28 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on A Necklace Made from a Placemat

A Necklace Made from a Placemat

A Necklace Made from a Placemat

I love taking random items that I find around the house and making them into new, fun, creative works of art. It amazes me that a single, random item can be made into something beautiful and something so unexpected!! Kayla G made this necklace out of a placemat. Would have never guessed, now would you? She mixed […]

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05 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Ribbon Necklace and Earrings Set

Ribbon Necklace and Earrings Set

The nice yellow and orange colors of these small round paper beads, has inspired Kayla G to make this beautiful earrings and necklace set.   Each paper bead is just wire wrapped to dangle on a chain. Each paper bead is put on the head pin and wire wrapped to the chain. The same thing with […]

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08 April 2009 ~ Comments Off on Paper Gems-Hand Made from the Philippines

Paper Gems-Hand Made from the Philippines

Paper Gems-Hand Made from the Philippines

I talked to my sister Joann today; in fact I talk to her everyday about paper beads.  Well, we talk about other stuff but since couple of months ago, it has been mostly paper beads.  She takes pride in making them look like something that takes on a transformation (not simply rolled paper!).  I call […]

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26 March 2009 ~ 3 Comments

The Necklette – paper bead necklace convertable to bracelet

I can say I have come a long way turning paper beads into jewelry – rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets. I look at the different colors and patterns of the paper beads and my mind races along with what beautiful jewelry I can make out of them. Today, I came up with the Necklette – […]

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