Upcycled Paper Beads

About: Hi everyone! My name is Denie. I am 50 something yrs old.I have a daughter, a son, a stepson and 6 grand children! 5 boys and 1 little girl. I love to sew and I love my new sewing machine. I like to craft w...

i turned TRASH to TREASURE.

THESE BEADS ARE MADE FROM JUNK MAIL!

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Step 1: The Supply List

old adverts

ruler

paper cutter. can be scissors. i have a rotary cutter that i use for paper only

glue stick

skewer

clear coat. brush on or spray

jewelry findings

Step 2: Cut It Out

use this cheat sheet i provide to cut out bead parts. (some are more than one part)

in this pic i have the parts seperated.

Step 3: Trim and Wrap

by trim, i mean trim the bead in black (or whatever color you like)

Step 4: Use Clear Coat

Step 5: Dry

i just laid the finished beads next to their name. you can see i made each one.or two or even three.

now you can use your findings to complete your jewelry.

Step 6: Up Close

pics of my completed 3 necklaces and 1 bracelet.

thanks for viewing.

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