September 9, 2014

Art Charm Swap/Beads of Courage Fund Raiser

2013 Theme:  Love

It's time for the annual Art Charm Exchange/Swap and Beads of Courage fundraiser!  Our host Jennifer Cameron is looking for more people to join in the fun.  This year's theme is "Soar."  Link here.

September 7, 2014

Anchors Aweigh Design Challenge & Blog Hop!

Challenge Host:  Toltec Jewels.  

The art beads for this challenge were provided by:

Featured artist: Diana Ptaszynski of Suburban Girl Studio
SGS on Facebook: Suburban Girl Studio, LLC 
SGS blogs: Suburban Girl Studio
                                                                             Art Jewelry Elements

The title/theme of this challenge is Anchors Aweigh!  Here is a link to the art beads each designer was sent to work with:  SGS.

As I continue to learn all I can about beading, I have discovered that I love to make earrings.  So that is what I made for this challenge.

SGS Anchor Bead, cultured sea glass accent, twisted jumprings.  Sea
glass from ZnetShows.

Other Participants:

Bobbie Rafferty                        Beadsong Jewelry

Chris Eisenberg                        Wanderware

Heather Richter                         Desert Jewelry Designs

Michelle McCarthy                    Firefly Design Studio

Kathy Lindemer                        Bay Moon Design

Dini Bruinsma                           Angaza by Changes

Cynthia Machata                       Antiquity Travelers

Kathleen Breeding                     99 Bottles of Beads on the Wall

Linda Younkman                       Lindy's Designs

Robin Reed                              Artistry HCBD

Marla Gibson                            Spice Box Designs

Gina Hockett                            Freestyle Elements

Renetha Stanziano                     Lamplight Crafts

Marianne Baxter                       Simply Seablime Jewelry           

Christina Miles                         Wings N Scales

Marybeth Rich                         A Few Words from Within the Pines

Shai Williams                           Shaiha's Ramblings

Cheri Reed                               Creative Designs by Cheri

Monique Urguhart                     A Half-Baked Notion

Jennifer Reno                           Musings of a Crafty Jenny

Shirley Moore                           Beads and Bread

Tammy Adams                         Paisley Lizard

Melissa Trudinger                     Bead Recipes

Jill Bradley                                  JillyBeads

Thank you all for stopping by and comments are welcome.  Stay tuned for more challenges in the near future.