Sunday, January 24, 2010

Weekly Wanderings Around the Beadosphere

A number of posts this week were about CHA, reviews of A Bead in Time and Valentine's Day jewelry. Despite the cold or rainy weather out there, it was a lovely week out there in the Beadosphere.

A Bead A Day - Lisa's great new book is officially released! plus, Egg Hunt Trios and Jill MacKay clasp bracelet.

Ahtee's blog - "Mechanical Butterfly".

Barbe St. John
- Review of A Bead In Time

Beading Arts - Get your work featured at Beading Arts.

Beading Gem's Journal - Swarovski and Disney, new Alice in Wonderland jewelry tie-ins
and a review of Lisa (A Bead A Day) Crone's just released book: A Bead in Time.

Craft Critique - Lots of CHA pics

Deez News - the ups and downs of jewelry design with Davinia.

Designs by Victoria - lovely designs for the Artbeads blogging for beads program

Doe-c-doe shows how to change some great old clip earrings into a beautiful necklace. (via Beading Gem's Journal)

ErtheFae - riding out the "Super Storm" and trying to figure out the right design for some great beads and focal.

For the love of beads - support a worthy cause, Tanya Boden (Aardvark Silver on Etsy) needs surgery and other sellers are donating proceeds.

Just A Tish - "Don't rush the creativity!" with her Rings & Things blog partner goodies, green kyanite (really? green? cool!) necklace and odds and ends earrings.

Ladybead Beach Jewelry - a new bracelet with Swarovski pearls and Austrian crystal in a lovely multi-strand design.

Lampwork Diva - Rings & Things blog partner post - Valentine's Day heart necklace and cool "grunge beads" in polymer clay

Margot Potter posts a wonderful review of A Bead In Time.

Melissa J. Lee's Artbeads Beads for Bloggers CZ designs

Nikon Sniper - inspirational colors from the desert.

Pretty Things - Valentine's day heart designs from Lori Anderson - also, check out her new blog An Artist's Year Off.

Silver Parrot - Even though it's raining like crazy, Silver Parrot has lovely new designs to share and gives a peek at the great beads, chain and clasps from the Pasadena Bead and Design Show on the 14th - 17th

Willow Walker - gorgeous new Valentine's Day inspired jewelry, and start here then read the following day's posts to see how it happens.

Just Something I've Made - creating lovely crafts with vintage typewriter paper

And, while it's a non-beading blog it would be a huge favor if you can help my dear friend: Does anyone know what this flower is? Leave a comment on Lisa's blog.

Artbeads - The History of the Valentine's Day Card

The Beadin' Path - Weekly Beadditudes with Dara: Button Jewelry Part 1 - buttons with holes

Earthenwood Studios Blog - Melanie is on a bead cruise (I'm jealous! How about you?), but has prepared some posts for the week - this one about a tutorial on the Clockwork Coil Carapace necklace she'll be giving on the cruise.

Friendly Plastic - The Friendly Plastic booth at CHA

ModPodgeRocks - CHA Saturday SuperShow with ModgePodge

Ornamentea - Steampunk Art from The Graphics Fairy

Rings & Things - designers featured in Stringing who use Rings & Things in their designs

SoftFlexGirl - fashion trends

Don't see your favorite blog here? Just leave me the link in comments and I'll be sure to check them out.

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Hope you have a great week - see you tomorrow!

1 comment:

  1. Nice to see this new blog, Dawno, I like your idea of an archive. We've already linked to it from our blog :)

    at Rings & Things


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