Memory Wire Bracelet Gift

This lovely bracelet was a gift for a special lady last week. It is made from memory wire which stays curved in a spiral like this so it doesn’t need a clasp to keep it on your wrist. They are super simple to make. Just curl one end to stop the beads sliding off, then… Read More»

Beaded Angel Tutorial

  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»

Kids: Butterfly Necklace

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»

Kids: Beaded Angel Necklace

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»

Kids: Beaded Necklace

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»

Beading Bracelets

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»

Christmas Bracelet

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”!