Tag Archives: beading

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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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Watercolor Leaves (and my Incredible Forgetfulness)

Hello, everyone! So, last fall I got to take a fun class at Beaded Bliss from Brenda Meyers (You may remember her from this post about a certain gorgeous painted rose.) The class was on using watercolors to paint leaves on heavy … Continue reading

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