Book Review – Fine Art Wire Weaving by Sarah Thompson

Jewelry making books, I have almost as many as I do beads, but few are as good as Fine Art Wire Weaving by Sarah Thompson! Fine Art Wire Weaving "By combining the weaves with shaping, layering, symmetry, and three-dimensional forming,…
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Beading Library Staples

I'm writing this on a work day - as I'm snowed into my apartment on this lovely January morning.  I'm fully stocked for a nice laid back day: left over pizza in the fridge hot almond chai tea in hand…
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Color me enchanted! A book review…

I sat down to write this post on 2 books in my art/inspiration/history library that I adore. And found a new book by  the author, Victoria Finlay. I only wonder if I can wait until the holidays to purchase it.…
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Big Magic – thoughts on the creative life

    Big Magic quote by E. Gilbert Are you familiar with Elizabeth Gilbert? You probably are... she is the author of the autobiographical "Eat, Pray, Love" and her recent novel "The Signature of all Things".  She is the proprietress…
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