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This craft category is a huge collection of free beading tutorials, beading patterns & bead crafts! Free beading tutorials ( beading for beginners, beading how to's, step-by-step beading tutorials ), various free beading patterns ( beaded jewelry patterns, beaded figure patterns, beaded accessories, beaded home decors ), jewelry making ( beaded necklaces, beaded bracelets, beaded earrings ), accessories with beading, crafts with beads ( DIY home decors with beads, creative craft ideas for kids with beads ), simple beading patterns for kids, seasonal and holiday decorations with beading ( beaded Christmas tree ornaments ), gifts with beading, bead-weaving patterns, DIY bead storage ideas .. and many other creative craft ideas about beading & beads!
DIY Hand embroidered bunny brooch ( step-by-step tutorial )
Want to create a special gift for someone you love? Try this super gorgeous rustic / vintage style hand embroidered rabbit brooch! This lovely hand embroidered bunny brooch is so elegant an unique! You can wear it as a prefect everyday accessory or as a cute Easter accent.With a handy little pin you can attach this fabric bunny brooch to your clothes, or it can be a beautiful pendant as well! If the auto- translation doesn't work please select "russian" as the source language at the top of the masterclass page!
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Beaded winter snowflake earrings ( jewelry making with beads )
These gorgeous beaded snowflake earrings can be perfect Christmas gifts or you can bead one for yourself as a beautiful accessory! And the best is: it's a very simple beadcraft project , so you can easily make one even if you are a beginner in beading! Especially because in this nice beadcraft site you can find a free step-by-step beading tutorial on how to create one! This gorgeous snowflake earring will look good in any pastel / winter color but you can experiment with your favourite color as well! You can use this nice beading pattern to make other jewelries as well (medals-necklaces,brooches,hairpins, keychains...)
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DIY easy wave flower bracelet with beads (macrame)
This super step-by-step macrame video tutorial teaches you how to make this gorgeous ( but still easy ) wave bracelet with satin cords and beads. Believe me or not this ( flower shape ) macrame technique is very easy, even beginners or kids can make it easily! This beautiful beaded macrame bracelet can be a perfect acessory to your outfits or a nice gift for any ocassions! ( Of course you can experiment with different yarn and bead sizes , and make it in any color! )
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DIY Bead covered wine glass - stylish home decor (upcycling craft)
With the holidays upon us, it’s time to decorate the house! Instead of recycling your empty wine bottles , you can reuse them by turning them into beautiful decorations for your home. So if you have spare ( wine ) bottles lying around your house, put them to use by making this bead covered wine glass by Renata Lima Paete ! Isn't this bead covered bottle is the best recycled home decor ever? Just look how gorgeous is it! You could use ( empty ) : wine bottles, mason jars, glass containers and even drinking glasses! Everything will look much more stylish with a few row of beads ! Decorated bottles are a great way to decorate your home or wedding party, personalize gifts and they can also make your drinks more memorable to someone who's just enjoyed a bottle.
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Handmade soutache jewelry - purple string earring with beads
In this nice step-by-step jewelry making tutorial you can learn how to make a gorgeous soutache (braid an bead string) earring! Beautiful, isn't it? You can make one for yourself (in any nice color which fits into your outfit) or you can give them as nice gifts for any special occasion, either way it will be a big hit! Despite the look, soutache jewelries are easy to make: you will need only a little piece of felt, nice beads, strings, thread and needle to make them (because it's purely hand sewing with beads!) With this nice craft (jewelry making) technique you can create gorgeous and still inexpensive accessories so we highly recommend it to learn about!
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Easy DIY wood bead snowman winter garland
Are you on a hunt for a super easy to make but still gorgeous and stylish winter decor ,which also can be a great craft project for your kids ? Try this super cute wooden bead snowman garland! This adorable beaded snowman garland is so easy to make even the smallest crafty hands can create it in no time! Add this lovely snowman garland to your Christmas / winter mantel or your Christmas tree . Of course you can add other craft elements to you r wooden bead snowman garland as well, it will be lovely in any form!
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Easy DIY beaded clothespin butterfly - fun spring craft for kids
These beaded pipe cleaner butterflies by One Little Project are so pretty and so sparkly, and best of all, they’re really easy to make! ! You can make the beaded pipe cleaner butterflies in whatever colors you have on hand. There are lots of options! This pretty beaded pipe cleaner butterfly is super easy to make, and it’s likely you have all the materials required sitting in your craft cupboard already. This lovely beaded butterfly is just a perfect spring or Easter decoration or you can decorate your kid's room with these pretty butterflies.
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DIY Wood bead snowman ornament - Christmas craft for kids
Who needs super adorable snowman decorations for their tree? We all do, right?! We are so in love with these wood bead snowmen ( by The Country Chic Cottage ) and how simple they are. Whether you live in a place with lots of snow or no snow at all, you can craft snowmen ornaments all winter long. Display smiling snowmen in your home to celebrate the fun of wintertime ! Grab your craft supplies head to thecountrychiccottage.net and whip up a batch today:
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Pompom bird keychain or fun spring decor from yarn
It’s birdie time! Meet Molly Moo Crafts's exotic summer flock with spectacular plumages – pom pom and bead birdies to add a pop of color to bedroom doors or playrooms. The twittering gals are so simple to make with cardboard circles or store bought pom pom makers. Aren’t they darling? To make these super adorable & colorful  pom pom birds  all you need is some colorful yarn , white and black yarn for the eyes, beads and buttons. For the beaks she just cut little pieces of felt and glued into the core of the pom poms, between the threads, with felt glue.
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Quick and simple Perler bead Christmas gift tags
We LOVE simple and cute Christmas crafts ! These Perler bead Christmas gift tags are so simple to make and we think it is cute not just as a handmade gift tag but also as a Christmas ornament! Perler beads are small, heat-activated beads that you can lay on a mat to create interesting patterns. Then, after you apply heat, the beads will fuse together creating your design into a single work of art! These beads are relatively inexpensive and can be arranged into any shape or pattern you desire. After a quick trip to your local craft store for beads or an online purchase, you'll soon be ready to bead Perler style ! Craft And Creativity has made various Christmas motifs , and every single one is just so cheerful and festive!
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Easy bead snowflake ornament - free beading pattern
We are so happy now, because we simply LOVE beading , especially when a pattern is so easy, quick and free ! This gorgeous beaded snowflake by SimpleBeads is absolutely one of our favorites! If you have some beautiful bugle beads that you've been wanting to use, but you have nothing else in your stash that coordinates with the unusual color, this snowflake pattern is perfect to use them up! And you can use the finished bead snowflakes as Christmas or winter ornaments! By making different kinds of snowflakes and also by using different colors of beads and bugles , you can create a truly fabulous beaded blizzard!
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How to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant featuring lovely gemstone chips. You will learn how to make the outer hoop frame as well as how to make the twisted roots, trunk, and branches. Finally you will add gemstone 'leaves.' This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it will be beautiful in any color and size! Wire jewelry and Life trees is one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also it's easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials to make! )
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DIY Chevron perler bead necklaces
We are in love with these boho style chevron perler bead necklaces by Crafted Sparrow! This jewelry making project is so simple & fun ( it's just perfect for both adults and kids ! ) All you have to do is follow Crafted Sparrow's tutorial using perler beads and a square pegboard. When you are finished, cover with parchment paper and iron. Of course you can make other jewelry pieces with this boho style chevron pattern : just grab a headband or earring hooks, hot glue your design right where you want it and boom: you have a one of a kind hair accessory or earring !
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Easy elegant bead flowers (beading pattern)
This gorgeous beaded (spring) flower is a very easy beading project which makes it excellent choice for beginners! It's not just super easy to bead, but also very decorative and elegant! This beaded flower can be a gorgeous brooch, hairpin, earring... or you can use it in many other ways! This elegant beaded flower can be a great accessory or decor element at your wedding as well. Read this detailed step-by-step written tutorial and learn how to bead one gorgeous elegant beaded flower! In the external site you will find a free beading pattern as well, so even if you are a beginner in beading it can be a great starting project for you!
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Autumn life tree medal - easy DIY wire jewelry
In this nice step-by-step jewelry making tutorial you can learn how to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant featuring lovely autumn color beads. You will learn how to make the outer hoop frame as well as how to make the twisted roots, trunk, and branches. Finally you will add bead 'leaves.' This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it will be beautiful in any color and size! Wire jewelry and Life trees is one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also it's easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials to make! )
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Elegant silk ribbon bow easily with kanzashi technique
In this nice kanzashi video tutorial you will learn how to make gorgeous elegant twisted silk ribbon bows with sewn-in beads ! Gorgeous, isn't it? You can use these beautiful kanzashi ( folded ribbon ) bows to decorate your precious gifts , you can use them as nice accessories / jewelries for any e legant occasion! ( such as wedding, banquets etc ) Despite the look this delicate beaded ribbon bow is very easy to make ( just a little bit time consuming but it absolutely worth the time and effort! ) You can use silk ribbons in any color and pattern to make this gorgeous elegant kanzashi bows , they will look gorgeous in any form!
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Beaded snowflake pendant or cell phone straps
With this beautifully produced beading animation video you can learn how to make this beautiful beaded snowflake cell phone straps. ( It will also work as earrings / pendant or as a christmas tree ornament ).
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Adorable pom pom sheep - simple & frugal Easter home decor
Whether you're looking to make a cute Easter decoration or just a fun craft to do with your kids , a pom pom sheep fits the bill. Aren’t these pom pom sheep super adorable! ? They’re so easy to make, and they’re such a fun little craft for springtime! You don’t need any special tools or skills to make the DIY pom poms , which is also great! Just a ball of yarn and a little piece of cardboard! In this video tutorial CreativeMamy will show you how to make this adorable pom pom sheep in no time, from simple craft materials. Let's get crafting!
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Pentominoes perler bead puzzle - fun DIY game for kids
Do you love fun , creative toys, and puzzles ? Why not combine your love of puzzles with your love of crafting and made a functional Pentominoes puzzle out colorful little Perler beads ? In this step-by-step tutorial, Rachel Swartley will show you how to make a super fun game out of simple Perler beads. And the best in it: you can make endless combinations with varying the frame size and the puzzle pieces!
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DIY Fruit Perler bead keychain - fun summer craft for kids
In the spirit of embracing all things summer My Poppet has designed these fun fruit keyrings / keychains from Hama/Perler beads. These fun fruit keyrings are easy to make and make great gifts. Use them as keyrings , or cute handbag charms. If your kids are old enough to play with beads , this would be a fun activity to do together, just make sure you do the ironing! Get the free patterns and let the fun begin:
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