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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Chunky Beaded Jewelry

I just love all the cute chunky beaded jewelry I see in all the stores. For a while I've been collecting various big beads so I can make my own.

I found some cute chunky pearls at (where else?) Hobby Lobby, and lots of other beads in fun colors at the thrift store. (Ugly jewelry cut apart = new beads for me!!)
So, My collection of beads, + some stretch magic jewelry elastic + ten minutes . . .
=Fun new bracelets for me! And super cheap might I add! I've still got plenty more beads, so one day there will be a whole family of chunky beaded jewelry!
Yay!! I just love new accessories!





8 comments:

fawnda said...

I love the chunky beads! Great job!

Andrea said...

I too love the chunky beads. Thanks for sharing! I love how they turned out. Andrea @ TheTrainToCrazy.com

Colleen @ MuralMaker&More said...

Last year I bought a ton of beading stuff w/high hopes. But only made a pair or 2 of earrings and figured I just stay with my paints.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Amanda G said...

Love the bracelets! And although I shop plenty at thrift stores for some reason I just never thought of looking at the cheesy jewelry. Thanks for the idea. BTW, stopping by from New Friend Friday @ The Girl Creative.
Off to check out more of your posts. :)
amanda (myramblings.ca)

Karen said...

awesome! i have a few beads from broken (poorly made) jewelry. where did you get the elastic from? i've been looking for some of that, but when it comes to jewelry crafts, i don't know what to look for!

by the way, i also came to your blog through the new friend friday link party at the girl creative. :)

Lori said...

Those are super cool!

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Carolyn @ My Backyard Eden said...

I really like them! They're both adorable! I wish I had a Hobby Lobby!!

Thanks for linking up to Make it Yours day at My Backyard Eden!

Debbie in Nashville said...

They look great! What a great idea.

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