I hope everyone is having a fun-filled sunny Sunday! While gearing up for the coming week, below are some links that I hope will inspire, encourage and/or motivate you, whichever the situation might call for!
I am always looking for motivation especially when there are a million things to do and it's so easy to let the creative part slide. I like to think it's the creative part that keeps everything else in balance. If you let that go for the sake of time, things get thrown off.
Have a great, perfectly aligned week!!
About.com Jewelry Making It's time for a fling, a spring fling that is, and why not start by making a pretty beaded flower?
Art Bead Scene Art Bead Scene Free Project: Bead Cap Tutorial.
Barbe Saint John - New Jewelry from Forgotten Artifacts I'm certified!
Beading Arts Cyndi shares how she constructs her bead embroidered cuff bracelets for the Bead Journal Project.
Cindy Gimbrone aka The Lampwork Diva Cindy re-interprets a traditional Easter icon into Grunge Bunny!
Earthenwood Studio Chronicles Melanie sees a new line of beads in the internet adventures of Molly the Owl
Jean Campbell Jean tells all about her adventures in San Francisco during Beading by the Bay--a creative retreat.
Snap ot of it, Jean! There's beading to be done! Although Andrew has posted about this,Jean wants to emphasize how beautiful the motivation and the necklace Andrew and Loreli made, for Relief for Haiti!
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Andrew collaborates with fellow designer, Lorelei Eurto, on a necklace to be auctioned off to raise money for the Red Cross's Haiti Relief Fund. Bid while you still can!