Want a super quick Christmas ornament for the tree or a special gift? This beaded angel is perfect! It uses only a handful of beads but looks so pretty. The key is the large glass heart bead that is turned upside down for the odd of the angel. I’m already imagining a second lovely… Read More»
I love stars at Christmas! They are perhaps my favourite symbol of the season so we have a bunch of pretty ornaments on our tree that are stars. A couple of years back I made beaded stars and shared them here on the blog. That is one of THE MOST popular Christmas posts I have… Read More»
This is another holiday project from my Little Miss. When we went to the Danish Flower Art shop earlier in the holidays for her to do a class making an angel necklace, we bought a couple of kits to make this butterfly necklace. Their kits are great. They include all the beads, ribbon and fixings… Read More»
One of our greatest discoveries in our local area has been the beading shop that runs classes for kids in the holidays. Not far from us is a place called Danish Flower Art. It is a little cluster of buildings outside Highfields that includes a coffee shop and a shop that sells beads and beading… Read More»
My poor Little Miss pulled a muscle in her neck. She spent the day yesterday walking around with her head tilted to one side, looking very uncomfortable. Poor thing! She amused herself quite happily with puzzles and games in a sunny spot on the couch for a while. Finally she decided to make a necklace.… Read More»
Every now and again I get the urge to do some beading. Luckily when I got that urge earlier this week, I had a little kit just calling my name. I bought it a while ago at our local beading store when my Little Miss went to do a kids beading class. (If you missed… Read More»
A local beading shop runs kids workshops over the school holidays. Little Miss went to one and made a cute flower bracelet. The base is a type of cuff and the flower is a number of layers that sit together. Once they had joined their flower, they threaded tiny seed beads and criss-crossed the sides.… Read More»
Some gorgeous butterflies… All these items are available for sale on MadeIt… Click on the pictures to see the listings…
I’ve mentioned before the lovely beading shop I visit. Last time I was there, supposedly for more Christmas star supplies, I couldn’t walk past the kit for this gorgeous bracelet. It only took me an hour or so to put together and I’m loving the “jingle bells”!
This ornament was another MOPS craft. (By the way, MOPS is Mother’s of Pre-Schoolers, a group that meets with care for the kids and fun stuff for the mums.) This one uses some beads, wire and ribbon. Super quick and easy!