From the sparkle of delicate seed beads to the bold statement of a bright and singular bauble, beads offer endless creative potential. Combine them with the fun of handmade cards, and the sky’s the limit! This entry in a new beginner-friendly, richly photographed series explains exactly how to pair the two crafts perfectly. Creating the cards requires only straightforward techniques, such as sewing, gluing, or wiring the beadsall thoroughly explained in a basics sectionand most projects require just a few simple steps. Fashion a cheerful felt-and-bead card that doubles as a keepsake photo frame; a shimmering chandelier card that dazzles with pearls and crystals; and cute mini cards with fruit and flower themes. Every one is beautiful and easy to make!