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Magazine Beads

Sent in by:
Wendy of Los Angeles, CA 


What you need for this ZOOMdo:
  • old magazines and catalogs
  • glue
  • water
  • cup
  • paint brush
  • juice box straw or coffee stirrer
  • string
What you do for this ZOOMdo:

  1. Squirt a little glue into a cup and stir in a small amount of water.
  2. Cut a lot of long triangles out of a page from a magazine. Each triangle will make one bead. To make a necklace, you'll need about 20 beads.
  3. Lay a triangle with the side that you don't want to show facing up.
  4. Brush a small amount of the glue/water mixture onto the triangle.
  5. Take your straw or the stirrer and roll the wide end of the triangle around it.
  6. Continue rolling until you reach the point of the triangle.
  7. Slide the bead off the straw.
  8. Make more beads the same way.
  9. Let the beads dry for about an hour.
  10. Now string them together.
  11. Tie each end of the string in a double knot and then you can tie the necklace around your neck.
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