Friday, November 29, 2013

Holiday Blog Ring Week Two 11/27-12/3/13. Are you ready to meet two more amazing artists?

Here it is!!  This week's featured artists. 

 
 Welcome to Deeliteful Jewelry Creations! Here you will find  fashionable, unique, and creative jewelry.

Dyanne Everett-Cantrell:

" I originally was led to create exciting jewelry with beads. I listen to my "inner goddess" as to what colors, sizes, shapes, and combinations to work with. I love bright colors. I began my journey as a lampwork bead maker in May 2012."






AND THE NEXT FEATURED ARTIST IS:

Brian Behncke, owner of Briven Construction and Jules Lavallee are Founders of ThinkEco2.

 Brian is a hardworking guy who has a passion for building creative eco-chic cedar products. Brian works with a crew of Artisans to build our products at night. Brian and Jules share a passion for helping the community while building jobs locally. We donate our rustic handmade wine racks to many charities to help fundraise. We believe it is important to be eco-conscious and to give back.

 

 Brian and Jules share a passion for helping the community while building jobs locally. They donate their rustic handmade wine racks to many charities to help fundraise and believe it is important to be eco-conscious and to give back.

Thank you for leaving your comments below.

SOLD. Lampwork glass bead drink stirs

These two swizzle stick drink stirs will make great gifts. 
 SOLD. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT


Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Shop Small. Help support Small Business Saturday.

In an age of global markets and capitalism, it’s far too easy for small businesses to struggle and fail, even if they have superior products and services. We have the power to change this, and Small Business Saturday encourages people everywhere to shop with small businesses for just one day, and to change the world a little bit.

Friday, November 22, 2013

HOLIDAY BLOG RING 2013

Welcome to week 1 of the 2013 Holiday Blog Ring!  This ring will run 5 weeks.  Each week, there will be two featured artists. You can join the fun too. 
  This week's featured artists are:


 51 carats of hand carved agate cabochon made into this 36 x 30 x 7 mm pendant.  The cabochon is mounted on a Sterling silver back with fine silver bezel. $ 149.99
18 inches of striped and irridescent round beads in shades of purple comprise this fantastic necklace completed with a lobster claw clasp  $7.50

Citrine and Topaz in Gold Ring $250.00

US size 8.5 10 kt gold ring with a 1 carat citrine faceted stone with small topaz accent stones set in the shank.  This ring is a beautiful addition to your jewelry collection. Assembled in the USA.





Next is: 
Some of my favorite items:

Cafe Mocha Sugar Scrub $12.00
This decadent sugar scrub is made with all natural oils, brown sugar, coffee, cocoa powder, and spices 

Ginger Peach 3 inch Pillar Candle  $8.00

Aster Garden Stationery Note Cards Set of 3

These acid-free ivory cards with a green deckle are hand-mounted with photographs of lavender asters, also known as echinacea, which were taken in June and July of 2010, in Wood-Ridge, NJ. $9.00

This case or cozy for your reading glasses or narrower style eyeglasses or sunglasses, as it's fairly narrow; about 7" long and about 2.5" wide.  It's perfect, really, since your glasses won't be in danger of sliding out. $8.00

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Getting ready to design some bangle bracelets with my lampwork beads.

I have an idea. 
A single big glass bead on a bangle bracelet. 
I'll be working on this design over the weekend. I made these big hole beads for this upcoming project.


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Orange,Red,Green,Yellow. Stop and take some time today to see this beauty.

Take your camera out and take some pictures!
 Look around while you walk your dog. Pull your car over when you can. Snap a moment in time. 
Here's mine from this morning.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Another Custom Order. Ready To Mail. SOLD Lampwork Glass Bead Letter Openers.

 All six of these letter openers have been decorated with my handmade glass beads. Each bead has its own unique design. Unique and One of a kind. Thank you for your order !


Thursday, November 14, 2013

Looking for a little something to say "Thank You?" I have the perfect gift.

Great gift idea! Artisan designed bottle stoppers made with my handmade glass lampwork beads.
Here are some pics of these bottle stoppers I decorated with my glass beads. 
I just listed these on my website.
  











Check them out and all the other beautiful handmade items in the Handmade Artists Shop. 
Here is the link.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Chocolate and Blueberries. Handmade Glass Beads. Handcrafted Lampwork.

 I made all of these glass beads myself by melting glass rods in a torch flame. Chocolate brown was used as a base color. I then added light blue swirls and dots, carefully, in and out of the flame so the base bead keeps its shape. Lastly, I've used a pretty cobalt blue. Again, being careful not to heat the bead too much so I don't lose the round shape. Swirls, dots mix together into a beautiful look. You can find this bracelet on my website


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

North Shore Animal League Calendar. Mine is here!


World's Largest NO-KILL Animal Rescue
and Adoption Organization

2014 Calendar Featuring Beth Stern with Adoptable Pets and Photos by Howard Stern.

 


Here's my autographed calender!
Click on this link to order yours!



 By making a donation today, you’ll help the Animal League rescue, nurture and find permanent homes for so many animals in need. Beth and Howard have generously donated their time, talent and love by creating this one-of-a-kind, frame-worthy collection. The proceeds of the 2014 calendar will go toward a very special project: Bianca’s Furry Friends, a planned state-of-the-art Feline Adoption & Wellness Center named in honor of the Stern’s beloved Bulldog, who passed away in 2012.


Preserve and enhance the lives of shelter pets through rescue efforts that remove them from harm’s way

Advance the highest standards in animal welfare to create a more humane world for companion animals

Sustain our no-kill policy, working tirelessly to nurture and heal the physical and emotional wounds of animals in our care, to restore the high quality of life and dignity that they deserve

Speak for mixed breed animals—Mutt-i-grees®—to elevate their status, increase acceptance and reduce euthanasia

Inspire the next generation to be more compassionate and to understand that adopting a shelter pet is the right choice

Organize a global network of partners that share our goals and continue to provide them with resources and innovative techniques to save lives

Nurture relationships that bond people with shelter pets 


Saturday, November 2, 2013

I'm concentrating on improving my technique.

Making glass lampwork beads takes patience.

 It's hard not to rush it along to make 'more' to compete with other artists. This, I've found is very frustrating and goes against why I even make beads.

I do it to explore my creative side. I do it for fun. I do it because it is relaxing. I do it to share the beauty inside me. 

Below are two big focal beads which took much concentration and time. 

Enjoy!








Comments welcome below~



Purple flowers in my garden .