19 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

99 Paper to Bead Challenge

99 Paper to Bead Challenge

99 Paper To Bead Challenge! Are you up for it? How many kinds or types of paper are there that we can turn into beautiful beads? A LOT! Here are some examples: magazine paper, brochures, envelopes, gift wrap paper, specialty paper such as rice paper, Lokta paper, origami paper, old calendars, old books, I can […]

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14 November 2010 ~ 8 Comments

Paper Beads Fit For A Birthday Queen

Paper Beads Fit For A Birthday Queen

One of my birthday presents more than a month ago came in this bag.  I couldn’t remember anymore the contents but I sure want to keep the bag and hopefully enjoy the jewelry that I make from it for years to come.  It is hard to tell how the beads look like just looking at […]

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07 November 2010 ~ 19 Comments

Paper To Paper Bead Idea #8

Paper To Paper Bead Idea #8

Double sided patterned paper is Paper To Paper Bead Idea # 8.  You are getting two color coordinated paper beads in one sheet of paper!  Talking of  casual chic on a shoe string, you are getting two sets of jewelry that can be coordinated; worn together or mixing the two color beads together. The measurement […]

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05 November 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Paper Bead Idea #7

Paper Bead Idea #7

The paper beads from the rice bag came out really nice.  I was not quite sure because of the plastic coating on the backside, I thought it will be difficult to glue  together.  I used super tacky glue and the result was nicely shaped beads that I know can withstand wear and tear. Looking at […]

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04 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Rodeo Poster Bracelet

Rodeo Poster Bracelet

Our Paper Bead Idea #5 is the Rodeo Poster!  The paper beads came out in a nice wine color, I let it sit on my work table matching different beads that can go with it……..not easy sometimes.   And then, I found these fabric beads and it’s a match!  I’m happy when I find an excuse […]

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02 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Paper Beads For Japanese Girl

Paper Beads For Japanese Girl

I just fell in love with this little Japanese Girl Pendant my daughter picked up for me from Forever 21.  I know they have cute stuff, I was not quite sure they have jewelry that will appeal to me.  She said it reminded her of me ( I must have looked like this at one […]

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28 October 2010 ~ 8 Comments

Paper To Paper Bead Idea #5

Paper To Paper Bead Idea #5

When you see me looking at a poster, most likely I am admiring the colors and texture of the paper.  There is always something going on in down town Glendora and we get fliers and posters of all sorts and this is one of them.  It’s so funny how Kayla and I gets excited about […]

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12 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Home-Dec With Paper Beads

Home-Dec With Paper Beads

We have this boring looking lamp that I got from Ross that is very inexpensive.  We thought to add interest a little drama to a section in your home is decorate it with paper beads.  It is more of a night lamp, not meant for reading, so use a very low watt bulb.  We just […]

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21 June 2010 ~ 20 Comments

First Paper Bead Trade 2010

First Paper Bead Trade 2010

I put in First on the title of this post because I am hoping that there will be a Second and Third Paper Bead Trade for this year at least.  I am excited about this because it’s like going into a party with like minded individuals yet you don’t really have to go anywhere and […]

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05 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Paper Beaded Pencil Holder

Paper Beaded Pencil Holder

This is another project that can be a nice accent to your desk or work place.  All you need is an empty soup can (I’m sure you have one in your recycle bin), paper beads and glue gun.  I used olive shaped paper beads for a 12 oz. empty can of Campbell’ s Soup.  This […]

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