Sunday, February 12, 2012

Link Library with Melanie

  Valentine's Day week is upon us, so I looked in the archives and found this fun post by Jennifer with suggestions about how to throw a Valentine's open house!  Click here to read her post!

Here is what is new with some of our beady friends this week:

A Bead A Day
Looking for a quick and easy button bracelet project? Try using one BIG button and some contrasting rubber tubing! Jewelry Making
Polymer clay has come a long way, especially in this new book published by Interweave.

Art Bead Scene
Marie shows off some creative and innovative uses for some beautiful artisan components 

Beading Arts
Cyndi has lists of fabulous suppliers in all sorts of categories for jewelry makers and beaders. Do you have any faves you'd like to add? Maybe even yourself?

Beads & Books
Michelle shares a tip for writing beading project instructions. 

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi receives two different gifts at CHA that result in one very pretty necklace!

Resin Crafts!
This week Resin Crafts had a big post featuring bezels and components available at Michaels! 

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean reviews the fabulous Jean Campbell's latest book, Creating Glamorous jewlery with Sawarovski Elements. You are SO going to want this great book! Wow!

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

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