This paper bead technique is sure to get your creativity pumped up! Buco beads are 3 dimensional, 2 layered paper beads. You can create your own using digital template files from paperbeadrollers.com or you can purchase pre-cut kits.
I came up with this idea when I was using my Brother Scan-N-Cut machine to do some intricate cutting. It hit me like a ton of bricks – this would look amazing on a paper bead! So I started experimenting to see how I could make that work. The result is Buco Beads! A 2-layer paper bead with cutout shapes.
You can use any cutting machine that reads SVG files to cut the Buco Strips from my templates. The strip