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Do snowflakes have to be white/blue?

I wondered what the snowflake pendant would look like in other colours – here is an olive one! Not sure what to call it though, it is the same pattern as the snowflake ( 15 more words


Daffodil brooch

A friend asked if I could make her a beaded daffodil, so I adapted my 6 point star pattern (see here, and here) to form the flower base and added a herringbone trumpet and stalk. 6 more words


A New Hobby, Tambour Beading! Here is my Progress

So I decided the other day that I wanted to make my life much busier than it already is by taking up, or should I say, attempting to learn tambour beading. 593 more words

New version of the half tila bezel flower

I simplified the design slightly compared to the original (see here), and have made the khaki/olivine one into a pendant and the bronze/topaz one into a brooch.


Chunky Chenille Stitch Bangle

This chunky bangle is made with size 8 seed beads and drops, and although it is more substantial than the ones made with size 11 beads it is still light and comfortable to wear.


Guest Blogging!

Happy weekend, everyone! I’m still digging out from all of the snow over the past couple of days, trying to keep warm. I don’t have a Weekend Inspiration for you, but… 122 more words


Another version of Daisy Chain Cubed Mark 2

This new version has two main improvements – a more secure clasp for the bracelet, and the straps attached at the top of the focal as in the original mark 1 version. 19 more words