Happy Easter to those who celebrate it! I’ve searched Etsy today for a few good eggs that are pastel colored confections. Instead, I’ve collected a few examples that reflect my own quirky sense of style. Hope you enjoy them and the links from the bead blogging world!
Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva
Cindy’s made some new blush pink drops, come see what she’s done with them!
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
We all scream for Ice Cream! Melanie shows how she designed and made a new line of sweet pendants.
This week Carmi has a short tutorial on using resin as a glaze.
Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
Rio Grande is encouraging a wonderful way of helping the people of Japan and it is SO EASY! Read about it on Jean’s blog!
Strands of Beads
Melissa is brooding about issues of originality this week.
The Bead Dreamer
A lovely tree branch, soft pink flowers and wisps of silk inspired two necklace designs.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew takes a peak at Anne Choi’s new BRONZE beads
A Bead A Day
Do you like glitter AND jewelry making?! You are going to love this project that Lisa found over at FusionBeads.com!
About.com Jewelry Making
What are your plans for your siver scraps now that silver is crazy expensive?
Art Bead Scene
Here’s a fresh idea for spring – a garden gate clasp.
Barbe Saint John
Barbe’s giving away the latest Industrial Chic booklet and some charms!
As part of the Artbead challenge, “What’s Old is New Again”, Cyndi has constructed a flapper-style necklace from some very cool components!
Carmi’s Art/Life World
This weeks blog features the poppies of Paris and the jewelery it inspires.