11 May 2011 ~ 5 Comments

My Paper Beads – by Elim

My Paper Beads – by Elim

Elim, just like the rest of us got hooked on making paper beads, and she makes some real nice ones.  She also blogs about her other interests like polymer clay and fun jewelry, you can see some of her stuff including a watch with a band made out of paper beads, here. She certainly has […]

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23 March 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Friendship Coiled Bracelet – day 82

Friendship Coiled Bracelet – day 82

Beads big and small from places near and far have all been sorted out packed and shipped today!  It was a little bit of a challenge, we had to equally divide up the beads and made sure that everyone gets a little bit of everything.  Kayla, I think did a good job 🙂 In your kit, […]

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06 March 2011 ~ 14 Comments

A Gallery Of Painted Beads

A Gallery Of Painted Beads

Here it is!  Paper beads all painted in beautiful colors from near and far away places.  Ladies and gentlemen (drum roll),  I would like to present to you painted paper beads cut from all types of paper, boxes, envelopes, postcards……and painted in vibrant colors!  There are twelve participants for this swap, some of you made […]

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05 March 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Capped Beads – day 65

Capped Beads – day 65

Painted Paper Beads in lime green and turquoise blue look pretty topped with bead caps.  Using bead caps is a nice touch to embellish beads. They are colorful, they are light and above all, they’re green!!! More on painted beads and Painted Paper Beads Swap!  I have all your beads!

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24 February 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Coral Red And Jade – day 55

Coral Red And Jade – day 55

The beads in this set mixed with the painted bicone beads are one of Kayla’s finds that she “rehabilitated” into beautiful necklace and bracelet. I love coral and jade together! I think this can from breakfast in bed to board room 🙂

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14 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

A Purple Heart- day 45

A Purple Heart- day 45

A heart does not have to be red all the time, right?  I love the predominantly purple(ish) color of this glass heart pendant.  To make it even more special, I added painted bicone shaped paper beads to match to complement the colors. What do you do when you have a focal bead and you don’t […]

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06 February 2011 ~ 3 Comments

The Color Of Tidal Wave -day37

The Color Of Tidal Wave -day37

The ocean deep blue color of the nail polish used to paint these beads is called tidal wave, looks like the color of “angry” waves. I used nail polish a lot in painting my beads because of the richness in colors aside from the fact that I love the names. Red, is not just red, it […]

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25 January 2011 ~ 14 Comments

Painted Paper Bead Swap!

Painted Paper Bead Swap!

Hello paper bead fanatics!  Welcome to the Painted Paper Bead Swap.  As the name suggests, we paint the paper with whatever color our heart desires 🙂  with whatever medium you like: acrylic paints, nail polish, glitter, ink…….what do to?  Leave me a comment, hit the contact us button on your right or message me on […]

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30 November 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Sanja’s Friendship Nekclace

Sanja’s Friendship Nekclace

I’m happy to share with you Sanja’s Friendship Necklace.  It is nice to see the different beads from the Fall Colors Bead Trade showcased in a long necklace.  Some of you may recognize the beads that Sanja used, we tried to evenly distribute the participants beads to everyone. Long necklaces are fun specially to go […]

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23 November 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Friendship Necklaces

Friendship Necklaces

Sher and Deb finished their Friendship Necklace, I love how the necklaces looks similar, they are supposed to!  Beautiful fall colors are the one thing in common and it has a little bit of everyone’s beads, how cool is that?  It makes my day, when I see other people’s work, to see growing interests in […]

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