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Featuring this week Feb 17 - 24 Wyndwalker Creations.

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Handmade Artists Forum Feature Of The Week.Each week one shop/blogger is featured.This week let's take a look at Wyndwalker with Karen and Dakota. You'll find a variety of handmade items in this shop. Karen and her husband are true artists. Here are a few of my favorites.  This is a Fossil coral pendant made with silver and gold glass seed beads. It measures a long 28 inches with a toggle clasp. It was inspired by the colors of nature while gazing out of a window. Lovely isn't it? You can find it by clicking on this link.
 Here is a wonderful necklace made with Amber, Turquoise and Bone Hairpipe.I like the nickel fluted round beads and the pewter feathers. It measures 24 inches and here is the link.
Take a look at the beautiful detail on this Amber Tree of Life Trinket Box. Each bead is hand sewn. Amber chips were used for the leaves and the trunk is full of brown and gold seed beads. It's also lined with black felt. A perfect gift for someone special in your life. Here&#…

I WON a Jacqueline Parkes lampwork tutorial.

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I'm a Winner. Jacqueline Parkes was offering a chance to win this lampwork tutorial and I'm one of the lucky winners!
Find her Etsy store here : Gems In Bloom 

Chunky Monkey Earrings.

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I made these lampwork beads earrings using coral, brown and green glass. Added some flat round natural jasper beads too. Check them out here.

We're in the Army now and looking pretty.

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Handmade lampwork army green glass beads with lavender and periwinkle raised dot designs.Solid pale blue beads adorned with lavender Swarovski crystals. All components are sterling silver. Click this link for more info.

Take a look at what I got ! Wow.

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Ali McCarthy @ Northwoods Creative Studiois my partner for the 2013 Bead Soup Blog Party.


What more could you wish for? A dragonfly, flowers, enamel copper tubes, hollow lampwork glass beads. 


I've been wanting to get into enameling. I love the richness of the colors. Now I'm really inspired. That's what I love about artists. They are always willing to share their work and ideas. 


Thank you Ali McCarthy. Take a look at her Etsy Store here.

My bead soup partner MADE these cute boxes !

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I received my bead soup ingredients from my talented partner, Ali McCarthy @ Northwoods Creative StudioAren't these boxes beautiful? I asked where she purchased them and she replied....
"I made them myself."
Can you believe that? Wow !....Aren't they amazing? Wait 'til I show you what's inside them!

Featuring this week Feb 10 - Feb 17 Thunder Rose Leather

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Handmade Artists Forum Feature Of The Week.Each week one shop/blogger is featured.This week let's take a look at Thunder Rose Leather
Take a look at these beautiful items you can find at Thunder Rose Leather. 
Debbie and John have been working with beads and leather for more than twenty years. All items in their shop are made to order. They will work with you if you have a special design in mind too.  


Handmade leather bags and pouches are my favorite ~ Love their beadwork !
Check out Thunder Rose Leather here: http://www.handmadeartists.com/shop/thunderroseleather
http://www.thunderrose.etsy.com/
http://www.facebook.com/thunderrosecreations
http://www.thunderroseleather.blogspot.com/
http://www.thunderroseleather.com/

Special Custom Order. Happy Valentine's Day ~

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I'm always honored when I receive a custom order. From day one, all of my energy goes into creating the beads, designing the piece and putting it together as a treasured piece of jewelry art.
Happy Valentine's Day.
Thank you !

I'm busy at the torch...

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Playing around with colors....

Support independent artists.Buy handmade and be proud.

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Handcrafted. Artisan Jewelry. Made with love...and patience. SOLD...SOLD...SOLD...SOLD.. THANK YOU............

It's the Circle of Life.

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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end. 
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Art Deco

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Wearable Art. Handcrafted Glass Lampwork.