Bead Blogger Round up

This is my dad!

Guess what his favorite Christmas present was that I gave him???

Yup, Chain Style.

and he even made me sign it! :)

And it was so cute, you know what he asked me?
"Lor, whatever happened to the Bead Star competition? When can I see the winners for that? I've been trying to see them on the website for weeks!"
I've gotta send him the Bead Star mag so he can see if anyone that he voted for, won! Too sweet. My dad, he's so supportive!

A Bead A Day
If you are looking for some unique findings to use in your valentine jewelry (or Twilight jewelry), Lisa uses some interesting domed filligree pieces to house a bright red mysterious bead. Jewelry Making
Artfire, Zibbet, Etsy, which of these is the right selling venue for your jewelry?

Art Bead Scene
ABS Rewind: Art Bead Scene isn't just about art beads, it's about artist made buttons too!

Carmi's Art/Life World
Demon Monkeys appear in Carmi's projects this week.

Cindy Gimbrone aka The Lampwork Diva
Cindy's made a New Year's resolution to clean out the studio with a January clearance sale!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie starts the new year with a new source of inspiration... a project she calls Song Lore.

Jean Campbell
Jean is sharing stories and images this week about her stops in CA. Monterey brought the most creative inspiration of all.

Jewelry & Beading
Cyndi has started a new series, called "What would you do" to discuss some of the sticky dilemmas we face in jewelry making.

Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio
Looking for just the right clasp? Lorelei reviews a few from

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean meets a cool new friend who offers us a great jewelry teaching site!

Strands of Beads
Melissa is the author of Softflex Company's Spotlight On...Article for January 2010

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
A luminous Golden Cloud Series Basha Bead inspires Andrew to create a bracelet ready to take flight!


  1. aww - that is sooo sweet... it's nice to have fans like that!!

  2. That is just too sweet! How wonderful to have such a fabulous fan like your dad. Truly wonderful!!!

  3. That is seriously one of the sweetest things I've heard in a while! You're Dad is so awesome! Lucky girl to have such a supportive family! And he just looks so sweet and gentle too. I'd love to meet your Dad! (and Mom, too!) :)

  4. That is about the cutest thing ever. :)

  5. aren't Dads AWESOME!!

  6. That is the sweetest thing! My parents make me sign every publication I leave for their coffee my dad they can get more money for it on eBay when they sell it! (That from someone who tapes pictures of his grandkids to the screen of his unused office computer as a "screen saver!")
    Enjoy the day!

  7. soo cute about your dad! he looks proud :)


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