Yearly Archives: 2015

‘They Aren’t Alike’ and Other Treasure Necklace Truths

Treasure Necklaces with Vintage African Trade Beads What if one necklace or a pair of necklaces started you on a new path of design and appreciation and the process you broke your own set of limiting beliefs? The “seed bead … Continue reading

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New Year Vision Via Quest2016

December 1 and #Quest2016 begins. Like a kid who can’t sit still, I hurry from email prompts to Facebook posts to the Quest community page and then stare at my notebook expecting the prompt to materialize. Susan Piver, a New York … Continue reading

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Theme for a Year – Easier with #Quest2016

Do you have a Theme for the Year? If there’s one thing I recognize, it’s my own response to the new. I’m drawn to shiny objects and new projects like a two-year-old is drawn to a coffee table full of … Continue reading

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Plan Your Treasure Necklace Today

“Treasure Necklace” conjures up different images for each of us. For me, the treasure necklace introduced me to the wondrous world of beading and I’ve been beading ever since. (link to post) Nothing compares with the joy of wearing and … Continue reading

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Thanks for joining the Studio Tour

Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour Participants Visit MaryEllenBeads Thanks to all who visited my studio during the 12th annual Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour. The beautiful weather during the weekend only added to the joy of visiting with old and … Continue reading

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Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour

Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour Theme: “Capturing the Moment” Mark your calendar for the 12th annual Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour, 10am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday September 12-13, 2015.   With less than one month to go, living in … Continue reading

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Sharing my Bead Art

“Be yourself, because those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.” – Dr. Suess This weekend I share my love of bead art in two ways. On Saturday, I join members of Amapola Gallery in the kickoff … Continue reading

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Original Greeting Cards Change Time

Do you enjoy receiving original greeting cards and hand-written sentiments? It’s the little things that make the fabric of our lives enjoyable, weaving unexpected pleasurable connections with others. Unexpected magic morphs from a caring thought expressed in a written message … Continue reading

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Ice Resin Bezels Make Anniversary Display

Amapola Gallery Display Incorporates Ice Resin Bezels Ice Resin Bezels by MaryEllenBeads will be on display at Amapola Gallery during its 35th anniversary celebration. What fun to finally share my joy of creating with Ice Resin, a product I fell in … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Make a Treasure Necklace

If you enjoy creating jewelry, build a treasure necklace, a cherished, over-the-top, drop-dead gorgeous piece of jewelry. It may change your life as it did mine. Although, a multitude of reasons justify gathering, assembling and presenting your treasures, these three come … Continue reading

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