I just wanted to share this as I just did it this weekend.
I decided to recycle my house papers and make my own paper. As I was searching for an online 'how to' I came across this site that offers instructions for simple paper beads you can make out of the same pulp...
How you might wonder? Well I will tell you why and how!
I am first and foremost a quilter but over the past few years I have added beading, painting, and scrapbooking to my list of hobbies.
All four can be very expensive, time consuming, and take up tons of space--which makes me nuts.
So I am...
I have 7 Peruvian clay animal beads for sale.There is a baboon,hippo,llama,elephant,zebra,tiger and a lion - all in great condition -holes run from the top to bottom. These beads are 7/8" - 1" tall and are free-standing;you can use them as miniature figurines if desired. I paid $2 a piece for...
here's some of me and my 10 yr olds favourite pony bead links, plus i found 3 more tonite. enjoy.
you are viewing on a mixed pack of pony beads and other beads too, there is 430 mixed beads in this pack, there are
70 pony star beads from glow in the dark, glitter, brights,pearl, in colours, pink,yellow,white,blue,orange,purple,gold,red.
200 pony circle beads from white, black, dark blue...
I just got a wonderful hand-me-down glass grinder to go with my huge hand-me-down stash of art glass. In addition to the more traditional projects, I'd like to make some jewelry out of some of the glass pieces, and suncatchers too.
Got the cutter, got the grinder - now I need to find out...
I got Molly a Perler Bead kit. She loves these! It is a great craft for kids. Your arrange the beads on a plastic board with pegs on it, then an adult irons over it (a sheet of parchment between beads and iron). She has made coasters, refridgerator magnets, keychains. These are fun!
I have a secret. I have bottles, boxes, baggies, and containers of beads all over the place. I love making bracelets, earrings, beading crochet items, and on and on. I can't wait for other ideas and links to flow into the new forum :yippee: