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03 November 2012 ~ Comments Off on Pink & Girly – day 289

Pink & Girly – day 289

Pink & Girly – day 289

The very first of the Janice Mae Eco-Chic Jewelry Collection – a mixture of metals, stones, crystals, gems, plastic, paper………and then, something special, hand made beads from old magazines, rolled and glazed to perfection!  Before I get carried away, I want to share the Pink & Girly necklace:     Here’s me, playing tv hostess:) […]

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15 August 2012 ~ Comments Off on Washi Paper Bead – day 279

Washi Paper Bead – day 279

Washi Paper Bead – day 279

When you say washi paper, origami comes to my mind.  I look at the intricate patterns and I am just dying to make them into paper beads or at least find a way to incorporate them with paper beads.  The most common way to make them into a bead is wrap it around a wood […]

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30 July 2012 ~ Comments Off on A New Day…….

A New Day…….

A New Day…….

I can write a hundred times the words “I’m sorry”  but I know would not be enough to make up for the times you came to visit me and I was not here!  Here’s a bunch of flowers and a bunch of promises to make it up to you:)   To a New Day!  Have […]

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24 April 2012 ~ Comments Off on Mounted Paper Beads

Mounted Paper Beads

Mounted Paper Beads

We have another tutorial today by Dee of A Passion For Paper on how to mount thin paper into card stock.  The result, is thicker and chunkier paper beads.  This is great too for tissue paper and napkin paper mounted on colored or just plain white card stock.  For Dee’s tutorial I have a collection […]

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22 April 2012 ~ Comments Off on A Passion For Paper

A Passion For Paper

A Passion For Paper

We have a guest today, Ms. Dee Ann, like me she has been bitten by the “paper bead bug” and couldn’t stop making paper beads. Not just any paper beads, she makes really beautiful, glass like, vibrant, meaningful paper beads. Dee gets her inspiration from flowers, nature and story books. I have some of her […]

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18 August 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Gisela’s Paper Beads

Gisela’s Paper Beads

Gisela is one paper bead fan who perfected the art of making paper beads.  I just love and admire her work, she knows which paper to use and how to get the desired color from the magazine pages or whatever kind of paper she is using to the finished bead.  You will be inspired by […]

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10 August 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Manou’s Matryoshkas

Manou’s Matryoshkas

I would like to share with you, Manou’s  paper bead Matryoshkas.  I first saw these when we had the painted paper bead swap.  Manou painstakingly painted each one of them and they are just super cute, don’t you think? I think she first made cone beads with a wide base and painted each one to […]

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11 July 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Double Bicone Earrings – day 175

Double Bicone Earrings – day 175

There is beauty in simplicity, and this is what I absolutely love about this earrings!  What a way to display the swirls of magazine color.  The double bicone bead is made from stacking several strips of paper, depending on how big you want your bead to be. Announcing the winner for the Twister Earrings Giveaway………….comment […]

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16 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Jane’s Creations

Jane’s Creations

It is very encouraging to see other paper bead buffs come up with really creative ideas in making jewelry with paper beads.  Jane’s been busy making paper beads jewelry and each one is beautiful and inspiring.  Her “Melody” set is for her sister Melody, made with music sheet.  Do you collect vintage music sheet?  I […]

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11 May 2011 ~ 5 Comments

My Paper Beads – by Elim

My Paper Beads – by Elim

Elim, just like the rest of us got hooked on making paper beads, and she makes some real nice ones.  She also blogs about her other interests like polymer clay and fun jewelry, you can see some of her stuff including a watch with a band made out of paper beads, here. She certainly has […]

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