Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bead Table Wednesday: Sneak Peek

I am on the Beads Of Clay (BOC) Design Team.  Every month or so, five of the Design Team members are given some beautiful handmade clay beads and asked to design one or two pieces of jewelry with them.  I received a delightful selection of BOC

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I Heart Macro – Orchids and Earrings

 I ♥ Macro Sunday! I have a small collection of orchids, on my kitchen window sill, that I either nurture to bloom or kill.  I seem to do a bit of both.  Knowing that I love orchids, my family often gives me new orchids on

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Posted in Flowers, i heart macro, Photography

Bead Table Wednesday: Necklace and Studio Update

Two Wednesdays ago, I said I was starting a studio clean up.  I haven’t made a lot of progress, but there are a few signs of hope.  This was my work table 2 weeks ago. It’s not a whole lot better, but if

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Art Bead Earring Swap

Diana Ptaszynski of Suburban Girl is  hosting an Art Bead Earring Swap. Here’s how she set it up: Participants will be put into groups of 3 and will create 1 pair of earrings for each partner.  Each earring must contain at

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Posted in Art Beads and Components, Bead Challenges, Jewelry


I know I promised last week to do an update on my studio cleaning efforts, but I didn’t get as far as I’d hoped, though it is definitely better! Instead I thought I’d just quickly share that today is my 2nd

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I Heart Macro – Ferns Unfurling

 I ♥ Macro Sunday! We live on the edge of a wooded area.  Ferns abound in shady spots in the Pacific Northwest and I love to watch them unfurl in the spring. ✿✿✿ Lori of Studio Waterstone  hosts a weekly blog

Posted in i heart macro, Photography

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