Archive | 365 Paper Bead Creations

27 January 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Swirls Of Colors -day 27

Swirls Of Colors -day 27

Browns, greens, red and other earth colors swirls around these bangles made up of tube paper beads mixed with glass with the different color of the cane glass showing through.  It looks like what I call “organized chaos” because once you put it on it just looks good together. It also reminds me of licorice […]

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26 January 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Framed In Hematite – day26

Framed In Hematite – day26

Perfectly rounded fuchsia pink paper beads are snuggled inside hematite round bead frame.  I love the contrast of the dark pink and the shiny gun metal color of the hematite.  I was so glad that these beads fit just perfectly within the bead frames. matching earrings

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26 January 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Copper And Turquoise – day 25

Copper And Turquoise – day 25

Turquoise color cross can be found at Michael’s Jewelry Aile, it will look nice with any of your  turquoise color paper beads.  You always hear me talking about my finds at Michael’s, I just find the inexpensive beads and findings they carry to be a great accessory with paper beads. All you need is to […]

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24 January 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Brass Findings- day24

Brass Findings- day24

The dollar store is a great place to find jewelry components that you can take apart and use for paper bead jewelry making.  You need to be able to look at something and imagine how it will look like after it has been “rehabilitated”, like this one: Kayla and I were so happy to see […]

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23 January 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Colourful Spools -day 23

Colourful Spools -day 23

I didn’t know what to do with the different leftover barrel shaped paper beads, they are so rich in color with shiny metallic paper they remind me of spools of metallic yarn.  If you are like me who loves funky and unusual jewelry, you would love this necklace. Several strips of paper went into the […]

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21 January 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Mixed With Copper – day 21

Mixed With Copper – day 21

I did a post on paper beads out of hand made paper.  I remember it being fun and the fact that I did not really know what the outcome was going to be added to the excitement that is part of process when you make something.  If I were watching a movie I would have […]

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20 January 2011 ~ 15 Comments

“Minted” Paper Beads-day 20

“Minted” Paper Beads-day 20

I painted the big round paper beads with a soft green, love the refreshing color of mint.  The lightness of paper beads goes so well with vintage beads and when put together just spells playful and fun.  I must have desert on my mind when I made these, the paper beads reminds me cream di […]

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19 January 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Vintage Red-day 19

Vintage Red-day 19

One of the fun things Kayla and I like to do on a week end is check out garage sales in our area for some beads that we can “rehab” and incorporate with paper beads.  This is one of our finds, vintage red beads with embossed flower and leaves design.  The designs on the beads […]

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18 January 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Petite Pink Flowers- day 18

Petite Pink Flowers- day 18

I thought if I wear this, I could somehow coax the little flowers to come early.  Enough of cold and snow!  I am so ready for spring don’t you?  Well, here is thinking ahead; I mixed tiny vintage flowers with just the perfect pink paper beads with a touch of lavender and made bracelets and […]

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16 January 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Clustered Paper Beads Bracelet

Clustered Paper Beads Bracelet

Day 16th of 365 Paper Bead Creations!  I love the look of these clustered paper beads using 14mm blank findings, they look like little fruit desserts.  I used diamond glaze to hold them all together and 5mm round paper beads, the more colors the better. Let me show you how…… This is a good way […]

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