This week's tip offers you a way of using beads on your projects.
Whether you make cards, layouts or shadow boxes & more.
Beads come in all shapes, colors & sizes. The variety out there is astounding.
You can find them at craft stores, local scrapbooking stores,online stores and even Wal-mart.
With one container of beads ranging in price from $.59 cents to $1.99 you have sufficient quantity to embellish like crazy. Here are some ideas on how you can use them.
1 - A grouping of beads as a center in flowers instead of bling or brads.
2- A grouping adhered with sticky strip tape or score tape in a horizontal or vertical line. Those two types of gluing medium work well to secure the beads in place.
3- String some on a beautiful ribbon & tie it as a dangling embellishment on the binding for a mini-album or on a bookmark.
4- Use some wet adhesive, spell out a title on your layout with the beads.
5- Use beads in place of letters,to dot your i's, or to simply underline any special words on your projects.
6- Use them in shaker cards.
7- Use them to fill in stamped images instead of markers, pencils or inks.
No matter what you chose to do with them they will go a long way for a small amount of money. You can get a lot of bang for your buck.