Summer Challenge and Beady Links

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It’s almost time for my first ever challenge – The Long Days of Summer Jewelry Challenge and these are the participants:

1. Andrew Thornton –

2. Andrea Trank –

3. Therese –

4. Mary Ellen Parker –

5. Tara Linda –

6. Me!

I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone does. To get us all inspired, here are this week’s beady links:

Resin Crafts!
There is a new open back bezel tutorial on Resin Crafts Blog!

Beading Arts
Cyndi has a fabulous squared-cross turquoise pendant to give away!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew announces that he’ll be helping teach three workshops with his sister at ArtFest in the spring of 2012!

A Bead A Day
Have you ever used Swarovski hot-fix flatbacks to sparkle up a desk accessory? Stop by A Bead A Day to see Lisa’s progress on a new project.

Beads & Books
Michelle shares 3 tips for making more time for your art. Jewelry Making
Save time and your sanity this holiday season by making some easy metal ornaments now.

Carmi’s Art/Life World
Carmi makes a fabric brooch with Clover’s latest great tool!

Art Bead Scene
How do jewelry projects flow through your studio? Come to ABS and see how they flow through Cindy’s studio.

Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be to be done!
Book Giveaway of the FABULOUS book, chains,chains,chains! You can see Jean’s review and sign up! Come to her blog and leave a comment for your chance at this remarkable new book!

Cindy Gimbrone Beads
Studio Saturday lingers into Monday as Cindy finishes up her metal project.

The Bead Dreamer
Make or collect beautiful handmade jewelry? Store it just a beautifully with these jewelry storage ideas.

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3 Responses to Summer Challenge and Beady Links

  1. Lisa says:

    I hope this goes well… I sent it through on twitter with the hashtag #GoTeamNice.
    Have a fantastic day!

    • thebeaddreamer says:


      Thank you so much for the support. I hope it’s fun and you have to start somewhere and try things.


  2. Pingback: Summer~Purple Hues | Taralinda Muses

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