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Playing with Potomac’s new AVA beads!

Hello, everyone! So, a few weeks ago, I received a delightful surprise in the mail!   Potomac Bead Company was kind enough to send me some of their new AVA beads! They should be available in October or November and … Continue reading

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Caribbean Color Palette Challenge!

Hi, everybody! So, you may remember a few months ago when Sherri Stokey challenged everyone to try using her favorite beachy/starfish color palette and I made a whole bunch of pieces. It was so much fun that, when Sherri announced … Continue reading

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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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New Design – The Compass Star Pendant with Crescents and Twists!

Hello, again, my dears! I have been a busy bee this past month and have another design ready to show you! I’m calling these little babies my Compass Star pendants, because the eight-points reminded me of old compass roses, which … Continue reading

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New Design – The Odessa Cuff with DiamonDuos!

Hello, dear friends! I am so excited to share my newest pattern with you! Behold! My Odessa Bracelet Cuff!   I am so excited about this cuff! First off, I have been absolutely in love with these DiamonDuo beads lately. … 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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New Design – Daybreak Bracelet with MiniDuos

Hello, my dears! I have an origin story for you. So, I woke up a few weeks ago on a Wednesday morning, about 20 minutes after my 6am alarm went off for work. I felt aaaawful. Nauseated and headache-y, all … Continue reading

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Union Beads!

Hello, my darlings! So, who else is over the moon with joy about Union beads? I swear, I have about lost my mind with excitement. You guys may remember┬ámy blog post I am a Miyuki Snob that a wrote last … Continue reading

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Bead Packs with Claire – Tango Passion

Hello, my darlings! So, I have teamed up with Claire Lee, who runs the SupplyEmporium, where she sells beads and all sorts of beady resources. Most recently, she decided to offer a bead pack for my Backsplash Bracelet pattern. It’s … Continue reading

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New Design – The Godet Necklace and Earrings

Hello, my dears! Sorry to disappear for half a month – May is a crazy time for my family. We’ve got about a bajillion birthdays and then there’s Mother’s Day and graduations and it is just a mess. But never … Continue reading

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