07AUG 2019
Handmade paper beads

Handmade paper beads

2. Sprinkle on a little glitter to add a little bling to your beads. Coat your bead with a thin layer glue or Mod Podge and then sprinkle or roll in sparkly glitter. Or you can add glitter directly to the sealant before you brush the sealant onto your bead. I like using Folk Art – Extreme Glitter by Plaid which is clear acrylic paint with very fine glitter already in it. It comes…

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18JUL 2019
YouTube wire Jewelry Making

YouTube wire Jewelry Making

Court adjourned The court has adjourned for the day. The trial will continue tomorrow. Accused drilled three holes through thick wall Mr Evans continued: “Uninterrupted thereafter, the men spent the night cutting through the second sliding iron gate and then drilling three adjoining and circular holes in the thick wall of the main vault (on the left-hand side) with the Hilti DD350…

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08JUL 2019
Loose Beads For Jewellery making

Loose Beads For Jewellery making

Jewelry and clothing designers use bead accents on everything from haute couture to everyday wear. With loose beads, which include vintage beads, it is possible for artisans to create their own beaded jewelry looks for a fraction of what they would pay in stores. Interested consumers will discover a dazzling array of beads on eBay, made from every kind of element artists and nature…

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21SEP 2015
Make your own Perler Bead patterns

Make your own Perler Bead patterns

Quite some time ago I came across a pin on Pinterest that explained how to convert a photograph into a graph for a cross-stitch pattern using Photoshop - here. (Please have a look at this article as it gives quite a bit more detail than I have here.) At around about the same time I read an article about an extremely talented Etsy seller who was making commissioned portraits out…

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15SEP 2016
Handmade wire wrapped Jewelry

Handmade wire wrapped Jewelry

So what exactly are we referring to when we say, Wire Wrapped Jewelry ? Definition: Jewelry wrapped with wire ranging from a thick 10 gauge to a super thin 34 gauge. Also findings (clasps, ear wires, jump rings, head-pins and bales ) are used. Some consider settings for the stone as findings also. There is no soldering or heating the wire. In other words, all connections are of…

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14JUL 2017
Make Wooden beads

Make Wooden beads

Lighting projects can instantly up the style and feel of a space. Oftentimes it gives the space the extra detail it needs to put it over the top! We were dying to make a wooden bead chandelier, and we love how it all came together. The raw wood beads are my favorite! I love the organic feel of them. Supplies: -1 hanging basket -white spray paint -scissors -approximately 700 5/8…

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05DEC 2015
Make Wooden Jewelry Box

Make Wooden Jewelry Box

Choose your wood. You can use repurposed wood from previous projects, boards from broken down pallets, or you can purchase and cut new wood. Consider what your box will be used for. For example, if you re making a jewelry box, consider thin pieces of cedar, ash or oak. It will be easier to make a smaller box with thinner wood. Save larger pieces or boards for bigger boxes. This…

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16NOV 2015
Making Beaded bracelets with wire

Making Beaded bracelets with wire

Learn to make these trending bangles with wire wraps around each stone Introduction Usually, I preferred making these fun bangles without making wraps around each stone. But after experimenting around with different stones I have found that sometimes the larger stones do need a little extra support underneath them. In this post, we are going to revise the original bangle how to…

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