Additional Craft Information:
Want to get into beading but don't want to spend too much? Then we at beadingmadness.com highly suggest Acrylic Beads to get yourself started off. Due to the cheap costs of acrylic you'll be able to gather a small but extensive range of colors and sizes that will allow you to take on various projects involving bracelets, chokers, necklaces and other items that may spark your creativity.
DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape
DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers
If you were to use this type of bead for creating your own crafted jewellery, you will find that these beads are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. It gives you a greater advantage if you decide to purchase them in bulk so you can effectively create crafts that are surely admirable.
Compared to other plastic materials being used to create jewellery, acrylic beads are known to be stronger and impact resistant which makes the beads safer to hang around your neck or your wrists. Generally the appearance of these beads may look heavy but in truth. They are very light and they also appear to be very smooth as they can sometimes be mistaken as gems.
DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife
DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint
Acrylic beads are ideal for those wanting to experiment with ideas without heavy investment; they are also good for children wanting to start a hobby craft, although we suggest that children above the ages of ten and up are recommended due to the small size of beads plus supervision is normally required to prevent any choking hazards.
Acrylic beads are not only for jewellery craft but they can serve with a dual purpose. Since these craft beads are safe enough to use by almost anyone, plus with the very light weight they offer. You'll be able to use them for decorating your home. Most of us enjoy looking at beaded home accessories such as curtains or table cloths with beaded craftwork.
Acrylic beads tend to be the economical approach, instead of buying glass beads for the budget conscious. With vast improvements in technology, acrylic beads are now durable, high in quality and extremely light. Glass beads are indeed beautiful but acrylic is the better option for beginners or tutors that hold beading classes for clients that are unable to afford materials.
We have many offers and starter packs available on our main site beadingmadness.com – feel free to browse at your leisure and get in contact with us if you have any questions, comments or queries.