Archive | Paper Bead Creations

25 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Filigree Bracelet Embellished w/paper beads

Filigree Bracelet Embellished w/paper beads

You can buy these filigree bracelet findings but you can also just make them or crochet them. If you already crochet then this would just come easy to you. It is same as crocheting yarn or thread except you are doing it with wire. The wire you will be using for wire crochet should be […]

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23 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Beautiful Enameled Copper by Ckoop

Beautiful Enameled Copper by Ckoop

I met Sara Lukkonen at the Pasadena Bead and Design show and I felt lucky that her booth is just a few feet from ours. Sara has been enameling for 30 years and has an amazing story: “It all started over 30 years ago when I saw how to make enameled beads in a craft […]

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18 October 2009 ~ 10 Comments

Think Pink Paper Bead Stretch Bracelets

Think Pink Paper Bead Stretch Bracelets

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and if you need to make something quick and easy to give as a present to someone whose life is somehow  touched by this disease, or just to show your “pink” side, stringing on elastic is the answer.  I am going to show how to properly string beads on […]

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15 October 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Paper Bead Flowers

Paper Bead Flowers

These flowers are so pretty yet so simple to make.  You can glue it onto a ring finding or hair clip or as an embellishment for a scrapbook or card.  It uses the regular paper bead tube, the size of the flower will be determined by how long the paper bead tube is. As you […]

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13 October 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Beads and Rosary Loops

Paper Beads and Rosary Loops

This necklace is easy to make once you get to learn how to connect the beads with “Rosary Loops” – notice how rosaries beads are connected in this manner. First of all, is a quick “how to” on rosary loops. The paper beads used in this project is bigger and more rounded, and even if […]

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10 October 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Beaded Key Fob

Paper Beaded Key Fob

When I look at something, I always imagine how it would look like with paper beads.  Certainly, it will be more interesting and eye cathing, it would spark someone’s interest that’s for sure.  I found this key fob at etsy (www.gingersnappz.etsy.com), it is pretty as it is but I think you can take it up […]

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15 September 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Paper Beaded Burlap Messenger Bag

Paper Beaded Burlap Messenger Bag

I am always in the look out for great projects involving paper beads. I found this great burlap messenger bag made from recycled coffee bags made by women from Guatemala in a store called Heavenly Treasures, they are a great organization who is also helping disadvantaged men and women in other countries. When I saw […]

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25 August 2009 ~ Comments Off on Paper Beads Eye Glass Holder

Paper Beads Eye Glass Holder

Paper Beads Eye Glass Holder

Paper Beads as eye glass holder – great idea!  It is light weight, eye catching and a great way to show your “green” side.  I made it with different size paper beads as you can see here, using just softflex for stringing, a crimp bead and a pair of eyeglass holder finding.  I know that […]

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22 June 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Show your green side with the earth awareness paper bead bracelet

Show your green side with the earth awareness paper bead bracelet

What a better way to show your green side.  The Earth Awareness Paper Bead Bracelet is not just eco friendly but fashionable!  It is inexpensive and would be a great present to anyone age 9-99.  The following are materials needed: 22 gauge silver or gold non tarnished wire 10mm diamond shaped paper beads (aubreysbeads.com) tree […]

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10 June 2009 ~ Comments Off on A charming paper bead bracelet

A charming paper bead bracelet

A charming paper bead bracelet

This is such a fun bracelet to make, mixing and matching the paper beads with India Glass.  I used the 10mm paper beads and just different shapes of India glass.  Each bead is between bead caps and wire wrapped with a head pin and attached to a silver chain bracelet. The bead caps are used […]

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