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Showing posts from May, 2021

Beach, please!

The beach is my happy place, and my favorite place to be! Making these designs should make you feel the sand in your toes, feel the wind in your hair and hear the waves crashing on the shore! Try these  Fringe Earrings  strung on Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire and crimped for extra security. Use the Tying Station to knot up the ultimate  Aloha Bracelet . The blue beads in these Blue Opal Beach Glass Earrings with chain look just like beach glass. A strand of  Knotted Pearls  a perfect compliment to sun kissed skin with a little black dress or blue jeans. And this macrame bracelet reminds me of a mermaid's tail - check out the Michaels Community Classroom to sign up for this class on June 16 ! Hopefully, you have a trip to the beach in your future, but if not, make some jewelry, close your eyes and listen for the seagulls! Show us what you've made in the  Jewelry Making with Beadalon Facebook Group , and on your socials, use #beadalon and follow and tag @beadalon so we can see wh

Find your Zen

  In these crazy times we're living in, we could all use a moment of zen. My zen can almost always be found in crafting. I love losing myself in a project and hours later, I feel calm, productive and ready to tackle life with a positive attitude. Looking for some inspiration to spark a feeling of zen? Try one of these projects from the Beadalon Learning Center , and while you're there, poke around and see what else inspires you!  These  Champagne Dreams Earrings  will be taught during an upcoming FREE Beadalon class in the Michaels Community Classroom . Sign up now to reserve your spot! I can almost hear the waves thinking about this  Beachy Vibes Macrame Bracelet . I love the soothing colors of this Graduated Bead Pendant Necklace . The repetitive wire working of the  Tree of Life Pendant  can bring you into a meditative state of mind, and you can add your own spiritual talisman to this  Pearl and Stone Bracelet .  How are you finding your zen? Show us in the  Jewelry Making w

Zoom Jewelry

With so many people working from home and having meetings on-line, Zoom Jewelry - or jewelry that makes a big statement that can be seen on screen (usually from the neck up) - has become a big trend.  No one will care that you're wearing pajama pants on the bottom if your jewelry is fierce and fantastic on the top, right? The  Beadalon Learning Center  and Facebook Live Archive  are full of inspiration and instruction to make your own zoomtastic jewelry. The Pantone Colors of the Year look great in these fringe earrings .  Make your own twirly cones out of MultiColor Artistic Wire  using the Conetastic Tool . Try these  Zoom Earrings  by Sara Ellis, and check out the replay of her Michaels Community Classroom Tutorial  where she demonstrates step by step how to make two styles.  This  Multi-Strand Pearl Necklace  sits right on the collarbone and is a new twist on a classic look. Make a bold pendant with Artistic Wire and use the Stepped Bail Making Pliers to create loops in all s