Sunday, January 24, 2010

Weekly Wanderings Around the Beadosphere

A number of posts this week were about CHA, reviews of A Bead in Time and Valentine's Day jewelry. Despite the cold or rainy weather out there, it was a lovely week out there in the Beadosphere.

A Bead A Day - Lisa's great new book is officially released! plus, Egg Hunt Trios and Jill MacKay clasp bracelet.

Ahtee's blog - "Mechanical Butterfly".

Barbe St. John
- Review of A Bead In Time

Beading Arts - Get your work featured at Beading Arts.

Beading Gem's Journal - Swarovski and Disney, new Alice in Wonderland jewelry tie-ins
and a review of Lisa (A Bead A Day) Crone's just released book: A Bead in Time.

Craft Critique - Lots of CHA pics

Deez News - the ups and downs of jewelry design with Davinia.

Designs by Victoria - lovely designs for the Artbeads blogging for beads program

Doe-c-doe shows how to change some great old clip earrings into a beautiful necklace. (via Beading Gem's Journal)

ErtheFae - riding out the "Super Storm" and trying to figure out the right design for some great beads and focal.

For the love of beads - support a worthy cause, Tanya Boden (Aardvark Silver on Etsy) needs surgery and other sellers are donating proceeds.

Just A Tish - "Don't rush the creativity!" with her Rings & Things blog partner goodies, green kyanite (really? green? cool!) necklace and odds and ends earrings.

Ladybead Beach Jewelry - a new bracelet with Swarovski pearls and Austrian crystal in a lovely multi-strand design.

Lampwork Diva - Rings & Things blog partner post - Valentine's Day heart necklace and cool "grunge beads" in polymer clay

Margot Potter posts a wonderful review of A Bead In Time.

Melissa J. Lee's Artbeads Beads for Bloggers CZ designs

Nikon Sniper - inspirational colors from the desert.

Pretty Things - Valentine's day heart designs from Lori Anderson - also, check out her new blog An Artist's Year Off.

Silver Parrot - Even though it's raining like crazy, Silver Parrot has lovely new designs to share and gives a peek at the great beads, chain and clasps from the Pasadena Bead and Design Show on the 14th - 17th

Willow Walker - gorgeous new Valentine's Day inspired jewelry, and start here then read the following day's posts to see how it happens.

Just Something I've Made - creating lovely crafts with vintage typewriter paper

And, while it's a non-beading blog it would be a huge favor if you can help my dear friend: Does anyone know what this flower is? Leave a comment on Lisa's blog.

Artbeads - The History of the Valentine's Day Card

The Beadin' Path - Weekly Beadditudes with Dara: Button Jewelry Part 1 - buttons with holes

Earthenwood Studios Blog - Melanie is on a bead cruise (I'm jealous! How about you?), but has prepared some posts for the week - this one about a tutorial on the Clockwork Coil Carapace necklace she'll be giving on the cruise.

Friendly Plastic - The Friendly Plastic booth at CHA

ModPodgeRocks - CHA Saturday SuperShow with ModgePodge

Ornamentea - Steampunk Art from The Graphics Fairy

Rings & Things - designers featured in Stringing who use Rings & Things in their designs

SoftFlexGirl - fashion trends

Don't see your favorite blog here? Just leave me the link in comments and I'll be sure to check them out.

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Hope you have a great week - see you tomorrow!

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Blogger Lisa Crone said...

Oh gosh, thank you so much for your kind words and including info about my book and blog updates!!

I hope you know how much we all appreciate you putting these lists together!! It's an easy way to click through and visit all our fun friends!

and, YES, I'm jealous about the cruise Melanie is on... I hope she's having enough fun for all of us!! Have a great week Dawno!

January 24, 2010 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger Dawno said...

Thank you, Lisa! I'm thrilled that so many reviews have gone up for your book, too.

January 24, 2010 at 9:08 PM  

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