Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mary Ellen Beads Joins Amapola Gallery

The stars (and beads!) lined up and I joined Amapola Gallery this week. If you’ve been to Old Town Albuquerque, you probably know Amapola. Located on the west side of the square, the historic building used to be a home … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Events|Shows|Find ME | Comments Off on Mary Ellen Beads Joins Amapola Gallery

Bead a Freeform Necklace Theme

A friend challenged me to produce something related to the theme, “Inner Spirit.” I immediately laid out six or seven cabochon ideas. Why not? Freeform beadweaving indulges your inner spirit. I planned to play. Part of my craft involves letting … Continue reading

Posted in Beadweaving, Blog | Tagged , | Comments Off on Bead a Freeform Necklace Theme

The Luck of Perfect Timing

How fun to repurpose found objects into works of art. How lucky when everything comes together seamlessly. My star beadweaving offers one such story, although the repurposing timeline covers a couple of years. If you, like me, think belatedly about … Continue reading

Posted in Beadweaving, Blog | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Luck of Perfect Timing