Archive | How-To’s / Tutorials

26 July 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Play Sunday

Paper Play Sunday

I had a most relaxing, fun-filled Sunday playing with paper.  I am sharing this with you so you can try it, and see for yourself how much fun it is!  I had so much left over craft paint from previous projects and just have to use them before they harden up and then I would […]

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14 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Free-Flowing Wire Wrap

Free-Flowing Wire Wrap

I like anything free-form, don’t you?  There is free form embroidery, free form crochet……..it implies freedom to do where your imagination takes you.  I like the word free flowing even better, it suggests spontaneity.  These last few days, I wire wrapped a lot of shells, taking some time off by the beach 🙂  I wanted […]

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14 June 2010 ~ 9 Comments

Paper Beads Out Of Zentangles

Paper Beads Out Of Zentangles

This is a follow-up on yesterday’s post on zentangles.  It is another way to make paper beads, this time not the usual magazine pages but from a doodled page.  First, I doodled on a long bond paper, this would come out different if you will use a heavier paper like construction paper.  Then, I cut […]

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08 June 2010 ~ 6 Comments

How Cone Shapes Are Made

How Cone Shapes Are Made

Here’s the tutorial on how to make cone shaped paper beads as promised 🙂  One might think that you cut the paper differently………it is cut exactly the same way as you would your regular triangle strip of paper.  The trick is pushing the bottom part of the paper bead towards the center, as shown in […]

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19 March 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Cha-Cha Bracelet in Paper Beads

Cha-Cha Bracelet in Paper Beads

This cha-cha bracelet finding has been sitting on my desk for quite sometime now, when Kayla C. finally decided to do something with it to match our Sea Anemone Ring.  You just need to be patient making all those dangles and connecting them to the loops on the bracelet, the finished bracelet,  is all worth […]

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13 March 2010 ~ 26 Comments

A Tutorial on the Sea Anemone Ring

A Tutorial on the Sea Anemone Ring

I did a post on this ring a few months back, but no video tutorial.  This has been such a popular ring, and just catches everyone’s attention when I wear it.  It such a nice cocktail ring or just a “feel good ring”.  The ring would take on a different look depending on which ring […]

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10 March 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Another Version of the Ladder Bracelet

Another Version of the Ladder Bracelet

If you are new at making paper beads, the tubular shape paper bead, is a good way to start.  It should be about an inch long and 1/4 inch wide. You can display more text and color because it is a bigger side bead.  Here is another version of the ladder bracelet that Kayla C. […]

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04 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Evil Eyes Paper Bead Bracelet

Evil Eyes Paper Bead Bracelet

Paper bead jewelry is truly versatile in the sense that you can mix it with so many things and make that piece unique.  We had fun the other day, going to our local Ross store and chose some inexpensive jewelry that we can take apart and mix it with our paper beads.  This particular one, […]

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03 March 2010 ~ 17 Comments

Petite Paper Bead Flower

Petite Paper Bead Flower

It’s time for us to make flowers again,  our way of sweet-talking  spring then we know summer is not far behind.  This is a great way to use your tube shape paper beads, we have made this in the big paper  tube as well.  It is very simple to make and you can use it […]

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28 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Paper Bead Origami Star-Studded Earrings

Paper Bead Origami Star-Studded Earrings

I remember making the origami stars as a kid, it is one project that kids will be good at.  It is not a new thing, there are a lot of tutorials on the internet on how to make the origami star.  I am always interested with anything paper that I can incorporate into my paper […]

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