Sprinkled beauty

Difficulty: 2
Techniques: Stained Glass, Collage, Mosaic

Hanging made from colorful microbeads

This tutorial on how to easily adorn any base using microbeads will appeal to all lovers of handcrafts.

Try out this new material from the PRECIOSA Traditional Czech Glass™ product range! We offer microbeads in a wide range of 31 color shades and it is entirely up to you which combination you choose for your mosaic. Allow your imagination to guide you and make use of the options presented by this decorative material.
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Kateřina Václavíková

The Glass Microbead Campaign is decorated with her designs She was born in Prague and she has been living with her family in the Central Bohemian town of Nymburk for almost 3 years.

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Material and Tools

Tools

A base material – plexiglass or wood, glass, stiff paper.
A hand drill; double-sided adhesive tape; a retractable knife; needle nose pliers; a chain, a carabiner for hanging, at least 5 mm rings; colorless varnish in a spray can.

Base material supplier: Lama Stone, s. r. o. (https://www.lamastone.cz/)

Procedure

Step 1

Stick the self-adhesive tape to the base material in the shape of a circle, a rectangle or a square so that the tape covers the entire surface.

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Step 2

Use the retractable knife to cut the self-adhesive tape into the required shape.

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Step 3

Drill a hole at the edge of the base material.

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Step 4

Use the retractable knife to cut the required shapes into the self-adhesive tape (spirals, geometric patterns, etc.).

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Step 5

Remove the backing tape from part of the self-adhesive tape and gently sprinkle the microbeads in the selected color onto it.

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Step 6

Continue in the same manner. Remove the backing tape in sections and select the color of microbeads as needed.

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Step 7

Spray the finished product with the colorless varnish to ensure the better adherence of the material.

Step 8

You can hang the hanging on a chain using a carabiner.

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