What do you do when the design you want to use is only a small part of the paper?
You make a paper bead blank and cover it with the pretty paper.
I cut the decorative paper wrappers from a wake board catalog and glued them around the paper tube blanks. A coat of Mod Podge sealed them up and gave them a gloss. I use a foam cone and toothpicks to dry my beads.
|Bracelets generally are 7–in. long. My tube beads were ¼–in. wide, so I needed 28 tube beads to make a bracelet. Using stretchy cord and the double–needle ladder stitch, I strung up several bracelets. My daughter is a wake boarder, so she snagged the red and black bracelets.|
Have you gotten any ideas for your scrap paper pile?
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