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13 January 2010 ~ 7 Comments

Morning Glory- Art Imitating Nature

Morning Glory- Art Imitating Nature

A friend of mine sent me this image taken from his phone on his way to work.  Isn’t it beautiful?  This image was taken about a week ago at 6:30 in the morning in beautiful Glendora, California.  It was nice of Chris to share this magnificent photo with us, amazing what cell phones can do. […]

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07 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The Philippine Scene

The Philippine Scene

I thought I’d take a break from our usual topic of paper beads, so I’d like to imagine for one moment that I am back in the Philippines known as the Pearl of the Orient and I get to show you the people, places, fruits and the crafts by so many talented Filipinos.  Who am […]

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04 January 2010 ~ 35 Comments

Paper Bead Tiara Giveaway- our 100th Post

Paper Bead Tiara Giveaway- our 100th Post

I don’t want to sound cliche but it’s true, it seems only like yesterday when I wrote my first post.  I feel like princess for a day, a Paper Bead Princess no less wearing a tiara made out of olive shape paper beads, wire and crystals.  We had a little tea party today with Kayla C. and […]

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23 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Chandelier Paper Bead Earrings by Cindy

Chandelier Paper Bead Earrings by Cindy

Cindy Johnson is one of avid beaders who has just discovered paper beads, I am impressed at her enthusiasm and creativity when it comes to coming up with new ways to turn paper beads into wearable jewelry.  Cindy works as a Registered Nurse at a local hospital and finds beading as a great stress reliever.  […]

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23 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Mom’s Time Out With Paper Beads

Mom’s Time Out With Paper Beads

I met Lisa through Beckie of Infarrantlycreative when she featured me on her blog. She was inspired to try making jewelry out of  paper beads when she saw  rock candy paper bead bracelets, specially when she learned that part of the proceeds goes to buying school supplies for needy children in the Philippines.  I have […]

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25 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Around this time, a prayer I learned as a child from my mother comes to mind: Thank you for the world so sweet Thank you for the food we eat Thank you for the birds that sing Thank you God, for everything – E. Rutter Leatham I loved the simplicity of this poem and it […]

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09 November 2009 ~ 6 Comments

More Paper Beads Today

More Paper Beads Today

I have received a package from my sister today, and she always suprise me with new stuff!  She made my day today… What’s in it?  Let’s see: The bamboo and metal roller with same bamboo handles. Some are cone shaped or what I call the little Christmas trees.  These are so neat because you can […]

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06 November 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Bead Curtain by Celina

Paper Bead Curtain by Celina

This post is written on a sad note, in memory of a young woman who loved to express her creative side. Celina Sulam was one of the women who make our beautiful Paper Beads in the Philippines. Three weeks ago, Celina was involved in a tragic motorcycle accident in which claimed her life. She was […]

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06 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

“Who Are the People In Your Neighborhood?”

I have a guest blogger today, Kayla Gahuman of Aubrey’s a nice little shop which carries beads, gem stones, findings and our paper beads!  Aubrey’s Beads is located right in the middle of Glendora’s Historic Downtown. Our little downtown is full of unique shops, boutiques and resturaunts. Welcome to Downtown Glendora! Not only is our little downtown a […]

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05 November 2009 ~ 7 Comments

Metal Paper Bead Roller by Nem

Metal Paper Bead Roller by Nem

His full name is Nemesio, shortened by family and friends to Jun (for Junior) or Nem for Nemesio, his first name.  He came up with coated metal roller with bamboo handles to make paper bead making a lot easier.  We are still making the all bamboo roller (original), but if you want to make the […]

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