Category: Resolutions

Truely beautiful Beadz

Truely beautiful Beadz

My first resolution of 2017 was to finally buy a bead from True Beadz. If you recall, I was having a bit of buyer’s paralysis …

 

Hello 2017! Good to see you!

Hello 2017! Good to see you!

A new year means new resolutions! Although I didn’t expect it to take quite this long to figure them out :D Following in the footsteps of …

 

Goodbye 2016, it’s been fun!

Goodbye 2016, it’s been fun!

With a new year upon us, I figured that it was time to review how I did with my two 2016 half-year resolutions. I’m happy to …

 

Going to the dark side

Going to the dark side

The original goal of my resolution to create at least one new necklace combination a month was to force myself to try new things with my …

 

Let’s see what the next six months bring

Let’s see what the next six months bring

I did reasonably well on my resolutions for the first half of 2016 (although I still have no idea how it could possibly already be the …

 

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 …

 

Z is for Zirconia (AtoZ 2016)

Z is for Zirconia (AtoZ 2016)

One of my 2016 resolutions is to add a stone to a bead. So far I have two ideas for beads but haven’t narrowed down …

 

Y is for YouTube (AtoZ 2016)

Y is for YouTube (AtoZ 2016)

Although I read a few books that described the tools and the techniques for working with metal clay, the most useful tutorial was this YouTube video. It’s …

 

X is for Xerox (AtoZ 2016)

X is for Xerox (AtoZ 2016)

One of the slightly frustrating things about metal clay is that it’s not a reproducible process. I can’t make exact copies (or “xeroxes” :)) of …

 

W is for Woozy (AtoZ 2016)

W is for Woozy (AtoZ 2016)

When I fired my first bead, it was the end of October and it was cold outside. I figured that I should have some kind …