Tuesday Tips and Tricks!


Keeping your adhesives fresh and ready to use at a moment’s notice can be a challenge! I’ve had to stop in the middle of a project more than once to wrestle open a tube of super glue or squeeze a tube with all my might to get past the dried adhesive. […]

Jewelry Designer Challenge Entries!


Just about a month ago, we posted our Jewelry Designer Challenge and asked you to participate and design jewelry based on the products that we included in the challenge. Next week we will be posting the three winners (who will all receive $75 gift certificates to FusionBeads.com!), before we do that we want […]

The Trend Towards Tribal!

This summer’s hot trend? Tribal! From tops and skirts to shoes and necklaces, the tribal trend is captured with bold prints and flowing fabrics. Subtly introduce this trend into your wardrobe with one or two pieces – try a printed bottom with a simple, solid top. Or dive head first into the trend with […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Leather is a fun material to incorporate into your jewelry designs, but it behaves very different from fabric. Today’s tips will help take some of the stress out of wrangling your leather into beautiful jewelry! Leather isn’t self-healing like cloth, so you don’t want to use […]

Recycled Leather Jewelry

Ever wondered what to do once you have worn out your leather purse, or the style just isn’t “you” anymore? Well, look no further! Here are some great ideas on taking your old purse and creating some stunning recycled leather jewelry.

Before shots There are two purses that I used to […]

FusionBeads.com® Exclusive Bracelet Kit Giveaway!

Whether you are home enjoying the sunshine, sitting lakeside with the family, or even sipping a margarita by the beach this summer, it’s always fun to take a beading project or two to make on your down time! One lucky winner will receive not one, but two bracelet kits which include the Lakeside Saturn Sparkle Bracelet Kit and the Beach Mambo […]