French Beaded Rainbow wreath by Lauren Harpster

Welcome to Bead & Blossom!

My name is Lauren Harpster and I am a French Beaded Flower designer. Bead & Blossom is my new and improved website (you may remember my old Lauren’s Creations site) dedicated to teaching you this beautiful old art of making realistic flowers from tiny glass seed beads and wire. 

You can read more about the art of French Beading and about me here. 

Learn the Art

Learn how to make French Beaded Flowers with my free tutorials! 

french beading technique tutorial - Loop-Back


Read my blog for more French Beading tips, the latest Bead & Blossom news, and inspiration. 


Practice your French Beading skills with  my Flower Patterns! 

French Beaded Paperwhite Pattern by Lauren Harpster

Latest YouTube Video

Free French Beaded Flower Tutorial - Globe Amaranth by Lauren Harpster

My most recent Youtube video is a full-length master course for making French Beaded Globe Amaranth. A free PDF that goes along with the video course is available for download in my shop.