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Going through IKEA, I noticed that they sell a huge jar of beads in assorted colours for only RM25. As usual, there would be explanation and tips on what you can do with their items. The display section on the beads above shows: Left side: The finished product Right side: The raw materials- ie the [...]

Because I love beads, I’ve spent years scouting for them all over the place. For many years, it seemed that I never got tired looking at them- so I’ve amassed quite a collection and spent a little fortune just on buying beads. When buying, you may be wondering, ‘should I buy in bulk or buy [...]

You can add beautiful finishing touches to wooden photo frames by gluing ribbon roses and beads on them. The wooden photo frame below is from Ikea. How to do it: 1.  Use the Uhu glue and glue some ribbons alongside the border covering the 4 angle of the frame. 2.  Then I sew some pink and purple [...]

When the first hand made stretchable double combs first came out, a lot of long hair ladies loved it. I remember the first ones I’ve seen was sold for RM29.90 via a craft bazaar. The owner claimed he had handmade it himself, but later, exact duplicates were being seen all over the bazaars- which had [...]

Malacca in Malaysia is well known for its handmade beaded slippers. Each bed is manually attached to the slippers and therefore the entire slippers can take quite sometime to be completed. The beads are first sown into a cloth where the patterns are normally drawn. Afterwhich, it is transferred onto the shoe. These beaded shoes [...]

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