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05 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Reuse Egg Cartons for Paper Beads

Reuse Egg Cartons for Paper Beads

An egg carton is one of those perfect containers for small things like beads (specially seed beads), paper clips etc.  Just to make it more fun and to give color to a desk or work space you can paint it with leftover craft paint.  I made one, and put a handle to it to hold […]

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31 March 2009 ~ 12 Comments

Using Diamond Glaze for Paper Beads

I have been experimenting on different types of top coats for the paper beads to make it glossy and take on a hard shape and glass like appearance. I found that Diamond Glaze which is mainly use for setting pictures into photo charms is a good medium to coat your paper beads. It is a […]

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24 March 2009 ~ 1 Comment

How to use a paper bead roller

Updated: 11/05/09 We now have an updated tutorial: How to use a “METAL” Bamboo Paper Bead Roller.  And it is available for purchase at Aubrey’s Beads:  Metal/Bamboo Paper Bead Roller Kit.   Watch our video on how to make paper beads, using the bamboo paper bead roller.

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24 March 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Making paper bead jewelry tips

Making paper bead jewelry tips

It is fascinating to watch a pattern unfold as you are rolling the strip of paper into a bead – I think this is what makes this craft so appealing to those who are looking for a hobby and those who actually make a living out of making paper beads.  It is not just for […]

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