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Project

Paper Bead Earrings

Project Description

Who is this project for? Women What are you most proud of? That "Plan B" was the right one. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Paper beads are tricky to "dress up." Ones with more color are easier to work with.

What you will need

  • Paper beads
  • headpins
  • earring hoops
  • bicones
  • metal spacers

Q&A with SaturdaySails

variadee asked:
Aren't you clever? Paper beads are so much fun to make. Like the way you oriented them on the horizontal. Nice change.
SaturdaySails answered:
In talking with my friend about her tastes in earrings, she mentioned avoiding dangly ones because she has a long thin face. Hence the horizontal orientation.
JJDeb asked:
How did you make the paper bead?
SaturdaySails answered:
I didn't make them. They were made by women in Ethiopia.
jagfan asked:
I would love a tutorial on paper beuad making or a link. thanks
SaturdaySails answered:
Gotta love Google... http://tinyurl.com/73zxgv3