Creating with Cabochons

Cab Challenge

Sally Russick is one of my first beady friends that I met in class at ArtBliss, she is inspiring and creative. I signed up for the creating with cabochons challenge with good intentions, but chickened out in completing  my plan. I have a gorgeous cab by Kerry Bogart and I am afraid I will mess […]

The Art of Awareness Blog Hop


I am so happy to be poking around in the studio again. Thanks to Lori Anderson and Heather Millican for sponsoring this blog hop. Every day we have no idea what another person is going through. I decided to pick  Carpe Diem as one of my beads, because every day is a gift and I […]

Holiday Ornament Swap and Focus on Life Ornate

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I love doing the ornament swap that Sally Russick hosts and was lucky to be paired with Linda Landig this year. I love the ornament Linda sent. Linda made the stone snowflake and topped it with a beautiful lamp work bead.  For  Linda’s ornament I wanted to make a stained glass type star. When that […]

Walking this year and Focus on Life Week 46-Faithful


I am finally coming up for air after a very difficult summer and fall. One thing I started doing this year is walking with friends.  A couple of friends had challenges at work to see who got the most steps. Weekly now I have walked with many friends before school during the week, early in […]

Focus on life-Week 26-Free Space

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I am jumping back in this week. It has been a flurry of activity in my life and I have spent very little time in the studio or even at my computer. I have been enjoying days spent with family and friends and juggling more than I care too, but it is all good and […]

Waxed Linen Jewelry Blog Hop

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Diana of Suburban Girl Studio is our hostess for this fun blog hop.  I have waxed linen and have used it several times, so I knew I wanted to jump right in. My friend Sally Russick gifted me beautiful earrings, but due to problems with my one ear I have only been able to wear […]

Focus on Life Week-week 19 Good Things Inside

Focus on Life H2O

I know I have been absent, getting back on track. I have really been focusing on putting better things in my body. Water is the easiest change to make. but can become boring.  I have been drinking flavored sparkling water for years.  To make my water more natural, I bought plain sparkling water and added […]

Bead Soup Blog Party Reveal


A huge thank you to Lori Anderson for organizing this fun online party. Loved my soup and love what I made. Thank you Sharon Palac for sending such great pieces to work with. As I know that this is a busy weekend for everyone, I will hop as I can but,  appreciate each and every […]

Bead Soup Blog Party- Soup

Bead Soup from Sharon Palac

I am thrilled to be participating in the 8th Bead Soup Blog Party hosted by Lori Anderson. I do not think I can put in to words how much this party opened the doors to so many online bead makers and designers as well as the amazing inspiration. This is the my 6th Bead Soup Blog Party […]

Focus on Life 11-Beauty all around


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