Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

One of the unexpected benefits of remodeling my kitchen has been a growing collection of paint sample cards. And while not all the colors I love will look great on my walls, some of them might be perfect for my jewelry projects!

Paint sample cards are often free and many paint companies even […]

Get Creative with Thimbles!

A few months ago I received a package filled with all kinds of great little goodies from my parents. As I was unpacking the box, I found a little baggie that had a handful of thimbles with a handwritten note from my Mom. The note said, “These thimbles are from your grandmother and […]

HotFix Crystal Phone Case

I wanted to try out our new BeJeweler® Pro Tool with the Swarovski Crystal Hotfix Flat Back Rhinestones, so I decided to make myself a sparkly smartphone case! It ended up being so easy that I might just make these for all my friends!

Here’s what I used: CR0943 – 8.5 in. Classic Navy […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

A large part of my creative process is making an absolute mess. Sometimes it seems like I have to get out every tool and supply I own just to make a pair of earrings! Today’s trick is one I use to keep my crafty mess under control during projects and to make clean-up easier […]

Support Our Hearts For Heifer Charity Drive!

Valentine’s Day is approaching, which means that it’s time for our annual Hearts for Heifer Charity Drive! For every select lead-free pewter TierraCast heart charm that is purchased through February 14, 2014, Fusion Beads will donate $1 to Heifer International to help eradicate world hunger!

Donations of livestock and other animals to families and […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Maintaining the right tension can make or literally break a piece of bead weaving. Too much tension makes the project inflexible, distorts the finished shape or even cracks your beads. Tension that’s too loose means exposed threads and a floppy piece of bead weaving. Today’s tips will help you create the ideal tension […]