Category Archives: Challenges

Sportsmanship is Inspirational

For me, sportsmanship is the whole point of the Olypmics; it is supposed to remind us of the best humans can be and achieve. I always want everyone to do their best, no matter their race, gender, sex, culture, or … Continue reading

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Paisley Jewelry Design Challenge Reveal

Michelle McCarthy of Firefly Design Studio has created a Facebook group for jewelry designers to use her ceramic components in design challenges. This month is the first challenge and the theme is paisley. There are two color variations of the … Continue reading

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Dragon Inro, a tale

The challenge for this month from the Lisa Pavelka and Katie Oskins group is an Inro. This is a group I joined to help me get motivated to learn new skills this year. It’s free and it’s never too late … Continue reading

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Spring Awakening Challenge Reveal

 Today is the reveal for the Spring Awakening Challenge where I used beads purchased from Andrew Thornton of Allegory Gallery. Here is what was in the kit and the handmade component Andrew made. Yes, I did actually sort through it … Continue reading

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Marsala Valentine Challenge Reveal

Today is the reveal for the Marsala Valentine Challenge where I used beads purchased from Andrew Thornton of Allegory Gallery. I borrowed Andrew’s photos to show you what was in the kit and the handmade components Andrew made: I have … Continue reading

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Choosy Chicks Choose Chicklets Challenge (c5) Reveal

I’m honored to be a part of another design challenge led by the generous and talented Toltec Jewels aka Rita Avila. I always find it fun to see what other designers will do with the same bead. The featured bead … Continue reading

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Art Charm Exchange/Auction Benefit for Beads of Courage

This is the first time I’ve participated in this annual event. Thank you very much to Jennifer Cameron of Glass Addictions for hosting this event, and all her hard work with charm distribution and coordinating the Ebay auction that starts … Continue reading

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