Category Archives: Challenges and Blog Hops

Secret Bead-Along with Jean Powers – Summer 2016

Hello! So, a few posts back, I mentioned that I was participating in this summer’s Secret Bead-along, hosted by Jean Powers. You maaay have noticed that the bead along was almost a full month ago and I am SO sorry … Continue reading

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2016 Secret Bead-Along with Jean Powers!

Hello, everybody! I am planning on participating in this year’s Secret Bead-Along, hosted by Jean Powers. Last summer, some of my friends told me about this really cool project they were all doing, where they received instructions for a secret … Continue reading

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Starfish Color Palette Challenge!

I LOVE reading beading blogs and Sherri Stokey’s blog, KnotJustMacrame is one of my favorites. She’s also writing for LoveMyArtJewelry and has issued the readers a challenge! The challenge is to find inspiration from this color palette and go nuts! Now, I … Continue reading

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AJE Buried Treasure Reveal

Hello! It is time once again for a blog hop hosted by Art Jewelry Elements! As you remember, I have done two blog hops with them before. One was in August of 2015, when I got to use a component … Continue reading

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A Time to Stitch 8 – Challenge Reveal!

It’s that time again! Christine and Therese have issued another blog hop challenge! I signed up on a whim, despite having never made a bag or purse of any sort before. For some crazy reason, I though single-drop peyote would … Continue reading

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AJE August Component of the Month Reveal!

My luck just never seems to run out! I was randomly chosen once again to participate in the Art Jewelry Elements blog’s August Component of the Month challenge.  (You may recall that I was also chosen back in January. You … Continue reading

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A Time to Stitch 7 Embroidery Challenge – Reveal!

Hello, friends! It’s time once again for another Time to Stitch challenge from Christine and Therese! This time the challenge is to explore bead embroidery! I have some experience with bead embroidery, but it definitely a weak spot in my … Continue reading

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AJE Component of the Month Reveal!

So, I was lucky enough to be selected as one of the winners to participate in the Art Jewelry Elements Blog’s January Component of the Month Challenge! I was sent a secret handmade component by Caroline Dewison of BlueberriBeads. When … Continue reading

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YOJP – Week 3 – Try a Tutorial

Well, this week’s YOJP theme was to Try a Tutorial. I thought about it for a while and realized that while I write tutorials for my own designs fairly frequently, I don’t follow patterns very often myself. I taught myself … Continue reading

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A Time to Stitch 6 – Reveal!

It’s time, you guys! It’s finally time for the reveal in my first ever blog hop! You may remember a post from October where I announced my participation in this event. (I also wrote about this really cool Wonder Woman bracelet … Continue reading

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