Archive | Paper Bead Creations

11 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Paper Beads in Pink

Paper Beads in Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness month is in October, but the color pink welcomes spring, summer and fun lazy days.  I had several requests for paper beads jewelry in pink, and the other day I got the paper beads with hues of pink, purple and gray in them.  It inspired me to come up with these necklaces.  […]

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09 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The Red Rocks Paper Bead Necklace

The Red Rocks Paper Bead Necklace

Last weekend I took a trip to Las Vegas to visit my son and his fiancee who is expecting.  My husband and I stayed at the Red Rock Hotel and Spa.  Andrea, my son’s fiancee loves hiking and is quite familiar with the Red Rocks Canyon about a mile from the hotel, so she took […]

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05 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

For Mother’s Day Paper Bead Necklace

For Mother’s Day Paper Bead Necklace

This Mother’s Day I decided to come up with a piece of jewelry in remembrance of this day, using paper beads.  I thought the paper beads is appropriate because my mother loved anything recycled.  I had beautiful clothes growing up but they were all bought from thrift stores and altered to fit me.  When she […]

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02 May 2009 ~ 1 Comment

We celebrated Earth Day!

We celebrated Earth Day!

I am so happy of the response we’ve had at the Earth Day Festival! Quite a few people picked up paper bead strands and were truly amazed at the jewelry you can make out of them.  Part of the proceeds of this event will go to school supplies of underprivileged children in the Philippines, school […]

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28 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Bigger Paper Bead Projects

Bigger Paper Bead Projects

While it is fun to make paper bead jewelry which you put together in an hour or two, sometimes I just feel like taking on bigger projects. I go to the local craft store and I see the different purses and totes that are made for embellishment. I found this purse made of cotton and […]

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08 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Easter Egg Surprise Necklace in Paper Beads

Easter Egg Surprise Necklace in Paper Beads

I found this egg shaped ceramic among my stash of beads and it reminds me of hand painted egg, paired with petite egg shaped paper beads in delicious colors and you have a necklace that wouldn’t just look good for Easter but through out the year. I took pictures of it at the backyard when […]

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08 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Paper Gems-Hand Made from the Philippines

Paper Gems-Hand Made from the Philippines

I talked to my sister Joann today; in fact I talk to her everyday about paper beads.  Well, we talk about other stuff but since couple of months ago, it has been mostly paper beads.  She takes pride in making them look like something that takes on a transformation (not simply rolled paper!).  I call […]

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05 April 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Junk to Paper Gems

Junk to Paper Gems

When you say paper bead what comes to mind is kid’s craft, rolling strips of colorful paper and stringing them to make colorful long necklaces. It doesn’t have to be just long colorful necklaces for kids. You can certainly make paper beads in all shapes and sizes – long and thin, small and round, and […]

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27 March 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Elegant Paper Bead Jewelry – Not Just For Kids Anymore!

Elegant Paper Bead Jewelry – Not Just For Kids Anymore!

Paper beads can be made into something elegant and fashionable.  Wouldn’t you rather wear something that is unique, certainly a conversation piece than some fashion jewelry bought at the mall that will just end up at the bottom of your drawer after they tarnished?  Mix it up with other light inexpensive beads and you cannot […]

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26 March 2009 ~ 3 Comments

The Necklette – paper bead necklace convertable to bracelet

I can say I have come a long way turning paper beads into jewelry – rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets. I look at the different colors and patterns of the paper beads and my mind races along with what beautiful jewelry I can make out of them. Today, I came up with the Necklette – […]

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