Author Archives: samwescott

A Sale and a Strike

So, how about the good news first? As of right now, everything in my Etsy shop is 20% off. This includes finished jewelry and patterns and you don’t need a coupon code for it at all – the discount will … Continue reading

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Winter Blue-Grays

Hey, y’all! I’ve been on a wintery color scheme kick with lots of grays and white and blues. I found this silver-splashed white GemDuo beads at work and really fell in love with them and wanted to make an Odessa … Continue reading

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Black Friday 2021 Sale

Hi, friends! I have just set up my sale for the weekend! 20% off Patterns – 25% off Jewelry Thursday the 25th through Monday the 29th, no coupon needed! Happy shopping! <3

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New Design – Holly Drops! Quick Festive Earrings and Necklace Tutorial

I’m baaaaaaaack! I had a sudden burst of inspiration this week and using a combination of self-imposed deadlines and social shaming (I posted about the design on Instagram and Facebook so that I knew people would hold me accountable), I … Continue reading

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Birthday Sale!

Good morning, everyone! It’s my birthday! I am turning 29 today and wanted to celebrate with an impromptu Etsy sale. For today and tomorrow (July 4th and 5th, 2021) all of my patterns are 20% off and all my finished … Continue reading

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Spring Collection 2021

Hi, everybody! So, I wanted to try something different and do a big themed collection drop of the jewelry I’ve been making lately. I was inspired by these beads that we sell at BeadsDirectUSA.com. It’s a mix that we make … Continue reading

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New Design – Basilica Bracelet and Earrings with Cathedral Beads!

Hello, my darling beady friends! I finally have something new for you! That cathedral bead pattern that I previewed in my last post is finally ready! I was not expecting to make you wait almost another two months after I … Continue reading

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Cathedral Bead Conundrum!

Alright, my beady friends. I need your help with a bead identification conundrum! I have a pattern that I’m ready to start writing, but it uses a shape of faceted Czech crystal that I have always called Cathedral beads. The … Continue reading

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2021 New Years Resolutions

Happy New Years, everyone! I have to admit, I have been procrastinating on writing this blog post for a few days because I know I did not do well on my goals for this year. This is understandable, right? I … Continue reading

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Farewell, Beaded Bliss

Today was the last day of normal shopping hours for my local bead shop, Beaded Bliss. We’ve had a lot of losses in the beading community this year. Personally, I’ve blogged before about losing Bead Stash (a local bead shop … Continue reading

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