Bead Blogger Round up

I have one more day off from work. It's been nice being away from the office for over a week now. Last week I was away in Florida and then the long 4 day holiday weekend after that. I wish I didn't have to go back. I'll have to be sure to make it count, tomorrow.

I really have been enjoying my time in the studio making pretty things. Here is a photo of one of the necklaces I created this morning. An asymmetrical, this and that necklace with some art beads, some stones, so of this, some of that.
My mind is blank for an appropriate title!

Heather shares some time management tips for creatives. Jean Campbell
Jean reviews Kate McKinnon's wonderful new addition, Sculptural Metal Clay.
Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio
Bead storage has been a question amongst my fellow beady peers, and so I thought I would share a link to how I utilize my bead storage.
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean is delighted to review Totally Twisted by Kerry Bogert! You will LOVE this book which focuses on wire and art beads!
Strands of Beads
Melissa discusses the process of reworking a weak necklace design - the revised version of which now appears on the cover of The Best of Step by Step Beads.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Like Czech glass? Andrew hosts a giveaway courtesy of Raven's Journey. Find out how you can win these luminous beads!
A Bead A Day
Looking to make some super-sized jewelry just perfect for a princess? Lisa uses large blueberry briolettes and a Swarovski mix to create just that!
Art Bead Scene
ABS is here to help you with your business. Check out Zazzle to customize your earring cards for your jewelry business.
Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts
Barb offers a new review, Book Review: Wrap, Stitch, Fold and Rivet.
Beading Arts
How many people out there are participating in the Bead Journal Project this year?
Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi's button maker is the reason for this new vintage image necklace.
Cindy Gimbrone aka The Lampwork Diva
This week's Wednesday Wire is a free tutorial, "Matchin' by Wrappin'."
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Learn about the Raku firing process and see the results of Melanie's new Raku adventures!


  1. Great necklace! Why not call it "Some of this some of that" It is well suited!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend :)

  2. Lorelei, I love this necklace!! It reminds me of the woods that share my backyard. :)

  3. Lovely Necklace!

    I love beading very much and I just bought a great beading guide. I wanted to share this great beading book with every bead lover out there.

  4. there is a play on 3s in the necklace - maybe work with that...

  5. Thanks for the link to your studio with bead storage information!

  6. How about Walk Through the Woods, or something like that? It reminds me of the earthy colors/things you might see if you went for a hike through the woods...turquoise skies, twigs, birds, leaves, rocks, etc. Like it alot!

  7. Mystical Woodland. :) Very beautiful!

  8. Wood Swallow (cos we have some around our place at the moment)

  9. This necklace is gorgeous! (as all of your necklaces and bracelets are)

  10. Very earthy. I immediately thought of "Nature's Bounty". A lovely mix of this and that, artfully arranged, Lorelei. See what a little time off can do for you?


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