Currently Browsing: December 2012

New Year Resolution Giveaway

**This contest is now closed. Thank you all for participating and congratulations to our winner, Ruth T!You can read her winning comment below. Eat better, exercise more…it’s time to come up with a better New Year resolution for 2013! We already shared our employees’ New Year resolutions for better beading in the future, so now […]

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Artbeads Employees’ New Year Resolutions

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to start thinking about changes in the coming year. We asked around to find out what some of the Artbeads staff have planned in 2013, and here are their goals: “Flatback my world using the new pick-it-up tool!” —Yvette, Manager “To learn more about bead embroidery using […]

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Artbeads Ugly Sweater Party 2012

Happy Holidays from all of us at Artbeads. We hope everyone has a fun and safe celebration. In honor of this joyful time, we thought we’d share what happened around here for the holidays. The Artbeads crew got into the spirit a bit early with an ugly sweater party! Below are some of the best […]

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An Early Christmas Present

Happy Christmas Eve! Today we’re spotlighting a fun winter craft project to prepare you for the holidays. You can switch the jolly Jack Frost picture with your favorite symbol of winter and match it with colorful Swarovski crystals. You’ll be surprised at how quickly you can complete this idea! Read the instructions to make a […]

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Welcome Winter

Today is the official first day of winter, so it’s time to celebrate snowfall and freezing temperatures. Take advantage of the changing weather and stay inside this weekend making jewelry to match your winter wardrobe. This season our trend researchers discovered that black & white color schemes and looks with a military feel are hot […]

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Holidays from the Heart – Family Projects and Get Togethers

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has made many people lose sight of what’s special about this time of the year. This year, instead of a gift purchased on impulse, give a gift from the heart: one made by loving hands that embraces its recipient in thoughtfulness and creates a lasting memory. We […]

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3-Day Earring Spectacular – Day 3

It’s the last day of our 3-day earring spectacular and we’ve saved the best for last! Although there’s only one fast and free earring idea for today, we saved the most fanciful for last. Artbeads co-owner and chief jewelry designer Cynthia created these earrings using some of her favorite jewelry components, embellishments and epoxy clay […]

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3-Day Earring Spectacular – Day 2

We thought today we’d focus on some of the great découpage beads offered on our site. These beautiful, lightweight focal beads are perfect for making earrings. Cynthia, our chief jewelry designer, saw the potential of these and she had a blast coming up with different designs and color combinations to match all sorts of different […]

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3 Day Earring Spectacular – Day 1

We’re back with another installment of our earring idea a day! Over the next three days we’ll showcase a simple earring idea you can make in no time, plus we’ll list the components and give you quick instructions. Artbeads co-owner and chief jewelry designer Cynthia put together each design with some of her favorite products […]

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Artbeads Employee Spotlight – Meet Teri!

The Artbeads team sure is an amazing crew. Each person, from the inventory team to product fillers and customer service members, all contribute to the ultimate goal of providing high-quality pieces to our customers. We want to introduce you to one of our star employees. Teri McCamish shines bright as one of our superstar jewelry […]

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