08 November 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Hand Painted Kokeshis – day 219

Hand Painted Kokeshis – day 219

These hand painted kokeshi dolls (Japanese dolls) is another work of art by Manou.  If you remember, Manou made the matryoskas in a similar fashion.  I just loved these little faces they are soooo cute! They remind me of that designer fragrance with the cute Japanese faces:)  Something that can be worn by women of […]

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04 October 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Encased Set – day 211

Encased Set – day 211

You want your beads to be preserved forever?  Showcase them in metal findings and set them with resin or diamond glaze.  This way you can admire and your beads and it hides whatever flaws they may have.  But then again, I always say that flaws give a piece character because nobody is perfect right? Sprinkle […]

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12 September 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Orange Drops Earrings – day 204

Orange Drops Earrings – day 204

Aside from being a Fall Color, orange is my favaorite color; sunset, fire, citrus, balloons……The petite olive paper beads in this earrings are just the perfect orange with swirls of of beige and blues.  I had an outfit in mind when I made this, I think it’s great that you can accent any outfit you […]

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13 August 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Sweet Sixteen Necklace – day day 191

Sweet Sixteen Necklace – day day 191

This is one of my favorite necklace why?  It is feminine, I love the colors of pink and periwinkle blue together, it is something that 16-60 girls or women can wear.  The rosary loops make look delicate and dainty, something for the girly girl, like most of us:) A Bridal Shower gift for a green […]

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11 August 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Paper Bead Party Watch – day 189

Paper Bead Party Watch – day 189

This watch is for those of us who loves “blingy” stuff, it is not for everybody I know:)  Gold face watch mix with round paper beads and lots of crystals! I like using these watch faces because they are so easy to maintain.  Tell me if this won’t get you noticed 🙂

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09 August 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Chains, Gems and Paper Beads – day 188

Chains, Gems and Paper Beads – day 188

It is good to be back!  I honestly did not realize how much I missed sharing with you ideas and paper bead inspirations.  It was hectic around here the last few weeks and I apologize for not posting, I wish there were more than 24 hours in a day.  Anyway, here’s day 188 I mix […]

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04 August 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Janice is on JTV – Jewel School today!

Janice is on JTV – Jewel School today!

Janice makes her second appearance on JTV – Jewel School with Kim Prentiss today!  You can buy an amazing paper bead beginner kit today:  Paper bead making template, bamboo roller, metal handle roller, starter sample of paper beads and glaze – including the crowd favorite disc paper beads! At last check, the kit is almost […]

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18 June 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Three’s A Charm – day 164

Three’s A Charm – day 164

Making the small round beads is just as easy as making the big tube paper beads.  They are great as spacers and bracelets, the bigger holes of the paper beads make them a breeze to string using elastic.  We are going for the rustic look in the Three’s A Charm Bracelet. Wear one, or two […]

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17 June 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Earthen Necklace – day 163

Earthen Necklace – day 163

The color of nature is what inspires this triple strand necklace.  The czeck glass beads is what inspired this piece, it just picks up every color of the paper beads. This will also look good with bigger paper beads paired with bigger crystals!

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31 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Candy Charms – day 145

Candy Charms – day 145

This necklace is inspired by some high end jewelry line,  with big chunky paper bead bicones as the main attraction.  It hangs from an old silver chain and accented with rainbow agate, fleur de lis charms and a peace sign! Each of the beads are accented with 6mm bead caps, I love using bead caps […]

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