Sunday, April 8, 2012

Link Library with Melanie

With Spring comes Spring Cleaning!  In this post from our archives, Heather Powers shows some steps for creating an attractive and simple bead organization system.

Here are some of the things our beady friends are doing on this fine Spring day:

  A Bead A Day
If you are looking for a way to use buttons and sequins in a bracelet project, look no further! Bead blogger, Sarah of Saturday Sequins, has some great examples to share! Jewelry Making
Read the latest jewelry designer interview posted for the month of April.

Art Bead Scene
A beautiful and ethereal painting by John William Waterhouse is the inspiration for the April Monthly Challenge

Beading Arts
Cyndi is celebrating her travel fever by inviting readers to submit their travel-inspired work!

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi is happy when a clipboard becomes an essential tool for shamballa making!

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie gets reunited with a lost beady item that was greatly missed, all because of the kindness of a stranger.

Resin Crafts!
There is always a tip or two to learn for anyone interested in working with resin.

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean is participating in an Alphabet Challenge, but this week she is also giving away a copy of Japanese Beadwork, a perfectly beautiful book which she reviewed earlier in the week. Stop by and sign up by leaving a comment concerning the book!  

Melanie Brooks is the ceramic beadmaker behind Earthenwood Studio, who blogs from her Metro Detroit, Michigan home.

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