Read It: The Sparkle Factory

sparkle factoryWant to make some seriously standout baubles? Tarina Tarantino is your girl. The candy-pink-haired goddess of DIY-able jewelry has a new book out, so aspiring accessories artists (calling all etsy shop-owner wannabes!) should take note. The Sparkle Factory ($23, Running Press) is named after Tarina's design headquarters in LA, and the book includes step-by-step instructions for 20 coveted pieces -- think cocktail rings, statement headbands, beaded spectacles and more. It's enough to make me want to start a craft closet full of shiny treasures.

You'll also get style advice, material-sourcing tips, personal stories and more than enough inspiration to free your inner designer. Get your glue guns ready!