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How to start French beading

How to start French beading, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

If you’re wondering how to start French beading, then you’ve come to just the right place. I’m going to just briefly tell you what French beading is (in case you don’t already know). Then I’ll explain what materials you need to get started. I will also be including links to beginner patterns and other helpful…

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How to get Etsy discount codes

How to get Etsy discount codes

Full disclosure here: I’ve been trying to do more with my Etsy store. (That story is for another post). But in that process, I discovered something really interesting. If you’re a buyer on Etsy, do you know how to get Etsy discount codes? If you’re a seller on Etsy, do you know how to set…

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How to make beaded boxes

How to make beaded boxes, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Are you wondering how to make beaded boxes? Perhaps you have seen a design you would like to try and you’re wondering whether you will be able to manage it. Or maybe you have aspirations to design your own. Well, let me talk you through the process. What are beaded boxes? If you’re going to…

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Beaded Christmas Ornament Kits: New for 2018

Beaded Christmas ornament kits, new for 2018, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Beaded Christmas ornament kits – well any bead kits really – are such a great idea. Let me tell you why… Then, I will introduce some new beaded Christmas ornament kits that I’ve just released this year. 4 reasons why beading kits are a great idea Well, it’s obvious isn’t it? They give you everything…

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How to make beaded Christmas ornaments that are easy to sell

How to make beaded Christmas ornaments that are easy to sell, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Are you running a stall at a craft fair this Christmas? Or, do you sell beadwork to raise money for charity? Well, let’s face it, the jewellery market is pretty crowded. So, Christmas ornaments are a very good alternative. But do you know how to make beaded Christmas ornaments that are easy to sell? Well,…

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Beaded Christmas Competition

Beaded Christmas Competition, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

I apologise for using the ‘C’ word so early! …But you’ll thank me for it when you hear about this brilliant Beaded Christmas Competition. For starters, September really is the perfect month for starting to make your new beaded Christmas ornaments. There’s still time to do this at a relaxed pace, while the nights are…

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More beading project ideas you may have missed

More beading project ideas, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Have you been enjoying some down-time and relaxation – maybe a vacation – over the summer? Perhaps you’re ready to get back to your beading mat now. So, here are some more beading project ideas that you may have missed while you were away. That in-between time… Here we are at the end of August.…

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Free Bead Shipping Worldwide Anyone…?

Free Bead Shipping Worldwide, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Could this be another crazy scheme? We (that’s you, my customers, and me) are about to find out. Over the next three months, I’m trialling free bead shipping worldwide on orders over £30. What will I be assessing during this trial? Basically, just one thing… will an offer like this bankrupt my business?! What will…

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