design inspiration

Welcome to our new Design Inspiration Library!  This is where you will find tutorials, tips, and tricks to enhance your beading experience.  Check back weekly for fresh posts. Visit us on Facebook & Instagram and join our Facebook Beaded Jewelry Group to be a part of our vibrant and supportive beading community! 

kingman Turquoise
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Aquamarine DIY Necklace

Spring Czech Glass Earrings

Designer Spotlight with Sheree Creath

PRETTY PALETTES - FEBRUARY 2018 INSPIRATION

Welcome to the February Pretty Palettes inspiration post! This month's Pretty Palette is a far cry from last month's muted neutrals. This month's palette is like a sunset beach celebration, with the coral and gold of the setting sun, the dusty white and gray of sand, and the turquoise and deep blue of a beautiful sea with white-tipped waves.

ADORE DIY NECKLACES

Do you adore beading? Then you will love Denise's Adore Necklaces. These baubles are handcrafted using Bead Gallery® African sodalite faceted 4mm round, rhinestone oval filigree pendant, pink glass connector, CZ shield pendant, CZ oval eye connector, CZ shield connector, light plum tassel and CZ heart charm.

ADORE DIY EARRINGS

Do you adore beading? Then you will love Denise's Adore Earrings. They are handcrafted using Bead Gallery® African sodalite faceted 4mm round, pink glass with silver edge connectors and CZ silver heart charm.

PRETTY PALETTES - JANUARY 2018 REVEAL

Inspired by glistening holiday decorations, the January 2018 reveal continues to dazzle long after the Christmas lights have come down. Let’s take a look at the inspiration and Bead Gallery® ...

TASSELED DIY BRACELET STACK

Stacking bracelets continue to be one of the most popular trends in jewelry design. Denise's "Tasseled Stack" features freshwater pearls, filigree rhinestone bead, gold luster hematite...

TASSELED DIY EARRINGS 

Do you love working with wire? If so, Denise's Tasseled Earrings is the perfect project for you. 

JANUARY 2018 PRETTY PALETTES

It’s time to celebrate the beginning of a new year, fresh with a ton of potential. Did you make any resolutions this year? I made a resolution to try a few new beading techniques, like learning kumihimo. Are you familiar with this Japanese weaving technique? I think it’ll be a nice fit for me to incorporate my love of knitting with my love of beading!

ROSEWOOD DIY STATEMENT BRACELETS

How do you stack up? Denise's Bohemianism Bracelet Stack is handcrafted using our fabulous rosewood offset top hole lentil 23mm, 3-hole tapered 25x32mm, round 10mm and 2-hole spacer 9x24mm beads.  

WANDERLUST DIY BRACELET STACK

How do you stack up? Denise's Bohemianism Bracelet Stack is handcrafted using our fabulous rosewood tube 7x17mm, round 18mm, diamond 11mm and 5x7mm spacer beads.  

AMULET DIY BRACELET STACK 

How do you stack up? Denise's Amulet Bracelet Stack features our crazy agate blue rondelles, antique silver-plated rondelles, aqua cat's eye rounds, aqua luster glass rounds, crystal AB rounds, silver-plated loops, silver-plated rounds, aqua luster rondelles, silver-plated lentil swirl, silver-plated key charm and silver-plated Hamsa charms.

JANUARY BIRTHSTONE :: GLAMOROUS GARNET 

This month’s birthstone project is a knotted garnet necklace featuring garnet rounds, an amazing 14k gold-plated CZ feather connector, and a rhinestone tassel.

BOHEMIANISM DIY BRACELET STACK

How do you stack up? Denise's Bohemianism Bracelet Stack is handcrafted using our fabulous rosewood round 13mm, rosewood tube 10x14mm, rosewood oval 10x13mm and rosewood round 8mm beads.  

BOHEMIAN BLUES DIY EARRINGS 

Statement earrings are trending this spring/summer 2018. Denise's Bohemian Blues earrings feature our African sodalite faceted round 4mm beads and antique silver-plated metal beads and connectors.

BOHEMIAN BLUES DIY BRACELETS 

Where will you wander? Denise's Bohemian Blues Bracelets feature our exclusive Wander Links® connectors and adjustable bracelet chains. Paired with our sodalite beads and silver-plated charms, these bracelets are sophisticated, hip and on-trend!

BOHEMIAN BLUES DIY NECKLACE

Make a statement! Denise's Bohemian Blues necklace is handcrafted using our stunning stone sodalite and silver-plated metal beads. Not into statement necklaces? Pick a row and create a striking single strand necklace.