Monday, June 25, 2007

And here they are...

Freeforms-in-progress from the Sunday class! Starting from the top of the photo are Freeform beginnings belonging to: Terri, Cynthia, and Shirlee! Aren't they cool? Great work gals! Click on the above photo for closer detail...

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Sunday Freeeform Class...

What a "great group of creative gals" (Cynthia, Shirlee, & Terri) took the Freeform Peyote class this afternoon! No break for these gals - and 3 hours of fantastic work! Photos posted tomorrow. Bridges-and-ruffles-and-beads, oh my...

Friday, June 22, 2007

I finished my Ladder Stitch bracelet this evening. Click on the above photo to zoom in for detail... Now I'm going to catch up on some of my "Young & Restless" tapings from this week!

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Tell Me It Ain't So !!!!

Guinness Record: Most piercings: 4,250

Elaine Davidson of Scotland

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Class Tonight...

Ladder stitch time tonight in class! What a nice time we shared...and what great work the gals did! From the top of the photo, are Lee's, Joan's and Jeanne's bracelets in progress. Click on the above photo for closer detail.

Monday, June 18, 2007

Best in Show!!

The "Best in Show" at this year's Bead and Button Show went to Nicole Schlinger from Brooklyn, Iowa! Way to go Nicole!! For more pictures of the Bead and Button Show, go to - thanks to the Iowa Beaders for this link. I'd love to hear from anyone that went to the show...what were the highlights for you??

Friday, June 15, 2007

Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Just had to share with you some very beautiful Chevron Bracelets (that are at various stages) which were created in class tonight. Starting from the bottom of the photo are: Angela's bracelet, then Kathy's, Lee's, Becky's, and Joan's! What awesome color combinations the gals came up with and they all "mastered" the Chevron Chain technique! Great job, gals!! Click on the above photo to zoom in and see more detail...

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

The above is a even-count peyote stitched bracelet. I made it with size 11 Miyuki Delica beads. The closure is a beautiful button from my mother's antique button collection. I love wearing it. Click on the above photo to see more detail.

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Matt at the majestic Mount Rushmore and here's Sara at the world famous Wall Drug in South Dakota! (with another cowboy!)

Monday, June 4, 2007

Saturday, June 2, 2007

Remember how wonderful and proud it felt to get a new box of beautiful crayons? ... "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."...Pablo Picasso
Wouldn't it be nice to just take-a-day-off and "color"?