March 20, 2014

March 18, 2014

Say Cheese!

I don't know why I didn't think of these sooner! We have collected many vintage cameras over the last 20 years and they are the perfect subject to be beadified! The rolls of film came out sort of wonky…

The beads in the second photo down on the left are from my daughters 3rd grade class. Each year to raise money for the Art Trek program, our PTA holds an art auction. I had the kids make beads and will turn their work into an necklace and bracelet set. The kids were so enthusiastic and had such a great time making their beads!

The hearts on the right are a continuing exploration… More ideas keep coming to mind! Some of these will be featured in sets that will be posted by Friday at!

March 7, 2014


I have to admit that I have been feeling a little bit down lately. It seems like the last few years have been peppered with loss. Plenty of good things that have happened and I try to remember this when sad feelings overwhelm me. Throwing myself into work is how I cope, letting creativity absorb the excess emotions I am feeling. The emotions seem to me overflowing lately. Three very significant people in my life have moved away. I know that two of them are only an email or phone call away. Here is where my emotions have taken me…