Weekly Video Recap: Beading Parties Online - Staying Social During COVID

Weekly Video Recap: Beading Parties Online - Staying Social During COVID

You know what we miss? Parties! And friends... And making jewelry with friends... But we are not letting COVID get us down. We have found ways to celebrate and enjoy hobby/crafts with friends, even as we stay socially distant. We are holding beading parties and inviting our friends and community members to join us. Galentine's Day is almost here. Join us for a beading party. Make a friends…
Pantone Color Of The Year 2021: Making Jewelry With Ultimate Gray And Illuminating Yellow

Pantone Color Of The Year 2021: Making Jewelry With Ultimate Gray And Illuminating Yellow

Pantone's Color of the Year is here! This time, we get two colors that pair well together - Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (yellow). This is not the first time Pantone has chosen two colors to represent the mood. 2016 was Serenity and Rose Quartz. But this pairing certainly is curious. The stark conformity of solemn gray is accented by the lively and jubilant yellow. It is truly a window into o…
Weekly Video Recap: New Year, New DIY Jewelry Making Ideas

Weekly Video Recap: New Year, New DIY Jewelry Making Ideas

Happy New Year! We hope everybody had a wonderful holiday season. We hope you are refreshed and ready to conquer. 2021 is going to a be a blast! If you are one of the beautiful beaders in our community, we would love to see the beading crafts and holiday jewelry you made over the holiday break. Post your work in our  VIB group! If you are a new hobby crafter or just interested in le…
Free Beading Project Idea: WigJig Gift Tag

Free Beading Project Idea: WigJig Gift Tag

WigJig Gift Tag Designer Kristen Fagan Skill Level Beginner Materials 20 gauge Non Tarnish Silver Soft Flex Craft Wire - 16" 22 gauge Non Tarnish Silver Soft Flex Craft Wire - 12" Pink Size 8° Round Japanese Seed Beads - 24 pcs Card Stock - 5" x 2 1/2" unfolded Ribbon - 12" Tools WigJig Olympus Lite with Pegs Nylon Jaw Pliers…
Craft From Home With These DIY Valentine's Gift And Jewelry Making Ideas

Craft From Home With These DIY Valentine's Gift And Jewelry Making Ideas

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Stay safe at home and give your sweetheart a hand crafted gift they will love. Tell your true love that we are in this together! We have some flirty jewelry making ideas for you. These darling beading projects are super simple to make and your beloved will adore them. Let's sling Cupid's arrows and celebrate a day of secret admirers and choco…
Learn How To Crimp 2 Ways With This Free Jewelry Making Tutorial

Learn How To Crimp 2 Ways With This Free Jewelry Making Tutorial

Learn How To Crimp 2 Ways With This Free Jewelry Making Tutorial Last week, I broke open a bead strand and its matching bead mix to create two fun designs. The first was created during a live video on Facebook. I took 3 matching boho beads and made a beautiful pendant using our Extreme 24k beading wire.  Click here to buy our latest bead mixes and bead strands.  Soft Flex Extr…