Eep! It has just occurred to me that I never posted any photos of what become of the gorgeous Canadian penny clasps I posted a while back … well, wait no longer … allow me to introduce my Canadian Penny clasp mixed media wrap bracelets! These bracelets showcase the spectacular clasp (commissioned from Niky Sayers), along with some beautiful little tiny polka dotted lampwork spacer beads by Lampwork by Julie, some … Continue reading a penny for your thoughts …
Just in time for the party season … the stunning latest Winter 2015 issue of Jewelry Stringing magazine has hit store shelves! In it, amongst all of the gorgeous glittery gifting projects, are a few peacock & lime pieces (and tutorials)! Featured are the Wish Upon a Star Necklace … the Butterfly Raindrop earrings, and the Sing a Song of Sixpence bracelet (featuring Liberty … Continue reading Star Struck
Oh … so exciting! Today is the day … the BIG REVEAL for all those participating in Lori Anderson’s 8th annual Bead Soup Blog Party! I can.not.wait. to see what everyone has designed and created! My beautiful bead soup (if you’ll remember, from the lovely Niky Sayers) has been simmering and stewing away for a few weeks now. It has finally finished percolating, having left a delightful … Continue reading bead soup blog party reveal
It’s time to start mixing … bead soup style. A very special package arrived in the mail yesterday, and … Eek! It felt like Christmas all over again! You know I can only be talking about a certain bead soup package 😉 Niky of Silver NikNats sent the most beautifully packaged assortment of special goodies. As soon as you opened the lid … you knew … Continue reading Start mixing!
“What a wonderful thing is the mail, capable of conveying across continents a warm human hand-clasp.” ~Author Unknown A quick little Bead Soup update … the mix for Niky of SilverNikNats has officially started its trek across the pond! (It was meant to go out yesterday, but my daughter set strict orders that it was in no way to be shipped until she was finished … Continue reading bead soup on its way!
And … we’re off! The 8th annual Bead Soup Blog Party is officially underway, and international partners have been assigned! (If you’ll remember from last year’s post … the Bead Soup Blog Party is a wonderful once a year event, partnering participates from all over the world, who in turn send each other an assortment of beads and other goodies with the hopes of challenging … Continue reading coffee & some (bead) soup