Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

In the last few years I have really noticed a dramatic shift in the beading world, a bead renaissance if you will. With the introduction of so many new multi-hole Czech glass beads, beaders have enjoyed the opportunity to truly stretch their weaving skills. There is a myriad of amazing 3 dimensional weaves and […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

 

Over the last few years I have been dabbling in silversmithing. As with anything, it took quite a lot of practice before I could manipulate the metal and successfully solder anything. But thankfully, a friend has shared a little tip about annealing sterling silver with me that has really made a big […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

There have been some pretty amazing Czech Bead innovations in the last few years. The ever expanding collection of Czech 2-hole glass beads provide beaders of all skill levels new ways to create and grow as beading artists.  My favorites will always be the popular SuperDuo and MiniDuo 2-Hole Czech Seed Beads because they are so […]

How To Take Care Of Your New Cat!

Many of us know owning a cat is a challenging yet rewarding experience, but this cat will bring you years of enjoyment with little hassle! Here are a few steps on how to care for and love for your new cat.

Let the cat out of the bag! Cats love to hide, but we […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I absolutely love bead embroidery. It is like making a magnificent painting but using beads instead of paint! I usually create my pieces with an abstract design or random pattern, but there are times I want the symmetry of a design to be the most noticeable element. I’ve found two simple ways that […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Making a memory wire bracelet is one of my favorite beading activities. I love how I can combine leftover beads from past projects together to make an eclectic, bohemian bracelet. There is literally no restrictions or rules when making a memory wire bracelet. It is a very versatile, fun and forgiving beading project. […]