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,...

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....

Time to Play with Pentagons!

I’m mixing it up a bit! Because I’m loving wearing my ”Color Play” Geometric Triangle Drop Earrings, I thought it might be fun to work up some earrings that are five-sided while playing with color and pattern. I love asymmetry so it is great fun wearing one...

Swag!!!

Call me lucky! Look what just arrived on my doorstep…a goodie box from #Rangerink containing new offerings from Susan Lenart Kazmer’s #Ice Resin product line! Upon opening the box I’ve found a nifty tote bag, a collection of Susan’s latest #Runes Bezels, a...

A New Tutorial and Beading Kits!

The “Color Play” Geometric Drop Earrings tutorial is finished and beading kits for both the “Color Play” Vibrant Brights and “Color Play” Subtle Brights design are assembled.   You’ll find these items and other goodies in my...

Yowza!

I’m busy building a new earring wardrobe… here’s the latest addition.  I’ve kicked the geometric triangles up a notch  with a few shades that are borderline neon! I can’t help but feel happy when I’m wearing these “Color Play” –...