Tag Archives: handmade beads

Sixth Bead Peeps Swap n Hop

Welcome to the sixth Bead Peeps Swap n Hop! Linda Anderson organized it. Again Linda matched jewelry designers with partners. We sent each other beads in order to create jewelry. What fun! This year my partner was Michelle Marson. Michelle … Continue reading

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Fifth Bead Peeps Blog n Hop

Welcome to the fifth Bead Peeps Swap n Hop! Linda Anderson organized it. Just as in prior years, Linda matched a group of jewelry designers with partners. We sent each other beads in order to create jewelry. This year my partner … Continue reading

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Ninth Bead Soup Blog Party- Bead Hoarders Edition

Welcome to the Ninth Bead Soup Blog Party! Lori Anderson organized it.  Lori matched all of us up with partners. We sent each other beads that we had been hoarding in order to create jewelry. According to Lori “I would … Continue reading

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Kansas City and Sara Sally LaGrand class

My friend, Linda Schauble, had been wanting to share her home town, Kansas City, with me. Stephanie Sersich was teaching a beadmaking and jewelry making class there so we decided to go.  A friend of Linda’s, Mollie Maresch, was renting … Continue reading

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My Swap n Hop beads have arrived.

Last week a package arrived in the mail. Inside were lots of items in small zip-lock bags wrapped in colorful tissue paper. My Swap n Hop beads from Deb Fortin! Inside were a wonderful variety of beads, including 7 possible … Continue reading

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Kristen Franzten Orr class at Snow Farm

Last March I took a class with Kristen Franzten Orr at Graceful Customs. I liked this class  so much that I decided to take another longer one in September, 2014 at Snow Farm- the New England Craft Program. Snow Farm … Continue reading

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Second Annual Bead Hoarder’s Blog Hop

Laurie Anderson  challenged us again to use some of the beads we have been hoarding and make some jewelry. Since last year I still enjoy shopping for beads, but have been spending more time making lampwork beads. I have also … Continue reading

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