Favourite bead styles: Working in and out of your comfort zone!

Do you ever bead outside of your comfort zone? We all have our favourite bead styles, but what have you done to challenge that? I just seem to keep beading variations of the same theme. My early bead education, included stringing, and a range of traditional bead weaving stitches. I quickly abandoned them for mixed media, freeform and intuitive beading. Do you think that it’s time that I returned to my roots? Okay, perhaps not entirely, but it would be interesting to see what I could do with traditional stuff! I confess that two, three, and four holed beads, intimidate …

What colour is your happy place?

Could it be one of the primary colours? Perhaps you’d be happiest with some of the secondary or tertiary colours? It matters not, as your “happy place” could be coloured with just about anything that strikes your fancy! I’ve always said that my favourite colour is blue, but that actually changed a bit as I grew older. I still love blue, but also find myself drawn to aqua and turquoise hues. Does that mean that I like my blue, mixed with a dash of green? In reality, I probably love blues and greens the best! Who could resist the colour …