October 23, 2011

Studio Tour Sunday


 Yeah, I haven't blogged all week.  And the Etsy Boot Camp challenge this week is to catch up, which I badly need to do, so that gave me a reprieve from that post too.  I have been spending most of my time caring for my sick doggie and just getting my work done.  I don't have a whole lot to say these days, as I haven't had a lot of energy to post many new things.  I did manage to list a few more Wholesale Bundles, like this Spookyhead collection.  It's not been all blah though, I have had a lot of joy and happiness in the last week... I am just not feeling like sharing much.


But these people have a lot of stuff to say!  Check out the weekly round up of my beady friends' blogs:

A Bead A Day
Need to stop buying and start making? Lisa is having the same problem, BUT check out these sparkly connectors she found.

About.com Jewelry Making
You will fall in love with this new necklace tutorial, or at the very least follow your heart.  

Art Bead Scene
Jennifer shares a free tutorial on making adorable bead zipper pulls, perfect to spruce up a fall jacket! 

Beading Arts
Cyndi explains how to turn a cabochon into a simple bead embroidered pendant!  

Beads & Books
See the fun earrings Michelle made with sari ribbon and get inspired to work with this popular material. 

Cindy Gimbrone Beads
Cindy's back from her class with Hadar Jacobson. Take a look at the mokume gane pieces she made from metal clay.  

Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
Melanie shows off her holiday packaging and questions photography in another Etsy Boot Camp post 

Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean reviews the beautiful new book by Heather Powers, Jewelry Designs from Nature  

The Bead Dreamer
Charlene reviews the book Color, Texture and Casting for Jewelers


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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