Movin’ On!

For several months, I’ve been beading geometric triangles, flat squares, warped squares, and pentagons. Now I’m eager to explore other shapes…diamonds, ovals, hexagons, and more! Exploration is vital for discovery and growth. Be it is color, shape,...

Can’t Get Enough Orange!

Vitamin C?  I’m fine on that front. But, I’m craving the color orange of late.  I have no idea why.  I’ve never been a fan of orange…even during the swinging 1960’s when neon orange, pink, and green were the rage against a backdrop of...

Are You Ready To Play?

Hot off the press…my “Quadra Play” Geometric Triangle Drop Earrings beading kit and tutorial is ready and listed in my Etsy shop. Each color-coordinated earring is composed of two different patterns joined together to make one three dimensional puffy triangle. Four...

Would you like a sneak peek?

Several months ago while on vacation I devoted time to exploring color and pattern design while beading triangles. I had planned to make a CGB-inspired Kaleidocycle with these, but then stashed them in the UFO drawer while I worked on my “Carnival” Geometric Beaded...

It’s Been Ages, But…

Now that I’ve finished my latest beading project and tutorial I finally have time to replenish my stash of bronze metal clay “Urchins” and “Ammonites” (a special order for these was the impetus). This photo shows the bronze metal clay components in the pre-firing...

The Tutorial and Kits are Ready!

Some of you have been eagerly awaiting this bracelet tutorialand beading kitand here they are!  If you love color and geometric beading, this project is for you! Using twenty-nine brilliant and subdued colors of Delica beads, vivid 6mm Czech Druk beads, and seed...

I’ll Bet…

You were wondering if I’d ever finish this project, right?  With summer obligations, dealing with a sick cat entailing visits to the veterinarian, and daily minutiae, I also wondered how much longer it would take. But here it is…a study in vividly bright...

Okay…

I could have taken the easy and speedy path by using crimp covers to hide the crimp beads used in this bracelet project, but I was not at all pleased with the results. It may be a perfectly fine solution for some projects, but it detracted from the geometric beaded...