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Monthly Archives: August 2012

6th Bead Soup Blog Party Hop

It’s been a great party so far and now it’s the 3rd Reveal for the Bead Soup Blog Party Hop. My partner has been very busy, hosting and creating and let’s give her some applause for taking on this task… you go Lori Anderson!!! (Pretty Things) I received the best soup ingredients to use to … Continue reading »

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6th Bead Soup Blog Party Design Gallery

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Vintaj “Asian Lantern” September 2012 Challenge

Take a few Vintaj jewelry components and piece them together and this is what I end up with… It’s my entry for the Vintaj ‘Asian Lantern” September 2012 Design Challenge. September 2012 Challenge: “Asian Lantern” Take your interpretation of “Asian Lantern” and create an inspiring piece using Vintaj Natural Brass, Arte Metal and/or Artisan Copper! … Continue reading »

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Bead Table Wednesday August 15, 2012

It’s been quite some time since I’ve shared a Bead Table Wednesday post. So here it is. I’m calling this one the Cactus Garden Series. I get lots of color inspiration from the cactus and succulents at the nursery. The colors fit so well with the southwestern palette. I’ve really been liking the matte seed … Continue reading »

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Art Bead Scene August 2012 Challenge

Prepare to come about… that’s about all I can recall from my brief sailing days on the Narragansett Bay. But, if you are going to remember one lesson from sailing, that’s a pretty important one to recall unless you want to go for a swim or get knocked out. I do love the ocean and … Continue reading »

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Vintaj “Dragonfly Pool” Challenge August 2012

One evening last week, near dusk, my friend Sarah and I both commented about seeing a cluster of dragonflies in the cactus garden. You’d think the Mojave desert an unusual place to find dragonflies because of the lack of water, but that’s not the case. The desert has many types of dragonflies that can only … Continue reading »

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