Make your own glass beads with this easy instructions. Learn how to make colored glass beads with rods and torches in this free jewelry making video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Decorate glass beads. Decorate glass beads - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more
Decorate Glass Beads
Watch this video for a demonstration on how glass beads are made.
Glass beads are both easy and essential items for jewelry making. Learn how to create these decorative beads to make beautiful jewelry in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make your own glass beads. Make your own glass beads - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch t ...more
Learn how to make glass beads using glass, mandrels, frit, Cubic Zirconia, and a torch in this free video series on beading. Part 1 of 11 - How to Make glass beads. Make glass beads - Part 2 of 11. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make glass beads - Part ...more
Have you ever been curious about how glass beads are made? Or are you interested in getting started in the glass bead business? In this two-part video, see how one bead maker creates beautiful glass beads. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make glass beads at home. Part 2 of 2 - How to Ma ...more
Here is a quick video on how to make encased stringers for glass beads. This is a great way to add fancy stringer decoration to your glass beads. These lampworking instructions demonstrate how to add thin ropes of color and pattern embedded in the molten glass bead. Use this t ...more
This two part video shows you how to build a multi-color stringer for making beads for lampworking glass necklaces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a multi-color stringer for making glass beads.
This video demonstrates the process of glass bead-making with artist Gail Kop. You'll need a torch, a mold and glass pieces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make glass beads with a torch and mold. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make glass beads with a torch and mold.
Love bangles? Even know what a bangle is? Well, it's a rigid bracelet or anklet, and can be made from metal, wood or other rigid surface. They're quite fashionable, and what's even more fashionable? -- homemade bangles! Judi is always looking for new surfaces to stamp on—and ...more
Here is a little video the demonstrates how to make glass beads. These lampworking instructions will teach you how to light a lampworking torch and make bead out of molten glass. You can add detail to your glass jewelry to form finely crafted glass jewelry such as beads, butto ...more
Watch this instructional lampworking video to use a holey marver for making strings of glass beads using a lampwork torch and an electric mandel spinner. A marver is a tool used in glassblowing. It generally is made of a polished steel surface and is used to shape molten glass ...more
An electric mandrel spinner is a tool that grips materials to be spun or machined. Watch this instructional lampworking video to see how molten glass may be shaped with a mandrel spinner. Mandrels are commonly used to shape beads of glass into a desired size and shape for jewe ...more
A simple video tutorial that teaches how to make these cute hemp earrings. Make a hemp bracelet and necklace to go with them for a matching set! Video: .
You can take a carton of plain glass (or plastic) Christmas ornaments and then add your own personal touch as a gift or holiday decoration. Fill the large globes with things like garlands or tinsel, and or add paint and glitter to others.
We will show you how to make tiger stripe beads in this lampworking video.
Make every Christmas a personalized one. This tutorial shows you how to start with some basic clear glass ball ornaments, and then add a few different modifications, decorations and crafts to turn them into your own personal Christmas tree ornaments.
In this video, the editors at Good Housekeeping Magazine teach us how to decorate for the holidays quickly and easily. The first decoration you can do is to make a Minora. To do this, you will first take a glass candle holder and fill it up with green rocks until it's 1/3 of t ...more
Why buy a beaded candle holder at the store when you can make one at home? Use this crafty idea to turn your favorite votive candle holder (or shot glass!) into a beautiful, eye-catching, colorful display! Things you'll need: Candle holder (or clear shot glass) Beads Super g ...more
Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make a real working miniature chandelier light for a doll house. We need some cord wires, beads, an electric bulb of 12 volt and plugs. Take the cord connected to a plug and remove the metal tips and remove the plugs. There will be tw ...more
In a recent episode of Gok Wan's Fashion Fix series, he used some beads to trim up the fringe on a sandal which gave us a great idea for a new take on fashion fringing: for a necklace! To make this project you will need cord and round glass beads. Simple! Learn how to craft th ...more
This necklace is sure to get you noticed! This video shows you how to make a beautiful teal color faceted heart pendant on a knotted bead necklace. You will need waxed cord, glass beads, a heart pendant, a head pin, and scissors. Learn how to craft this necklace by watching th ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to weigh and attach the head to your reborn baby doll. First, insert the stocking into the head, leaving the remaining out. Then, pour in large glass beads until the head is your desired weight. After this, tie the stocking as close to the beads ...more
If your idea of jewelry making is simply strining on glass beads and vintage knick knacks onto a string and then adding a clasp, then you have some serious learning to do. While in the end creativity trumps all, it's important for many intricate projects that you calculate exa ...more
Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Batida Morango cocktail. An irresistible sweet combination of strawberries and sugar - the perfect accompaniment to a summer sunset! Add the crushed ice, cachaca, strawberries and sugar to the blender. Put onto a low speed a ...more
This video shows how to make a cute vintage looking jewelery box. A cardboard cheese box forms the body of the jewelery box. Other items you will need include mod podge, white glue gesso, masking tape, ribbons, a mirror from a compact, some fabric, and some faux pearls and flo ...more
Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Batida Mango cocktail. When you order a cocktail like this at a bar, it takes forever - so save time and make this mango treat yourself in a matter of minutes! Firstly crush the ice with wooden pestle. Then add the cachaca, ...more
Spring-loaded clothespins are used for more than just clothes. If you looked in anyone's home, you'll see these springy wooden clothespins used for things like chip clips, photo holders and even for attaching sports cards on bicycle spokes. They're even used in the film indust ...more
Get ready to decorate your windows this Chanukah with th cool Star of David Stained Glass window decal shown in this how-to video! You will need plastic wrap, silver puff paint, scissors, glue, red, green blue and purple food coloring, white paper, a black marker, tape, gold c ...more
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make sodium silicate from drain cleaner and gel beads with Dr. Lithium. See how to make the sodium silicate from drain cleaner and those little gel beads you find packaged with electronic items for humidity control. ...more
Decorate your Christmas tree with wire this year! You don't need much - just some 16 gauge wire, a little 26 gauge wire, various pliers (like needle nose and round nose), colored beads and a good surface to hammer your wire on.
Water beads are gorgeous, luminous beads with surfaces that look like waves on a pond, teeming with various hues of robin's egg blue, sea foam, white, and deep navy blue. Water beads can actually be made yourself from clear glass beads. To learn how to make these gorgeous bea ...more
Create interesting designs for your glass beads using a torch. Learn more about flame-treating your glass beads in this free bead making video from a professional bead making instructor. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make glass bead flame designs. Make glass bead flame designs - Part ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to make a simple bracelet out of glass beads. Use this video to put your own unique spin on glass jewelry. You don't need expensive tools or lots of expertise - all you have to do is follow along with this video to make your own glass bead brace ...more
Preproduction work when making glass beads will ensure your tools are working correctly, and your glass is ready to melt. Learn about preproduction for glass working with this free jewelry making video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Prepare for glass bead production. Prepare for ...more
Watch this video and learn how to wire wrap the stem of a wine glass with beads.
Here is a how to video on simple air trap lamp worked beads. This is a great tutorial for amateur glass makers.
For this project you will need some 4 mm orange beads, acrylic spacers, 4 mm black glass beads, 8 mm black glass beads, 10 mm orange glass beads, memory wire, headpins & skull charms. You also need pliers that include bent nose pliers, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and ...more
Bakeable modeling clay comes in many vibrant colors. Here's how to use it to make flat beads that resemble millefiori—glass beads with a flower design.
Learn about glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make a miniature polymer clay cup cake. First, roll a ball of brown clay into a circle. Squish it a little on its side. Use a toothpick to create edges on the cupcake. Make the top more pointed. Flip the cupcake over so that it sits fl ...more
This video shows you how to make a multi-strand necklace using a stunning dichroic glass pendant by guest artist Phil of GlassKanvas. For this project, you will need a dichroic glass pendant, nylon wire, glass beads, a clasp, a jump ring, collotes, and some crimps. Learn how t ...more
This instructional video shows how to bead and craft a gothic style wire cross choker necklace. For this project you will need straight wire, memory wire, glass beads, head pins, and eyepins. Learn how to craft this goth choker necklace by watching this video jewelry-making tu ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a silver vintage-style bead necklace. First make sure you have silver wire and glass beads in the color that you prefer. Now, you will string the beads through individual wires and close them so these can be applied to the center of the n ...more
In this video from Polymer Clay Productions, we are shown how to make earrings out of polymer clay marshmallow Peeps. They use holographic yellow glitter for the sugar, polymer clay, and Sunny Side Up yellow coloring. Use a clay color and glitter color that match. Have some re ...more
This video shows the viewer how to create a stylish centerpiece for a wedding reception using commonly available items. This is done by first placing a square mirror on top of a larger piece of light pink tulle. Then an artificial plant was selected and a number of glass beads ...more
Add even more personal touches to your handmade crochet items. This how to video is a tutorial on how to crochet beads into yarn projects. You can add large or small beads to decorate your crocheted items.
Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make miniature blueberry polymer clay waffles for use in a doll house. Starting with a small ball of either ecru-colored clay, or pearl-white, you can blend in tiny black glass pebbles to resemble blueberries or raisins. The ball is th ...more
Do you have a bunch of flawed beads left over after you make your crafts? You know the ones, the chipped, cracked, sharp ones that don't make the cut and usually get tossed in the garbage? Why not make those into something lovely, where the cracks don't matter? In this two par ...more
Matildo Nieva and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Beach Bum cocktail. Relax with this appropriately entitled "Beach Bum" cocktail - let the worries of the city melt away and chill out in style. Add a few ice cubes to the highball glass. Squeeze half an orange which will mak ...more
Watch this video to create realistic hot cross buns for your dollhouse! Start off with some white clay, and glass marble beads. Take your clay and make a nice little ball and pour in some of the marble beads. Squish the clay together so all the little "raisin" beads get mixed ...more
In this video, learn how to make an old classic favorite, the apple crisp, with a healthy "ayurvedic" twist. Ayurveda is an Indian form of alternative medicine. In this recipe, instead of white flour, you will be using whole wheat grains and organic apples, making for a health ...more
See how to use a Multi-Mandrel and watch demonstrator Scott make a set of buttons in no time flat in this how-to video. The multi-mandrel hold several pieces of glass as they're shaped into buttons, beads, or the desired craft project. Watch this video glass-work tutorial seri ...more
If you want to make a beautiful fake stained glass window, in order to decorate the bathroom, kid’s room or any other room, without much fuss and money involved, here are some tips. First you need an old window on the desired dimensions and then you need some resin from local ...more
It's Mardi Gras time, but you're lacking the Shrove Tuesday spirit. Don't worry, these Mardi Gras cocktails should lighten you up and get you into party mode. Can anybody really make it through a Mardi Gras celebration without a little drunkenness? Maybe, but it's not recommen ...more
This video shows a demonstration of how to make crepe paper rosettes. The materials used are four strips of paper, two small paper circles, and double sided tape. First put double sided tape on one of the circles and trim the edges. Put a corner of one strip of paper onto the ...more
IslandGirlzJewelry over on Etsy has transformed ordinary SCRABBLE tiles into elaborate jewelery that both SCRABBLE fans and Avatar fans will appreciate. If you're the crafty type, I'm sure you could use this as an example to create your own earrings or bracelets using some old ...more
In this video, you will learn how to make a mosaic stained glass window as well as techniques for using mosaic to decorate other items in your house. Host Laura says she's decorated her house so much that her neighbors say if you stay too long, they will become mosaic by Laura ...more
Want to have a green Thanksgiving this year? You can make a classy, lovely Thanksgiving centerpiece with your children out of recycled materials! This project uses empty glass soda bottles, a few paints, flowers and some old jewelry or colored beads.
Learn how to make a papier mâché mask. Make a papier-mache mask for Halloween, a masquerade party, Carnival time, or anytime! You Will Need * An old tablecloth * A work smock * A clean, empty plastic gallon jug, labels removed * Strong scissors * A craft knife * An elastic b ...more
Take one plain Mason jar or glass jar. Add your favorite scraps of fabric, ribbon and other embellishments. Decoraate with lace, beads, sequins and applique. You now have a lovely upcycled glass jar, perfect to give as a gift or favor.