Tiara Making Blog — Tutorials

How to make beaded sprays

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  Cut a piece of wire about 30cm long and slide a bead to the middle of the wire.   Bend the wire around the bead and pinch the 2 wires together below the bead, twist the bead once or twice to secure. Continue to twist the 2 wires together several more times until you […]

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Ideas and Techniques – Diamante Flowers

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At BD-i Tiaramaking we stock diamante flowers in an array of colours and styles. Diamante flowers are so versatile and can be used in many jewellery and headdress making projects our customers have also used these in dressmaking and wedding stationery designs. We’ve put together some ideas and techniques to get you started, click the […]

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Delicate Necklace Instructions

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Beginners Technique – How to decorate the headband with diamante trim.

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HOW TO DECORATE THE BAND WITH DIAMANTE TRIM

1.  Take a 1 metre long piece of wire and wrap around the headband a couple of centimetres from one end to secure. Trim the short end and smooth down the sharp cut end of wire on the outside of the band using pliers.

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Catherine Wheel Flower

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Thank you to all who watched the show yesterday on Create and Craft.  I was asked how to make crystal flowers and tried to show the catherine wheel flower which is used in our “Heavenly” range of kits…  Here is a recap of how I make that sort of flower…

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