All Things Paper Beads, By JaniceMae

Paper Beads & Jewelry

A person who finds an interesting hobby finds happiness.


Its not just for kids anymore. The possibilities with paper beads in crafts and making jewelry are endless!

16 December 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Two Mice Picking Daisy – day 292

Two Mice Picking Daisy – day 292

I feel in love with this paper, with whimsical prints; two mice picking flowers, so cute!  These are just simple tube beads grouped in a bunch of lariat style necklace.

16 December 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Blooming Pink Ring – day 291

Blooming Pink Ring – day 291

Paper beads surrounded with “sparklies” is a welcome sight on anyone’s finger, don’t you think?
 

 
Ordinary to extraordinary!

04 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Owl Locket Pendant – day 290

Owl Locket Pendant – day 290

I love this New Janice Mae piece, besides, who does not love owls?  This beloved nocturnal fowl stands for intelligence, brilliance, wisdom, power, mysticism, intuitivenes…..and they’re cute:)

 
here’s more…….
 

 
Take the ordinary to extraordinary!

03 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Pink & Girly – day 289

Pink & Girly – day 289

The very first of the Janice Mae Eco-Chic Jewelry Collection – a mixture of metals, stones, crystals, gems, plastic, paper………and then, something special, hand made beads from old magazines, rolled and glazed to perfection!  Before I get carried away, I want to share the Pink & Girly necklace:
 

 
Here’s me, playing tv hostess:)
 

 
Imagine with little black [...]

30 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

A Sizeable Saucer Bead

A Sizeable Saucer Bead

I wanted to try something for the first time and film it.  I wanted you to see the real thing without editing or rehearsing so that you see the mistakes, etc.,  As you can tell, I am still on the saucer topic and this time I wanted to try and make one big humungus Sauc [...]

27 October 2012 ~ 7 Comments

Saucer Bead How-To

Saucer Bead How-To

It took me quite awhile to respond to all your requests for a Saucer Tutorial.  We were working on improving the technique to make it simple enough!  So, now it is finally here!!! I am excited myself:)  Amazing what few strips of paper can do.

 
The neat thing about it, you don’t need any tool to [...]

26 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

The Watering Hole – day 288

The Watering Hole – day 288

Here is a sneak peak of my new JaniceMae  Eco-Chic Jewelry line, a mixture of metals, chains, glass, pearls, crystals, plastic, fabric……..and add the hand made, one of a kind paper bead.
 

 
I love the fact that the whole ensemble can be worn independently of each other.
 

21 October 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Bead Critters

Paper Bead Critters

The many, many things you can do with paper beads.  My source of inspiration for today comes from Angela and her 9 year old daughter.  I love it when I see other paper bead artists take it up to the next level with work such as these.
 
I think they will be great as Christmas Ornaments, [...]

21 October 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Pink Awareness Bracelet – day 287

Pink Awareness Bracelet – day 287

We’re in the month of October again, considered Breast Cancer Awareness month.  To me, every month should be an awareness month.  Project for today is made out of Hot Pink paper beads cut from old Avon Catalog.

 
Here is a simple two strand bracelet tutorial:
 

I also used the same pink beads to crochet these Pink Awareness Bangles:
 

It [...]

20 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Turqouise Blue Chandelier – day 286

Turqouise Blue Chandelier – day 286

These pair of earrings is the perfect companion to the Cha-cha ring I made the other day.  The big round middle bead has this perfect blue that goes so well with gold color.  Paper bead presents need to be in a recycled gift box as well don’t you think?
 

 
I call ths mini chandelier not too [...]