FEBRUARY BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! It’s that time again – another beading challenge for you all! Ok, so here’s the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box? (If so, I’m right there with ya!) So I have another month-long Beading…

Enhance Your Beading with Winter Color Inspiration!

Winter Greetings, Beading Friends! I don’t know about you and where you live, but here in Little Rhody (Rhode Island, USA) temperatures are dipping pretty low so I’m having to keep my beady fingers moving to stay warm! (What a predicament! Oh no – more beading!!!) Hopefully, no matter where you’re located, you’re keeping warm…

JANUARY BIRTHSTONE: GARNET!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 9th installment of 12: Birthstones! At the beginning of each month I’ll bring you a blog that is chock-full of everything you might want to know about that month’s stone. Were you born this month? If so, you might take particular interest…

DECEMBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! With how well the Bead Challenges are going over, let’s march on into December with another! Ok, so here’s the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box? (If so, I’m right there with ya!) So I…

Leah’s Holiday Season Palettes!

Hello Beady Friends!! So I must tell you… the holidays we celebrate at this time of year are simply some of my favorite. I’m reminded of family, yummy food, lovely – sometimes dazzling – decorations, and traditions near and dear to my heart. In today’s blog, I’m going to provide some holiday-inspired color palettes that…

NOVEMBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! With how well my October Bead Challenge (“Purple with a Pop!”) went over, I decide to throw you another bead challenge for November! Ok, so here’s the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box?…

OCTOBER BEAD CHALLENGE!

EDIT: Thanks to all who submitted work for this beading challenge! Please head on over to our Facebook page to view the album of submissions! November bead challenge coming…!   -Leah Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! Today’s blog is all about challenging yourself! Do you ever feel like you need a little…

Project: Netted Beaded Bead!

Hello friends! Today I’ve got a fun little BEADED BEAD for you to make using a tubular Netting technique! These great little beads can be strung onto Soft Flex beading wire or wrapped onto head pins! You can have fun playing with many different color combinations. Let’s get started! **NEWS: Check the Eureka Crystal Beads…

Fast & Easy: 2-strand Memory Wire and IrisDuos!

Hello Beading Friends! Today I have another fun, easy, and fast project for you! Memory wire, but kicked up a notch! Today we’ll use 2-strands of Memory Wire together along with just 3 other items – which makes creating color schemes for this project a total breeze – I’ll even give you some suggestions! Let’s…

Project: Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet!

Hello Beading Friends! Today I’m bringing to you a fun layered bracelet project that you’re sure to finish easily in an evening of beading fun. I’m calling it Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet (say that 5 times fast!)…and it’s a wonderful exploration of TEXTURE!! Here’s what you’ll need: Materials: Approximately (100) 4mm Swarovski Crystal Bicones Approximately…