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November 2012

12 days of beading (on the eighth day…)

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Eight maids a milking..tricky to translate into a jewelry design.  But we do have something that is made up of eight strings for you!  This Festive Wreath Kumihimo Bracelet is pretty quick to make for a bead woven project (about 2-3 hours) and easy if you have done some Kumihimo before.  If you haven’t, please … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the eighth day…)

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12 days of beading (on the seventh day….)

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We have for you some fun and easy to make Swarovski Present Earrings! These are cute but classy little earrings.  Use different metal finishes for findings and different colors of crystal to personalize them as gifts for friends and family! You will need: 2x Antique Copper Plated Bead Bow 10x14mm by Tierracast 2x Swarovski 4mm … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the seventh day….)

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12 days of beading (on the fifth day…)

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You knew it had to include ‘five golden rings!!!‘ on the fifth day, didn’t you?  In fact, there are a few more than five.  You can’t get enough golden rings;) So here is our beautiful ‘Golden Ring Bracelet and Earring Set’.  I am keeping this one for myself:) What you need: 1 foot Bright Gold … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the fifth day…)

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12 days of beading (on the fourth day…)

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This one was so fun to make!  He is just so handsome, how can you resist this Little Snowman Cell Phone Charm?  And the supplies for this are so easy to order because they come in one kit:) What you need: 1x Miyuki Xmas Kit #42 Snowman 1x Cell Phone Strap Black with Silver Plating … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the fourth day…)

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12 days of beading (on the second day…)

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Today we have cute Candy Cane Ornaments Made with Czech Cathedral Beads.  They are sometimes called lantern beads and there is still some confusion as to the difference, so I just call them cathedral/lanterns. This is a fun activity for the family but create a more sophisticated look than the pipe-cleaner and plastic pony-bead alternative.  … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the second day…)

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12 days of beading (on the first day…)

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Well here it is…our impromptu blogging series for the next 12 days.  12 beading ideas to give you inspiration in your seasonal beading. We won’t be doing long, detailed step-by-step instructions with diagrams and videos because we are literally designing, making and posting these ideas daily. But we will be keeping things simple and fun, … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the first day…)

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it is hip to be square this winter

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You are seeing them EVERYWHERE at the moment- the hot new Czech Two-Hole Tile Beads. They have all the versatility of their Miyuki counterparts, but the corners are softer and the look more rustic overall. We are seeing them paired with leather and cord this season to create casual, organic feeling bracelets. We say NEW, … Continue reading it is hip to be square this winter

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