How to Make a 3 Tier Multi-Strand Illusion Beaded Necklace

How to Make a 3 Tier Multi-Strand Illusion Beaded Necklace

Necklaces composed of multiple strands of beads may seem complicated, but are actually quite easy to make with a little extra time and care. A 3-strand necklace design is an excellent time to put a Soft Flex Trios Beading Wire Pack to work! Trios combine three flexible beading wire colors that look pleasing together and make a unique color palette. Trios Color Wire Sets are comprised&nbs…
Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Wire Wrapped Butterflies, Whimsical Earrings, And Stunning Chain Necklaces

Weekly Video Recap: Learn How To Make Wire Wrapped Butterflies, Whimsical Earrings, And Stunning Chain Necklaces

Well. A lot has happened in a week. The news has been a little scary. Once the pressing business of the day has been tackled, we think it is just as important to slow down and enjoy your passions. We think indulging in hobbies and crafts is every bit as important to dealing with the complexities of life. Don't lose your urge to create. Making  jewelry and creating art gives us clari…
How to Make DIY Easy Whimsical Earrings Three Ways

How to Make DIY Easy Whimsical Earrings Three Ways

This past week has been very interesting, to say the least. I know I have had a mix of feelings with lots of anxiety about the unknown. I have been channeling my energy into cleaning, prepping for staying home-bound and being creative. Creativity is such a blessing and a great way to channel anxious or stressed out energy into creating joy! To that end, Sara and I came up with a plan of Daily "Bea…
It's Easy Being Green

It's Easy Being Green

Are you ready for winter to finally be over? At  Soft Flex Company, we are all excited for the leafy palette of spring. The cold blues and whites of winter are elegant and wonderful, but the grassy splendor of green is a welcome change. Today, we are revisiting one of our archive articles. Melissa J. Lee had some lush ideas for summer jewelry that we think are fantastic for St. Patr…
Paint a Cat in the Hat Pendant & Make a Beaded Necklace

Paint a Cat in the Hat Pendant & Make a Beaded Necklace

This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, we paint a Cat in the Hat bead pendant and make a necklace with our Whimsical Beadtastical Bead Mix and Trios! Using your own hand painted beads is a great way to express your own personal style. Since Whimsical Beadtastical was inspired by Dr. Seuss it was only fitting to pay homage to The Cat in the Hat wi…
Make a Spiral Macrame Bracelet with Dark Heart Bead Mix and Trios

Make a Spiral Macrame Bracelet with Dark Heart Bead Mix and Trios

This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, learn how to make a half knot spiral Macrame bracelet using Soft Flex Beading Wire on a Mini Macramé Board. If you enjoy macramé or are curious to learn how to macramé, this video is a great tutorial of a beginner knot. The colors and beads make a great beading project idea for Valentine's Day accessories! Make a Half Knot Spiral Macra…