Place the bead and then work the stitch - in decreases the bead goes on the stitch which will end up on top.
To place the bead, use a fine crochet hook. Put a bead on the hook, hook the stitch from the LHN, then push the bead down from the hook onto the stitch and replace the stitch on the needle.
A demonstration of the make7 stitch used in the pawprint motif.
A demonstration of the bobble stitch, here used for the toes of the pawprint motif.