Category Archives: Personal

Measuring Jewelry to Sell Online – How to Describe Exactly What You’re Selling

Hey, everybody! So, one of the big frustrations of buying jewelry online is making sure that the piece you’re buying fits properly and is the size you expected. As an Etsy seller who lists handmade jewelry in addition to my … Continue reading

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What Do I Start Next? How to Discipline Your Creativity During the Doldrums

So, you’ve recently finished a beaded piece and it’s time to start a new project. You’ve flipped through your books and scoured Pinterest, but somehow you just can’t find a project you want to start next. All the patterns you … Continue reading

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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

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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 ThingsĀ for hosting and organizing this blog hop. I can’t imagine what a chore that … Continue reading

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BSBP 8: What I Received!

Hello, everyone! I told you I’d be back! So, last week I received my beads for the Bead Soup Blog Party this year. My partner is Pam Farren of Re-Maker and you can see what I sent her here. I … Continue reading

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BSBP 8: What I sent!

Hello, my darling beady friends! I am so excited to share that I am participating in Lori Anderson‘s Bead Soup Blog Party this year! So, Lori has been hosting this insanely large blog hop for years and I used to … Continue reading

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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

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2017 New Years Resolutions

Hi, everyone! Happy New Years! It’s a beautiful Saturday morning and my living room is SO bright from the refelcting snow outside. It’s lovely. And I want to talk about resolutions! Last year was my first time making public resolutions, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Etsy Hiatus

Hello, my lovelies! I just wanted to give everyone the heads up that I will temporarily closing my Etsy shop for a portion of January. I’m not sure exactly how long it will be, but I just need to press … Continue reading

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It’s Time for a HandmadeHoliday!

Hello, my dears! I hope it was a wonderful Thanksgiving for those celebrating and a lovely weekend for those who didn’t. It’s Black Friday weekend again! (And Small Business Saturday AND Cyber Monday… am I missing anything???) You know what … Continue reading

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