5 project ideas for beads
We are like magpies over these pretty beads! We had a donation of high quality beads and jewelry findings in all shapes, colours and sizes. We keep imagining all the possibilities - not just for jewelry but we have ideas for other projects too. We share five ideas and further resources below.
What would you make with these beads? We'd love to hear in the comments.
Ready to jump straight in? Find all our beads in our crafting collection.
1. Custom adornments for special garments
Threads Magazine share an article on creating custom adornments with basic hand-beading skills.
2. Card making
Beads can be used to add extra flourishes and special touches to handmade cards.
Better Homes and Gardens share this tutorial on how to use bugle beads to create a simple but very pretty card:
We love the idea of using some of our chunkier beads to make a keychain. Very giftable and easy to make. WikiHow has a step by step tutorial with pictures.
4. Bead Coaster
This one is a simple project which could be fun to do with older children. CraftKlath shares a video tutorial showing you how:
5. Beaded Bobby Pins
Oh My! Creative shares a simple how to on making beaded bobby pins. These are super easy and quick to make and you can customize them to go with any outfit based on what color and style of beads you choose.