My book, self-titled “Bead Flora” was live on February 1st! It has been such an emotional roller coaster getting it up. Within three days, it went from ranking 500 plus under Beadwork to #45 on Amazon. Very exciting! It’s been up and down since. LOL.
Keep watch! I will be sharing a couple of free patterns with you and offer a book give-away.
Get a signed copy from me for 25.95 ($2 USD off retail price. I do ship internationally.
Buy off Amazon/ Amazon UK / Amazon Canada — Also available in many more countries. Check out Amazon in your countries. If you aren’t able to get it online, ask your local book retailers to help you order it.
A fellow author, Ragnar Levi, reviewed my book and wrote the most amazing Foreword:
Hi everyone! I’ve spent the better part of the last year designing and writing my book to be released 2/1/2019. I explored all the options and even though I had a traditional publisher interested, I decided to self-publish. Honestly, the... Continue reading →
Christmas is just around the corner again and I have a quick Holly leaf earring project that is perfect for gift-giving. This is an intermediate project that requires that you already know the basic frame and also split basic techniques. ... Continue reading →
I was accepted as an instructor at the Bead & Button show 2019 in Milwaukee, WI. It is the week of June 2 to June 9, 2019 at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee. It is the biggest bead show... Continue reading →
Level: Advanced Techniques: Continuous Split Basic, Basic Frame, Ruffles, Fringe, Beaded Stem Let’s learn another new technique! I wasn’t sure if I wanted to introduce this technique or introduce it with a pdf project. My husband and children went out of their... Continue reading →
In a previous post, I talked about my design process. Today, I’m going to show you exactly how I do a flower study and translate a real flower into a French beaded flower. In this cosmo flower study, I’ll walk... Continue reading →
A bead spinner is a must for any beaded flower maker! It helps you load beads onto the wire FAST. Who has time to put beads on the wire one by one? Please, don’t do that! Sure, you can buy... Continue reading →
Hello beadiful friends! I’m debuting my heart-shaped clovers tutorial where I’m debuting a new technique. It is currently in the #87 issue of Bead & Jewellery magazine. It is a UK based magazine so if you are in the US,... Continue reading →
I posted on my personal facebook page that I ordered beads. Well, some of you who I’m fb friends with requested that I do another unboxing video. So here I am and there you go. And since I’ve been in... Continue reading →
Would you like to get started with making French beaded flowers? This is one of the patterns I developed when I first started making beaded flowers. Apple blossoms! My fiancé (now hubby) were taking a walk at the park and... Continue reading →