Tag Archives: diy earrings

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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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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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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New Design – Perky Pips Bracelet and Earrings

Hello, everyone! Remember that Pips design that I teased in my last post? Well, it is finally ready! I present to you – my Perky Pips Bracelet and Earring design! Ta-da! I am really excited about this one, you guys. … Continue reading

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New Design – Dainty Duo Drops!

Hello, dear friends! I am happy to announce that I have finally escaped from a whole summer of terrible designer’s block. From about April to August, I have been completely devoid of new design ideas or even motivation to play … Continue reading

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YOJP – Week 3 – Try a Tutorial

Well, this week’s YOJP theme was to Try a Tutorial. I thought about it for a while and realized that while I write tutorials for my own designs fairly frequently, I don’t follow patterns very often myself. I taught myself … Continue reading

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