Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bead Table Wednesday: Kick It Up A Notch!

Springtime Giveaway Q – What is better than a springtime earring giveaway? A – A giveaway that includes earrings, a bracelet and artisan-made embossed copper components! Melinda Orr Designs and I are collaborating to take this giveaway and kick it up

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Celebrate Spring: Earring Giveaway

Celebrate Spring Winters in Washington State, while not as severe as, say Minnesota, (where I was born), are long and gray.  People tend to get depressed because of the lack of sunshine. And then suddenly things shift.  It may be

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I Heart Macro – Texture

I’ve been experiementing  with adding fibers to my jewelry designs.  The contrast between the softness of sari silk and metal or glass is captivating. The sari silk cording captures the eye with its brilliance and it adds another layer of texture

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I Heart Macro – Buds

“This bud’s for you!”  No, not that bud–flower buds! (sorry!)  Its that strange time of year when hints of spring are everywhere, but where we get snow, hail,  rain and even sunshine all in one day.   ✿✿✿ Lori of

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Gotta Be Green!

Earring Giveaway First things first:  I must apologize for completely forgetting the earring giveaway from the Bead Soup Blog Party!  So without further ado, the winner is:  Christine Murrow of Charis Designs! Christine, please contact me with your mailing address

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Bead Table Wednesday: Right Angle Weave Bracelet

Last night I started a right angle weave bracelet.  Right angle weave is commonly abbreviated as simply RAW.  Many people think that RAW is very difficult.  I actually find it quite relaxing, when using larger beads, like these 6 mm fire

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Bead Soup Blog Party – Welcome!

Welcome to the Bead Soup Blog Party blog hop!  Lori Anderson, of Pretty Things is our uber-awesome hostess.  She paired the 200 participants and we exchanged beads with our partners.  I was delighted to be paired with Karen Hess of

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Posted in Bead Challenges, Jewelry

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