Tag Archives: diy

Autumnal Bead Soup!

Hi, everybody! In my last post, I revealed my SuperDuo Rosette Bracelet update. Since I’ll be teaching it at my LBS next month (Beaded Bliss on October 13th, if you’re in the Cincinnati area!), I wanted to make a new bracelet … Continue reading

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Clasp Wars: The Slide Clasp

It’s time once again for another Clasp Wars post! I ran another vote on the Wescott Jewelry Facebook Page for what clasp you guys wanted to talk about next and though it was close, the good ole slide clasp just barely … Continue reading

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Happy 26th Birthday to Me!

It’s my birthday, everybody! I had all these grand plans to have a 26% off sale – because I am turning 26 today and it would have been adorable. But Etsy is only allowing sales with percentages in multiples of … Continue reading

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Clasp Wars: The Snap Clasp

  Welcome back, friends! In this third installation of my Clasp Wars series, we are going to be talking about snap clasps. I asked which clasp we should talk about next on my Facebook page and the request for these … Continue reading

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Clasp Wars: The Box Clasp

Hey, everybody! So, a few weeks ago I debuted my first post in a new series on my blog where I talk about different clasps and really get into what I do and don’t like about them. We talked about lobster … Continue reading

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Clasp Wars: The Lobster Claw

I wanna start a new series on this blog where I compare different types of clasps and talk a bit about what I’ve learned over the years in terms of what they are and aren’t good for. I’m calling it … Continue reading

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New Design – Joystone Bezel (8 Projects in 1 Pattern!)

My friends, hello! You may have noticed that I have been pretty quiet here and on Facebook lately. Part of it is that I am going on my first vacation as an adult here soon (to celebrate my 5 year … Continue reading

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Playing with Carrier Beads – Rainbow Ombre Necklace

Hello! So, we got carrier beads in at work a few months ago and they have been FLYING off the shelves. I quickly grabbed myself a few packs and have been steadily working on designing and stitching up a necklace … Continue reading

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New Design! – Artful Arcos Bracelet and Earrings

Hello, everyone! I finally have another new design to share with you. This one uses three-hole Arcos beads and seed beads to make a square-tiled design. What do you think? So, I’ve been intrigued by Arcos for awhile now. I … Continue reading

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Use Your Stash Challenge – Jan 2018 – Art Elements Blog Hop Reveal

Hello, my dear beady friends! Do I have a delightful pile of jewelry to share with you! So, Art Elements is hosting another Use Your Stash Challenge to start off the new year. You may remember a similar challenge that … Continue reading

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