Things that go bump in the night!

What do you think of, when I talk about things that go bump in the night? It’s Halloween on this side of the world, so definitely a current topic! Image – Wikipidia Okay, maybe not everything goes bump, but there are definitely some scary things out there. Especially on this particular night!! Ghoulies and ghosties, and not to forget creepies and crawlies!!! My skin gets goose bumps, just thinking about things that go bump in the night!!!! Do you suppose there’s a beading genre that celebrates this particular holiday? No, I don’t mean the Mexican Day of the Dead, because …

InspirationFX: Jack-O-Lantern

Get your creative juices flowing ~ ~ ~ Jack-O-Lantern Designed by: Erin Singleton With 3 days to go before Halloween it’s getting pretty hard to tell if your neighbours have been decorating or were the victims of a grizzly murder. In the evening, ghosts sway from tree branches while jack-o-lanterns flicker their orange glow from porch after front porch. To help get in the spirit, without all the cobwebs and caution tape, we’ve come up with this ghoulish necklace. A Swarovski skull dangles from a strand of matte black river stone while bead caps and bicones mimic the orange fire …

Sparkle Pumpkin Inspirations

So, I’m innocently pinning the latest beadFX Inspirations to our Pinterest page… Here’s the latest from the wonderfully wacky and creative mind of Rochelle: I thought, just for the heck of it, let’s see what comes up when I search sparkle pumpkins… WOW!!! Quite a lot, actually! Here are some Halloween or Autumn time inspirations for you. We have Swarovski crystal flatbacks! We have sequins! We have beads! We have chain! We have MetalFX (mica powder – super fine “glitter”)! We have glue! You will need your own pumpkin! To see the original sources for all these beautiful pumpkins, please …

A Sparkly and Spooky Halloween

A Halloween special brought to you by our friends at Swarovski! Everyone can use a little sparkle. Don’t scare off your friends and neighbors this Halloween, show them your sparkle! Your creativity could win your own “treat bag” of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS! Get inspiration and contest information here.   1st Prize: $500.00 worth of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS2nd Prize: $250.00 worth of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS3rd Prize: $150.00 worth of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS There will also be a random drawing from all entries so everyone from the novice crafter to the advanced designer can have the chance to win! SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS are available at your local …