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Friday, February 19, 2010

BEADED FLOWERS - NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT

crystal bouquet

Don’t let allergies stop you from having your favourite flowers on your wedding day. Beaded flowers can be made to resemble almost any real flower seen in nature, or can be total fantasy and unique. They can even be made in to different sizes to that seen in nature. But being made of wire and beads, there is no pollen to be allergic to. There’ll be none of the sneezing, itchy eyes, or asthma attacks to spoil your special day.

beaded rose bud

Beaded flowers can be made from many different types of weaves. The most common ones are either the French Beading method, or the Victorian Beaded method. Both use wire for assembling the petals, but Victorian is usually made with horizontal rows of beads, whereas French is made with the rows going vertically around the central vertical row. Both methods are then joined to a wire stem, and is then carefully wrapped in florists tape.

beaded fuchsia

The flowers can be made into anything from table arrangements and centrepieces, to bridal bouquets and bridesmaids bouquets, and even made as wedding favours.

beaded wedding bouquet



The other great thing about beaded flowers, is that they can last a lifetime. Making them a lasting keepsake in memory of your wedding day.


beaded daisy



Written by Jenny Lawson

From Craft Cove
http://craftcove.weebly.com


And Flower Cove
http://flowercove.weebly.com


Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Everything moved

I've finally finished moving all of Craft Cove from the freewebs site to the weebly site

So now you can find all the jewellery, gifts and ornaments at http:craftcove.weebly.com

and all the beaded flowers, and hair accessories at http://flowercove.weebly.com

Friday, February 5, 2010

Flowers for Valentines Day

beaded flower

Flowers are always a great gift for Valentines Day.

With beaded flowers they never die or go brown, but can last a lifetime.


beaded fuchsia


Here is a small sample of some of mine.



beaded rose bud
beaded carnation





french beaded flower

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