Musings on “Variations on a Theme”

One of my favorite parts of beadmaking and teaching is the idea to come up with a new design without really creating something entirely new, I assume that most beadmaker shave a favorite bead or bead set that utterly pleases them. And you will see how easy it is to...
23rd of August

23rd of August

← People who change our lives 23rd of August Since I had the pleasure of welcoming a few new members to the group, I thought there was time for an update. If you have been “with me” for a while, you will agree that the word that best describes me is “erratic”. I...
People who change our lives

People who change our lives

← How NOT to make a Clownfish murrini 23rd of August → People who change our lives I think we all have people in our lives who influenced us in a way we had no idea at the time. This weekend I thought of one of those people…I don’t know where I would be...
How NOT to make a Clownfish murrini

How NOT to make a Clownfish murrini

← Flowers in Our Garden People who change our lives → How NOT to make a Clownfish murrini In the summer of 2010, during a particularly hot week, I decided to spend a little time in my studio and make something easy and relaxing, like a murrini (yeah,...
Flowers in Our Garden

Flowers in Our Garden

Flowers in Our Garden Hi, I wanted to invite you to take a tour of our flower garden! In a perfect world, each picture would be accompanied by a corresponding floral bead with detailed instructions – well, we all know that the world is not perfect, but nature...