My Favorite Resources for Creating Outstanding Beaded Wedding Jewelry
Even though I still see a good foot or more of snow on the ground outside my window, the calender is telling me that it's almost spring — and that means it's almost time for wedding season! Up here in the Adirondacks, many couples choose to celebrate their wedding during the summer months when the trees are green and the mountain breezes are warm.
And just like picking a special place for a wedding, many brides these days are choosing to break from traditional wedding jewelry in favor of handmade beaded wedding jewelry using bead-weaving and mixed media jewelry making techniques. If you're planning a spring or summer wedding, now is the time to think about getting started on the handmade beaded wedding jewelry! Take a look at my top 5 picks for creating outstanding and unusual beaded wedding jewelry:
The way I look at it, any beading project can be turned into bridal jewelry. Here are a few tips for customizing your own beautiful beaded wedding jewelry:
- Think outside the box when it comes to color. Who says that beaded wedding jewelry always has to be white or cream or pink? Add a bold splash of your favorite colors to your handmade beaded wedding jewelry!
- Substitute freely. Not a fan of crystals? Use Czech glass beads. Add a more organic feel to your beaded wedding jewelry by using freshwater pearls instead of glass or crystal pearls, or use colored gemstones instead of round glass beads.
- Don't skimp on quality. When you're making your beaded wedding jewelry, use the best quality beads and findings that you can afford! You don't want your jewelry falling apart as you walk down the aisle!
Making your own beaded wedding jewelry is a great way to end National Craft Month! And make sure you take advantage of our special discount code CRAFT30 at checkout to save 30% for a limited time on these and more great resources in the Beading Daily Shop!