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Gift #1124: Art Bead Scene March Challenge

As we near the end of March (who can believe it?!) it’s time to show you what the inspiration for this month was and what I created with it.  This month’s painting was warm and vibrant and full of the … Continue reading

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Gift #1123: We’re All Ears March Challenge

It’s time for the reveal of the “We’re All Ears” March Challenge.  This month, our inspiration was monochromatic black and white.  We were encouraged to pull together different patterns and textures with pops of color to pay tribute to a … Continue reading

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Gift #1120: February Art Bead Scene Challenge

In a brief, brilliant display of “getting my act together” I’ve managed to create my jewelry for this month’s challenge before the very end of the month.  Mark this down because I can pretty much guarantee it will be a … Continue reading

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Gift #1119: We’re All Ears Challenge

Since it has been several months since I participated in an “We’re All Ears” challenge, I’ll briefly explain.  This is a jewelry challenge organized by the Earrings Everyday blog.  Erin Prais-Hintz provides us with a monthly theme that we use … Continue reading

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Gift #1113: December Art Bead Scene Challenge

Because I’ll be on the road for the second half of December, I remembered to plan ahead and carve some time at the front end of the month to make jewelry for December’s Art Bead Scene challenge.  Full of rich … Continue reading

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Gift #1112: Art Bead Scene Blog Hop

Last year I participated for the first time in the Art Bead Scene hosted ornament blog hop.  I’ve been an admirer of the ornament hop for some time, and finally decided it was time to jump in.  I ended up … Continue reading

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Gift #1111: November Art Bead Challenge

There’s something rather satisfying about seeing all those ones in a row.  It’s a fine repeatable number.  I guess it would have been even cooler if I managed to post it on Nov. 11th.  Then it would have been Gift … Continue reading

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Gift #1109: Owl-o-ween

And so we’ve slipped quietly into November.  While we dreamed of pumpkins, the magical Halloween night transformed into a misty November morning.  Almost without notice an ordinary miracle happens every morning as light is resurrected from darkness.  Our autumn has … Continue reading

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Gift #1107: October Art Challenge

Each month I participate in a jewelry challenge hosted by Art Bead Scene.  For October, we had a sumptuous portrait to work from. This is Madame De Pompadour by Fracois Boucher.  This Rococo portrait was painted in 1756.  The artist … Continue reading

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Gift #1106: October

Welcome to October!  I’m so happy to enter my favorite month.  I think this year we should make things extra special and invite October to stay for 2-3 extra months.  We had a cooler day, but full of sunshine and … Continue reading

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