Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I always wind up with a few inches of scrap cord every time I make a wrapped cord bracelet. As someone who hates waste, I was super-excited to come up with a project that uses just a few inches of cord! Give this tip a try next time you have leftover cord.

Trim your […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Long necklaces are definitely on trend right now, but they don’t work with every neckline. Remember today’s trick next time you want to shorten a necklace temporarily, creating a romantic look!All you need for this trick is a long necklace and a ribbon. I used our Merlot Fairy and Silk Ribbons to make my shorteners.

Lay […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Brick stitch techniques are a great way to create unique beaded shapes. I’m making a pair of fringe earrings with a decreasing brick stitch base and noticed that the beads along the edges of my pyramid weren’t very stable. This is a common problem in brick stitch, so try today’s trick next time you […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Last week I showed you how to keep a soutache design symmetrical. This week I’m finishing my Lily Pin from Amee K. Sweet-McNamara’s Soutache & Bead Embroidery: Three Basic Shapes Booklet by adding a backing. You can use today’s tips to make your soutache projects nice and tidy!

Don’t worry about the reverse side […]

August’s Color of the Month: Cadmium Orange

For our Color of the Month Challenge for August we choose Cadmium Orange from Pantone’s Fall Color Report.

Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director at the Pantone Color Institute®, says Cadmium Orange “evokes a sentiment of optimism, fun and fantasy. Both playful and sophisticated in its appeal, Cadmium Orange is a warm, welcoming and […]