Hope you’re staying cool in this sweltering weather! Join me with a cup of coffee and settle in to read this week’s beady links – lots to read and do!
A Bead A Day
Do you ever get caught up just gazing at swarovski crystals? Lisa at A Bead A Day has a tendency to do that too! Stop over for a chance to win one for yourself
Here are some recipes and tutorials for cleaning up your gorgeous jewelry.
Art Bead Scene
Did you know ABS has a designer of the week? Join us in a challenge and you could be featured on ABS!
Cyndi shares step by step how she engineered one of her recent bead embroidery pieces.
Beads and Books
Share the name of your favorite glass beadmaker for a chance to win a copy of the book Creating Glass Beads.
Carmi’s Art Life/World
Carmi has a link to her new Faux Solder technique for John Bead blog.
Cindy Gimbrone Beads
Come take a look at Cindy’s charming experiments!
Carmi shows off a sweet resin heart pendant made in a candy mold.
Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!
Jean reviews the fab new book by wonderful Margot Potter, New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry. PLUS, she has a GIVEAWAY of this super book! Race like a bunny to Jean’s blog for all the information! You won’t be sorry!
The Bead Dreamer
Charlene shares her review and enthusiasm for Maggie Meister’s Classical Elegance bead weaving book.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew reveals the August Reader’s Challenge Design Kit filled with sizzling summer reds!