Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

You may not have known it, but round base metal crimp beads have a wonderful alternative use that any beader can use – they make awesome spacer beads, especially for large hole bead designs! The 2mm round crimp bead has an ample 1.5mm hole size, while the 3mm round crimp bead boasts a […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

If you’re someone who gets crafty and makes all of your loved ones handmade gifts, then this tip is for you! When you’re making tons of jewelry you can tend to forget whose is whose when gift giving during the holiday season. To avoid this, it’s always a good idea to take pictures […]

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!

Experimenting by laying out beads in different patterns is my favorite way to plan a strung piece.  And today’s tip to use a bead board will make designing your next strung project a breeze!

A bead board is a great time saver for designing a strung necklace or bracelet. It enables you can see […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Today’s tips will show you how to get the best results when adding a bar pin to a fabric-backed cabochon or component. My amazing co-worker Rebecca recently gifted me with a bead bezeled cabochon that I can’t wait to wear, so let’s get started!

Choose where to stitch the bar pin to your project. I […]