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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20 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Bead Charms day 139

Paper Bead Charms day 139

Bead caps are paper beads’ best friends, they cover the holes beautifully and is just the perfect accent to enhance colors.  You can use these paper bead charms or dangles to hang on bracelets and necklaces. This will look pretty too dangling on a silver chain, gold bead caps on gold chain for the fall […]

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31 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Coins and Paper Beads to Welcome the New Year

Coins and Paper Beads to Welcome the New Year

My mother was a superstitious woman, she believed that what you do in the first day of the New Year determines what you do the rest of the year.  She made sure that we have coins in our pockets for example, and wear something with circles to symbolize money.  I always think about her mostly […]

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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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