Tuesday Tips & Tricks: Making a List, and Checking it Twice!

Something I love to do during the holiday season is to make Wishlists of what I would like to make for my family. The trouble is I usually end up losing my list!

Since I’ve started beading more often and acquiring more skills, I’ve found that a tool that I often use for myself […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It is that wonderful time of year when we have the opportunity to say thank you to the wonderful mothers and grandmothers in our lives. This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to a very special and personal piece of hand-crafted jewelry. We have several elegant Inspiration Projects that are easy to make and are […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Being a jewelry aficionado I love to make little jewelry gifts for my co-workers and acquaintances for the holidays. One of my favorite gifts to make are Swarovski Christmas tree earrings. These wonderful earrings are easy to make, inexpensive and are always well received! Fusion Beads offers numerous free Christmas tree earring patterns in […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and this year it falls on June 19th. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find it really hard to shop for gifts for my dad; he always tells me he doesn’t need anything! This year, though, I decided I would make him something special. The picture above shows […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

If you’re someone who gets crafty and makes all of your loved ones handmade gifts, then this tip is for you! When you’re making tons of jewelry you can tend to forget whose is whose when gift giving during the holiday season. To avoid this, it’s always a good idea to take pictures […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Lanyards make great gifts for teachers and one special teacher I know is getting a custom beaded lanyard for Christmas this year! Since I know this lanyard is going to be in an elementary school with lots of little grabby hands, I asked my co-worker Rebecca for advice. You can use her trick […]