New This Week!

Swarovski Encrusted Orbs Ooooo – how beautiful are these? Swarovski encrusted filigree beads. They are so awesome, I can’t even think of anything clever to say about them. They are just so awesome – they are full of awesome-sauce. Actually – they are full of air inside, which makes them light enough to use as earrings – or even 4 of them in a single earring – so check out the inspiration, which does exactly that! One of the things that I think is particularly fascinating about these beads is how much the colour of the metal changes the look …

I’m back!

We had a fabulous time up at the cottage. It was nice to just hang out on the dock, and swim with the kids. The lake was surprisingly very warm for the most part, and of course I didn’t open my bead box even once.  🙂 I’m back, feeling refreshed, energized, and very inspired to get back into the studio to come up with some exciting new projects for you all. I leave you with a link to a beautiful garden site I just came across. The Lost Gardens of Helicon An ancient history, and fascinating glimpse into an incredible …