Week 18: Flower Pile

Like a lot of the weeks I made… flower beads! And, really, that’s pretty much my job. There are a couple orders on my bench for butterfly canes and more complex beads but they weren’t at the Ready to Photograph stage yet so they’ll get done up in week 19

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The Shop: Flowers and Sunshine

Let’s ignore the knee deep snow outside. This week, I have new batches of sunny pillow beads and cute spring flowers (lilacs and periwinkles and and crocuses and something I can’t find the name for) For next week, there will be fresh piles of warm colours if all goes right!

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The Shop: Denial

Yep, in denial of winter. I put some pretty spring tulips in the bead shop (plus all the usual flowers!). I know, I should be belting out Christmas stuff but… really, I’m all about the pretty flowers. And I’m feeling contrary.

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Desk Full of Spring

Little polymer clay beads are one of the happy things in my world. Which is good because there’s a fair number of them in my world, too. Here’s a few of the latest: These are wild petunia (the light purple), violets, crocus and little white accent flowers. The petunias could

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April Flowers

I know I have it in reverse, April Flowers and not April Showers. I’m hoping it stays this way though, nice and warm and flowery. Even if the flowers are clay ones in my bead bowls. I made more of the beads I’ve used for the last few dangle flower

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Year of Clay – A Slice of Spring

Unlike my neighbours to the south east, it’s been lovely here for weeks. The weather has been mild and springlike. After finishing off most of the stacks of canes for my spring stock I made mini canes up from the ends and pieces and turned those into my favourite slice

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