06 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

In Threes – day 124

In Threes – day 124

This three strand necklace are done in three different tube shape paper beads; one inch, 3/4 inch and half inch. Variation:  Try using scrap book paper in bright summery colors.

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08 January 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Copper And Pearls

Copper And Pearls

Turquoise colored paper beads are paired with pearls and antiqued copper chains in this multi strand necklace.  We love the bronze hue of the pearls and its imperfect shape, somehow gives this piece a whole organic look to it.  Kayla used an earring finding (which I think is clever!) to hold the copper strands together. […]

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10 August 2010 ~ Comments Off on Beaded Flowers by Linda

Beaded Flowers by Linda

Beaded Flowers by Linda

I am sharing with you today the work of Linda Barnett.  Aside from her new hobby of making paper beads, she makes these beautiful beaded flowers, a craft that she learned from her grandmother.  Linda lives in the U.K. but was kind enough to send me her beautiful flowers, it is not too late for […]

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21 July 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Our Green Version of It

Our Green Version of It

I love leafing through catalogs that I get from the mail, getting ideas (why go to Milan?), and turning them into paper beads after.  I love the Jjill clothing line, they are comfy and perfect for just lounging at home.  This necklace and earrings set, caught my eye, and here’s our version of it in  […]

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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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