Stamps, Chains, Neon Seedbeads

  New ways to make a good impression from the fabulous folks at ImpressArt. You can craft your message with the new Celtic font, in UPPERCASE, lowercase and matching numbers! And, if you are feeling outdoorsy – some great new stamps to celebrate the summer camping theme, with a campfire, canoe, tent, and more. Also fun are the new divided arrows! Use these to highlight a sentence or phrase, or as part of a repeating design!   In addition, we have more choices too in the chain department – check out the new ball chains, of course with the matching …

Colour Inspiration: Bright, Bold and Happy

I’ve posted before about how much I love colour and I’m quite bold in my colour choices compared to most people. With the neon trend still going strong since Swarovski’s launch of the neon pearls, many companies have followed suit. I really don’t see this trend towards sunglasses required brights ending anytime soon.  Last week, beadFX’s neon bead offerings extended to spikes, twins, druks, daggers, tiles and round beads all made from glass. Merchandised all together, they certainly seem to glow with nuclear neon power! The trend towards using the neon jewellery is showing up in beading magazines in a …

Grab Your Sunglasses!

From the runway to the street, neon colours are blazing a trail across the world and burning up retinas everywhere! . While gathering items to merchandise the Fall/Winter Swarovski Innovations pre-launch neon pearls, I discovered that beadFX is full of neon coloured items. How do you wear or use these colours? In beadwork, you have a lot of options. You can go all in and use all neon colours like Dwyn’s eye searing inspiration bracelet Summer Party. You could also use them with a grounding colour such as black or white. I’m working on another Double Duty Spiral bracelet (Bead&Button, …