For the better part of the last century, Queen Elizabeth was a pillar of stability, resilience, and tranquility known the world over. Perhaps the world's most famous monarch, her legacy will not soon be forgotten.

To honor the Queen's brilliant life and the mark she left on the world, Vicki Greig from the Leftover Diamond Ideas group on Facebook created a series of stunning craft projects using only leftover diamonds. Check out 7 creative and quirky ideas to honor the Queen with your extra drills!

7. The Queen's 2022 Platinum Jubilee

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“When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.” -Queen Elizabeth II

6. Glow-In-The-Dark Crown

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"It's worth remembering that it is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change." -Queen Elizabeth II

5. The Queen's Lonely Corgis

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"Grief is the price we pay for love." -Queen Elizabeth II


4. Lifelong Love For Horses

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"Although we are capable of great acts of kindness, history teaches us that we sometimes need saving from ourselves–from our recklessness or our greed.” -Queen Elizabeth II 

3. The Queen With Prince Charles

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“I believe that, young or old, we have as much to look forward to with confidence and hope as we have to look back on with pride.” -Queen Elizabeth II


2. The Queen With Paddington Bear

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“Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.” -Queen Elizabeth II


1. Reunited With Prince Philip

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“While we may have more still to endure, better days will return: we will be with our friends again; we will be with our families again; we will meet again.” -Queen Elizabeth II

What's Your Favorite Thing About The Crown?

Our fascination with The Royals is endless. As the world turns the page on a new chapter of The Crown, what are your most cherished memories of Queen Elizabeth? Share your story in the comments below!


  • Kathy said:

    Hi, I love these are their any directions for thse?
    Would love to purchase these
    Thank you

    October 25, 2022

  • Lee Ann hutton said:

    You can buy blank paper to do your own thing. Michaels has diamond glue but I haven’t tried it yet to know how it works

    October 25, 2022

  • Tammy A Levine said:

    I love the pictures people did. I feel any type of glue will work, as long as it is clear.Elmors has a clear glue. There’re even glue sticks.

    October 25, 2022

  • Janet said:

    I wrote on e before with no answer, what glue do you use to put tje beads on other surfaces

    September 20, 2022

  • Joan said:


    September 20, 2022

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