02 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to make super tiny paper beads!

How to make super tiny paper beads!

Here’s a short video on how to make these super tiny paper beads

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03 October 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Tutorial On Bamboo Roller

Tutorial On Bamboo Roller

The craft of making paper beads has been around for a long time, dating way back in the Victorian era when ladies would sit in the drawing room making paper beads out of discarded wall paper.  I love the fact that anyone can do it with materials that you already have at home.  I’m sure […]

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09 November 2009 ~ 13 Comments

How to Measure and Cut Paper Beads

How to Measure and Cut Paper Beads

I was asked by one reader if there is a template for measuring and cutting paper for paper bead making.  I guess there is, but that would limit the size in terms of length of your strip of paper.  The longer paper strip will make a more round and thicker bead.  Here is a tutorial […]

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29 October 2009 ~ 5 Comments

How To Make Paper Beads w/ a metal roller

How To Make Paper Beads w/ a metal roller

There are several ways you can make paper beads, rolling paper with a metal roller (available for purchase from Aubrey’s Beads, just $12, sold as kit)  is just one of them.  I like using them because the holes is not as large compared to paper beads made on a dowel or a skewer.  I had […]

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02 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Bamboo Paper Bead Roller

Bamboo Paper Bead Roller

Got old magazines and left over scrap booking paper? The paper bead roller kit is here and fun to use. It would take a little bit of practice and patience to master the “art of rolling paper” into paper beads but a few tries should do it. You will find a step by step photo […]

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05 April 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Junk to Paper Gems

Junk to Paper Gems

When you say paper bead what comes to mind is kid’s craft, rolling strips of colorful paper and stringing them to make colorful long necklaces. It doesn’t have to be just long colorful necklaces for kids. You can certainly make paper beads in all shapes and sizes – long and thin, small and round, and […]

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