29 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Olive Shaped Beads

Olive Shaped Beads

I always try to come up with new ways on how to make paper bead making easy to those just starting to discover this very engaging if not addicting hobby:). Below is an image on how I line my page: Half inch size makes perfect olive shape beads, here is a video tutorial! I hope […]

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07 December 2011 ~ 5 Comments

Beaded Curtain – Day #235

Beaded Curtain – Day #235

So you’ve made tons of paper beads because you just can’t stop making them!  What do you do with it?  My answer to this dilemma is to make curtain or a wall hanging.  Here is a beaded curtain idea.  I made them all uniform and coordinated but it does not have to be.  You can […]

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27 October 2011 ~ 5 Comments

True Red Mixed Media – day 218

True Red Mixed Media – day 218

The Painted Beads are fun to work with!  This is one of the reasons I am fascinated with paper beads; you can paint them, glazed them, ink them, stamped………  Here’s on that is a true Mixed Media piece, one that you can surely feel proud to wear! The wooden focal bead and silver accents can […]

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25 September 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Crocheted Chic Choker – day 207

Crocheted Chic Choker – day 207

This is another version of wired paper bead flower motif in my earlier post.  It is more like a 3D flower because the petals can be adjusted to have it flat or standing up.  The extra small paper beads are so versatile in projects like this, they are easy to manipulate and they can take […]

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19 September 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Everyday Hoops – day 205

Everyday Hoops – day 205

Hoops are timeless, and you gotta have one in all sizes.  Well, these are not just any hoop, they are made out of tiny paper beads and to think that each bead tell a story, makes it special.  Any bead that you make from your own hands make it special. I love the small beads […]

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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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11 July 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Merry Mix Necklace – day 178

Merry Mix Necklace – day 178

I put together the Merry Mix Necklace from our Assorted Beads Bag and it came out really pretty mixed with left over beads; pearls, crystals and gem stones. This is a very simple project using your basic wire wrap or just use rosary loops instead.  Go ahead and try it, you will be very happy […]

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30 June 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Bead Compote Ring – day 173

Bead Compote Ring – day 173

If you have some special beads that you want to admire and see all the time, setting them in resin like what I did with the paper bead mix ring.  You take a store bought bottle cap ring finding or any bezel cup finding and set a mixture of beads using resin. This is something […]

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28 June 2011 ~ 2 Comments

In Shades Of Pink – day 172

In Shades Of Pink – day 172

If you are a pink girl, you will love the Shades Of Pink necklace.  Light shades of rhodocrosite beads with streak of white is accented with round paper beads and cone beads in deeper shades of pink. The light shade of pink reminds of the cameo shell.  The paper beads makes it more special!

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07 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Citrussy Olives Bracelet – day 125

Citrussy Olives Bracelet – day 125

….. and the menu for today: Citrus colors in olive shape paper beads!  I love the melange of orange, lime greens and yellows that made up this three strand bracelet. Just perfect for summer time don’t you think?

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