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Making Time

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Ugh. Do you sometimes feel like time slips away and all those plans you have for beading stay just that, plans? Me too. So here are some tips I’ve sourced on how to make time. The few I’ve tried have worked for me! I think it’s a matter of finding which idea feels doable for … Continue reading Making Time

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Where do we go from here?..

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On July 15 of this year, FB’s beading groups lit up with the sad message that Bead & Button Magazine, a beaders’ companion for 25+ years, was soon to be “discontinued.” Discontinued!? That’s a word to use for dropping a t-shirt brand; it doesn’t quite capture the loss of a source of inspiration to beading … Continue reading Where do we go from here?..

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Project by The Beading Room: ‘Vintage Christmas Charm Bracelet’

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Christmas is the perfect time to make jewellery with a little fun and whimsy.  We loved the quality and style of TierraCast’s seasonal charms the minute we saw them, and knew a charm bracelet had to be made!  The vintage feel of the designs and lettering on them, combined with the crystal red pearls, gives … Continue reading Project by The Beading Room: ‘Vintage Christmas Charm 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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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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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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