It's Show Time!

So many shows, so many beads to make, so little time! But I am doing my best, plus I am trying to keep up with my Etsy page too! Coming up in less than two weeks, it’s the Las Vegas Glass Craft Expo, always a good time! Then I have the Orange County Bead Society show on April 24th and the Los Angeles Bead Society show on April 25th. And if that’s not enough to keep a beader busy, the SCUBA Show 2010 on May 15th & 16th. Jeez, I’m out of breathe just writing about it! Plenty of opportunity, and yes, there will be plenty of beads! For those of you unable to make these shows, I will continue to post new beads on my Etsy page.
The collage of reef fish and fish necklace are my new Etsy postings for this weekend. Click HERE to shop now!

My good friend Maryann was down by the Redondo Beach pier last week and took this photo. It amused me too....and I have printed it and plan to attach it to a box next to my “repair” station! (more of a joke, I really don’t have too many mishaps, really. but I thought an “Insert Fish Parts” box was appropriate!)

Happy St Patty's Day to ya!

Dublin, U2, the Emerald Isle, Guiness, Dingle Bay....ahhh the memories! Being St. Patricks Day, I reminisced my trip to Ireland a few years ago.
This is me sitting atop a beautiful, lush green hill, over looking the Blaskett Islands. Yes, that 2nd pic was my view! Ireland is breathtakingly beautiful I hope to one day go back. And the Guiness was yummy too! This is a pint from the Guiness factory, they make a shamrock on top of the creamy foam.

Well the bead biz is busy....
four shows to prepare for, so the kiln has been staying hot and the torch is cookin! Here are a few goodies that say GREEN! The collage photo below will link you to my Etsy page where you will find two of these beads. I will post more shortly....just wanted to drop in and say cheers to the Irish!

March Madness

I am loving our winter this year. We have had a lot of rain, which we needed badly. Yesterday was sunny and a little cool, then rain last night and a beautiful sunny day again today! I wish it rained in the summer here. It’s so refreshing!

Now about beads....I still have 5 weeks left before the
Las Vegas Glass Craft Expo, but I not only preparing for that show. I have both the OC and the LA Bead Bazaars on the last weekend of April and THEN, it’s SCUBA show time again! The Long Beach SCUA show is early this year, May 15th & 16th. So my mind is spinning (and so are the mandrels!) with ideas!

Everyday I keep saying to myself “self, you really need to put stuff up on
etsy!” But then self gets distracted with other projects, or some excuse. But I am determined with in the next week to do this. SO please check back soon for both beads and finished jewelry available. Thanks for checking in!