05 March 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Swirls Of Magenta – day 58

Swirls Of Magenta – day 58

Here is day 58, I could not believe I am on day 58 already.  The beads used in this necklace are made of several tightly rolled strips of paper and painted by hand! They are so pretty by itself does not need any other kind of adornment.  I place white seed beads in between to […]

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14 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

A Purple Heart- day 45

A Purple Heart- day 45

A heart does not have to be red all the time, right?  I love the predominantly purple(ish) color of this glass heart pendant.  To make it even more special, I added painted bicone shaped paper beads to match to complement the colors. What do you do when you have a focal bead and you don’t […]

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21 December 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Pink Polka Dots

Pink Polka Dots

Today, is Pictures Speaks A Thousand Words Tuesday!  I made a set of bracelets out of the painted Pink Polka Dots paper beads. I reversed the colors to coordinate with each other. I used the Big Round Paper Beads, they are about 15mm rounds and painted them with a base of neutral color and then […]

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19 December 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Painted Paper Beads

Painted Paper Beads

Recently I got a request for painted paper beads, it is not exactly new to me because I have been painting them with nail polish.  How about painting them with acrylic paint?  You know they come in all colors imaginable, and you know what this means?  You can use any paper, any color and just […]

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20 July 2010 ~ 6 Comments

A Little bit of this…..

A Little bit of this…..

….and a little bit of that, is how the Paper Bead Soup was made.  I really didn’t have the time to make anything, and now that things are not as hectic, I made a few paper beads made out of black scrap booking paper.  I tend to gravitate towards the colorful prints, so I am […]

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