Category: Beadmaking

The first sign of spring

The first sign of spring

A few days ago, my co-workers and I were chatting and one mentioned that a neighbour had recently spotted a robin. We were all a bit …

 

Day of the Dead(head)

Day of the Dead(head)

I’ve been trying for years to create a more colourful Halloween bracelet, but always end up falling back into using just a few colours. This …

 

X marks the spot

X marks the spot

The idea for this year’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day bracelet came from my lovely bead from Born of Fire. As I mentioned when I introduced …

 

Are you naughty or nice?

Are you naughty or nice?

I tend to think that I’m a li’l bit from column A and a li’l bit from column B …. now I have the bead …

 

Mothra vs Godzilla: Battle for the Beads

Mothra vs Godzilla: Battle for the Beads

Even though I love how my first Mothra combo turned out, I still couldn’t stop thinking about the Blue Deserts that I started with. I decided …

 

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

This week’s #weekendbeads theme is music. I spent some time thinking about what I was going to do before realizing that the answer was right in front …

 

Humming my own tune

Humming my own tune

I finished my hummingbird bead last year just as the final hummingbirds migrated south for the winter. I was sad to see them go, but at …

 

Copper clay is not silver clay

Copper clay is not silver clay

I’ve had my copper clay since Christmas but hadn’t come up with a good idea of what to make with it. I also couldn’t get over …

 

Mothra: Queen of the Movie Monsters

Mothra: Queen of the Movie Monsters

Last year, my husband picked up a few of the original 1950s Godzilla/Gojira movies. I was a little skeptical about this sudden shift in his …

 

A to Z roundup

A to Z roundup

Woohoo, I survived the A to Z challenge! I hope everyone had fun following along as I went through some of the details of how …