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Make Beaded Beads! 3 reasons to love them

Make Beaded Beads: 3 reasons to love them, by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

If you’re wondering how to make beaded beads, or whether you should try this, then ‘yes’ you should! So, let me tell you my top three reasons for loving beaded beads. Reason 1: Make Beaded Beads for a ‘Beading fix’ Are you one of those people who never seems to have enough time to fit…

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What are beaded beads?

What are beaded beads? And how to make them, by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Last week, I announced my personal challenge for 2019. Anyway, it occurred to me that, since I’m going to be creating 50 patterns on this topic this year, perhaps I should consider what are beaded beads? Do you know? How would you define a beaded bead if someone asked you? Well, I’m not sure if…

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2018 Beading Review

As we come to the end of another year, it’s time for another tradition. For the past few years, I’ve written a blog looking back on the past twelve months. So, here is your 2018 beading review… An unforgettable trend Who can cast their mind back to March 2018, or thereabouts? Do you remember the…

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Pantone Colour of the Year for 2019

Pantone Colour of the year, 2019

It’s that strange time between Christmas and New Year, when we get to look both to past and future. So, I’m going to be doing just that very soon. But for today, let’s look to the future. Specifically, to the Pantone Colour of the year for 2019. Now, you may have seen this announcement a…

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Beaded Christmas Jewellery: Quick, last-minute projects

Beaded Christmas Jewellery Patterns and Ideas, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

So, as the big day approaches, have you covered all the bases? You’ve probably remembered the cards, gifts and food. But have you thought about your beaded Christmas jewellery? If you said ‘no’ to that, then I’m here to help… I just realised I needed a new beaded Christmas jewellery set to wear this year.…

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Christmas Jumper Day (Beaded)…

Christmas Jumper Day, Beaded Christmas Jumper, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Here in the UK, it is Christmas Jumper Day (Friday 14th December 2018). Before I explain that, let me just clarify for some of my international followers. You may not be familiar with the term ‘jumper’. Or you may know it, but as something different. It is a ‘sweater’. So, if you prefer, we are…

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5 Beaded Christmas Ornaments you can make in UNDER 2 hours!

5 beaded Christmas ornaments to make in under 2 hours

Yes, as the big day gets closer, you might find yourself in a bit of a hole… So, let me share 5 beaded Christmas ornaments that you can make in under 2 hours. That’s right! No need to panic – I have the perfect solution for those last minute decorations! Now, I’m not suggesting you…

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French Beaded Flower Arrangements

French beaded flower arrangements, pot plants and displays, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

If you’ve been following my French beading blog series, then you’re going to enjoy exploring the topic of French beaded flower arrangements. So, by now, you’ve learned how to start French beading. I’ve guided you through the materials, techniques and patterns. Last time, we talked about colouring. If you’ve been putting all this information into…

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