A New Publication!

When I had first purchased my “Now That’s a Jig” wire-working tool at the Bead and Button show in 2015, I made a bracelet that I titled “Climbing Roses Bangle” and wrote a tutorial for it.  The bracelet was composed of a looped steel wire framework that to me...

The Fruits of My Labor…

I do love making polymer clay beads…especially beads that look very old, if not ancient! These are beads that I made last week. I had run out of the faux amber, turquoise, and coral beads used in my “Tibetan Inspired Beaded Rope Necklace” kit and needed to make more,...

Here’s What I’m Doing Today…

It’s time once again to make more polymer clay Faux Amber and Turquoise beads. They are an integral component in my “Tibetan Inspired Beaded Rope Necklace” kit. Time consuming to make but also great fun, these Faux Amber beads are almost ready to go into the oven for...

And…They Are Ready!

Are you ready for some color?  Although we’ve set our clocks ahead to Daylight Savings time, several weeks of winter white weather still lies ahead and, I for one, am more than ready for some bright, happy color!  I’m wearing my “Color Play”...

Just Finished and Now…

I’m busy putting the finishing touches on the tutorial for these earrings.  I’ll be assembling kits for this “Color Play” Pentagon Drop Earring design in several colorways. I love the happy colors of these Caribbean Brights and Mango Brights...

Another Take on Color…

Finding color combinations derived from nature was the topic of my previous post.  But there are so many other places one can find color inspiration as well.  While browsing a magazine I came across a page that possessed wonderful tropical color combinations! Colors I...

Confused about Color?

You are not alone….many people have difficulty selecting colors.  They are in a quandary as to which colors compliment or contrast with one another.  I’ve been blessed with an “eye” for color and  thankfully, it has never been a problem for me....