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Alone but Not Forgotten on Memorial Day

While my husband is returning from his Blues Festival adventure, I'll be heading over to be closer to the Ranch for my two day class with Ken Bova.  I tried to tell Daisy that she'd only be alone with Moose for an hour, but it doesn't look like she's buying it.  Perhaps&nb

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More Poppies for Memorial Day

One of a Kind Poppy Necklace by Honey from the Bee
Poppy Dreams (SOLD)
 
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Taking a Break, Heading to my Chocolate Drawer

Only my family and closest friends know I have a chocolate drawer.  There's a reason for that.  I don't mind sharing, but only with my family and closest of friends.  Only my favorite chocolates make the drawer:  the stuff I hoard for those times

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Wordless Wednesday

Fabulous Enameled Beads Giveaway!

I've got her book on order since early May.  I'm lucky enough to be taking her sold out Painting with Fire class in September at Art & Soul Portland.  She's giving away these fabulous enameled beads of hers in YOUR choice of color!  Who?  Who?  Barbara Lewis of Painting with Fire, that'

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What is the Largest Living Structure on Earth?

Do you know?  I couldn't recall, but do remember now hearing this before. It's not the Giant Sequoias, which are the largest trees on earth in terms of volume at greater than 42,500 cubic feet!  It's not the Blue Whale that can weigh as much as 180 metric tons and is the largest animal to ever have lived on Earth.  The clue is in the word structure. 

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Poppies for Remembrance

Poppy Artisan Necklace by Honey from the Bee
 

One of the annual traditions of Memorial Day which I've found touching is the selling of red paper poppies by the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars.)  As a child I just loved wearing the poppy proudly along with everyone

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Treating My Treasures Like Gold

I think those of us that love beads love storage solutions almost as much.  And if they're super cool to look at and use I love them even more.  I've always wanted a printer's cabinet.  I've drooled over them in photos of artists' studios.  I've dreamed that one day I'd spot one at a garage sale and scoop it up, so to speak, before they knew how many of us were out there wanting one.

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Hide and Seek Artisan Necklace: My First ABS Challenge entry!

I decided this month I would participate in my first Art Bead Scene Monthly Challenge.  Fortunately the inspiration painting inspired me!  

Vintage Button bead embroidered necklace by Honey from the Bee

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Wordless Wednesday