Category Archives: Beadwork

Beads and postcards on a lazy Sunday

While most of my part of the world is all agog about SuperBowl Sunday, we slept through the afternoon lazily, just enjoying the time to relax.  My back is giving me problems — and I always welcome the chance to … Continue reading

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Divisoria and Quiapo, anyone?

I started writing this post originally on March 18, 2012 It was a real adventure for me as I returned to a familiar place which is now so different and still the same.  I decided to take the jeepney like … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

I don’t know why the word just came to mind as I took a picture of my zentangled Christmas background so I could talk about it here, and as I am waiting for my e-mail to reach the server and … Continue reading

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Experimenting my way through

The evenings have been busy creating, and it gets a tad bit frustrating when you sit for over an hour trying new designs or methods of assembling the raw beads and findings and still end up with nothing. But that’s … Continue reading

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Craft fair

I love going to craft fairs because it just brings out the child in me. It’s like going to the carnival — you can’t wait to sample the goodies and the treats. This time around, I’ve been invited to participate … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

I don’t know if it’s all the snow but people are suddenly all into feeling warm and fuzzy and greeting everyone Happy Valentine’s Day.  This is news to me only because I used to be the only one heralding this … Continue reading

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Craft Experiment: Paper Beads from old newspapers

I’ve always wanted to experiment with making beads from recycled paper but didn’t want to end up doing the usual rolled paper beads most crafters used.  I also in the process of experimenting with doing hand-crafted paper but I need … Continue reading

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Bead and Resin Experiments

I have a favorite wholesaler, Firemountain Gems and Beads, who offers assortable pricing, meaning discounts are offered depending on the volume of your purchase.  The pricing tiers change from 1-14 items, 15-50 and 51-200.  They have some fantastic sales which … Continue reading

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Creative Streak

It’s minutes to 1AM and I’m just about ready to turn in but I suddenly got the urge to log on and write here. Three bracelets posted for sale, one sold. Four bracelets later (for posting tomorrow), and I’m actually … Continue reading

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Seriously Sleep Deprived

Alan and I turned in after 4am, but had to heed the alarm clock when it rang at 5:30 because the contractors were coming at 8am.  Breakfast done, the boy got dressed, Alan brought my mother-in-law to her sister’s house … Continue reading

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