Bead and Button 2012

Well it was another amazing year at the Bead and Button Show! They do such an amazing job putting the show together and making it run so smoothly! There are over 750 classes offered (you could truly learn how to do everything at this show) with the most amazing instructors from around the […]

Enter Our Green Girl Studios Sneak Peek Giveaway!

We hinted yesterday that a new giveaway may be introduced today…and here it is! FusionBeads.com will be releasing fantastic new pewter beads, components and a clasp from Green Girl Studios next week and we want to give you a preview of what to expect! Of course, we can’t just entice you with a photo, […]

Tucson 2011!

Welcome to sunny Tucson! Well it was sunny but it definitely wasn’t warm. We headed off to Tucson expecting temperatures in the high 60’s to low 70’s – a tropical heat wave compared to Seattle. However, when we got there, Tucson like most of the rest of the country was hit with a […]

Green Girl Studios

Some of my all-time favorite bead artists are the fabulous family at Green Girl Studios. Cynthia Thornton and Greg Ogden are the husband-and-wife team behind the magical creations cast of fine pewter, sterling silver, shibuichi and bronze. They live in Asheville, North Carolina, with their two amazing children, Azalea and Max. Their wonderful brother, […]