18 March 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Drop Dead Gorgeous – day 77

Drop Dead Gorgeous – day 77

These drop shape earrings can make you feel gorgeous in an instant!  It is in a tear drop shape that frames the face and you can’t helped but noticed the colorful paper beads hanging from it.  It will take you 15 minutes or less to make a pair, Kayla is going to show how, using […]

Continue Reading

04 August 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Paper Bead Balls

Paper Bead Balls

These little charm balls are so simple, to dangle as charms or as a connector.  The materials that you need:  head pins or eye pins, 6/0 seed beads, 4mm crystals and 5mm round paper beads.  Tools:  flush cutter and round nose pliers. Here’s Kayla, showing us how: This will look pretty to dangle on a […]

Continue Reading

18 May 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Stacking Paper Cones Necklace

Stacking Paper Cones Necklace

I got a shipment of paper beads from my sister Joann and it is always exciting and I always await with great anticipation, because I know that the paper beads will look different from the last time.  Each bead is hand rolled by Philippine women, so no two are alike.  I love the cone shaped […]

Continue Reading

13 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

XOXO Paper Beads Bracelet

XOXO Paper Beads Bracelet

Here is a very simple bracelet made out of olive shaped paper beads that will introduce you to basic beading technique such as: using a beading wire and crimp and attaching clasp.  Kayla C. aptly named it XOXO bracelet, would be a great gift to a friend.  Now, that I’m thinking about it, the fuscia […]

Continue Reading

11 May 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Big and Beautiful Paper Beads

Big and Beautiful Paper Beads

One of the new shapes that my sister Joann came up with is big round paper beads 14-16mm in size.  One bead is a total of 9 magazine pages spread open and tightly rolled by hand.  Even though it’s made out of paper the beads feels substantial and weighty.  I wish I could show you […]

Continue Reading

29 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Paper Beaded Flipflops

Paper Beaded Flipflops

Summer is around the corner and it is time again for pretty pedicures and flip flops.  This is such a fun project, easy and no beading experience required.  I used the olive shaped paper beads for this project, some seed beads and 28 gauge craft wire. Part 2 Another day of turning ordinary to extraordinary!

Continue Reading