Give Away Beads

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These beads are some that I’ve had in reserve for a while. The largest, the tangerine, is difficult to photograph. It is a bit lighter in color than the photo suggests, but I’ve combined it with other beads which I think complement it nicely. Would you like them? If so, please find an item in […]

So Many Beads So Little Time

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The last couple of weeks I’ve had beads spread from one end of the carpet to the other, sorting, taking photos, and generally just being in a bit of bead heaven. I’m putting together something of a to do list. I’ve sorted beads into little baggies for photographing and organized containers into three categories. The […]

Prize Beads

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I was the lucky winner of the Beads of Clay giveaway between the bead artists. These arrived a few days ago and Ooooo I must exclaim that they are even more beautiful in person! They are simply gorgeous! I’m so glad to be able to hoard them all to myself. 😉 Thanks for your beautiful […]

Patterns and Zentangles

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Marsha Neal has been blogging lately about Zentangles (see her blog here: I love fractals and repetitive patterns so these caught my eyes immediately. I read a few websites, got out my black sharpies and began doodling. So here is one of my doodles. I plan to make these into iron oxide decals and […]

Announcing the Winner

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Congratulations to my two winners! The random number generator picked #2 and #11. #2 is RockCreekCreations and #11 is Gbkoru! (whistles, clapping, fanfare, confetti) Please send me an email to and include the address you’d like your beads sent to. Whilst everyone was blog hopping here I was on a road trip to The […]

Beads of Clay Open Studio Event

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Welcome to my blog and my First Beads of Clay Open Studio Event. Take a deep breath, bookmark this blog and come back to it later in the day or week. Because of family obligations I am opening up comments to lastuntil the 11th. I will be announcing a winner on the 13th. There will […]