17 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Crochet Bangle – day 133

Crochet Bangle – day 133

I just love crocheting with wire.  It can be intimidating at first but once you show the wire that you are the “boss” everything just falls into place and you then you have a delicate wire lace with bead floating around. It is just like crochet only with wire, which can be more forgiving than […]

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07 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Burst Of Color Necklace – day126

Burst Of Color Necklace – day126

Paper beads and India glass go so well together!  The deep colors of the India glass echoes the vibrant colors of the paper beads.  We keep going back to the versatility of the long necklace like the Candy Mix Necklace. You can make it long enough so that it can be wind around your wrist […]

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30 July 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Paper Bead Trade Raffle Drawing

Paper Bead Trade Raffle Drawing

The Paper Bead Trade has come to an end, and it was such a nice experience – my very first Bead Trade.  In one of my posts I ask if there’s anybody who would be interested in hosting the next trade and I got an email from Karina, she has some neat ideas and a […]

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23 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

The Look Of Leather Paper Beads Necklace

The Look Of Leather Paper Beads Necklace

Pleather gives you the look of leather without the stiffness that is sometimes common with leather.  Pleather I guess is a word coined from leather and plastic, it feels supple and light, just perfect for paper beads.  Kayla put together this necklace by spacing them out with knots and finished it off with the cord […]

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10 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

A charming paper bead bracelet

A charming paper bead bracelet

This is such a fun bracelet to make, mixing and matching the paper beads with India Glass.  I used the 10mm paper beads and just different shapes of India glass.  Each bead is between bead caps and wire wrapped with a head pin and attached to a silver chain bracelet. The bead caps are used […]

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27 March 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Elegant Paper Bead Jewelry – Not Just For Kids Anymore!

Elegant Paper Bead Jewelry – Not Just For Kids Anymore!

Paper beads can be made into something elegant and fashionable.  Wouldn’t you rather wear something that is unique, certainly a conversation piece than some fashion jewelry bought at the mall that will just end up at the bottom of your drawer after they tarnished?  Mix it up with other light inexpensive beads and you cannot […]

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