29 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Message Beads #315

Message Beads #315

Here is a wonderful way to turn your beads into charms and incorporate them into your mixed media pieces.  Use rub-ons to put words or short phrases onto your beads. They can be inspirational, a special message to the wearer, or whatever you desire!  View the tutorial. Tutorial for Making Message Beads

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08 April 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Easter Egg Surprise Necklace in Paper Beads

Easter Egg Surprise Necklace in Paper Beads

I found this egg shaped ceramic among my stash of beads and it reminds me of hand painted egg, paired with petite egg shaped paper beads in delicious colors and you have a necklace that wouldn’t just look good for Easter but through out the year. I took pictures of it at the backyard when […]

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31 March 2009 ~ 12 Comments

Using Diamond Glaze for Paper Beads

I have been experimenting on different types of top coats for the paper beads to make it glossy and take on a hard shape and glass like appearance. I found that Diamond Glaze which is mainly use for setting pictures into photo charms is a good medium to coat your paper beads. It is a […]

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