project by the beading room: lovin’ neon bracelet

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Hey there fellow beader! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed ’cause we’re adding new stuff all the time. Thanks for visiting! I have been eyeing these neon Swarovski pearls for a while now, waiting for inspiration.  Neon is all over the stores at the moment, and if you … Continue reading project by the beading room: lovin’ neon bracelet

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new products in the beading room spring 2013

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We have so many new products coming in this spring that are going to rock your beading world!  New techniques such as soutache, metal embossing and etching and products such as fish leather, new Miyuki pearls, and more!  Some are already here and ready for purchase, so please have a look at our latest newsletter … Continue reading new products in the beading room spring 2013

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project by the beading room: crystal & filigree compact mirror

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Imagine pulling this eye-catching compact from your bag!  Feminine, elegant and pretty, this timeless piece only requires a few materials and about about an hour’s time. What you will need: Mirror Compact Silver Plate 50mmID DeCoRe Two-Part Epoxy Clay Olivine Preciosa Chaton Mix Assorted Green Silver Plated Filigree Circle 36mm Tools: (optional but very handy!) … Continue reading project by the beading room: crystal & filigree compact mirror

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what’s been happening…january 2013

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Well after a busy holiday period January has been a time of relative rest…and planning for the year ahead! Now that we have the site running pretty much as we would like it, we will be looking at all the photos which we transferred from the old site.  Some were taken when we first started … Continue reading what’s been happening…january 2013

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12 days of beading (on the twelfth-and last-day!)

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Today’s idea features an exquisite hand-made lampwork glass toggle and cane glass.  It doesn’t get more ‘Christmassy’ than this:) Christmas Candy Cane Bracelet You will need: 1 x Lampwork Glass Toggle Garnet Twist 9 or 10 pieces of Christmas Candy Cane Glass Superior 8 or 9 Chinese Lampwork Foiled Rounds 10mm Emerald  6x Silver Color … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the twelfth-and last-day!)

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12 days of beading (on the tenth day…)

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A sweet and simple project that makes a wonderful gift with a great book.  I still books are the one of the greatest gifts you can give! Even better when they come with this beautiful bookmark:) What you need: 1x Silver Plated Plain Mini Book Mark 1x Silver Plated Eye Pin 2.13inch 22 Gauge 1x … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the tenth day…)

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12 days of beading (on the ninth day…)

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Nine ladies dancing.  They will be after you present a beautiful bottle of wine with this Beaded Wine Bottle Stopper. This makes a fabulous gift!  Choose beads that coordinate with the wine bottle.  Or, if you are a very thoughtful and observant friend, you could coordinate the beads with their dining room decor. What you … Continue reading 12 days of beading (on the ninth day…)

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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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Try Preciosa’s New Twin Beads for 20% off for the Rest of September!

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We now have 54 colors of the great new Twin Beads in stock.  Patterns are popping up everywhere for them and you can’t avoid trying them for much longer: They are the hottest seeds to be beading with at the moment.  Please enjoy 20% off your first order of them.  Your discount will be shown … Continue reading Try Preciosa’s New Twin Beads for 20% off for the Rest of September!

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A Preciosa Crystal Extravaganza with 25% off!

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We love Preciosa Crystal- its good quality, great value and wide range of colors gives a great affordable alternative to the other leading brand.  But they are no newbies when it comes to bead manufacturing…in fact, the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic have been making glass and crystal for hundreds of years! We would … Continue reading A Preciosa Crystal Extravaganza with 25% off!

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