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 … Continue reading Enhance Your Beading with Winter Color Inspiration!
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 … Continue reading Leah’s Holiday Season Palettes!
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? … Continue reading NOVEMBER BEAD CHALLENGE!
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 … Continue reading Project: Netted Beaded Bead!
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 … Continue reading Project: Leah’s Lavishly Layered Bracelet!
Greetings Readers (and Beaders!), thanks for stopping by for another blog from Eureka Crystal Beads. Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to the next jewelry artist we’re featuring for my monthly Artist Spotlight series! For the month of August we’re featuring Bead Artist Norma Jean Dell, who creates her sophisticated, yet playful, jewelry and tutorial patterns from … Continue reading AUGUST ARTIST SPOTLIGHT
Hello Beaders! Eureka Crystal Beads is now carrying... Toho Aiko beads! We've received our first shipment - just about 100 different colors!! - and I'm super excited to show them off to you. (If you want to know a little bit more about Aiko beads, check out the spotlight video I filmed earlier today about … Continue reading Casual Fun: Flat Peyote with Toho Aiko beads!