Category Archives: Challenges and Blog Hops

Isolation Beading Challenge Completed!

Blow the trumpets and fling your confetti, guys! I finished the Isolation Beading Challenge! The last one on my list was actually the first one – finishing off a project. I mean, I made and completed many projects since I … Continue reading

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Flirting with Fringe

Hello, my dear beady friends! Last week I posted about my struggles to learn Ogalala stitch and fulfill one of the last items on the Isolation Beading Challenge. I’ve been having a bit of a hard time finding an “Unknown/Unloved” … Continue reading

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Ogalala (Oglala? Ogallala??) Blues

Hello, my wonderful beady friends. Last time I posted, I was giving an update on my Isolation Beading Challenge. I had almost everything done except for revisiting an unknown or unloved beading stitch. I’m so close and I’ve been really … Continue reading

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Isolation Beading Challenge Progress

Hey, everybody! I hope you are all well and holding up. I just wanted to pop in and chat about my progress on the Isolation Beading Challenge that I issued last month. I didn’t think i had made much progress, … Continue reading

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Isolation Beading: An Update and a Challenge

Hey, friends. I sincerely hope you are all doing well and that those of you who can are staying safe and staying home as much as possible. Everything is weird and stressful and confusing right now, especially in our crafting … Continue reading

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Bead Swap Reveal with Danielle Wickes!

You guys, I have the most exciting post to share with you today! Danielle Wickes and I have cooked up a special bead swap just between the two of us and today is the big reveal day! She’s a supremely … Continue reading

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Art Elements Blog Hop – Stars!

Hey, everybody! So, at the beginning of the month I signed up to participate in the Art Elements blog’s monthly theme challenge – this round it was STARS. What I didn’t realize then was that the reveal date was only … 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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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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Secret Bead Along – Summer 2017 Color Selection!

Hey, everyone! You may remember last summer I participated in Jean Power’s Secret Bead AlongĀ and made this fantastic necklace. I’ve decided to play along again and picked out my beads based on Jean’s requirements list. She listed the beads needed … Continue reading

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