"A blog dedicated to the art of making paper beads & paper bead jewelry...by Janice Mae"

Sale: 25% off at my online shops

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 in Paper Bead Creations | Comments Off on Sale: 25% off at my online shops

Hello everyone! I am having a 25% off sale at my Etsy shop and janicemae.com. It starts Cyber Monday and ends on Friday, Nov 30th. It’s a great time to pick up your favorite beads or supplies.

Thank you for your patronage and happy shopping!


Janicemae on Etsy

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Daiso Find= Bead Roller

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 in How-To's / Tutorials | Comments Off on Daiso Find= Bead Roller

While I love that you enjoy and support my bamboo rollers (they allow you to grasp and roll several strips at once), there are a variety of options when it comes to rolling paper beads. Among other things, people use toothpicks, bamboo skewers, pencils, and knitting needles. I’m adding another option…screwdrivers!

Check out my video on how a small screwdriver set (that I purchased for $1.00!) can be used as bead rollers.

I purchased the set in my video at DAISO, a very popular store here in So. California. If you don’t have a Daiso near you, check out your local dollar store and your likely to find a comparable set.

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Free Cocoon Bead with Purchase

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 in Paper Bead Creations | Comments Off on Free Cocoon Bead with Purchase

Receive a large Cocoon bead stuffed with a small sampler of paper beads. Styles and colors may vary. One per purchase. Visit JaniceMae.com or my Etsy shop.

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World of Etsy Sales Event

Posted on Mar 23, 2018 in Events and Experiences | Comments Off on World of Etsy Sales Event

If you are interested in picking up some of my Vibrance or Amazing base, I have 8 ounce sizes on sale, along with a few other products.

There are many wonderful shops on etsy and a variety of products on sale as part of the event. So please check them out!

15% off on selected Janice Mae products until March 29th at my etsy shop. Thank you!

Paper Beads Etsy shop

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What Makes You Happy?

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Paper Bead Creations | Comments Off on What Makes You Happy?

Sometimes a simple coffee mug like this, makes me happy. I think it’s a mind set and if life gets to be too much to handle, give the mind a break!

Be Happy 😊
I find that crafters are basically happy people, it’s that since of accomplishment and working with your hands I think.  Take up a hobby or learn a new hobby.

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