Jewelry Challenges & Contests: Art Bead Scene Challenge * Challenge of Music Blog Hop * Uncommon Goods Jewelry Design Contest * Bead Star * Bead Dreams
Bead Soup Basics and the Bead Soup Book and check out the bead soup inspirations in the Spring issue of Stringing.
Online jewelry classes: Beaducation is a nice resource to check out for online classes.
Pinterest is a good place to find tutorials quickly: Earwires and Clasps. It's also great for inspirations like Ancient Jewelry.
Explore Design Seeds for new color palettes.
Check out inspiring websites like Anthropologie, Sundance and Mod Cloth to find clothing to inspire your next jewelry design. Create a piece of jewelry to match an outfit.
How do you break out of a beading rut?