Published on December 1st, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Paper napkin and wooden beads

Materials: NYSNÖ paper napkin

Description: I like to create and at the last visit to IKEA I was impressed with napkins, yes napkins, with beautiful pattern.

I immediately got an idea…

I just used some wooden beads, which I had at home and covered them with napkin. Outlined the beads on a string, with some other wooden beads and here it is – a new unique necklace!

~ minivanilli

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7 Responses to Paper napkin and wooden beads

  1. dizzy_izzy says:

    I love this!! Its so pretty, great job!

  2. minivanilli says:

    I’m really glad you like it!
    I’m not on Etsy (yet), I´m thinking about it.
    I do have things on facebook, where we can all figure it out(;

  3. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    Oh, my, I looked at the others and they’re really nice looking. You should be on Etsy!

  4. DJinny says:

    wow! i wouldnt ever be able to make it so neatly!
    good job!

  5. minivanilli says:


    i thinh you can do it also with mod podge?!
    i did it with water based colourless varnish…

    i´m on fb…(;

  6. Lizelle says:

    Please tell me you sell on etsy! I want to buy!

  7. Snappy says:

    Oooooh! I love this idea! How did you adhere the napkins to the beads? Mod Podge?

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