13 March 2012 ~ 4 Comments

A Gallery Of Necklaces – day 253-257

A Gallery Of Necklaces – day 253-257

I find that magazine colors is well presented using gold findings.  Paper beads when well made can hold its own when paired with crystals and semi precious stones.  Here’s five necklaces using different beads on gold chains, definitely wearable!  These five designs mainly use the bicone beads. Small Round beads in tassel form as pendant. […]

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27 October 2011 ~ 5 Comments

True Red Mixed Media – day 218

True Red Mixed Media – day 218

The Painted Beads are fun to work with!  This is one of the reasons I am fascinated with paper beads; you can paint them, glazed them, ink them, stamped………  Here’s on that is a true Mixed Media piece, one that you can surely feel proud to wear! The wooden focal bead and silver accents can […]

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04 October 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Encased Set – day 211

Encased Set – day 211

You want your beads to be preserved forever?  Showcase them in metal findings and set them with resin or diamond glaze.  This way you can admire and your beads and it hides whatever flaws they may have.  But then again, I always say that flaws give a piece character because nobody is perfect right? Sprinkle […]

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03 October 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Cocoon Ornament – day 209

Paper Cocoon Ornament – day 209

The paper cocoons that we make like the paper bead saucers have amazing colors, showing off beautifully the magazine patterns and coloration.  Since Christmas is just around the corner I thought that they are great as Christmas Ornaments. I will definitely hang some up on my Christmas tree this year 🙂

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25 September 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Crocheted Chic Choker – day 207

Crocheted Chic Choker – day 207

This is another version of wired paper bead flower motif in my earlier post.  It is more like a 3D flower because the petals can be adjusted to have it flat or standing up.  The extra small paper beads are so versatile in projects like this, they are easy to manipulate and they can take […]

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21 September 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Explosion Of Colors – day 206

Explosion Of Colors – day 206

Flowers is a beautiful thing anytime of the year.  The flower motif made of tiny paper beads is just an explosion of colors – magazine colors.  I love making them with gold color findings somehow it brings out the vivid colors of the beads. Flowers……Leaves……Fall…… More flowers to come…….

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19 September 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Everyday Hoops – day 205

Everyday Hoops – day 205

Hoops are timeless, and you gotta have one in all sizes.  Well, these are not just any hoop, they are made out of tiny paper beads and to think that each bead tell a story, makes it special.  Any bead that you make from your own hands make it special. I love the small beads […]

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12 September 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Petal Rings – day 203

Petal Rings – day 203

Just like anything else in life, getting in touch with your creativity is a journey.  You start out with zero knowlege about certain craft, but with persistence coupled with tremendous amount of enthusiasm you continue to evolve, making that journey not only fun but profitable.  I consider this new line of paper links as my […]

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10 September 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Music On Your Wrist Bracelet – day 202

Music On Your Wrist Bracelet – day 202

Music sheets specially vintage one somehow evokes memories of family, old times and even if you do not play any musical instruments you appreciate the musical notes on those pieces.  This Musical Paper Link Bracelet is for all the music lovers 🙂 The paper links would also be great as multi strand necklace with several […]

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18 August 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Two In One Medallion – day 197

Two In One Medallion – day 197

An easy, elegant way to frame a cabochon or in this case the large saucer shaped beads is wire crochet.  The wire just conforms to the shape of the bead nicely, easy to manipulate to capture the cab or the bead.  The Crocheted Medallion is even more beautiful when accented with the crocheted wire. The […]

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