I’ve wanted to try polymer clay for a while now. This Christmas I treated myself, and bought things I’d need to get started, like a toaster oven, clay, tools, etc. I’ve hardly had a chance to play with it, but this week I bought “Ancient Modern” by Ronna Sarvas Weltman, an amazing polymer clay artist [...]
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the party I don’t know if you’ve heard about Lori Anderson’s Bead Soup Blog Party. I’d just heard about it myself during the last round, and after seeing how cool it was, I couldn’t wait to sign up for the next one, which is going on right now. More than 300 bloggers who create jewelry [...]
Today is the deadline for the Art Bead Scene Muffin Tin Challenge, and I’m so happy to report that I finished all 12 bracelets! Here’s a reminder of what my tin looked like when I got started: I have to say that many times the bracelets evolved and beads were swapped or added into my [...]
Today is Bead Table Wednesday, and my actual bead table is way too messy to show. So, here is a look at the latest things I have been working on over the past few days. Most of the earrings are either Vintaj or sterling silver. The sterling earrings have pearls or Swarovski dangles. You can [...]
Happy Mango Beads is holding a Valentine’s themed contest for February. Entries aren’t just limited to jewelry, any beaded craft is eligible. There are ten categories to choose from, and the winner of each category will receive a $25 gift certificate to Happy Mango Beads, and the grand prize winner will get a $100 gift [...]
I’ve been hard at work trying to get jewelry made for Artbeat 2010, which I’ll be attending on Aug. 28. We still haven’t gotten our booth assignments, but the event organizers sent out a follow up email saying they’re working hard on it, so I should know soon. The other night I decided I’d take [...]
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