A Clever Twist on Simple Stringing Washers, snaps, fishing tackle, resin: Nothing is safe with a crafty lady in the house. Get ready to break tradition and combine beads with common materials used in unconventional ways to make beautiful jewelry. You'll learn how to use nail polish to create the look of enamel, and how to link together cut-up credit cards into a playful bracelet. Or try mixing stainless steel washers with wire and beads to make surprisingly elegant jewelry. Before you know it, you'll be a true mixed-media jewelry artist. Bestselling author of the Simply Beautiful book series Heidi Boyd brings you more than 70 pretty beaded projects, all in her trademark classic style. Featured mixed-media elements include: Wire Fishing tackle Nail polish Window screen Credit cards Polymer clay Paper Crystals Leather Sequins Buttons Playing cards Sea glass Game pieces Start your adventures in mixed-media jewelry making today!