Tag: Green

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 …

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

I didn’t think that I had many Christmas-y silvers. Last year’s red, white, and green bracelet used Sugar Sleigh Ride and the Pandora St. Nick and my egg nog and rum combination had the …

 

Eye of newt and toe of frog

Eye of newt and toe of frog

For the last few years, I’ve participated in a Halloween bead swap. It’s similar to a secret Santa exchange, but the skulls and spiders add another …

 

Happy Autobergiving!

Happy Autobergiving!

Last year around this time I had an Autumn bracelet, an Oktoberfest bracelet, and had planned half of my Halloween bracelet. This year I feel like I’m struggling …

 

Summer fresh

Summer fresh

Trollbeads Jewellery Tree posted quite a few citrusy combos this summer on Instagram. Each one looked so tasty I was just about drooling. Her combinations are perfect for summer, …

 

Buy fresh. Buy local.

Buy fresh. Buy local.

Ok, so beads don’t lose their freshness the further they travel. But, it is nice to buy a bead from a local dealer and walk …

 

Let camping season begin!

Let camping season begin!

I had hoped to have my camping bracelet done before our first trip of the season, but the final bead was a bit tardy and …

 

How I trained my dragon

How I trained my dragon

Once again, my oldest inadvertently inspired a bracelet theme. For weeks she wanted to watch the movie How to Train Your Dragon. Except … she didn’t really want to …

 

For the love of leprechauns (and gnomes)

For the love of leprechauns (and gnomes)

Confession: I love gnomes. Eight years ago, I picked up my first garden gnome on a whim. Now I have big ones and little ones. I have garden …

 

Good enough to eat!

Good enough to eat!

The first time I tried sushi, I didn’t know what wasabi was. I ate the entire side of wasabi in one bite. Ouch. I’ve certainly learned quite …