All Things Paper Beads, By JaniceMae

Paper Beads & Jewelry

A person who finds an interesting hobby finds happiness.


Its not just for kids anymore. The possibilities with paper beads in crafts and making jewelry are endless!

06 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

A Big Thank You…

MANY THANKS to all who voted for Paperbeads by Janice Mae in the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. While we did not make the final list, your support of Paperbeads and enthusiasm for the craft is heartwarming.
I want to extend my congratulations to Fat Toad Farm! You can read about the 2014 contest [...]

26 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Top 100 Finalist!

WE DID IT !!!!!! We are IN!!!! Finalist top 100!!! And the bead rolls on!
Paperbeads by Janice Mae is a TOP 100 FINALIST in the Fed Ex Small Business Grant Contest. Many thanks for the votes and for everyone’s support of Paper Beads.
Winners will be announced March 24th on the FedEx [...]

11 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What is Love? Stop by Paperbeads on Facebook and share!

What is Love?  Stop by Paperbeads on Facebook and share!

What Is LOVE to you?
Join our Valentine’s Day contest at our facebook page and tell us what Love is to you!
Here’s how to PLAY: 1. Answer the question by commenting on the Post by Paper Beads on Facebook.
2. Anyone can LIKE your comment.
3. The Commenter whose Comment has the most LIKES wins!
THREE PRIZES ARE [...]

19 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

YouTube-Bits

Hello fellow beaders!  I have started a new channel called YouTube-Bits.
You’ll see short videos of what I’m working on…crafting, paper beads, jewelry-making and more!  So, stop by to get your dose of bite-sized information. And please, subscribe to my channel if you enjoy it.
YouTube-Bits Channel

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19 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

99 Paper to Bead Challenge

99 Paper to Bead Challenge

99 Paper To Bead Challenge! Are you up for it?
How many kinds or types of paper are there that we can turn into beautiful beads? A LOT! Here are some examples: magazine paper, brochures, envelopes, gift wrap paper, specialty paper such as rice paper, Lokta paper, origami paper, old calendars, [...]

12 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Golden Brooch

Golden Brooch

The brooch is four inches in size.  It’s made made with beads from leftover gift wrap paper that I hand painted using gold nail polish with glitter.
I then sew the beads on top of lace material. The lion button is also a vintage find.  It kind of looks like the gold beads [...]

11 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Mache-Mâché-Beads!

Mache-Mâché-Beads!

Mache-Mâché-Beads are made of organic materials that have been mixed, kneaded and formed into beads!  Soon to come on my etsy shop!

09 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Cotton Beads

Cotton Beads

These beads are made from 100 percent cotton!
The material was painted with water colors (children’s watercolor  paint will work) and then rolled using the bamboo roller.  Vibrance glaze works beautifully.  When finished, they look like tie-dye or graffiti beads.

29 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Message Beads

Message Beads

Here is a wonderful way to turn your beads into charms and incorporate them into your mixed media pieces.  Use rub-ons to put words or short phrases onto your beads. They can be inspirational, a special message to the wearer, or whatever you desire!  View the tutorial.

Tutorial for Making Message Beads

29 December 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Olive Shaped Beads

Olive Shaped Beads

I always try to come up with new ways on how to make paper bead making easy to those just starting to discover this very engaging if not addicting hobby:). Below is an image on how I line my page:

Half inch size makes perfect olive shape beads, here is a video tutorial!

I hope you enjoy [...]