Sunday, August 26, 2012

Show Me Sunday

 Look at the fun handcrafted green colored components that we have to show you this week!
Thank you to the commenters who left links so we could find these treasures to show off!
Show Me Bead School!
For September, to celebrate the start of back-to-school, we are looking for classes, tutorials, and workshops that focus on bringing your art beads and beading to a new level of art. Post your links in the comments here and I will select some of your ideas you leave on this post to highlight in another Show Me Sunday post.

Here is what some of our beady friends have to show off this week:

A Bead A Day
Lisa's love of childhood sitcoms is coming through again with a Brady Bunch reference. Take a peek at the beads that caused a Sunshine Day moment! Jewelry Making
Tammy takes a look at a new book about making rustic-style jewelry
Art Bead Scene
A guest blogger post by artist Kaushambi Shah shows the innovative ways she displayed her art history inspired jewelry in a large office space  
Beading Arts
Cyndi has reviews of the best books out there on working with metal clay. 
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie shares some rusty inspiration from her recent vacation 
Resin Crafts!
Recycled resin! Carmi gets loads of suggestions about how to redo a resin bracelet into a necklace! 
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Nothing is more delicious than a THIRD helping of bead soup, when it is cooked to perfection by Lori Anderson as Hostess, and her fellow participants in the 3rd Reveal of Bead Soup Blog Party 6! Check out the sumptuous delights! WOW! 
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Want to win a prize? All you have to do is help spread the word about the Weekend Intensive with Gail Crosman Moore! You'll be entered to win some fabulous goodies!   
Melanie Brooks is the ceramic beadmaker behind Earthenwood Studio, who blogs from her Metro Detroit, Michigan home.


m.e. said...

I like tuts that give me ideas and knowledge I can run and play on my own .These bracelets look like they would be great beginnings for a little art bead fun ! m.e. :)

Erin Siegel said...

Oh, I've got my hand raised high on this one! Great idea, Melanie! My Bohemian Knotted Earrings tutorial is now available! It features handmade metalwork by Shannon LeVart of Miss Fickle Media.

Here's the link:

Amy F said...

those are all gorgeous, but those pods are especially NOM!

Kimisjewelryandgifts said...

Thanks so much for picking one of my floral brooch/pendants for your picks. I love making them. I make beads like these too. Off to finish my blog about this months challenge. I love this site. Hugs. Kim @