Tag Archives: beads

20lb Fireline Update

Hey, guys! Just got a quick post today. Remember back in 2014 when I accidentally bought a huge spool of 20lb Fireline (haha, jk. Nobody read my blog back then!) I had a bit of brainstorming and made a pretty … Continue reading

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Clasp Wars: Buttons

Hey, everybody! We’re back at it with our clasp war series, where I talk about the pros and cons of different types of clasps and my suggestions for using them. Today we are talking about a real classic – buttons! … Continue reading

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Giveaway and Sale Announcement!

Hey, friends! This will be a quick post with two announcements. Labor Day Sale! First off, I’m having a quick Labor Day Sale with the rest of Etsy. It starts Aug 28th and goes until Sep 3rd – So pop … Continue reading

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Sale Time – Memorial Weekend Sale!

Hey there, everybody! I just wanted to pop in and remind everyone my etsy shop is having a big sale this weekend! Going from today until the 29th, everything in my shop is at least 20% off! All the discounts … Continue reading

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SuperDuo Star Earrings 2.0 (with Kite Beads) – Rescuing an Old Pattern from Retirement

Hello, my dear friends! Are you having a nice fall? Things are finally cooling down around here and I am LOVING it. So, quick story time. Back when I was a wee babe working at Beads Direct USA when it … Continue reading

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Tips on Nail Care for Beaders!

Hello, everyone! So, I was scrambling for a topic for a new blog post this month (since part of my resolution for this [and every] year is to post twice a month and September is over today – OOPS) and … Continue reading

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New Design! – Vistella Earrings with AVA beads

Hello, my darlings! So, you all remember another lovely sunday afternoon an embarrassingly long time ago when I sat down and spent the day with some of Potomac Bead Company’s AVA beads? Do you also remember how I completely failed … 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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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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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

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