About Me

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Lincoln, Nebraska
I am a jewelry designer /artist. My other interest include collage,painting,doll/teddy bear making,fabric crafts/art ,Genealogy etc. I like to try it all and combined a lot of my skills into my art. Also a mom to 3 wonderful children 18,16,10. And married to a wonderful hubby of 17 yrs

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Beaded beads

Beaded Beads

I love to make beads out of beads what a cool way to cordinate your seed beads
Have you ever beaded a bead ???

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Beaded Flag Cap

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Flag Cap
Beaded Flag cap I designed and stitched with beads

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July
I finished my first amulet bag this morning and will show it off in a couple of months its for a competition.
Getting ready to start another bag. I will post this one when it is finished. Have a great day will post again on Monday, going to enjoy the weekend with family.

Laura :)

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Colors



With such a large number of colors to work with in seed beads, sometimes it takes longer to pick beads then stitch the project.
I find inspiration for my colors from nature and love to watch fashion type shows on TV. i.e. The Fashion Show and Project Runway. They give you an idea about colors that are happening now.

What inspires you to pick the colors you work with?

Let me know I love to hear about what inspires people and it can help us inspire each other :)

**Tip: Using black and white in projects will help colors pop **

I recommend this book : The Beader's Color Mixing Directory by Sandra Wallace

Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa
peyote stitched beauty

Mona Lisa Art Cards

Mona Lisa ATC's 2.5" x 3.5"
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