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Simple Snowflake Ornament

Simple Snowflake Ornament There are few things as heart warming as a Christmas tree piled high with handmade ornaments.  Those special treasures made by our family and friends over the years are like time capsules — we remember the people

Posted in Bead World, beaded, children, Christmas, decoration, DIY, easy, gift, holiday, how to, Karen Thompson, Lezli Goodwin, ornament, simple, snowflake, tutorial

Swarovski Christmas Tree Earring Tutorial

Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree Earrings!     This Christmas, Bead World has a fabulous classic holiday earring pattern for you — Swarovski Crystal Christmas Trees!  This traditional pattern can be done in a number of ways (try emerald AB for glitz, or

Posted in Bead World, Christmas, DIY, earring, how to, Karen Thompson, Lezli Goodwin, ornament, pattern, Phoenix, Scottsdale, shop, store, swarovski, tree, tutorial, wire wrap

Festive Christmas Spider Tutorial!

Festive Christmas Spider Tutorial Perhaps you’ve heard the Ukrainian folk tale about the Christmas Spider? It’s a favorite around here, and we just love making spider ornaments for our Christmas trees. Following the popularity of our recent Halloween Spider, we thought

Posted in Bead World, beading, Christmas, design, Festive, folk, green, holiday, icy, jewelry, legend, Lezli Goodwin, make, ornament, red, spider, tradition, traditional, Ukrainian

“Icy Christmas Spider” Beading Tutorial

Icy Christmas Spider Tutorial Perhaps you’ve heard the Ukrainian folk tale about the Christmas Spider?  It’s a favorite around here, and we just love making spider ornaments for our Christmas trees.  Following the popularity of our recent Halloween Spider, we

Posted in Bead World, beading, Christmas, easy, holiday, icy, Jennifer Eng, jewelry, Lezli Goodwin, ornament, popular, spider, trendy, tutorial

Ornamental Goodness

Bead World client (and good friend) Susan Waters takes “Christmas in July” seriously!  Her gorgeous beaded ornaments expand on our basic patterns and take them to a place filled with elegance and old world charm.  Her work is an inspiration

Posted in Arizona, bead, Bead World, Christmas, design, earring, elegance, holiday, jewelry, July, Lezli Goodwin, ornament, Phoenix, Scottsdale, store, Susan J. Waters, Susan Waters

Christmas in July

Every summer we celebrate “Christmas in July” at our Bead World stores.  It’s a fun chance to pull out our fabulous ornament classes, snowman earring kits and snowflake patterns.  Plus, the distraction from the hat is more than welcome —

Posted in Bead World, book, Christmas, class, holiday, jewelry, July, kit, Lezli Goodwin, ornament