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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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How to make a shamballa style bracelet - jewelry making
This very nice video knotting / beading tutorial shows you how to make a unique and gorgeous Shamballa style bracelet ! This is an unbelievably easy jewelry making project with a great outcome! You will need 3x1m cord ( or jarn ) some big ( rhinestone ) beads and a little time! : ) This gorgeous bracelet is not just a perfect accessory for the everydays but it's also a perfect gift for any ocassion! You can create this Shamballa bracelet easily even if your are new in knotting / jewelry making ! This craft project is also suitable for kids/teens !
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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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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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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 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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DIY Beaded candle holder and vase
Spring is THE time to experiment with color ! Let your inner garden party goddess come out with this chic & easy DIY project! You will love how easy is to create gorgeous home decors with this simple, but brilliant  beading technique! To create this fun and gorgeous beaded pattern you will need  transparent acrylic paint , spray paints and that's all! With this brilliant beading technique you can turn boring old decor elements and household trash into gorgeous stylish home decor pieces! You can use mason jars, tin cans, boring vases and almost everything to create you own fresh spring decors! (Of course you can use a pearler pen as well.)
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DIY Angel wing ear cuff - How to make wire jewelry
This unique and beautiful wire jewelry will bring a little piece of magic to your outfit! This angel wing ear cuff was made of wire in a copper color with beautiful, shimmering beads. It's light and adjustable to make the fit more comfortable. You can wear it without the need of having pierced ear ! This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it's elegant and it will look gorgeous in any color ! Wire jewelries and w ire ear cuffs are one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials! )
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DIY Miyuki ombré double circle earrings - jewelry making
We are big fans of the ombre colors trend. With miyuki delica beads, it is a great way to use many of these amazing colors at once in a great jewelry making project.  These pretty ombré earrings are made using  circular brick stitch using 2 beads at a time. There are many other ways to make a circle by weaving beads but this method is the easiest. This gorgeous ombré beaded earring can be a great accessory of your summer outfit or you can create some as nice gifts for a boho style lover friend! This free beading pattern is super easy to bead so you can create a pair of boho circular ombré earrings easily, even if your are a beginner in beading!
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How to make magazine beads (paper beads)
Make magazine beads ! Magazine beads are a popular craft amongst children and teens but in fact they originated in Africa, where people make them for a living . Magazine ( paper ) beads are fun, easy and frugal! And also colorful and above all provide a bit of much needed upcycling. She made her magazine beads child friendly with a nice wide opening so that your children can manage the beading. ( but you can make them as neat as you like – using a toothpick as a centre. ) Watch the how to make paper beads video and create your very own magazine beads ready to bead a gorgeous eco-friendly necklace ! ( This method is similar to the base technique of quilling ! )
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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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DIY Macrame Christmas tree with bead ornaments (video tutorial)
This fun step-by-step macrame video tutorial teaches you how to make this gorgeous ( but still easy to make ) macrame Christmas tree with satin cords and beads. Believe it or not but macrame is a very easy craft technique , even craft beginners or kids can make macrame cr afts easily! This beautiful macrame Christmas tree can be a perfect accessory or a nice gift for anyone! Of course you can experiment with different yarn colors and bead sizes, this beautiful macrame Christmas tree will look nice in any style. Use the macrame Christmas tree as a delicate Christmas tree ornament or a medal.
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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 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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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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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 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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