Our intrepid ABS Editor has been out and about looking for juicy stories for our readers and she's found the juiciest giveaway two streets over at Strands of Beads who has a great giveaway going on in honor of "SO"'s birthday. Here's a picture Desperate Editor snapped surreptitiously from the Strands Blog.
After you sneak on over to Strands site, make sure you take a nosey stroll around the ABS Neighborhood to see what all is going on there....
About.com Jewelry Making
How are your 2009 jewelry resolutions going so far? Are you staying focused? Take this quick poll and see the results tabulated so far. .
Art Bead Scene
Have a few art bead pieces you'd like to enter in a contest? ABS has a list of the current competitions accepting entries.
Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi makes a fun denim ribbon corsage in under 30 minutes!
Carter Seibels for Divali Glass Jewelry
A double dose of Divali Glass Jewelry: The Winter Sale starts on Saturday! And Carter is now selling her loose beads on Bead Trust.
Jennifer Jangles Blog
Jennifer shows off her new packaging for some of her beads.
Jewelry & Beading
Jamee Jones shares her gorgeous Hawaii-inspired jewelry!
Snap Out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean flips for a jewelry book inspired by the Impressionists!
Strands of Beads
Melissa gets inspired by a quote from Pascal.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew talks about and shares a little bit about his obsession with opalescent glass. Get a sneak-peek at his horde!
Have you heard any good dirt in the beading world? We'd love for you to share!
Gossiped...errr...reported by Cindy Gimbrone, The Desperate ABS Editor.