Christmas #1 and a Link Round Up

Joe and I celebrated Christmas with my family this past weekend. It was great to see each of my parents and spend some quality time with each of them. We came home feeling humble and happy!
For Christmas we'll travel to Connecticut to celebrate with my husband's family. Hoping the weather stays mild like it has been. After getting home last night, I was itching to get into the studio and will have 5 newbies showing up in one of my shops sometime today. In the meantime, click around and enjoy this past week's Bead Blogger links!

A Bead A Day
If you are interested in chainmaille, Lisa had the opportunity to host Blue Buddha Boutique's, Rebeca Mojica, as she kicks off her virtual book tour for "Chained". Jewelry Making
Tammy reviews an innovative new web-based magazines from Interweave.

Art Bead Scene
It's the ABS annual Twelve Days of free art bead jewelry projects! Stop by and try out the Jingle Berry Lariat!

Beading Arts
How about an entire month of fast and easy tutorials for handmade jewelry gifts?

Beading & Books
Michelle shares ideas for beaded napkin rings to decorate your holiday table.

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmis makes a button pin much more attractive with a felted background!

Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva
Inspired by the snow on the ground, Cindy created a new ring - the Flurry Flower!

Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio
Lorelei has moved her bead studio, yet again!

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean is delighted to present one of her latest book reviews of a remarkable book called 500 Plastic Jewelry Designs. Come and immerse yourself in the fascination of the heights which can be achieved using this medium through the brilliance of a collection of fantastic jewelry designers!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Want to win some luscious lucite components from The Hole Bead Shoppe? Seize your chance in this week's Thursday Giveaway!


  1. Merry Christmas Lorelei. Love the family photos!

  2. Oh yeah! Have fun we are in CT too! Have a Merry Christmas!


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