Category Archives: jewelry making

BSBP9, Hoarders Edition Reveal

Welcome to the Lori Anderson’s (http://www.prettythingsblog.com) 9th Bead Soup Blog Party. Everyone I know who loves beads hoards them and we were supposed to send our partner beads that had some meaning to us. My partner,  Jenny Kyrlach (http://anafiassa.blogspot.com), sent me … 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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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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Blu Mudd Design Challenge Round Two

Moriah Betterly makes some lovely ceramic jewelry components. I actually won a pendant in a giveaway and then was hooked. When I saw the entries for the Round 1 Design Challenge I was really impressed, so when she posted a call … Continue reading

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Holiday Bling Blog Hop 2012 Reveal

The holidays are a very busy time for crafters; either we are making stuff to sell or we’re making stuff to give our friends as gifts…or both! That’s why it was such a great idea for Shelley Graham Turner (of … Continue reading

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Why I bought earrings I could make and why you should too

One of my “beady” friends on Facebook posted a beautiful picture of a pair of earrings. I normally only buy either vintage jewelry or finished pieces that I can’t make myself, such as something made by a metalsmith. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Reminder: BSBP Third Reveal is Today!

Today is the day. This has been a fabulous journey. Please take the time to visit and support all the talented artists that have spend their time and money (stock!) to share their creativity with us. You don’t have to … Continue reading

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