Sunday, April 5, 2009

Sundays with Cindy

Today is the inaugural post of Sundays with Cindy where ABS Editor, Cindy Gimbrone will highlight the news from the bead blogging world and throw in a free jewelry project here and there. So sit back and enjoy your Sunday with Cindy!

This Sunday, I've got a large cup of hot coffee and have curled up on the couch to enjoy the Beady News, new designs, book reviews, projects and more. So let's dive right in!

Jean and Barbe spent this week reading. Click on over to read about an inspiring jewelry design book and a business e-book:

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
If it has Margot Potter's name on the cover, you know it will be a superfun and interesting book! Beyond the Bead, Margot's latest, is just that!

Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts
Barbe reviews Dr. Weiman's 101 More Jewelry Selling Techniques Ebook

Speaking of e-books and downloadable projects, Linda has posted one in this week's highlight...

BeadStyle Mag
Linda's jewelry does the Lindy Hop far better than she does...check out her inspiration!

Barbe and Tammy were on the same business wavelength this week because Tammy has tips on how to brand your business.... Jewelry Making
Tammy has some tips for branding yourself and your jewelry product while also putting together some awesome packaging.

Carmi shows us how to make a brooch, Melanie shares how she used glueable findings and Melissa shows us her celadon creation...

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi features a mini canvas pendant on a felted background.

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Using gluable bracelet blanks from Rings and Things, Melanie shares ideas for how to use them in two very different ways

Strands of Beads
Melissa shows off a celadon-themed necklace she made for Ornament Thursday

Cyndi, Andrew and Art Bead Scene found inspiration in a variety of places this week...

Jewelry & Beading
Thanks to some inspiration from beadmaker Melanie Brooks, Cyndi has an article in Belle Armoire Jewelry!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
A sleepless night for Andrew produced seven new necklace designs.

Art Bead Scene
Feeling out of step with the trends? Here's some inspiration for the fall 2009 season! that we've poured over the Beady News, it's time to stretch out on the couch and enjoy the rest of the day!

Do you have some Beady News? Leave and comment and share! There's always time for another cup of coffee and Beady News!

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