The Beginning of the Beaded Silk Cords

For a few years now I have had the inkling to use the 2mm hand painted silks I carry (from Ute of Silk Painting Is Fun) for some sort of wrap bracelet, but have lacked in the pulling of any solid idea together. When it was time to submit product for Beads 2015 (Stringing Magazine […]

Bead Fest Philadelphia August 2014

  Bead Fest Philadelphia is HERE!!! August 22-24, 2014 is when the exhibitors are there selling all kinds of bead and jewelry making goodness! Darlene of D7 Studio carries my work at her bead show tables (Bead Fest Aug 2014 Booth #366), and here are a few photos of the newest beads heading her way […]

Handmade Wire Closure for Friendship Bracelets

Simple. Fast. High Quality. All words that I – as a bead maker, sometimes jewelry maker – would use to describe what I need in a handmade jewelry closure component… Love My Art Jewelry Blog and the Boot Camps for 2013 are helping me focus and come up with a few "go to" components – […]

Mid-Summer Piedmont Garden

We had a couple of days that were in the 70’s for the high, low humidity, and beautiful evenings – so I finally got some time in the garden to weed and look at it good. Every year I struggle to keep this path free of weeds. This fall – it wins! I am removing […]

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