Studio Saturday with Jennifer Jangles

Welcome to Studio Saturday! Each week one of our contributors gives you a sneak peek into their studio, creative process or inspirations. We ask a related question of our readers and hope you’ll leave comments! As an incentive we offer a free prize each week to bribe you to use that keyboard. The following week we choose a random winner.

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This week we are in the studio with Jennifer Heynen of Jennifer Jangles.

Hi there,
This week is a busy, busy week for me. I am packing up and heading out to Bead and Button! I will be teaching five classes and selling my beads and buttons at the show. There’s lots going on in the studio. I have been showing lots of shots from the studio over at my own blog, so I thought it would be fun to show you some of my new pendants here at the Art Bead Scene Blog. I always want to have new work for the show so that way when my customers come to my booth and ask “what’s new?” I have something to show them. This year I will have lots!

I am in love with Ready Stamps, that’s where I get my custom made stamps made. They are a great company that always does high quality work. I drew up these new pendants this spring, got the stamps made, and have been playing with glazes. These are a few of my favorites. The starfish above has several different oranges on the pendant for depth and texture.

Still to this day, I am in love with my “wow” color combination. I can’t stop glazing beads and pendants in lime green, turquoise, black, and white. I am always happy with how they turn out.

Last of the pendants I will be showing you today is my little birdhouse. My woodland birds needed a home and now they have one.

This week will be a super easy question, and if you answer it you will be added into the drawing to win one of my new birdhouse pendants. Will you be going to Bead and Button this year? If you are coming, please stop by and say hello, I am in booth 1103.

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35 Comment

  1. bellajoya
    May 29, 2010 at 11:22 am

    Super easy answer…I wish!

  2. Jeannie
    May 29, 2010 at 11:31 am

    Regrettably NO!

    The little birdhouse pendant is SWEET. ME LIKES! Me WANTS!

  3. EB Bead and Metal Works
    May 29, 2010 at 11:53 am

    Unfortunately no mom and I aren't going to the Bead and Button show. Though we wish we were. Good luck and have fun at the show!

  4. Malin de Koning
    May 29, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    Unfortunately not. I would love to go though.

  5. Alice
    May 29, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    You've got a busy schedule! I can't imagine the work it takes to get ready for Bead and Button shows–I'd be a nervous wreck.

    I've never been to a Bead and Button show, and will not be able to attend any time soon. Someday…

    Thanks for sharing your colorful creations!

  6. Mermaid Glass
    May 29, 2010 at 1:27 pm

    Sadly, not. I'm in love with your studio. So bright and fun and cozy.

  7. Studio Sylvia
    May 29, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    Sorry but living in OZ makes it difficult. Your bird house is cute.

  8. EmandaJ
    May 29, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    Nope, as a matter of fact, I had planned to be at a bead show right now, but I have a sick puppy and need to stay home to watch her today.


  9. moonlitfantaseas
    May 29, 2010 at 3:32 pm

    only in my dreams……some day if I am lucky, I will get the chance

  10. Lisa Criswell / Indigo's Beads
    May 29, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    unfortunately, i don't have the privilege of going to the show. your pendants are gorgeous and i wish you the best of luck at the b&b!

  11. Julie Sakai
    May 29, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    won't be going but maybe someday? would love to win the pendant!

  12. Susanm
    May 29, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    No, but I hope to one year. Love the lime green and black pendant – will look for it in your Esy shop once you have recovered from B&B.

  13. Nicki
    May 29, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    No, I am so sorry about it, I won't. But I will be going on vacation to the Netherlands (also ok ;-)).

  14. Erin
    May 29, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    Nope, too far from home. But I'd love that little birdhouse pendant, though.

  15. Boot ~C
    May 29, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    no B&B for me. I did get to attend the first one in Austin, but then it was moved too far away to make it possible to attend anymore:(

  16. Louise
    May 29, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    That little bird is yummy!
    I love the little nest added at the bottom.

  17. Greer
    May 29, 2010 at 8:42 pm

    Wish you well at the show and lament the tyrany of distance.

  18. Azure Islands Designs
    May 29, 2010 at 9:29 pm

    Great pieces…won't be attending as I live in Canada…a little too far away!!! Someday maybe…

    Good luck at your show…

  19. baglady
    May 29, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    Sadly I am not going either- I am a teacher and school doesn't get out early enough this year for me to make it. I certainly would love to go though!

  20. sandi m
    May 30, 2010 at 12:02 am

    Oh my – so far, looks like I'm the only YES and I c.a.n.n.o.t wait!!
    A class in 7 days and then glorious, heavenly shopping in 11 days. It's the show for all shows.

    And, I sure am planning on visiting your booth Jennifer.
    Safe travels.

  21. cindydolezaldesigns
    May 30, 2010 at 12:32 am

    NOoooo! So sorry to miss it. Much success to you!!!

  22. The Joy of Nesting
    May 30, 2010 at 2:14 am

    I'm sorry I can't tip the scales to the positive either 🙁 You are on one side of a continent and I am on the opposite side of another continent.

    Pattie 😉
    Mazatlan Mx.

  23. TesoriTrovati
    May 30, 2010 at 3:29 am

    I am so there!
    I will be in booth 1212 with Heather Powers. Stop by!
    I will for sure be coming to see you.
    Enjoy the day!

  24. kiwiken
    May 30, 2010 at 10:41 am

    No, sadly not, as I live over here in Germany 🙁
    Maybe I'll get a chance to attend something like it some time, I'd certainly like that.

  25. alice
    May 30, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    I sure wish I could….I will add it to my bucket list!

  26. Diana P.
    May 30, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    I wish I was but I live much closer to Philly Beadfest so that is my big bead event of choice for the year.

  27. Gemstone Jewelry
    May 31, 2010 at 6:17 am

    Gemstone Jewelry is my favorite!! This green necklace looks beautiful… Love it!!

  28. Pretty Things
    May 31, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    Super post! I've been so lucky to get some of your beads, and I love your jewelry! So happy!

  29. Copper Diem
    May 31, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    No. boo 🙁 But it is on my beady bucket list for sure!

  30. Nancy
    June 1, 2010 at 10:29 am

    I sure wish that I was but this year is not the year. I am looking forward though to reading about it from those lucky enough to go!!

  31. Michelle
    June 1, 2010 at 11:36 am

    I will be there! Counting down the days to beading, shopping and sleeping in a bit.
    See you soon & safe travels!

  32. Melissa Meman
    June 1, 2010 at 5:52 pm

    I would absolutely love to be there, but alas, not this year 🙁 Absolutely love the little birdhouse pendant!

  33. SharonP
    June 2, 2010 at 5:37 pm

    No, darn it, won't be going. Love your birdhouse pendant, and have fun at the show!

  34. Sabine
    June 3, 2010 at 3:21 am

    No, someday… I am lucky to get to go to the Tucson shows and I usually blow my bead allowance then!


  35. Shaiha
    June 6, 2010 at 3:35 am

    I wish I was going however I couldn't figure out any way to wiggle it into the budget.

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