Archive | 365 Paper Bead Creations

09 February 2011 ~ 7 Comments

Candied Red Delicious-day 40

Candied Red Delicious-day 40

You paint big round beads in red acrylic paint, that look like red delicious and you have a bright happy beads that you can use any way you want.  I found this bracelet that just makes me smile and I think would make a great teacher’s gift. I wanted to make it into a necklace […]

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08 February 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Pretty As A Picture -day 39

Pretty As A Picture -day 39

A hammered silver blank serves as a canvass for brightly colored paper beads wire wrapped into the silver.  I added a charm with the word “love” in time for Valentine’s Day. This is such a simple piece but eye catching on a leather cord. I love the randomness of the beads on the silver blank.

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07 February 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Braided Tubes-day 38

Braided Tubes-day 38

I wanted to wear something at the CHA that can easily be recognized as paper beads.  The smaller beads can sometimes be mistaken as shell or wood beads.  Kayla designed this piece for me, three strands of tubular paper beads braided into a long necklace. I just love the magazine colors of these beads! It […]

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06 February 2011 ~ 3 Comments

The Color Of Tidal Wave -day37

The Color Of Tidal Wave -day37

The ocean deep blue color of the nail polish used to paint these beads is called tidal wave, looks like the color of “angry” waves. I used nail polish a lot in painting my beads because of the richness in colors aside from the fact that I love the names. Red, is not just red, it […]

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05 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Wind Chimes On My Ears -day36

Wind Chimes On My Ears -day36

I wore these oval hoops at the show and received lots of compliments!  It is one of those costume jewelry that you find in my stash marked “to be rehabilitated”.  I thought the olive shaped paper beads made more fun and definitely added a splash of color into the other wise boring metal hoop. The […]

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04 February 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Ice Resin On Paper Beads-day 35

Ice Resin On Paper Beads-day 35

One of the interesting product I saw at the CHA is Ice Resin.  I love the fact that you can use it on paper and it sort of laminates the paper.  You can see projects on their website, which is wholesale only but I’m sure Michael’s or other craft stores carry them.  It takes three […]

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03 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Any Which Way Necklace – day 34

Any Which Way Necklace – day 34

This is another example of what you can do with painted round beads.  I took our d.i.y bead and painted them with nail polish in bronze color.  You know what they say about laziness being the mother of invention?  That is what happened here, I got tired painting the beads and decided to mix them […]

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02 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Mixed Media Bracelet – day 33

Mixed Media Bracelet – day 33

Mixed media beads in natural fibers and wood are great accompaniment with paper beads.  The bicone shaped paper beads are hand painted in swirls of orange, green, red and yellow.  You can use toothpick or really fine tipped brush is used to paint the stripes on the beads.  It came out tropical don’t you think? […]

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31 January 2011 ~ 2 Comments

D.I.Y. Bead-day 31

D.I.Y. Bead-day 31

We debuted the D.I.Y. Bead at the C.H.A! The big saucer shaped bead that you like, primed white for you to put designs on to your heart’s content. One of the booths at the C.H.A was demonstrating on how to apply glitter using transfers and I had them try a few of my beads. We […]

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28 January 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Say It With Hearts-day28

Say It With Hearts-day28

The snake chain is the easiest and most simple way to display your paper beads or any big hole beads, just slide it on there, attach clasp and your done.  I made this necklace in practically 10 minutes, it does not include making the paper beads of course.  I got the heart charms and finding […]

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