Posted by Kelly S. on May 19th, 2012 at 08:37am
One of the best things about making jewelry is that you can find materials from the most common items around you. A drawer knob can become a funky pendant, an old T-shirt can become a braided jersey necklace? But one of my favorite supplies to use when making recycled jewelry is paper!
Have you ever tried making paper beads? It?s so fun and so easy! Trust me, once you start, you?ll be hooked. And you end up with tons of cheap (read: FREE) jewelry supplies for fabulous new bracelets and necklaces! It?s the perfect weekend activity to do alone or with friends. Go green while saving a little green by making paper beads!
How to Make Paper Beads
Follow along with this video tutorial to learn a simple technique for making recycled paper beads. Then watch the video below to learn how to use your colorful paper creations to make a fun beaded bracelet or necklace.
Here are some other ideas for using your homemade paper beads to create fun new accessories:
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What?s your favorite ?green? material to craft with?