paper bead ideas

Paper Beads From Scraps of Rubbish Off a Shop Floor

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Paper Bead Ideas – Transform Rubbish

Wherever I go, I am always thinking of new paper bead ideas.

A few weeks back, I was in The Range in a town far far away from where I live.

I was looking at all the enticing art and craft supplies as usual but not seeing quite what I wanted.

Some of my many paper bead ideas have turned me off expensive supplies.

Pretty as pre-printed paper is, I love the challenge of making paper beads from the unusual and the unwanted.

Imagine my excitement when I found this scrap in a garbage bin with a load of junk that had been swept up off the floor!

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Doodling On Pebbles and Stones

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Doodling on pebbles and stones is great fun and very inexpensive!

It is a craft that all ages and abilities can do and all you need are the kind of smooth, flat pebbles you find on the beach. If you want to go straight to my film on how I prepare my stones and then doodle on them, click here.

If you don’t live near the beach but want to try doodling on pebbles and stones, turn over some earth in your garden and see what kind of stones there are where you live – you may be lucky!

What craft stuff do you need for doodling on pebbles and stones?

The good news is, not much! You will of course need whatever pebbles or stones you have found for free and a couple of black fine liner pens. You may want to use a colored gel pen as well if you want to do what I have done here and add a dash of color. I used a red metallic glitter gel pen.

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How To Transfer An Image To Glass

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There are many reasons why you may want to learn how to transfer an image to glass.

In my latest video How To Transfer An Image To Glass I show you how to transfer an image to a sheet of glass that you could stand in a window to catch the light coming through.

In a second short video How To Transfer Images To Glass Objects, I show you how I put my images onto a small glass and a large vase.

Learn how to transfer your images to glass with this easy technique. Click To Tweet

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