Having Fun With New Czech Glass Carrier Beads!

Our new Czech Glass 9x17mm Carrier beads are pillow-shaped glass beads that serve as a base to “carry” a Peyote woven strip on it. What makes this simple bead so fun and exciting is the endless design opportunities it affords. You can create a myriad of patterns using the even count peyote stitch. Then attach the […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

What I love about the Swarovski Crystal Shiny LacquerPRO family is all of the different color combinations that work so well together. You can mix them all up in a bowl and they would still look amazing! There’s every color in the rainbow (and then some) to get your creative juices flowing.

You already […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks! How to Create Personalized Jewelry with Metal Stamping

Metal Stamping can make any piece of jewelry personal and unique. For the upcoming holidays, for Mother’s or Father’s Day, and especially for birthdays, metal stamping can send a special message to a loved one who can cherish it for a long time.

A great example of how creative you can be with […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks: How To Use Our Awesome Seed Bead Palettes

Seed Bead Palettes are a great tool to use when you are looking for colors that are complimentary or if you are looking for the best beads to bring your design to the next level!

Personally, I have always had a hard time pairing colors for my projects and have found seed bead […]

Tuesday Tips & Tricks: Making a List, and Checking it Twice!

Something I love to do during the holiday season is to make Wishlists of what I would like to make for my family. The trouble is I usually end up losing my list!

Since I’ve started beading more often and acquiring more skills, I’ve found that a tool that I often use for myself […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks: Happy Halloween!

Halloween is my favorite holiday. Although my days of Trick or Treating are long over, I still like to celebrate this spooky evening eating copious amounts of candy, watching scary movies, and of course, dressing up and having a few friends over! To help create a bit of atmosphere I like to light candles […]