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AJE – November component of the month reveal

This month it’s Kristen Steven’s turn to provide the COM component. Kristen’s beaded beads and jewellery designs are gorgeous and you can find them here, including the very lovely beads I was given along with the challenge of creating something with them.   Here’s what I received…   Well, they’re not exactly these ones as… Read More AJE – November component of the month reveal

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Black Friday Sales

I’ll be holding my only sale of the year tomorrow Friday 29/11/13 for Black Friday. There are lots of new designs as well as some old favourites. Here’s a peek at what will be coming up!     Listings will be live at 10am and there is a 20% discount on your order if you… Read More Black Friday Sales

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AJE – October component of the month

Another month has flown by and it’s time for the Art Jewelry Elements component of the month reveal! This month’s component is by Kristi Bowman- Gruel, and it’s a stunner… in fact they all are!   These beautiful pieces are individually created from copper clay with differently placed designs and unique patina treatments on each. They really are… Read More AJE – October component of the month

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Autumn challenge winners…

Thank you to everyone who commented, blogged, pinned, and shared our challenge. We’re thrilled with the great response we got, and looking forward to seeing all of your wonderful creations in October! The winners are…. Gay Messander – http://gaysiemay.blogspot.co.uk/ Made By Jules – http://madebyjulesblog.blogspot.co.uk/ The Moon & Seven Stars – http://moonandsevenstars.blogspot.com Heidi Post – http://expostfactojewelry.blogspot.co.uk/… Read More Autumn challenge winners…

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Blueberribeads & Thea Elements Autumn Design Challenge – Now closed for entries

With the weather turning and the kids getting back to school, I’m dreaming of getting back to my much neglected blog and having time again to immerse myself in my work.  While chatting about my plans with my good friend Lesley of Thea Elements/Thea Jewellery, we hatched a plan to host a joint blog hop.… Read More Blueberribeads & Thea Elements Autumn Design Challenge – Now closed for entries

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BSBP- The big 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!

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Soup’s on!

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!

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OH OMG… WTH?

  So it turns out my bright idea of getting my OH to judge my competition turns out to be not so bright after all! The conversation went something like this… Me: Can you judge my competition for me please? Him: Yes… what do I have to do? Me: Look at these and tell me… Read More OH OMG… WTH?

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My latest obsession

If you follow me on facebook, you may have seen my latest obsession… cabochons! A couple of months ago, I fancied trying something different, so I thought I’d try my hand at carving some designs. Most of my inspiration comes from the natural world, so it was the first place I turned for ideas. Here’s… Read More My latest obsession

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Win goodies….

It only seems like a couple of weeks since I was doing a giveaway for 200 likers, I can hardly believe I’ve got to 300 so quickly! Thank you to everyone who’s visited, liked, commented and lurked on my page, it really means a lot! So to say thank you properly, I will send this… Read More Win goodies….

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Happy New Year..

Well since deciding that my New Years Resolution was to be more organised, I’ve failed miserably! I can’t believe it’s taken me 13 days to get a New Year post up on my blog! Now I’ve finally made it, I thought I’d tell you a little about my plans for this year (hopefully I will… Read More Happy New Year..

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And the winner is..

Thank you to everyone who took part in my competition and for all the lovely comments! I’m not going to waffle today, I’m just going to get straight to it and announce the winners 😀 The beads have been counted, and overseen by our independent adjudicator… There were 226 beads in total. So in 1st… Read More And the winner is..

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Cyber Monday Handmade Sale

  On Monday 26th November, The Beads of Clay Group are teaming up with the Love my Art Jewelry Blog to promote Creating Handmade with Handmade for Cyber Monday. If you haven’t seen it yet, hop on over there for a fantastic blog filled with tons of information, inspiration and beautiful handmade jewellery & components.… Read More Cyber Monday Handmade Sale

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Competition time..

To everyone that has supported me and liked my page… I’d like to say thank you! This week I reached 200 likes on my page, it’s sneaked up a few more since then, and each one is really appreciated! To show my appreciation, I’m offering some prizes to my followers… First up is this bead… Read More Competition time..

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Sales & A Give away..

Not one to miss out on all the fun, I’ll be joining our friends across the pond and celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday in my Etsy Shop For anyone who doesn’t know (and I didn’t until I googled it!) Black Friday and Cyber Monday are traditionally the start of the holiday shopping season being the… Read More Sales & A Give away..

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My first Hop!

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!