OK! The Winners are: 1st place: Becca Scott #13 2nd Place: Karen holden #14 3rd Place: Becca Scott #12 Runners up: #1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15 The remaining entries will receive a $5.00 Gift certificate. Thanks and congratulations to all the entries, winners all, we appreciate your time and hard work.… Continue reading Trendsetter Post Holiday Challenge Ready for Votes!
We attended the Portland Bead Society Retreat held annually in early March in Cannon Beach, OR at the lovely Tolovana Inn. There were 72 attendees, and a good and lively time was had by all. Classes were held and enjoyed, fun games were played, and the gorgeous scenery was enjoyed, including the wild bunnies inhabiting… Continue reading TierraCast Crystallized Post Earrings Challenge at the Portland Bead Society Retreat, 2016
We want to send out a BIG Thank You to all of the incredibly talented beaders that sent in entries to our CzechMates Crescents Challenge! 14 pieces were entered, and we love every one of them! It was very hard to pick our winners with such a great pool to draw from. The staff here… Continue reading Announcing the Crescent Design Challenge Winners
Hear ye, hear ye: today we announce our CzechMates Crescents design challenge! CzechMates just came out with a ton of new colors of Crescents—there are over 100 now available! To celebrate, we want to see what you can make with this fun new shape. Will you unleash your finest beadweaving skills? String them? Do you have an idea of… Continue reading It’s the CzechMates Crescents Design Challenge!
To continue our Nunn Design focus (all Nunn is 25% off until Sunday!), we combined the Itsy Earring Post with Flatback Swarovski Crystals. These earrings might be the simplest jewelry project you will ever do, yet they’re so classic and versatile for anyone’s style. They would make great presents for friends, granddaughters, or anyone else on… Continue reading Itsy Crystal Earrings + Giveaway!
Update 9/24/15: Congratulations to Elizabeth Dombroski and Phyllis Collins you’ve won some Pirate Booty! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and give us your current shipping address so that we can send you your treasure! And, Thanks to everyone for playing! ========= Ahoy, me hearty! Yo-ho-ho… We’re celebratin’ Talk Like A Pirate Day over here and… Continue reading Pirate Booty Giveaway
Update 10/8/15: We have a Winner! We only have an email for this person but it starts out dkbrownsugar, Congratulations! We’ve sent you an email and you will need to respond back to email@example.com with your current shipping address. And Thank You to everyone for playing. We will continue to give away nice things for… Continue reading Swarovski Crystal Giveaway Extravaganza
Get in on this GIVEAWAY! We are celebrating the introduction of Nunn Design’s newest collection, and its a good one! Comment and tell us which finish is your favorite: Copper, Gold, Silver or Bright Silver. We will choose a winner from either the blog comments or Facebook comments. Comments need to be made by Monday,… Continue reading Nunn Design Giveaway
Do you love Vintaj like we love Vintaj? Would you like some free chain? We have three sample pieces to give away to one lucky winner! Post a comment telling us which Vintaj finish is your favorite? Arte Metal, Artisan Copper, Natural Brass, or Artisan Pewter. We have a winner! Jill Pyeatt has been chosen at… Continue reading Vintaj Natural Brass Chain Giveaway
UPDATE: Christine Thielen Gill wins this collection! Thanks everyone for taking part, loved to read everyone’s ideas! Next Giveaway: Nunn Design Components, so stay tuned! Vintaj Artisan Pewter is fun to mix with the other metals, use Patinas and other treatments like Guilder’s Paste to add color and texture. What will you do with them? Leave… Continue reading Vintaj Artisan Pewter Giveaway