Posts Tagged "Woodland necklace"

Woodland Necklace – day 249

Posted on Feb 27, 2012 in 365 Paper Bead Creations | 1 comment

Introducing the baby cocoon beads!  They are so small compared to our paper cocoons which is about 3 inches long.  I had fun putting the Woodland Necklace together, and I love the finished piece.  You put it on as you welcome spring or summer or don it on a dreary winter to chase the grey clouds away.

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See it up close and personal 🙂

Is it a cocoon, a larva, a caterpillar?  Whatever it maybe it will turn into something beautiful once worn.

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A Paper Bead Wreath

Posted on Sep 9, 2010 in Paper Bead Creations | 1 comment

When I saw the white paper rope, I thought it would be a nice canvass for the colorful paper beads of different shapes and size.  I love working with wire, twisting and wrapping, just letting your imagination go wild.  I did not have a pattern for this necklace or wreath, I made this with left over paper beads.  I treated the paper rope with Vibrance and it made it more durable and stiff.

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I used round small paper beads, olive shape and tiny paper beads – I strung them on a 28 gauge craft wire and just twisted them to form leaves, buds and flowers.

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They look pretty as a necklace or even as a crown I would imagine.

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You can use a heavier gauge wire like 20 gauge instead of the paper rope.

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What a nice way to display those vibrant colorful beads!

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