September 19, 2010

DIY Fair and Extra Links

  Just a quick post today before we head out to the second day of the DIY Fair.  Here's a look at part of our booth above.  We are hoping for a clear day today with more great music and lots of people.  

Here are this week's Extra links: Jewelry Making
Check out this new rivet gadget for making cold connections with your jewelry. 
Art Bead Scene
Looking for inspiration for the ABS monthly challenge? Come check out the list of Art Deco sources at ABS.  

Barbe Saint John
Barbe reviews some Rings and Things Halloween Beads and is giving some away too! 
Beading Arts
Wool roving for a necklace? Cyndi's tutorial is finished! 

Carmi's Art/Life World
Carmi uses her Parisian ribbon collection to make some fabulous beads. 
Cindy Gimbrone aka The Lampwork Diva
Cindy brought back some beach treasures Lake Huron. She's created a keepsake with them you'll want to see.  
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie reflects on the politics of the playground for a series of hopscotch themed pendants 
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean explores creative jewelry design using inspiration employing wordplay--what do you think? 
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew gets interviewed by Ray Hemachandra for a Blogger Profile on Lark Crafts: Jewelry & Beading. 

Melanie is an artist, blogger, writer, and ceramic beadmaker at Earthenwood Studio. Her beads and components can be found at her Etsy shop and her jewelry can be found in her Etsy Galleria. To comment on this post, visit the original post at the Earthenwood Studio Chronicles Blog.


  1. Nice booth set up, good luck today!

  2. Hi Melanie, Hope you are doing great at the fair. I received my book yesterday!! Thank you so much I am excited to recycle some of my old paper stash from card making!!