Weekly Wanderings Around the Beadosphere
Just a reminder: these posts come from my personal wanderings. I know there are many, many more bead/jewelry and related crafts blogs out there, but these are some of the ones I visit every day via my Google Reader. If you have a favorite blog I'm not mentioning, let me know and I'll start visiting (and linking!) it, too.
Ahtee's blog - Adventure in Big Bear - there's an inspirational location! She promises some jewelry posts this week, too.
An Artist's Year Off - Lori made some beautiful beads and talks about the learning process.
Backyard Beads - take a poll, beautiful packaging
Beading Arts - Beads of Courage call for submissions
Beading Gem's Journal - another great week - tough to choose just a few, but this Artbead's Beauty of Spring project is lovely, and Princess Diana's Swan Lake necklace inspires a design are definitely good reads.
Be-jeweled by Jana - Five Things about Me and You giveaway
Carmi's Art/Life World - Manifesto Brooch
The Cerebral Dilettante - Industrial Brain (I really love this style)
Deez News - You are going to have to visit each day's post - every day last week she's done a piece inspired by the "Monday's Child" poem. I'll start you off with Monday but, seriously, view each day's work - and leave a Davinia a comment (you can tell her I sent you), this is really gorgeous stuff.
Designs by Blanche - lovely "steampunked" skeleton key
Just A Tish - some fun earrings, bracelet and necklace with Rings & Things goodies, tidying up the studio, and some great finds at the flea market were a few things Tish shared this week.
Margot Potter - Margot shares the steps to making a necklace embellished T-shirt, and some of her design inspirations.
Orion Designs - love these brilliant pink briolette earrings.
Silver Parrot - Friday bead porn!
Smutopia - there's a Thing a Day going on over there, so every day has a great project, but I really liked her Thursday bracelet - congratulations on having it displayed (with the rest of the set) at the Art of Fashion event in downtown Raleigh, NC on Monday night!
Willow Walker - she finished and listed some lovely earrings last week, but you can't have these, I already bought 'em!
Normally I'd select a post or two for each of these, but today I've been so busy I really only had time to finish up the artisan blog posts, but I encourage you to visit these supplier's blogs often.
The Beadin' Path -
Daily Bead Buzz -
Earthenwood Studios Blog -
Friendly Plastic -
Rings & Things -
Thanks for coming along this week. Remember, if you follow* this blog, you'll never miss the weekly wanderings because you forgot to check - I'll be delivered right to your reader or Blogger dashboard every day!
*Look up at the uppermost left hand side of this page - see the boxes that say "search blog" "flag blog" and "follow blog" - just click the "follow blog" box!
Hope you have a great week - see you tomorrow!