Username Post: Flatback Pearls        (Topic#1673519)
nicy 
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  • nicy on 01-11-18 11:46 AM

Please help. I am looking for white flat back pearls for scrapbooking and card making. I am exhausted in the search. I've tried eb/here/joann/michael. All I see is the products with a few for a lot of money. I want more for my money! What do you suggest?


Edited by nicy on 01-11-18 11:47 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
mrsdriver5
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In response to nicy

I usually use the self-adhesive pearls. I also sometimes use Liquid Pearls. It takes a little practice to get a nicely-rounded pearl shape, but they are a good substitute for "real" pearls. All of these come in many colors.

(I see some of those I listed are shown as discontinued, but you might be able to find them in other places and there are other color choices available at this site.)


 
ChansGram
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In response to mrsdriver5

I bought white (pearl) flatbacks on Amazon.
Big bag of mixed sizes for not too much.


 
Sewflake
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In response to ChansGram

Getting the pearls as a big box store with coupons helps!
On some things there does not seem to be much help for the big prices!


 
New Kid On the Block
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In response to Sewflake

What about melting the pearled beads and the tiny plastic beads?


 
Vivian Lake
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In response to pacificscrappergal

Also look at the Nuvo brand . . .

https://www.scrapbook.com/store/ton-677n.html?w=nuvo


 
Vivian Lake
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In response to Vivian Lake

Amazon:

https://smile.amazon.com/Cabochons-Half-round- Wedding-D...


 
Luvmyfam
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In response to nicy

I love my Pearl pens. I have a few different colors. I make my own pearls that are perfect for cards and layouts.


 
anda11
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In response to ChansGram

they probably have some here :)......hobbylobby has pearls & Michaels should


 
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