If you're a beginner searching for beading ideas for simple beading projects that won't intimidate you, but that will still look fabulous, here are a few wonderful publication suggestions featuring projects to get you started.
Simple Beading Ideas for Beginner Beading Projects If you're a beginner searching for beading ideas for simple beading projects that won't intimidate you, but that will still look fabulous, here are a few wonderful publication suggestions featuring projects to get you started: Bead-Dazzling Home Accents For a fast home decor project that takes no real beading skill at all, check out the candle design in this publication for inspiration. More bead designs can be found here. It's as simple as stringing a few beads around the base of a candle and sticking pins through a bunch more. The book also includes lots of good ideas for using purchased beaded trim to embellish lampshades, pillows, and lots more, all without sewing a single stitch. You can click here for bead storage solutions. Pendant Necklaces Create your own dramatic fashion accessory with a simple necklace featuring a bold pendant. This book features 19 such designs for creating trendy pendant necklaces the easy way -- using beads, charms, polymer clay, rubber stamps, and wire cord. Two of them are especially perfect for the beginning beader who wants to make a quick impact: Midnight Delight and Earth, Wind And Fire. In Midnight Delight, you'll find two layered stone donuts strung on clustered stands of silk cording and no clasps to fool with. Earth, Wind And Fire is a little more elaborate with a trio of natural stone donuts and eight other coordinating beads all strung on silk beading cord. The instructions call for the use of a spring crimp to finish on this one, but a simple knot would work well, too. Both designs also include beading idea options for making the designs all your own and beautifully simple. You can also find more beading ideas here. The Passionate Beader's Guide Discover the ease of using memory wire in this fabulous source book. The School Spirit Bracelet design walks you step by step through learning how to manipulate memory wire. Basically, you're just stringing beads on bracelet-sized memory wires, joining the individual bracelets with spacer bars, and adding wire end caps. The school-color themed design is very easy to create and even easier to customize with beads in styles and colors that appeal to you. As a beginning beader, don't let yourself get overwhelmed by intricate beading projects when a few simple beading ideas are all you really need. Check out the pre-beaded trims, chic pendants and cords, and the wonderful world of memory wire. You'll enjoy making these simple, yet one-of-a-kind designs -- especially when the compliments start rolling in. At that point, you can jump to the next level, take your new beading confidence, and begin experimenting with more advanced designs.
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