Bead making, behind the scenes

Learning new techniques for polymer clay beads is so fun with YouTube and social media. Its easy to be inspired by this community of artists. The little charms and jewelry are a delight with colors and shapes. I encourage you to search the hashtag #polymerclay and find some more artists you like. This post is…

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Beading, restringing my strand with a new pattern

Gemstones are beautiful and some are said to be medicinal, in the sense that if you wear them close to the skin, they can effect change in the body. I have one long strand of beads that I like to wear around the wrist or neck. As 2020 started, I needed to restring the beads.…

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Packing the new year ornament kits

The packaging for these New Years affirmation kits includes instructions and a plastic box tied with a bow. I made an edition of 13 kits and they are all unique. Inside is a mini sand bowl with beads and a wire. I have 30 plastic boxes and 5 extra copies of the instructions to add…

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Third making session of holiday gift series of 15 #handmade #gift

The idea has evolved into 15 make your own hanging decoration kits with your own personal affirmation or New Year’s wish or resolution. These kits include several handmade beads, a piece of paper, wire, a paperclip, and all you need to provide is the pen to complete assembly. Hang or display on the desk in…

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