Category Archives: Beadwork

Learning Peyote with a Twist (Peytwist)

Hello, everyone! Guess what? My boss has decided that Beads Direct USA is going to have a YouTube channel! So far, there’s only one video posted, but Liz has lots of big ideas for the future and some of the … Continue reading

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Playing with Carrier Beads – Rainbow Ombre Necklace

Hello! So, we got carrier beads in at work a few months ago and they have been FLYING off the shelves. I quickly grabbed myself a few packs and have been steadily working on designing and stitching up a necklace … Continue reading

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New Design! – Artful Arcos Bracelet and Earrings

Hello, everyone! I finally have another new design to share with you. This one uses three-hole Arcos beads and seed beads to make a square-tiled design. What do you think? So, I’ve been intrigued by Arcos for awhile now. I … Continue reading

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Use Your Stash Challenge – Jan 2018 – Art Elements Blog Hop Reveal

Hello, my dear beady friends! Do I have a delightful pile of jewelry to share with you! So, Art Elements is hosting another Use Your Stash Challenge to start off the new year. You may remember a similar challenge that … Continue reading

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2018 New Years Resolutions

Happy New Years, everybody! So, I LOVE New Years Day. I love fresh starts and making goals and buying calendars and all the fun motivation and emotional cleanliness that wells up in me every time we start a new year. … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornament Blog Hop – 2017 – Art Elements!

Hello, everybody! Merry Almost-Christmas, if you’re celebrating this year! So, you may have noticed by now that I really enjoy the Art Elements blog, since I have participated in so many blog hops and challenges that they’ve hosted (1, 2, … Continue reading

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Faux Loom Leather Wrap Bracelets

Guys, I learned a new technique and I think I am in love! So, last month I noticed a class at Beaded Bliss that I desperately wanted to take. I rearranged my work schedule specifically so I could be there … Continue reading

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Last Day of the 2017 Sale!

Just wanted to pop in and remind everyone that today is the last day of my big winter sale! Absolutely everything is discounted AND you don’t even have to remember some pesky discount code – it’ll be reduced automatically! The … Continue reading

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Today is the Big Day! Holiday Sale – 2017!

Hello, my darlings! Guess what time it is??? It’s Sale Time! “But, Sam”, you might say. “It is definitely not Black Friday yet. Nor Small Business Saturday. And Cyber Monday is next week. Have you gotten your dates confused?” And … Continue reading

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Playing with my Picasso 15/0’s!

Hey, everyone! I’ve been playing with those gorgeous Picasso 15/0’s I was telling you about in my last post and wanted to share what I’ve been working on. First, I worked up a pair of my Dainty Duo Drop earrings … Continue reading

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