Snowflake Decorations for Christmas

These pretty wire form snowflakes are so easy to make and look lovely as Christmas tree decorations or hung by a window.  The Christmas snowflake decorations are made using wire forms with spikes which you can thread beads on.  You


Candy Roses – 2-hole beads from Preciosa

The new Preciosa candy roses have the same cabochon base as the very popular candy beads but have an arched top with a rose engraving.  These versatile beads come in 8mm and 12mm sizes in a range of pretty colours.


Valentine Jewellery with Swarovski Heart Pendants

Swarovski heart pendants and beads are perfect for making Valentine’s Day jewellery.  We’ve picked our favourite shapes, including the very popular xilion heart pendants, together with some easy ideas for making Swarovski heart earrings, bracelets and pendant necklaces. Swarovski Xilion Heart


Swarovski Valentine Projects with Classic and Wild Hearts

These mini Swarovski Valentine’s Day Projects have been produced by their Create-Your-Style Team to show  you some easy design ideas and handy tips to create pretty earrings and necklace pendants using the Classic Heart Pendants and the Wild Heart Pendants. You


Valentine’s Day Jewellery with Les Perles par Puca

If you’re looking for some inspiration for your Valentine’s Day jewellery, two hole beads can make some lovely interesting designs.  The Amos par Puca beads can be used to create lovely heart motifs while the  triangular Kheops par Puca beads


Valentine’s Day Projects with Seed Beads

Handmade beaded gifts are a lovely way to give a personal Valentine’s Day present.  We have some easy project ideas here using seed beads and other small beads.  The basic techniques are explained and you can the vary the design to give


Bridal Hair Accessories – Combs, Pins and Clips

It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to weddings and it’s lovely to make some beautiful bridal hair accessories.  Keep them pale and pretty for classic bridal chic – or go for strong colours for a bolder look.  Traditional twisted wirework looks lovely


Halloween Jewellery

There’s still time to make Halloween jewellery using some spooky charms or orange, lime green and black beads for a vibrant pop of Halloween colours. We have a short guide to quick and fun makes for Halloween jewellery.  Click here to download our guide to