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Beading: A Family Tradition

Posted by Bead Obsession on 11/3/2014

When it comes to family gatherings ideas can become tough at times. Doing the same theme over and over again can make your family gathering grow stale. One way you can mix it up is by having a family bead night. Working with beads is something that people of all ages can enjoy. It is a good way to bridge the gap between your younger members and older members can both have fun doing.

The different projects you can do with beads are wide and numerous. The most common project you and your family can do is jewelry making. Your family can have making jewelry on it’s own or by adding it to other holiday activities such as secret Santa. Making beaded jewelry for other family members is a healthy and fun activity that will surely have all of your relatives talking about your gathering for years to come.

Beads are also great to add some flair to your clothing or accessories. Adding bead work to an old jacket or bag can add a unique style that is made only better by the fact that it was made by hand by a family just for you. Adding beads to old clothing is a great way to take that vest that you stopped wearing anymore and put it to some good use. No matter the age of the family member they will surely love the end result of the beading project.

Beading is a pastime that can be shared by all. It makes for a great family night letting the creative side of your family come alive as they come together to enjoy the holiday season with one another. The best part about beading nights is that you can save money by buying in bulk. This makes sure that there are enough beads to be shared by everyone.