At first glance, the sight of beads may make you think exclusively of beautiful jewellery, but the uses for these extend far beyond simple necklaces and bracelets alone. Versatile in color and size, craft lovers worldwide have frequently utilized these lovely, inexpensive pieces to dress up the drab, add bright pops of color to basic looks, and give a uniquely artistic finish to everyday items. Whether you're planning a wedding or looking to beautify your home, beads allow your inner creativity to fashion lovely pieces quickly and easily.
Beads have become a popular staple in floral arranging. You may begin by selecting a spring bouquet in pastel shades and a placing them in a pretty glass vase, then filling the base with OASIS® beads in white around the stems. These come in your choice of sizes, and the larger the bead, the more dramatic the finished look will be. Another great tip is to select a wider vase, place pink rose petals or buds inside, fill with water and top with Diamond beads in matching pink to create a whimsical, shabby chic centerpiece.
If you're adorning without flowers, filling a candle holder or fancy glass with OASIS® beads in mint and setting battery-operated tea lights on top will add a soft, romantic glow to any special event. If you're eyeing a more rustic appeal, consider collecting some tree branches, drying them fully, and painting them whatever color you choose. You may then bead the branches themselves in your desired color, or suspend the beads from them on a matching wire, then wrap them around one another and tie them off with a satin ribbon. Whatever you choose, allow yourself to be completely imaginative, and you are sure to discover the ease and elegance that beads will add to your event.