets and anklets.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

This jewelry is groovy, affordable, and fashionable. Simple to learn. Most hemp jewelry is made from 1mm or “20 lb” twine.

Hemp jewelry started to get popular at the year 1970 and even lasted until today. As time has pass and with the advancement of technology the quality of the hemp is getting better.

In making this kind of jewelry the time spent matters over the type of knotting and the number of beads you're using. There are different types of knots used in hemp jewelry.

Most commonly used are square knot, half square knot (spiral), alternating square knot and fish bone knot. Spiral and square knots take the least amount of time.

Making this jewelry is slightly harder than tying your shoes most anyone enjoys creating casual accessories from hemp cord. Hemp jewelry is fun to make.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

You may give this as a gift to your parents, your friends or even your boyfriend or girlfriend. If this would be your first time making this jewelry you will really find it stressing, especially in doing with the knots and putting the beads on.

When making your own hemp jewelry decides the materials you would like to use. For first timer start with the basic and increase your collection slowly and steadily. Have a hemp twine it varies with different colors just choose the color you want.

If you want your hemp jewelry to be colorful you may choose two to three colors. Cut two pieces of twine about 9 inches long and another twine 10 inches long.

Just adjust the length of your choice for bracelet. If you're in doubt with the size you may measure the wrist of the person you are making the bracelet for.

Add some beads. Preferably do not use very small beads because you will have a problem in putting it on the hemp twine.

Secure the beds by tying knots around each end of it. You may also add some glue to make sure your beads stays in place. Start braiding three pieces of twine together. Twist the ends of the twine together and dab a bit of glue to each end.

After, form a small loop knot at the end of one side of the bracelet. Then string a bead around and secure with a knot. then there you have your hemp bracelet.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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