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Designs by Beadaholic

Bargain Bracelet

I got the slide for $1.43 and the leather cuff for .60 on clearance---so naturally I ran home to put it all together!
Components: Sivertone slide, chartreuse leather cuff, crimp ends, jumprings and toggle clasp.

Added Attraction

I decided to add a PC bead above the pendant on this just needed something in that space! What do you think--with,or without?

From An Old Belt--New Designs

This belt was given to me by a very dear friend 30 years ago! Since I've "outgrown" it--I took it apart and made a pendant and bracelets.
Components: Leather straps, leather component with straps, Artistic wire from LB, assorted Czech beads from LB, cord ends from LB, handmade polymer clay cabochon (by moi), jumprings, various metal slides from LB, and lobsterclaw clasps.

Matching Bracelet

Of course I had to make a matching bracelet for the necklace!
Components: Handmade PC focal and dangle bead, cotton yarn, copper S-hook closure from LB and copper jumpring.

Crocheted Necklace II

This is another crocheted necklace I made, only I added dangles this time. These are so much fun to make and wear!
Components: Mustard cotton yarn, Artistic copper wire, Czech bellflowers from LB, copper clasp from LB, assorted beads and also handmade PC beads from me!

Seasonal Crocheted Necklace

I always have leftover yarn from various crochet projects. I came up with this necklace and got to use up some cotton yarn that had been in the...
Components: Multi-color cotton yarn, silver plated S hook clasp from LB and silver plated jumprings.

Ready for the Beach

Now that our snow is gone and the temps are rising, I am ready for spring...this bracelet echoes my sentiments!
Components: Irish waxed linen cord, large lobsterclaw clasp, jumprings, patina'd charm and Czech faceted rondelles all from LB...the rest are from my stash.

Second Leather and PC Bracelet

Here is the second leather triple wrap as promised. The focal arrived today from LB and I immediately attached it! LOL
Components: 2 mm black leather cord, handmade and painted PC beads. Center link connector, cord ends, charms and jumprings all from LB.

Leather and PC Triple Wrap

I have been planning this piece for awhile....just had to get supplies from LB, and finish making all the PC beads!
Components: Handmade/handpainted PC beads, black leather cord, silver-plated cord ends, focal piece, jumprings, charms and clasp--all from LB.


The minute I saw the patina charms I knew I had to have them! I just wanted to do some simple designs. Sorry that some of the initial charms...
Components: TierraCast charms, leather cord, clasps and patina charms....all from LB. Other findings from HobbyLobby.

Twisted Leather and PC

This was the second attempt at this bracelet. I had made over 20 PC beads for it initially, and evidently my toaster oven finally gave out, as it...
Components: PC beads, copper wire, copper clasp/cord ends and twisted leather cording.


I fell in love with LB's aquamarine recycled glass chips, so decided to make a necklace out of them! The matching earrings and bracelet are in the...
Components: From LB: waxed Irish linen cord, aquamarine recycled glass chips, S-hook clasp and 4x5mm Czech rondelles. Other materials are 11/0 silver seedbeads, jumprings and silver-filled cord end.

PC and Leather Bracelet

It seems I haven't posted anything on here in ages! Was in the hospital in Oct., then the holidays hit, so it's been a busy time. I am finally...
Components: 1/2" embossed leather from LB, various color handmade PC buttons, 4mm crystal rondelles, Nymo thread, and magnetic clasp.

Tis the Season--Almost!

I made all these to give to friends. Christmas light pins, Snowman pin, and Christmas light earrings...all out of PC. I took the pic with my...
Components: PC, pinbacks, silver-filled earwires, black 11/0 seedbeads, and acrylic sealer.

Celebrating Autumn

Trying to use up some of my never-ending stash!
Components: Glass coin beads, assorted metal and glass beads, handmade PC beads, copper jumpring, toggle clasp and waxed linen cord.

Bracelet Watch

I got the watch on sale at a great price--the rest was easy!
Components: Antique gold watch, waxed linen cord, assorted glass and metal beads, handmade PC beads, jumprings, artistic wire and toggle clasp.

Autumn & Other PC Pins

These are my latest polymer clay brooches/pins I made. I love autumn, so the leaf pin was a given....just did the others for fun! The painted...
Components: Polymer clay, pinbacks and acrylic sealer.

Two of a Kind

Two recent bracelets made with my PC beads and PC cane beads. These are small beads....therefore more tedious to make. These are my favorite...
Components: Handmade PC beads, 6/0 metal spacers, toggle clasps, jumprings, wire, and waxed linen cord.

4 Strands To Go!

I've been working on stringing this one for awhile....trying to lessen the seedbead tubes! LOL I managed to finish it while watching Ken Burns'...
Components: Assorted 6/0 glass and metal seedbeads, assorted 6mm round glass beads, waxed linen cord, antique gold wire, end cones, jumprings and toggle clasp.


The designs and colors of the wood beads, just made me think of Morocco! I have had these from my last trip to Nashville. I finally got around to...
Components: Handmade PC beads, assorted carved and painted wooden beads, copper jumprings and toggle clasp and waxed linen cord.

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