Fancy paper beads are a step ahead of the usual triangular shaped bead strip that make a fairly standard paper bead.
Making these fancy paper beads in the diablo shape is easy.
I have created a pre-cut diablo paper bead strip in plain white, to make it easy for beginners to make basic diablo paper beads which they can paint and decorate in their own style.
In the picture above, you can see the diablo beads I made in my most recent film and they are painted with metallic pink and green paint with a sealer/glaze on top.
I have added some tiny gold and silver spacer beads to set off the colours.
If you want to see how to make these fancy paper beads, watch the video over on my YouTube channel.
I have made a short film showing the technique for rolling the strips. When you first see the strips, especially if you are a beginner to paper bead making, they can look a little intimidating and complicated.
But they really are not difficult to roll and the fancy paper beads they make are a lovely change from standard paper beads.
I show you very clearly in the tutorial over on YouTube how to roll the diablo strips with ease to make perfect diablo shaped paper beads.
If you want to get hold of these pre-cut paper bead strips, I am selling kits with enough strips to make three bracelets
And while stocks last – I am giving away a free glue stick with every kit.
UK, European and other worldwide customers can buy my diablo paper bead kits from my Folksy shop below.
In my Folksy shop, the postage costs are separate. I have set this shop up especially for UK customers but I do ship worldwide from here for those who want to use Folksy.
USA, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Customers can also my diablo paper bead kits in my Etsy shop below.
In my Etsy shop, the postage prices are included in the item price and are set for the costs to send items to the USA/Canada/Australia/New Zealand.
I therefore recommend that UK and European customers buy from my Folksy shop, above, instead of Etsy.
This is because the new Etsy postage policies are making the overall cost of items more expensive for people in the UK and Europe.
Hope you enjoy the video.
And if you have any questions, please drop me a comment on here or in the comments section on YouTube.
Have fun making your fancy paper beads!