So as you can see, writing a blog every day is not going to work for me. First of all - I don't have that much to say. Second of all - time is so limited and adding a new everyday thing to my schedule is not going to work. So that means it is time to revise the blog goal. That's the nice thing about goals is they can be revised. Promises, resolutions, plans - they get broken and then we tend to toss them to the side because broken means unfixable to so many. A goal can b
Last night I didn't finish beading until about 2 AM and at that point I was too tired to write something witty, pretty and wise, so I decided to wait until today to post something. I am working on the design for the January 3D Puffy Star. If you are not sure what I'm talking about let me explain. Each month I release a pattern for a new Star. These stars are made by creating 5-6 warped squares and then piecing them together to form a 5 or 6 point star. They are usually st
I have a love/hate relationship with pendants. There are so many beautiful pendants out there and they work up so quickly that I just love them. But they are just pendants which mean you have to come up with a way for them to hang on your neck. Now I have never liked a beautifully built pendant just hanging from a chain. Just a personal preference. So for me to finish off a pendant I have to create a beaded neck chain for them to look right to me. So that is why I current
I started working on samples of some of the patterns from my distributors. These are patterns that I am going to make kits for in the shop and if people buy the premade kits or they buy the beads for the pattern then I give them pattern for free. They can even stay in the shop and work on it if they need help. This is what I am doing currently because people are not supposed to congregate just yet. I was making 3 samples - I ran out of the beads to complete 2 of them and I
Words that describe me - wife, daughter, sister, friend, animal lover and beader, teacher, traveler, designer, music, TV and movie lover with quite a sense of humor. I love to laugh as much as I love to sing and bead.