This week, we're featuring easy make-ahead crafty gift ideas using with our customer favorites ~angel wings, bali style beads and glass pearls ivory mix.
These can be used as charms on bracelets, pendants, package toppers, hung on our beadable bookmarks, ornaments...lots of possibilities! Also, with very few supplies, this is a great easy craft for church or youth groups.
Anne started beading these sweet little bali beaded angels and couldn't stop ~ they are too fun! Although they look rather intricate, these little angels only have a few parts each.Thread our bali bead mixes 1555 (bali beads) and 1553 (bali caps) onto our 1555E headpins, wing charms, along with our glass pearls in your color choice. Click for closeup
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Beaded Angels 101
Although they look rather intricate, these little angels only have a few parts each. Thread our bali bead mixes 1555 (bali beads) and 1553 (bali caps) onto our 1555E headpins, wing charms, along with our glass pearls in your color choice. Click for closeup view.
You will notice as you start playing with these (playing is a completely descriptive phrase as these are really FUN) that they begin to take on their own personalities VERY quickly.
How to Make a Beaded Angel! "Build your Own Angel" Recipe from eCrafty.com
Lay your parts out in "head to toe" order on a bead board or soft wash cloth until you have an arrangement that makes you smile. :-) Then, simply thread onto our eyepins or headpins. Loop the ends with your pliers. Attach at the joints with our jump rings. Thread on festive ribbons or tree hangers.
Halo ~ Any of our donut or saucer beads, or our 1155 bali style bead mix - some of our 1153 bead cap mix
Neck - Again, any of our donut or saucer beads, our 1155 flat bali spacers, small spacers
Waist - Any of our bead caps - specifically the lacy kind