01 October 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Saturn’s Moons In Paper Beads

Saturn’s Moons In Paper Beads

I see how you like the Beads In Orbit bracelet, and some of you have decided to make this type of design for the bead trade.  Here’s is another example using three beading wire instead of two and I am calling it Saturn’s Moons in paper beads and a video tutorial of Kayla showing you […]

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07 September 2010 ~ 2 Comments

A Bunch Of Olives

A Bunch Of Olives

The tiny version of the big paper bead tubes resembles a lot of things.  They can look like shells, wood beads, rice beads, but I like to call them olives.  They are not only great for jewelry making but also very easy to make.  To make the olive shaped paper beads you need to cut […]

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02 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Button Ring Tutorial

Button Ring Tutorial

I found more yummy buttons at Joann’s Fabric.  They are so summery, one of those I consider shots of happiness.  You put them on your finger and you are instantly in a better mood.  Fashion experts will tell you to buy less clothes and just accessorize what you have, accessories is everything!  You do it […]

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25 June 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Paper Bead Trade Idea #2

Paper Bead Trade Idea #2

In case you’re wondering, Idea # 1 was yesterday’s post, Come Into My Garden Bracelet where we used buttons to add to our paper beads.  The paper bead tube is the most common paper bead shape and versatile in the sense that it can be used for home decorating; curtains, vases, purses, etc., but can […]

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08 June 2010 ~ 6 Comments

How Cone Shapes Are Made

How Cone Shapes Are Made

Here’s the tutorial on how to make cone shaped paper beads as promised 🙂  One might think that you cut the paper differently………it is cut exactly the same way as you would your regular triangle strip of paper.  The trick is pushing the bottom part of the paper bead towards the center, as shown in […]

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09 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Hana-Ami Inspired Flower Motif

Hana-Ami Inspired Flower Motif

This flower motif using olive-shaped paper beads and seed beads is inspired by Deborah Roberti of Aroundthebeadingtable.  It is called Hana-Ami, I think it means woven flower.  Kayla C made a few of these to be made into a pendant or bracelet later on. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 of our own interpretation of […]

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07 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Multi Strand Paper Beads Necklace

Multi Strand Paper Beads Necklace

When I saw this antique copper chains, I thought it would be a nice to mix it with brightly colored olive shaped paper beads. The vibrant magazine colors of the olive shaped paper beads accent the antique copper chain extremely well. The browns and burgundys really stand out in this necklace. Of course you can not […]

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