Monthly Archives: January 2013

Memories and Thanks Blog Hop

Lori Anderson started this blog hop in November when she learned a friend, Marianna, had passed away. According to Lori “This blog hop is both for Marianna and for those people in our lives who mean a lot to us … Continue reading

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Eleventh and Last Day of the Handmade Gift Exchange.

Today is January 4 and I got to open a package from Francesca Watson of Francesca Watson Designs. It is a beautiful component made of copper enamel, I believe. It will look perfect in the center of a necklace using … Continue reading

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Day 10 of Handmade Gift Swap

Today I get to open gift number 10. It is a beautifully made hand-hammered metal clasp. The clasp is copper and another metal and both pieces have a wonderful patina. The clasp was made by Cheri Reed. Cheri is in … Continue reading

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Handmade Gift Exchange- Ninth Day

Today is the ninth day of the handmade gift exchange hosted by Lorelei Eurto. These are some wonderful clay beads made by Karen Totten of Starry Road Studio. It looks like she also included several cool trade beads. I can’t … Continue reading

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The eighth day of Christmas

I received a package from Renatha Stanziano of LamplightCrafts. The beads are, I believe, made of Fimo and have a wonderful patina. The heart bead will make a great focal with dangles of the above beads and some lampwork beads … Continue reading

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