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!

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 [...]

19 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Beadangles Ring – day 285

Beadangles Ring – day 285

Bursting in colors, vibrant and beautiful is some of the adjectives that come to mind in describing these round paper beads.  They’re just perfect for jewelry making.  I imagined them happily dangling from your fingers, where you can admire them the most. 

 
Here’s how I did the cha cha ring;
 

Wear one, stack two….

 
Make a statement!

11 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Paper Bead Cuffs-day 284

Paper Bead Cuffs-day 284

I went crazy making these cuffs!  In one of my stroll around youtube’s creative lane, I stopped by sarame2001’s youtube channel.  She was making cuff bracelets from 16 gauge wire.  The video is in Spanish, but you don’t need to speak Spanish to follow what she was doing.  Anyway, here is my version of it.

I [...]

09 October 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Zooviewtiful Necklace – day 283

Zooviewtiful Necklace – day 283

Have I told you about my new Jewelry line? Zooviewtiful Jewelry!  What are they?  The beads are cut and rolled from the L.A. Zoo Magazine, published quarterly by the L.A. Zoo.  Portion of sales goes to the L.A. Zoo.  This Zooviewtiful Necklace is just perfect for animal lovers out there.  Here it is up close [...]