Making your own paper beads has never been easier, now that Papertrey is releasing the perfect die and patterned papers for creating paper beads for necklaces, bracelets, and more, giving you another thoughtful and affordable gift option, with the holiday season fast approaching.  


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The Details: 

  • Beautiful Beads die will be available for purchase on September 15th.
  • It will retail for $10.
  • Beautiful Beads die measures 3-1/8" x 5-5/8" (creates six triangles measuring 3/4" x 5-5/8").


The Beautiful Beads paper pads are a specialty paper, specifically designed for use in paper bead making.  This lightweight patterned paper will roll easily without any creases.  The scale of all the patterns was designed to complement the miniature size of each bead.  These 4×6 sheets are the perfect size to be used with our Beautiful Beads die with as little waste as possible.  Available in two color schemes.  Each pad contains 20 sheets each of 6 patterns.

The Details: 

Beautiful Beads Pink & Orange 4×6 Paper Pad

  • coordinates with Melon Berry, Raspberry Fizz, Hibiscus Burst, Orange Zest & Canyon Clay
  • 20 sheets each of 6 patterns
  • It will retail for $6


Beautiful Beads Blue & Green 4×6 Paper Pad

  • coordinates with Aqua Mist, Ocean Tides, Hawaiian Shores, Simply Chartreuse & Smokey Shadow
  • 20 sheets each of 6 patterns
  • It will retail for $6

 To begin with, here is a short video we shared during Stamp-a-fair that shows you step-by-step how to create the beads and a bracelet.


Here are some closeup shots of my completed bracelet that I shared in the video…

These are really so quick and easy to make, not to mention inexpensive!  And so pretty too!

Heather Nichols designed the Beautiful Beads Paper Pads, and they are just stunning.  Definitely something that is easy & fun to mix and match!

 Now that you have seen the tutorial and an example of beaded bracelet, here are some of the amazing things that the team has created!  You will definitely want to stop by ALL of the blogs!  Each designer is featuring both a beaded project AND a unique ways to use the Beautiful Beads products on cards!

CLICK HERE to see more from Ashley Cannon Newell.

CLICK HERE to see more from Betsy Veldman.

CLICK HERE to see more from Cristina Kowalczyk.

CLICK HERE to see more from Danielle Flanders.

CLICK HERE to see more from Dawn McVey.

CLICK HERE to see more from Erin Lincoln.

CLICK HERE to see more from Heather Nichols.

CLICK HERE to see more from Jessica Witty.

CLICK HERE to see more from Maile Belles.

CLICK HERE to see more from Melissa Phillips.

If you want even MORE inspiration, you can check out all of the beaded projects customers created during our Stamp-a-faire online event in July HERE!

I hope you have enjoyed all these amazing creations that both the team and I have shared with you today!  What do you think?  Could you see yourself whipping up a few bracelets for Christmas gifts this year?  Or is your mind whirring with ideas for how to use these Beautiful Beads products on cards?  We would love to hear your initial thoughts on everything we introduced!  Please leave a comment on this post to tell us what you think of the new products and you will be eligible to win big!

$75 Papertrey Ink Gift Certificate 

to spend however you choose!  

You have until 9:30pm EST, tonight, September 15th, to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our September Release Winners Page shortly before the release at 10pm EST.  Thank you for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!

Nichole Heady

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