Looking for that great unique gift for your loved one? Or maybe you want something great for bestie, Happy Galentine's Day! Or you just want to treat your self this year and get yourself something awesome. Here are a few ideas!
This cuff would be perfect for that special someone that likes to stand out in the crowd. All hand embroidered using a variety of glass beads. It's all on a leather band with silver snaps.
These great little earrings are all hand beaded using Japanese glass seed beads and finished with surgical steel earwires. A perfect little pop of pink this Valentine's Day.
This great little red necklace is made with transparent red seed beads around a wooden bead. It reminds me of a little sweet raspberry.
Why not just go for a full set. This set includes a beaded pair of hoop earrings and a great adjustable triangle necklace. They are all hand beaded using Japanese seed beads.
Shop handmade this year and get them something truly unique. And right now I'm offering free shipping on all orders $35 and more. Support small and save a little green.
It's that time of year again. Valentine's Day! Or in our case, it's Valentine's Day and our anniversary (2 years married, 14 years together). My hubs always knows what to get me. It's not the stereotypical gift, because he knows me better than that. Though I do love me some flowers, lilies not roses, and who doesn't like candy. But I digress. He knows I love handmade things. Items that someone put a little bit of themselves into. Things that have personality.
Do the same thing. Don't go out and get the same old, same old this year. Get something unique. Something that no one else will have. Buy handmade this year.
Or splurge on yourself, you know you're worth it. Get your self a gift this year and treat yo' self.
The best part, I'm running a Valentine's Day sale. Free shipping on all orders over $35. No coupon codes needed, just spend $35 and get free domestic standard shipping. It's that easy.
Stop by my Etsy Shop today to take advantage of this great sale.
And if you're interested in a custom order, contact me ASAP and I'll see what I can do.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, only 29 days to be exact, so it's not too early to start thinking about getting your loved one that truly unique gift. Shop small and get them something special.
Or maybe get yourself something special, because you deserve it. Treat Yo' Self.
Check back later in the week because I'll be having a Valentine's Day sale (hint, it might be free shipping).
If you follow me on IG (if you don't, you should) you know that I've been working on a beaded skull for a LONG time. A VERY LONG TIME.
Now a lot of time has gone into it, almost 22 hours at this point. But some of the problem was trying to figure out how to bead with a LO running around the house. She is absolutely obsessed with my beads. Lucky for me, she also understands that she is not to touch them. Well, she understands, but she doesn't always care. I am also lucky, because she doesn't put things in her mouth, so she's not eating my beads. So I think after months of trial and error, I figured out how to work on it with a toddler. So, long story short, I've come up with a method to actually get some beadwork done (it mainly consists of not doing it when she's around or giving her her own craft projects to work on).
So after some beading
And more beading
I've covered the skull with small purple and bronze beads. I used a stitch called RAW (right angle weave). You work in a circular fashion, creating each small circle as you go, covering the whole skull. I knew I wanted to use this as my base from the beginning. It's a great stitch to work with for something like this.
Once I got it covered I was at a little bit of a stand still. I knew I wanted to embellish it, but I wasn't sure how. So I tried a few things and just let the beads speak to me (I know it's hokey but it's what I did).
After some trial and error I decided on a tropical rain forest type feel. Like it had been left alone for a long time and nature was starting to reclaim it.
I used a combination of seed beads in a teal color, glass flowers, and glass pearls to embellish.
This is where I am right now. Well I've gotten a little bit more done, but you'll have to wait until next update, or you can follow me on Instagram and get all the updates as they happen.
I'm really loving it so far. I have it on our mantle right now and I love how it looks. I know I've said how much I love it multiple time (a few in this paragraph), but I really do. This is something that I've wanted to do for a very long time and I'm so glad I'm letting myself work on things like this. Things that I love. It just makes the process so much more enjoyable.
Just a girl that loves to bead, take photos, and cuddle with her new baby and her pug.