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Winter Berries - Latest One of a Kind Necklace Debuts

Bead embroidered statement necklace by Honey from the Bee

features vintage metal from drawer pull

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Worktable Wednesday - Things Get Messy

Honey from the Bee Worktable

Pull this color and that color

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Pinecones have got My Muse

Gentle Surf Soothes One's Soul

Surf necklace by Honey from the Bee

After last month's challenge I've been inspired to continue to play in the

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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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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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Northwest Spring Mixed-Media Necklace is Born

Northwest Artisan Necklace by Honey from the Bee
 
When you can start with a Lisa Peters' stoneware cabachon one cannot help but be inspired!  After playing around with many different colors of seed be

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Why does designing take so long?

 

Decisions, decisions...  There are umpteen decisions to be made even after you think you've got the most beautiful idea for a new piece of jewelry!  Each decision you make will affect the look, the mood, the wearability, the audience, etc.  For me, some of those decisions need to soak for

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I am part of all who I have met - Cynthia Rutledge

For some time I've been wanting to give my thanks and kudos to the teachers I've had that started me on this path to creativity and addiction. This isn't about those un-sung heroes who encouraged me, praised me, and required me to pass their college prep classes many years ago. Those teachers played a part in who I am for sure. They were my saviors, along with my friends, during a difficult time in my childhood.

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