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It’s now just Tuesday morning and I’m already a day behind and deeply confused as to which day of the week it is. It feels like Wednesday already. Ack! Yesterday started out with my sitting down to do the weekly photography shoot for the store. About 3 pictures into it, the camera reported a “card error.” Well – given that I shoot hundreds of pics a week, pull that card in and out of the camera over and over, and have been using it for years, that really wasn’t a huge surprise. I popped it into the card reader on …

What inspires me?

What inspires me? Consider that I design some of our InspirationFX to inspire you, what actually inspires me? I start with a focal piece, and generally – I am inspired by the colour of it. Sometimes I go looking for the beads to work with the focal bead – sometimes they reach out and bite me. This tawny tablet bead was just hanging out on my desk, when I happened to be pulling out pearls for another project. I just put down these brown pearls next to it, and Wow! I was struck by how perfectly they went together. Gold …