10 Ways to Use Cousin Tropicali Jewelry Elements

Posted by Meghan Quinones

These tropical jewelry elements can be used to make a serious fashion statement AND they can be used for papercrafting and gift giving. Come see how!

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Summer's not over yet! It's time to hold on to the sounds of the sea and the beach vibe with the NEW Tropicali Collection from Cousin!

The Tropicali collection takes inspiration from nautical and tropical trends for its icons, shapes and colors. Pastel corals, crystal blues and bright whites are paired with rich rose gold, silver and bright gold for an upscale fashion look with a beachy feel! This is collection is not just for jewelry makers. You can use the beachy and nautical charms to embellish your cards, tags, and frames. You can also document your beach vacation by adding the Tropicali elements to your layout!

I have 10 projects showcasing this gorgeous new line and all of the fun you can have with it!

The Cousin Tropicali collection is not just for jewelry making! You can use the charms to embellish gift bags, party favors, and so much more!

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Another way to incorporate the Tropicali charms into projects other than jewelry making is use them on a card! I tied my beach themed charms together with some twine, punched a hole in my card, and glued the twine to the inside of my card, and then added a dimensional beach themed sticker to finish it off.

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The necklace was so simple to make! All I did was open the jump ring at the end of my dangly charm and added it to a necklace base. That's it!

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This simple necklace was made adding three accent pieces to a dainty chain with jump rings. The faceted stones create a simple statement.

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These earring are the easiest to make! Just grab two earwires and your jewelry pliers. Open the loop at the bottom of the earwire, slide it through the top loop on your earring, and close the loop on your earwire. Repeat this on your other earring. In seconds you have a new pair of earrings!

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Create a quick statement ring by cutting the bottom bead off of the drop elements and glue the bead to the top of a ring base. This ring can be worn all season long!

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Do your keys need a pick-me-up? Add one of the dangly Tropicali charms to a key chain for instant flair!

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This necklace screams beach time! The shell pendant paired with the copper shell charms make this necklace your perfect pick for your next trip to the beach!

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Creating a cord necklace has never been easier! Cut your cord down to size, add glue to the ends and glue them inside of the Tropicali end pieces. Connect your other beads and turtle pendant and you are in business!

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Need a statement bracelet? This charm bracelet is perfect for your next boat trip! Cut your cord down to size, glue the ends and place them inside of the Tropicali end pieces. Add a few of the Tropicali beads along with a shell charm.

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