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10 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Totally Unexpected Tuesdays

Totally Unexpected Tuesdays

I pick today Tuesday, to get out of the norm and do a post that is unrelated to paper beads.  It could be other crafts; sewing, origami, mixed media, crochet, etc…..and if anyone would like to share their work what ever it maybe, just let me know.  It’s that time of year again for flip […]

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07 May 2011 ~ 7 Comments

My Paper Beads – Jane Mc Bride

My Paper Beads – Jane Mc Bride

One of the things I love to do is sharing the work of other paper bead fanatic.  Today, we have Jane McBride, she loves experimenting with them and here is the outcome: The look like pineapples don’t you think?  I also love the way Jane made earrings out of the saucer shape beads, very designer […]

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14 April 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Bead Swap Creations

Bead Swap Creations

I want to share with you what Manou and Claire made with the painted beads swap, I think they are really creative and it an inspiration to me I hope you will be inspired as well 🙂 A hair accessory!  I love it! Manou found a way with mixing all the beads beautifully in this […]

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06 March 2011 ~ 14 Comments

A Gallery Of Painted Beads

A Gallery Of Painted Beads

Here it is!  Paper beads all painted in beautiful colors from near and far away places.  Ladies and gentlemen (drum roll),  I would like to present to you painted paper beads cut from all types of paper, boxes, envelopes, postcards……and painted in vibrant colors!  There are twelve participants for this swap, some of you made […]

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27 December 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Origami Friends For Lana

Origami Friends For Lana

I spent Christmas day away from my home.  You know what that means? Away from my beads, paper beads, paper, glitter and paint, I started to experience shortness of breath, I asked my husband to drive me to Barnes and Noble quickly!  I ended up spending 4 hours browsing through books, leafing through magazines, sipping […]

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10 December 2010 ~ 7 Comments

Coffee Bag Hang Tags

Coffee Bag Hang Tags

I am very impressed with one of my readers Charlene, not only does she make jewelry out of her paper beads she thought up of a way to make hang tags from coffee bags, what a nice touch!  I like the recycle logo idea with words and beads inside the transparent tag,  if I were […]

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30 November 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Sanja’s Friendship Nekclace

Sanja’s Friendship Nekclace

I’m happy to share with you Sanja’s Friendship Necklace.  It is nice to see the different beads from the Fall Colors Bead Trade showcased in a long necklace.  Some of you may recognize the beads that Sanja used, we tried to evenly distribute the participants beads to everyone. Long necklaces are fun specially to go […]

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23 November 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Friendship Necklaces

Friendship Necklaces

Sher and Deb finished their Friendship Necklace, I love how the necklaces looks similar, they are supposed to!  Beautiful fall colors are the one thing in common and it has a little bit of everyone’s beads, how cool is that?  It makes my day, when I see other people’s work, to see growing interests in […]

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03 November 2010 ~ 5 Comments

More Trade Beads

More Trade Beads

………..and last but not least, beads from Sher, Jennifer and Ashley.  I am so pleased with all the beads, they came out so beautifully!  It is amazing how everyone got so creative experimenting different shapes and paper.  Even if there is no bead soup this time I would like you to see everybody’s beads. Sher’s […]

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22 October 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Paper Rope

Paper Rope

Paper rope has been around for centuries and in some culture plays an important role in daily activities. Koreans has perfected paper making from mulberry tree and a bride is presented with paper jar made by twisting paper into a rope and is made strong and water proofed by combining a mixture of unripened persimmon […]

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