Sunday, June 14, 2009

Read the Best Highlights of the Week: Sundays with Cindy

Good Sunday morning, dear Readers! Got your cup of coffee and a nice soft sofa to settle into? There's a new kid on the block, The Bead Economist advising you on how to get art beads on the cheap and luscious new jewelry from the Bead Blogging World so let's get started...

Carmi, Melissa and Jean are showcasing new jewelry and art beads on their blogs. Check out their lovely work and ready how they created each of them on their blogs:

Carmi's Art/Life World
A little wood, paint and stickers helps Carmi to recreate a native art inspired pendant. (Below)

Strands of Beads
Melissa shows off new jewelry designs using Soft Flex Trios wire. (Below)

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean has a sparkly Swarovski bracelet in July's BeadStyle magazine! Check it oooout! (Below)

Cyndi and Tammy have news about metal clay and The Crafts Report...

Jewelry & Beading
Cyndi has decided that this summer is "The Season of Metal Clay"! Check out these inspiring metal clay sites. Jewelry Making
Tammy's got the scoop and a link to a free issue of The Crafts Report. They've gone digital! What do you think? Is this a good thing or a bad thing when craft magazines go totally electronic?

Andrew and The Bead Economist post ways to get books and art beads for free...

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew announces a NEW design competition to celebrate Cynthia's new book, Enchanted Adornments.

Art Bead Scene
In this economy, everyone is asking the advice of economists - ABS has brought in The Bead Economist with advice on how to get art beads on the cheap.

Keep up on all the highlights in the Bead Blogging World by reading Sundays with Cindy a weekly posting of all the best news from the jewelry and beading world! A glass beadmaker and designer, Cindy reads the blogs and picks the best - all you need to do is bring your coffee!


Gail Whitehead said...

Thank you,Cindy!It's good having a page where I can find the better parts of the ABS happenings.And I do drink my java with it.Local and world news are next,but the bead is first in my life.

Cindy Gimbrone said...

You're welcome, Gail! Thanks for reading :-)