Monthly Archives: March 2014

What will you unnecessarily create?

I buy a new tool or kit at most shows I attend. I admit I like the challenge.  Plus, I’m curious and always in search of new ideas. Two years ago, I bought the Diva Cord Maker at the Best Bead Show … Continue reading

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How do you push your boundaries?

Learning something new can be a bit uncomfortable.  In the face of discomfort or plain fear, mastering a technique seems daunting. Notice the grimace on my face? It confirms uncomfortable. I chose the class, “Drilling Found Objects” on purpose. Early in … Continue reading

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Bead On and On and On with Bead Soup Blog Party 8

“Soup’s On!” The beauty of the annual Bead Soup Blog Party (BSBP) is its capacity to catalyze the creative forces within each participant. In addition to the challenge of making a specific piece, I love the idea of creating within the … Continue reading

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Beyond expectation

Imagine… You receive your USPO standard-size, small box. On time. You expect a small, single strand of large hole pearls. You get…a delivery to surprise and delight! My order from the Om Tara Etsy shop exceeded expectations. Not only were … Continue reading

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