One of my favorite plants in the Mojave Desert is the Joshua Tree. I was playing with polymer clay and was inspired to make a few pendants. This one has the “ghost” of a Joshua Tree design. Matches up well with this macrame necklace I knotted. I’m liking this new-to-me design for the necklace. Enjoy … Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by for the big reveal day of the 2014 Bead Soup Blog Party. So glad that I am able to participate in this epic blog party again. As always, a shout out to Lori Anderson for organizing and hosting the party, and applause to all of the creative participants who provide endless … Continue reading
Recently inspired by the full moon on the 25th. Finally completed this cuff that I started last August for the 6th Bead Soup Blog Hop. This bead embroidered bracelet features a ceramic focal bead by my favorite ceramic bead artist, the talented jewelry designer Birgitta Lejonklou (AngelWhisperer on Etsy.)
Recently ordered some Linhas Setta cord from Knotmore.com and tried it out on a quartz point. This cord is great for working with stones. It is waxed, so it’s a little thicker and more substantial than C-Lon cord. That wax gives it some gripping power. I’m liking it very much.
Time for the first reveal at the Bead Soup Blog Party # 7. First off, I was thrilled with all the beads, charms and bits that my partner Debra Behrends (Hopeful Journeys) shared with me. So much good stuff that I could not fit everything into my limited design time. (The raw materials.) Next up, … Continue reading
This is the second Challenge of Color Blog Hop that I have participated in. I find it’s always fun to have someone else choose a color palette for me to play with. This time the lovely Miss Erin and Miss Brandi gave us a selection of two palettes to choose from. (Thank you Erin and … Continue reading
“The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks; The long day wanes; the slow moon climbs; the deep Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends. ‘T is not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the … Continue reading