March 6, 2011

Studio Tour Sunday: Busy Busy

 Busy day today...very productive!  I glazed, loaded and fired a kiln, did some shopping, and had a wonderful work session with resin.  I will have some really great PURPLE keys coming to EarthenOxide soon, similar to the amber Collage Key above. I hope to have things to show you this week, but for now I shall leave you with this week's Studio Blog Links:

About.com Jewelry Making
Celebrate National Craft Month with jewelry and all kinds of other interesting crafts to try.

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie shares her Bead Soup project, made with a shimmery upcycled key and keyplate from her new Earthen Oxide website mixed with some wonderful lampworked glass by MJRbeads

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean reviews STEEL WIRE JEWELRY by Brenda Schweder and is totally wowed!

The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
Andrew sits down with the fine folks of Beadaholique to answer a few questions. Check out his interview!

Come see "what matters most" on Cindy's bead table this week!

Beads & Books
If you make earrings, you'll want to read Michelle's review of the Easy Earring Cards Punch Kit

Art Bead Scene
Take a peek at what's on the bead table each week - it's Bead Table Wednesday!

The Bead Dreamer
Charlene reviews the book Creating Glass Beads by Jeri L. Warhaftig. It’s a wonderful book for ambitious beginners and intermediate glass bead makers. Charlene – she just wants the beads!

Carmi's Art/Life World
A lovely piece of paper inspires a new red necklace!

Beading Arts
Since there were so many participants, The Bead Soup Party is still in full swing, thanks to the efforts of the fabulous Lori Anderson!



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.

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