Posts Tagged ‘bead’

@Home This Weekend: Dragonflies in the Yard

This weekend, have a blast making dragonflies with wire and other bits and bobs you’ve collected. cmarion3 used teardrop light bulbs, bottle caps, old springs and more to create this happy assemblage. What a fun addition to your outdoor space!

Tute Tuesday: Coral Bead Bracelet

Are you having a hard time saying goodbye to summer? Never let that summer beach feeling go with alohamom2three’s tutorial for a Coral Beaded Bracelet. This project proves that, even though the bracelet is elegant and looks complicated, it can easily be created thanks to step-by-step instructions and pictures. If you are more of forest […]

Bead Looming!

I have a friend who has recently started using a bead loom, and she’s making pretty things. I have a bead loom, but it was a ways down my “need to try” list – UNTIL I saw her works and some of these amazing creations on Craftster. Now I may have to movie it up […]

Spotlight on: The Crafted Mandala

The Mandala (Sanskrit-‘circle’) is an ancient spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may have been used for focusing attention of practitioners, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, or as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has […]

How to Make Summer Bracelets

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make a variety of fun summer bracelets with beads, hemp and nylon cording! Grab your supplies and prepare to accessorize! 🙂