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Sue Beads · 2W ago

September Component of the Month - Zombee with Laney Mead

This month it was Laney's turn to provide the Component of the Month, and she made these cute little Zombees!  I did not take a photo of mine before I made something, if I did you would prob...
Sue Beads · 1M ago

Inuit

Forgot to add my Inuit piece to the keep your sanity post, here it is!
Sue Beads · 1M ago

August Component of the Month - Caroline Dewison!

AAAANNNDDD another month has gone by, and this time it was Caroline Dewison's turn to provide the component for the Art Elements Design Challenge!  She sent these!Beautiful celestial beads! ...
Sue Beads · 2M ago

Art Elements Keep your Sanity Challenge - August

We've moved to a once monthly challenge, which falls in the middle of the month, and the Component of the Month is at the end of the month - this gives us more time to be creative! Works for...
Sue Beads · 2M ago

AE Component of the Month - July - Scarabs by Me!

I provided the scarab beads for the Component of the Month Challenge over at Art Elements for July! And as usual, didn't take a photo of my own bead before I started working with it.  But he...
Sue Beads · 4M ago

AE Component of the the Month for May - Lesley Watt

Time for another Component of the Month - this time Lesley sent us these awesome shell cabs/pendants.  I chose a cabochon, I just can't get enough of them!The cabochon is somewhat shallow, s...
Sue Beads · 5M ago

AE Component of the Month for April -- Jennifer Stout Cameron

The component of the month for April was provided by Jennifer Cameron.  She made these awesome textured dichroic silver glass sparkly focal beads for us!Yes, as usual, I didn't take a photo ...
Sue Beads · 5M ago

Art Elements Challenge

I've decided to leave off the Week designation on those posts because I haven't participated in all of them and some we have been given 2 weeks to accomplish.  This weekly challenge was brou...
Sue Beads · 6M ago

Art Elements Weekly Challenge::Week ???

Not sure what you would call this week for the weekly challenge, but I chose this time, and picked "cat" as the prompt.Ever since I visited Japan over 10 years ago, I have been fascinated w...
Sue Beads · 6M ago

The ISGB Gathering Bead Swap

The ISGB (International Society of Glass Beadmakers) has a convention each year, called The Gathering.  I love the name - a gathering is the blob of glass you put on the mandrel before you s...