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AJE Component Of The Month Challenge

(Find the Challenge Of Color blog hop here!) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Every month the Art Jewelry Elements team hosts a component of the month challenge.  For the November challenge, Lesley Watt of  THEAtoo provided an absolutely gorgeous snowflake focal, which she created with bronze metal clay.  I received the snowflake

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Blogversary

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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Five Resolutions For The New Year

5 Goals for a Bead-utiful New Year Here’s what I’m hoping to accomplish in the next year.  I’m posting these goals in my studio, to help keep me on-track. Build up to 100 items in my shop, (I’m half-way there).

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Shopping In My Kitchen

Jewelry Open House A lot of artists host Open Houses around the holidays, where people come to their homes or studios and can do some artisan-made shopping right at the source.  A variation of this has developed spontaneously for me

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Posted in Jewelry, Jewelry Business, Lampwork Beads

What is Santa Bringing?

Something New For The Studio Santa is bringing something new for the studio and I have to clear out a large space for it.  But until it arrives, where will I put all the bead storage that used to be

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Holiday Shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday We’ve all heard of Black Friday.  It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving and its the biggest shopping day of the year. Stores offer great discounts and attractive sales to lure in the shoppers. But have you heard of

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Hello…I’m still here!

You may have wondered what happened to me.  I was blogging so regularly during the week of the earring give away and then you haven’t heard a peep from me since.  Well, sometimes life just throws you curve-balls and you

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