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How To: Create Your Own High Street Style Jewellery.

6 Nov

Layering Necklaces. Hi there! I’m Amber, and for my #AnythingCanHappenFriday project I am going to be talking you through how to make and design your own high street style jewellery. I got inspiration for this project as I noticed lot of high street brands such as Topshop, Urban Outfitters and Accessorize have been displaying ”layering […]

Button Stash

27 Oct

Hello, Lauren here! As part of “Anything can happen Friday” (16th October 2015), I shared some recent makes with you on facebook; jewellery I created using buttons! I recently inherited my Grandma’s entire button and haberdashery collection; she was an avid sewer and crafter, always had a project on the go, and probably one of […]

Polymer Clay Basics – How To Make A Spiral Cane

19 Jun

Polymer Clay Tutorial – Spiral Cane Polymer clay doesn’t have to be as intimidating as some people think it is! Many people don’t realise that you don’t need a lot of tools to get started with polymer clay. This tutorial will show you how to make a basic spiral (ideal for beginners), using only clay, an acrylic roller […]

Union Jack Flag Square Stitch Pattern

11 May

So the Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born last week! To commemorate this occasion, I made this amazingly patriotic head piece, that was just made for a garden party at Buckingham Palace! I have taken inspiration from the abundance of Union Jacks around and created a miniature beaded flag. It really is quite dinky and could […]

Shrink Plastic Rings

5 Mar

In this how-to, Lisa will show you how to make beautiful shrink plastic rings. Lisa is our Mailorder Supervisor, now working mainly in our mailorder department, although she has also had many years experience working in our shop. Lisa has always made jewellery and studied decorative arts at Nottingham Trent University,  where she specialised in mould […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

26 Feb

So Mother’s Day (or Mothering Sunday) is just around the corner, on the 15th March, so we thought we would help you to get organised with some gift and craft ideas for those of you who may not have realised how soon it is! We have a free mini projects section on our website, which […]

Hello world!

23 Jan

Thank you for looking at our blog, we are attempting to bring back the old blog so please bear with us. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 0115 9588899 or email on info@mailorder-beads.co.uk