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Barbara Briggs Designs · 4d ago

It’s Time to Play with Pentagons!

I’m mixing it up a bit!  Because I’m loving wearing my ”Color Play” Geometric Triangle Drop Earrings, I thought it might be fun to  work up some earrings that are five-sided while playing wi...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 1W ago

Swag!!!

Call me lucky! Look what just arrived on my doorstep…a goodie box from #Rangerink containing new offerings from Susan Lenart Kazmer’s #Ice Resin product line! Upon opening the box I’ve found...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 2W ago

A New Tutorial and Beading Kit!

The “Color Play” Geometric Drop Earrings tutorial is finished and beading kits for both the “Color Play” Vibrant Brights and “Color Play” Subtle Brights design are assembled.     You’ll find...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 2W ago

Yowza!

I’m busy building a new earring wardrobe… here’s the latest addition.  I’ve kicked the geometric triangles up a notch  with a few shades that are borderline neon! I can’t help but feel happy...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 3W ago

Playing with Color!

I’m easing into designing with bright colors and wanted a simple project that would work up quickly.  The result? Immediate gratification and a new pair of earrings to wear!  I opted for bea...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 4W ago

It’s Interesting How One’s Tastes Evolve..

When I first learned to bead a decade or so ago I preferred to work with beads that were muted in color…transparent or silver-lined or accented with rainbow or metallic finishes. I am still ...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 1M ago

Repurposing again…

I love giving objects a second life and having just finished with the holidays, I found that many of the gifts we received were packaged in wonderfully sturdy, reusable  boxes! This particul...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 1M ago

Faux is great!

I haven’t worked with bronze metal clay in some time…I just haven’t been “into” it! But I recently ran out of the flower-shaped disks that I include in my “Bollywood Bling” Beaded Ruffle Cuf...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 1M ago

Santa was most generous!

If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I’ve been working with paper most recently. Well, Santa brought me a lot of new dies from which to create more tiny boxes, envelopes, bags, an...
Barbara Briggs Designs · 1M ago

I’m sending…

Best wishes to you and yours for magical Holidays filled with awe and wonder!