InspirationFX: A Bevy of Christmas Ideas

A Bevy of Christmas Ideas Need a quick “something-something” but still want it to be personal. A couple of the elves at BeadFX have come up with some ideas for Christmas presents that are both quick to make and inexpensive. Get your practice in opening and closing jumprings with these projects. Ruby Hex Bracelet Designed by Anne Marie Desaulniers Macho Instant Chainmaille Bracelet Designed by Rosemary Beasley Bling Bracelet Designed by Rosemary Beasely *I put the chatons in the cups of the bracelet UPSIDE DOWN since I liked how the chatons sparkled better ;). Call me crazy but it worked. …

Join us for a Holiday Class Bash!

No, we’re not pushing the Holiday Season, but we do want you to circle Friday, December 12 in your calendar! For the first time, BeadFX is offering a holiday-themed evening of three classes that all students will be able to take in the same evening! From 6:00 – 9:00pm on Friday, December 12, each student will participate in three 1-hour classes, rotating through the classes during the evening. Each class features a great project, perfect for the holiday season and last-minute gifts. Kumi Candy Cane Learn to do Kumihimo (Japanese braiding) around a piece of wire with Pamela Kearns. Once …

Bling!

I’ve been working with the kids every day after school on Christmas ornaments. Years ago, before children – I collected lovely vintage german glass ornaments. 8 years later….with children, I now no longer have ANY ornaments. No more glass ornaments until I can trust that my magpie children will NOT paw at them like excited kittens. I’ve been trying to come up with ideas that will give my tree the wonderous sparkle that glass provides, without the breakabilty. The plastic ball ornaments just aren’t doing it for me. Swarovski hotfix, and flatbacks to the rescue. I’ve pulled out my bejeweler, …