Monthly Archives: January 2012

Celebrate Bead Creativity in Everyday Life

Outrageous? Yes! Silly? Maybe, could be seen that way. Fun? Absolutely! All too often we get so serious about our art or our hobby that we forget why we love it in the first place. So kick back and relax. This is a … Continue reading

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Ditch the agenda AND…?

A blue dichroic cross called to me from my workbench. Agendas went out the window and I gave myself to building a necklace. Funny, I’d thought about that cross from the moment I spied it in Maria Arancio Berry’s pack.  … Continue reading

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Private Bead Stash Contains Big Dreams and Fond Memories

In addition to the stacks of organized-by-color beads in my studio, I have beads- in- waiting. The container differs as if to signal the specialness of these beads. It’s flatter, larger and packed with treasures whose time has not yet … Continue reading

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Honor Your Inner Creative

“Why should we use all our creative power? Because there is nothing that makes people so generous, joyful, lively, bold and compassionate, so indifferent to fighting and the accumulation of objects and money.” -Brenda Ueland A resurgence of crafting is … Continue reading

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