I came across a link for this blog hop on the last day of signups and knew I had to join in! I love a challenge, and I also loved the subject! Each participant had to choose a style of jewellery to take their inspiration from the following list… Egypt Mesopotamia Greece Rome Celts Indus… Read More Beady Eyed Bunny History Hop Reveal
I’m not going to babble today… I’m just going to get on with it and show you what I’ve made with the lovely bead soup sent to me by my partner in the Bead Soup Blog Party… Doris Stumpf, a wonderfully talented lampworker from Germany. I hope I’ve done them justice! Here’s a reminder of… Read More BSBP- The big reveal!
My bead soup arrived last week… I’ma bit slow posting a picture as I’m busy getting ready to go to the Flame Off next week… soooo excited! I’ll be there with my beads for the whole thing this year, and also there on the Sunday for the bead fair. It’s going to be held at… Read More My soup has arrived!
My lovely partner in the 7th Bead Soup Blog Party received her beads a couple of days ago, so I can share what I sent 🙂 I agonised for ages over what to send, it’s my first time, and was worried about types, colours, amount, pretty much everything! Eventually, I decided on a few beautiful… Read More Soup’s on!
I’m really excited to be taking part in the 7th Bead Soup Blog party hosted by Lori Anderson of Pretty Things Blog. My partner is Doris Stumpf from Germany, a very talented lampworker who creates the most amazing little creatures and beautiful beads from glass, here’s her website if you’d like to pay her a… Read More 7th Bead Soup Blog Party
When Lesley at the Gossiping Goddess asked if any one wanted free beads, well how could I say no? Her good friend and lampworker, Kaz Baildon had had a clear out and was left with loads of lovely beads that she didn’t know what to do with so they were sent to Lesley who very… Read More Bead Giveaway Blog Hop
You’ve probably noticed, I’m loving the new Artisan Whimsy site… the challenges are really good fun! The metal team has issued the Metal prong Challenge, and as this type of setting is something I’ve never done before I thought I’d have a bash. I had some pieces of copper already etched so I decided… Read More Metal Prong Challenge
The UK Blog team on Artisan whimsy have challenged members to create a piece of jewellery or component which represents an area of the UK where one of the members live. The cities for the challenge are Dorset, Edinburgh, Bath, Isle of White, Liverpool and Southampton. I’ve chosen Edinburgh. Scotland is one of my favourite… Read More UK Inspiration Challenge
I’m really excited to be taking part in my first blog hop, organised by the The Gossiping Goddess For those of you who haven’t seen her site before, (which I doubt is many) the Goddess is the lovely Lesley Watt of TheaJewellery. Each of the participants will get a gift of free beads from Lesley,… Read More My first Hop!