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Gift #1088: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

Since we’ve wrapped up April, I thought now would be a good time to share the art bead scene challenge, especially before May takes off like a rocketship!  The weeks seem to fly by so fast!  April’s painting was of the … Continue reading

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Gift #1077: March Art Bead Scene

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of March already!  Hopefully we’ve seen the last of freezing weather and can now enjoy the steady progression of spring.  Several recent events have occurred which have assured me we’re on … Continue reading

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Gift #1062: Art Deco Musings

Last week I had my first class in exploring a new art medium – that of precious metal clay.  It’s a brief 4-week introduction and after covering some basics we played with various textures on the clay.  We dried our pieces … Continue reading

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GIft #1060: Muffin Tin Challenge

Welcome to the results of the Muffin Tin Challenge, hosted by Heather Powers of Humblebeads.  At the start of the year, she hosts a challenge to fill a muffin tin with beaded projects and make as many as you can.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1046: Art Bead Scene Ornament Hop

For six years a blog that I follow, Art Bead Scene, hosts an ornament blog hop.  The blog is run by a group of bead artists and functions as an online community to bring together bead and jewelry artists with … Continue reading

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Gift #1030: September Art Challenge

Is “better late than never” a true statement?  I’m not sure about that, but I have a late challenge to post – September’s Art Challenge went unblogged in September, despite the fact that I did create jewelry on time.  Things … Continue reading

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Gift #1023: August Art Bead Scene

It’s the end of another month, and that brings us to the Art Bead Scene’s monthly challenge to create jewelry based on their selected art.  This month we had “Park Near Lu” by Paul  Klee. Here is the description included … Continue reading

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Gift #1019: July Art Bead Scene Challenge

Before July passed to far in the rearview mirror, I thought perhaps we should cap off the month with a review of the July Art Bead Scene challenge. Our inspiration for the month was “Fireworks at Ryogoku” No. 98 from … Continue reading

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Gift #1009: June Art

It’s been a really busy week trying to get things ready for my depature on Monday back to my home state of Colorado for vacation.  The week has been filled with appointments, deadlines, and frantic work activities.  I made a … Continue reading

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Gift #1005: May Art Bead Scene

It’s the end of another month… again!  Weren’t we just saying goodbye to April?  What is happening to the year??  New months mean a whole new host of jewelry challenges, but before I get too involved with that, here’s a … Continue reading

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