Sunday, January 16, 2011

Larger Than Life Sunday

It is a work day for me today!
Happily, I am preparing my samples for my presentations on The Shopping Channel Tuesday.
I am launching this super paper pad: 12 x 24 inches! It was created to work with the Cricut and the 3 Birds Cricut cartridges. But, once you see the paper, you'll know it is excellent for any paper arts project!

So, while I would love to be working on a piece of jewelery, today, I'll just be looking at the blogs of my beading friends instead. Jewelry Making
Finally, Tammy's latest jewelry book is out on bookstore shelves!

Art Bead Scene
ABS announces the January monthly challenge.

Beads & Books
Michelle shares a list of beading and jewelry-making challenges and contests with deadlines through the end of March.

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi turns a clasp into a necklace pendant.

Cindy Gimbrone, The Lampwork Diva
Cindy offers up a free project based on a treasure from the Sisterhood.

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Old keys, resin, and cold connection techniques combine to create Melanie's unique new pendants.

Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio
Lorelei tries her hand at an online class to make a Wire framed Bead- a meager attempt but fun at any rate!

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!

Jean has reviewed a fascinating, beautiful book, 500 Enameled Objects. If you are curious about this form of beautiful jewelry and object crafting, check out her review!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton

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