Make paper beads

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How To Make Paper Beads

I covered mine in lots and lots of Mod Podge; I think I did at least four coats per bead. When rolling the glue will be forced over this border without squeezing out over the sides of your beads.

This is particularly effective if you are using patterned paper or paper with text, as it will show the detail of the pattern or lettering. Jessica Begum Promoted By Zergnet. Newspaper Page Paper Bead The weight and composition of newspaper means it is best used for tapered beads.

The main criterion for selecting paper comes down to weight. It has the added bonus of making the beads sit better against each other. Start off by folding your entire length of elastic in half, making Make paper beads the ends meet together. Another positive is that it is always likely to be in stock should you want to do a re-run of a particular set of beads in the future.

How to Make Paper Beads

However the heavier better quality papers can be expensive and unfortunately it is these that are less likely to tear when dampened or lose print when handled.

You can also buy paper beads from independent bead making artists around the world, often sold through their own web sites, or online market places such as Etsy and Artfire. If there is any glue residue at this point a quick gentle wipe with a damp cloth will suffice.

How to Make Paper Beads

In this way you should have the makings of a long isosceles triangle when you join two adjacent marks on the first edge, points A and B, with the central mark on the opposing edge, point C. Quick drying marine varnish is perfect and is usually touch dry within 1 hour and ready for a second coat in 4 hours.

I want these babies to last foreverrrr! Add another paper bead following the same technique you used in steps one and two. It also makes initial alignment of the paper easier. Unless you are using paper from the large format magazine, typically fashion related titles, it may be worthwhile opening the staples on the magazine and using a double page spread.

Now carefully roll the paper past the glue and continue onwards ensuring that each spiral at the side of the bead is symmetrical as it forms. Use your ruler again to draw another slant. Before settling on a particular paper check that it will stick to itself with the glue that you are using and that any applied colour or print will not run when glue or vanish is applied to it.I usally use 8 recycled paper beads mix in a few leftover silver and glass beads for color and variety.

-Cut the beading cord in a " piece. I like to triple knot the cord- so I add in a little extra cord to make sure there is enough to tie and then trim the excess. Paper beads are simple to make and a few rubber stamping techniques are all that is required to make beautiful and unusual beads.

How To Make Paper Beads

The basic technique can be. QUILL ON- Super Quiller and Buddies,Pink- Motorized Multi-Function Quilling Tool- Craft Kit for Experts-for Boys and Girls Above 8 Years to Coil, Crimp Or Make Beads from Paper- Fun Creative kit.

Paper beads: depending on how large your wrists are. Tiny glass or plastic beads 1. Start off by folding your entire length of elastic in half, making sure the ends meet together. This will make a large loop. 2. Take one of the elastic ends (we’ll refer to this as end #1) and string a bead onto it.

3. But remember the thicker the paper the fatter the bead! Scissors; Pencil or pen; Ruler (preferably a long one) Toothpick (or needle) Liquid glue (paper or all-purpose craft glue will do) Resin or Clear varnish – most clear varnishes from local store will do or nail varnish.

Any other jewellery items like wires, threads to make the beads into jewellery. Paper beads are simple to make and a few rubber stamping techniques are all that is required to make beautiful and unusual beads.

The basic technique can be .

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