The Process Of Making Enamel Headpins OR… Why I Only Do This Once A Year

This post is about my process when making enamel headpins - I learned how to do this in a class with Barbara Lewis of Painting With Fire.  I am not publishing a tutorial on making enamel headpins. But if you…
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April Component of the Month Reveal

Today is the day for the big reveal for the April component of the month! Take a peek at what everyone created.  Guest Designers: Sarajo Wentling Deb Stewart Art Elements Team: Sue Kennedy Laney Mead Lesley Watt Claire Fabian Karen…
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Texture vs No Texture: what difference does it really make?

In anticipation of next week's (Tuesday May 2nd, to be precise.)  component of the month reveal for April, I thought it might be fun to share a little bit about the surface texture of the beads. The beads pictured in…
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April Component of the Month

It's already April...wow. That means it's my turn to host the component of the month design challenge. I've created various lampwork focal beads with several layers of color and texture for participants to use. They are similar in appearance and…
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