Beaded Weddings: 75+ Fabulous Ideas for Jewelry, Invitations, Reception Decor, Gifts and More

Beaded Weddings: 75+ Fabulous Ideas for Jewelry, Invitations, Reception Decor, Gifts and More

by Jean Campbell
     
 

Wedding ceremonies get the full bead treatment in this handbook of ways to add a decorative, personal touch to nuptials. The more than 75 projects are aimed at beginning beaders--but provide plenty of ideas for more experienced crafters--and are perfect not just for brides but also for family and friends. A teaching section introduces readers to techniques that

Overview

Wedding ceremonies get the full bead treatment in this handbook of ways to add a decorative, personal touch to nuptials. The more than 75 projects are aimed at beginning beaders--but provide plenty of ideas for more experienced crafters--and are perfect not just for brides but also for family and friends. A teaching section introduces readers to techniques that appear throughout the book in projects that defy the idea that beadwork is limited to jewelry. Patterns for tiaras, veils, cake toppers, centerpieces, invitations, guest mementos, and even venue decorations are included, bringing the unforgettable sparkle and shine of beaded embellishment to all parts of a wedding party.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"For some special, personalized touches to turn a wedding into a truly memorable event, check out this book." - Monsters and Critics.com

"This beautifully laid-out book offers more than 75 ideas for ornate wedding jewelry, invitations, gifts and more." - Express: A Publication of the Washington Post

"Anyone who enjoys entertaining will find plenty of great ideas for using your jewelry making skills and love of beads." - About.com Guide to Jewelry Making

"Each project will allow your creativity to blossom and have fun with beads while designing your dream event." - Upper Midwest Bead Society newsletter

"Beaded Weddings provides all the inspiration and instruction...for a special day you'll never forget." - Get Creative

"Almost any bride can find something in this book to make the day unique... Instructions are pretty easy to follow." - McClatchy News Service

"An inspiration... Beaded Weddings provides everything you need to make original beaded creations using a range of affordable and widely available materials." - The Bead Bugle.com

"There are lots of fun ideas for anyone who is planning an elegant party or decking themselves out in the outfit of a lifetime." - Bead Society of Greater Chicago

Get Creative
Beaded Weddings provides all the inspiration and instruction ... for a special day you'll never forget.
McClatchy News Service
Almost any bride can find something in this book to make the day unique... Instructions are pretty easy to follow.
Express
This beautifully laid-out book offers more than 75 ideas for ornate wedding jewelry, invitations, gifts and more.
Upper Midwest Bead Society newsletter
Each project will allow your creativity to blossom and have fun with beads while designing your dream event.
Wedaholic.com
This book is a fantastic craft guide which is sure to encourage even the most reluctant DIYer.

The Bead Bugle
An inspiration. . . . Beaded Weddings provides everything you need to make original beaded creations using a range of affordable and widely available materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931499620
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Jean Campbell is the founding editor of Beadwork magazine, coauthor of two editions of The Beader's Companion, and author of Beaded Gifts, six Beadwork Creates books, and Getting Started Stringing Beads. She is also the cofounder of Shiny Bright Objects, a jewelry-design and party business. She lives in Minneapolis.

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