Paintbrush for glue Scissors or paper cutter Thin straws or cotton swabs with the ends cut off or for kids, try using a pencil for fatter beads and easier for little fingers. Shallow cardboard box, slightly wider than the longest straw or swab. For kids beads, you can skip this step.
Paintbrush for glue Scissors or paper cutter Thin straws or cotton swabs with the ends cut off or for kids, try using a pencil for fatter beads and easier for little fingers.
Shallow cardboard box, slightly wider than the longest straw or swab. For kids beads, you can skip this step. The paper cutter makes this much faster. Wide at one end, narrow on the other The longer you cut your strip, the thicker bigger the bead will be when finished. This layer will also add thickness, so keep it short about 3"-4" Step 3: Apply Glue Kid Instructions: On a big piece of scrap paper to protect your table, lay out a strip of paper and using your glue stick, run it down the Paper beads strip.
Make sure your get enough glue on the pointy end. Adult Instructions for smaller beads Apply the glue to the back of the strip using a paintbrush. Spread the glue thinly on the wrong side of your paper. If you are making the fat kids beads with a pencil, you can take the bead off your pencil and start on your next bead.
Let Dry If you are making the smaller beads with Mod Podgelet them dry on your drying rack the notched card board box. Allow to dry, remove from the stick. Create necklaces, bracelets or use as embellishments for other crafts. I liked wrapping paper the best.
It didn't curl as much as the Origami paper or tear like tissue papers will and there are thousands of patterns to choose from.
For kids, I recommend glue sticks. A mandrel is just a fancy word for the tube the you use as a base so your bead has a hole in it. Kids like pencils that are easier for their little fingers to grab, and they like to slide the bead off right away, so glue stick is best.
For adults who are letting their beads dry on a rack, you might like the round coffee stirs from your local fast food restaurant that look like thin straws.
If you are using cotton swabs, remove all the cotton from the ends.
Be sure to use a plastic stick, the beads will stick to a wooden sticks so wooden skewers are out. Comments Have your say about what you just read!
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