The first thought that comes to mind as I search for a silver lining to this situation is that it is time to take a run through all our friendly, happy, cheerful and interesting bead blogs!! Yay!
As always, if you are looking for inspiration, this is a good place to start! Have a great week and if I haven't said it before, I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season!!
I thought I would add a few wintry beads here for those of us experiencing cold temperatures and ice or snow!
This helps remind me to see the beauty in the natural sparkles of the season! Enjoy!! :)
Carmi's Art/Life World One shrunk sweater equals felted beaded mits for
Cindy Gimbrone aka Lampwork Diva Cindy explains why she chose Lee Krasner's painting "Untitled" for this month's Art Bead Scene Challenge.
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done! Would you like to investgate a lyrical book which explores all areas of your imagination and challenges your creativity? Try Lisa Crone's!
Strands of Beads Melissa shares a cute find - sterling silver elephant clasps.
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Thinking deep thoughts, Andrew offers up a sumptuous bracelet and adds a new bronze charm to his shop.
About.com Jewelry Making Sparkle plenty with this endless knotted red crystal necklace project!
Art Bead Scene It's the last ABS monthly challenge of 2009. Are you running out of ideas and inspiration? ABS has just the antidote!
Lorelei's Blog: Inside the Studio Lorelei tested out some cool chain from Rings and Things.
Beading Arts If you can string stone nuggets onto wire, and if you can crochet a simple chain stitch, then you can make this pretty necklace.