Big Round Paper Beads that reminds me of colorful marbles with swirls and beautiful patterns that is achieved by rolling several strips of magazines.
Last year I was obsessed with drawing petite doll faces when I joined Suzi Blu’s Petite Dolls Class. You know how you do something in excess and just get burn out? That’s what happened with me but I did three dolls and one of them is the inspiration for this earrings.
I love doing the zebra [...]
The tiny version of the big paper bead tubes resembles a lot of things. They can look like shells, wood beads, rice beads, but I like to call them olives. They are not only great for jewelry making but also very easy to make. To make the olive shaped paper beads you need to cut [...]
I don’t feel “put together” when I am not wearing a pair of earrings. Do you feel the same way? Like, you’re missing something. I love wearing paper beads earrings because they are so lightweight and colorful. Now that the weather is getting warmer I thought how nice it is to just put one of [...]
One great source for inspiration and ideas is looking through beading magazines and there are several that offer how-to’s and tutorials. I love collecting them and going through them once in a while. I found an old article from Bead Style Magazine, their September 2003 issue on Eastern Influence Earrings. While these are great pair [...]
We have been making bracelets, rings and necklaces but very few earrings. Kayla C, came up with these beautiful pair of blooms that will look pretty on your ears in time to greet spring. Pink olive paper beads are hung from a link finding with magazine cut-out set with diamond glaze.
This will also look nice with swarovski crystals or 5 mm round crystals instead of copper and a smaller hoop. The memory wire is stainless steel and should be cut with a memory wire cutter (buy wire cutter) other wise your regular cutter will be ruined.