Category Archives: Original Designs

Toying with Tiles 2.0 – An Old Pattern Revisted

Hi, everybody! So, I’ve been writing patterns for about three or four years now and lately, I have been wanting to revisit an old one. Anybody familiar with my Toying with Tiles pattern? It’s an oldy, but a goody and … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Housekeeping, Original Designs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Quick Update on Sunset Colors!

Hey, guys! I’ve just got a quick post for you today, but don’t worry, there’s something more substantial coming by the end of the month, I promise! So, I got a really warm reception on Facebook when I shared the … Continue reading

Posted in Housekeeping, Links and Recommendations, Original Designs, Stash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New Design! The Ruched Tila Bracelet!

Hello, my darling beady friends! I have a new pattern to share with you. You may remember my post about my amulet bag recently, and that the little purse I made had a little interlocking-circles motif? Well! I really liked that part, … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Original Designs, Stash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Conquering the Amulet of Shame – Art Elements Challenge

Looking for the Bead Soup Blog Party? You guys. You guys. I did it! My amulet bag is finally complete! So, you may recall that waaaaaaay back in 2015, I entered a Stitch in Time amulet bag challenge blog hop … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Blog Hops, Original Designs, Personal, Stash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Bead Soup Blog Party 2017 Reveal – Hoarder’s Edition

Hello, everyone! It is finally reveal day and I am so excited to show you all what I made. Thanks again to Lori Anderson of Pretty Things for hosting and organizing this blog hop. I can’t imagine what a chore that … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Blog Hops, Original Designs, Personal, Stash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

New Design – Norelle Bracelet! (Plus, a Quick Book Rec)

Good morning, everyone! So, I just read a really, really great book – Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. There’s a new Netflix series based on it (which is also really good!), but the book was published back in 2004, which … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Links and Recommendations, Original Designs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Free Russian Spiral Tutorial – Wrangling a Six-Color Spiral

Hello, my dear beady friends! I’m almost ready to come back from my Etsy hiatus – at the moment, I’m expecting to open back up on February 1st. But. in the meantime, I wanted to share a quick photo tutorial … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Free Tutorial, Original Designs, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Great Christmas Color Chaos of 2016

Hey, everyone! Long time, no post, huh? That’s my bad. I have been VERY busy doing some holiday beading. This year, I spent a lot of time really experimenting with the classic Christmas color combo. The winter holiday I celebrate … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Original Designs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Beads – the Super Duo Duet!

Oh my gosh, you guys! I have been holding on to the coolest secret! Since, I work at an online bead store, I’ve known about this new product for awhile now (and I have been package them with the swift … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Links and Recommendations, Original Designs, Stash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

New Design – Tetrabella Bracelet with Candy Beads or Tipp beads!

Hello, everyone! I have a new pattern for you. Allow me to introduce my Tetrabella bracelet! You can use either Candy Beads (the rose and chocolate version) or Tipp Beads (gold and cobalt). I call it Tetrabella because “Tetra-” is … Continue reading

Posted in Beadwork, Original Designs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment