Beadalicious: 25 Fresh, Unforgettable Jewelry Projects for Beads Old and New

Beadalicious: 25 Fresh, Unforgettable Jewelry Projects for Beads Old and New


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Beadalicious is bodalicious! Twenty-five fresh, fun, fabulous projects

Everybody loves beading—it’s one of the most popular categories in crafting. So why does every DIY jewelry book exactly the same? Except this one! Author and domestic diva Sonya Nimri breaks through the same-old same-old mold with 25 fresh, fashion-forward projects. From basic techniques to bodalicious trinkets, Beadalicious is packed with ideas and advice. Trendsters will love the jewelry, which shows exactly how to combine new and recycled vintage beads to create earrings, necklaces, rings, hair ornaments, and more. Step-by-step directions and fun, colorful photos make Beadalicious the perfect crafting book for the young and the trendy everywhere.

• Enough with the same-old same-old! New ideas from a domestic diva

• Earrings, necklaces, rings, hair ornaments, more

• Great ideas for recycling old jewelry into kicky new pieces

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823099962
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.76(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Sonya Nimri is the author of Just for the Frill of It and a contributor to several craft books. She has appeared on many television shows, including Today, Craft Lab, and HGTV’s Smart Solutions. She lives in Venice Beach, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction     8
The Unbeadable Basics     10
The ingredients     12
The techniques     26
Earrings     34
Fresh cherry drops     36
Pearl dusters     38
Amber drops     40
Purple power     42
Black & white balls     46
Chain reaction     50
Necklaces     54
Goodnight moon     56
Lucky charms     60
Blossoming branch     64
Bright pretty things lariat     68
Tree of life     70
Long john silver     74
Queen of hearts     78
Cat lady     82
Rings, pins, and bracelets     86
Sparkles on a half shell     88
Festival of lanterns bracelet     92
Bohemian wrapsody ring     96
In-the-spotlight ring     98
Cozy nest ring     102
Extra goodies     106
Mystery owl bookmark     108
Daisy gardening boots     110
Old-time button headband     112
I love sailors tee     116
Lucky clover hair comb     118
Reigning precioustiara     120
Acknowledgments     122
Resource Guide     124
Index     127

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