Sunday, May 04, 2014

Bead and Craft Bloggers...

Art Bead Scene
Check out our new monthly challenge artwork – an 18th century oil painting called, "Capriccio Padovano" by Bernardo Bellatto.

A Bead A Day
Do you have the urge to alter your beads and components?  Lisa's pondering the reason why she sees smiley faces on yellow charms.

Finding Inspiration in Reading
Check out what the participants of the Inspired by Reading Book Club made for the April selection, "Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri.

New Novel and Quilts!
This new novel has some online freebies you can get right now, including the first few chapters as well as a quilt pattern that is featured in the book.

Egg Earrings Complement Eggs in Nest Charm Bracelet
Make these quick, easy eminently wearable earrings to go with the Eggs in Nest Charm bracelet Eileen shared last month or to wear on their own.

Snap out of it, Jean!  There's beading to be done!
Jean has a review and a giveaway on her blog of a fantastic book by Denise Peck and Jane Dickerson, WIRE + METAL: 30 Easy Metalsmithing Designs! Hooray!

Mixed Media Artist
Is it possible to know too many techniques for creating background papers for your mixed media projects?  Cyndi thinks not!

Beading Arts
Cyndi has written a second chapter to her book, "Bored By Back Stitch", in which she shows you how to combine bead embroidery stitches for more complex motifs and designs

Resin Crafts Blog
Jewelry Clay and Jewelry Resin can be combined to create new dimensional objects and jewels.

Golden Glass Sculpture With Solar Lights
Cherie makes a couple of solar lights for the yard using plates and ashtrays.

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