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What are Water Beads?

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What are Water Beads?

Water beads are a wonderful, new product made up of a special water-absorbing polymer used by florists, decorators, and hundreds of other creative designers.  These marble-sized beads start off as light-weight, dry grains.  Then, add water and watch the magic happen.  The household-safe polymers absorb thousands of times their weight in water and turn into a perfect marble-sized bead perfect for your home-design project. They can be bought online or in larger craft stores.  I normally buy my direct from

Where can I use my Water Beads?

Anywhere you are looking to add color to your decorative projects.  They work great as an alternative to soil for many varieties of plants.  Here are just a few of the ways you can use Water Beads:

  • Fresh Cut Flowers
  • Growing House Plants
  • Candles
  • Vase Fillers
  • Decorative Lights
  • Room Scents

Other Cool Uses for Water Beads

Not only are water beads great for the house, you can wear them too and stay cool, literally!  Since they hold lots of water, they can be cooled and used in evaporative cooling hats, scarves, jackets and more.  Check out this cooling hat made with water beads: