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5 project ideas for beads

Five 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:

3. Keychains

Chunky heart shaped beads

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

Bead coaster craft

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. 

It is wedding and party season and I always like dressing up my hair for special occasions with cute decorative bobby pins. In a few easy steps you can make  your own DIY Beaded Bobby Pins and be on your way to a beautiful new hairstyle! OHMY-CREATIVE.COM


1 comment

  • Fun ideas!

    Carolyn Gibbs

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