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Monthly Archives: July 2012

7000 Bracelets For Hope Global Genes Project

A quick show of a few bracelets being sent off to the 7000 Bracelets For Hope Global Genes Project. Read more about 7000 Bracelets For Hope.  

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Jewelry Designs from Nature Challenge Blog Hop

Welcome to my garden…  that’s my theme for the Jewelry Designs from Nature Challenge. The generous and talented Heather Powers, aka Humblebeads had a little lottery earlier this summer and I was one of the lucky designers selected to work with one of her polymer clay pendant beads. I work at a cactus nursery, so … Continue reading »

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Look Here Listen Up

I made this macrame necklace a few weeks ago and I’m just getting around to taking photos. Here it is, quick and easy. That brilliant Buddha Pendant is by Swedish artist Birgitta Lejonklou (Create With Spirit). I added a few Tim Holtz metal components as a reminder to LISTEN.  

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Nature Inspired

I was lucky winner recently and my name got drawn for the Jewelry Designs from Nature Challenge sponsored and hosted by Heather Powers (a.k.a. Humblebeads, Art Bead Scene.) This here is my piece of paradise… Check back on July 17th to see what becomes of this little beauty.  

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Recipe for Bead Soup

Received a few beautiful boxes of beads from my Bead Soup Blog Hop partner this round- Lori Anderson. Everything arrived spic ‘n span – bright, fresh and sparkling. A dash of this… A dash of that… Something sweet… Something salty… Something spicy… Something shining… I Love it all! Stay tuned for the finish on August … Continue reading »

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Art Bead Scene July Challenge 2012

Hard to believe that this was inspired by a Picasso? “Two Acrobats with a dog” by Pablo Picasso, 1905 July Art Bead Scene Challenge 2012 I didn’t know that Picasso even painted anything other than those crazy abstract looking works. This selection did inspire me to work with color combinations that I would never choose … Continue reading »

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