the beading yogini
This happened recently… So of course, this was just bound to happen … Green Darner Dragonfly Necklace bead embroidery with seed beads and crystal quartz point
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
Just a friendly reminder…one more day to go before the reveal for the 8th Bead Soup Blog Party Hop. Here’s a teaser photo of the goods I received from my multi talented partner Crystal Rector (Autumn Sky Adornments on Etsy). Yes, this Beading Yogini has been having fun creating some yogini jewelry designs. Hope to … Continue reading
Haven’t posted in a long while. Just busy with life. A quick view of two recent micro-macrame necklaces. Simple and sweet, and on the way a new home. Ceramic pendants by Birgitta Lejonklou (AngelWhisperer on Etsy.)
Here we are for the 2nd Annual Challenge of Travel. This challenge is all about the “Staycation” . In reality, the “staycation” concept actually motivated us to take a real vacation this summer in order to escape the never ending heat at home. Haven’t been able to take a real vacation in like 10 years. … 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.)
“And it stoned me to my soul Stoned me just like Jelly Roll And it stoned me And it stoned me to my soul Stoned me just like goin’ home And it stoned me” (Van Morrison)
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.
Look what I got my hands into yesterday afternoon. I was a henna canvas for artist Kelly Hilger at Just Breathe Wellness Center. Happening here this week the Vegas Face/Body Painters Jamtacular Expo.