Friday, June 8, 2012


Been wishing I had more time to blog....but life keeps getting in the way! 

I have been beading every chance I get...... here is something I did for a friend's daughter for her 8th grade graduation:

I am teaching a class at my local bead shop, Bead Soup, this weekend and that gave me the impetus to create a tutorial...(Thank you Kristen for testing this one out for me!!)(also - if you haven't already checked it out - Kristen recently published her own tutorial which is so great and easy to follow!)

 I'm also working on a piece for Therese's A Time To Stitch challenge (reveal this Tuesday!)  When I complete that I will be ready to start on my Nefertiti piece for the Beading Babes challenge!  I did the cuff and loved it!  I made two!  

A good friend spied some bead on sale at a tag sale last week and picked them up for me!

Yup - only THREE DOLLARS for all these goodies!!!  I think the Swarovski's alone were worth over $20!!  Feeling so grateful!!!!

My son "graduates" from fifth grade in a couple hours.  I must have pms or something, because I'm getting teary every time I think about it, and or look at his yearbook!  And speaking of his yearbook, check out this cool photo they included of him, getting some serious air during a school dance this year! 

For some reason, he is incredibly embarrassed by the picture - but I think it's GREAT!

Have a great weekend and see you all on Tuesday for the A Time to Stitch reveal!


  1. Hi Amy,
    I know what you mean by not having time for bloging. I have been so busy with work and trying to get all the projects done that I just hardly have time to read the blogs let alone post. I love the set you created for your friend it is so pretty and goes well with the dress. Your Son is awesome! Oh to be young and limber how I miss it! LOL. See you on Tuesday I can not wait to see what everyone has created I'm so excited!

  2. What a great picture of your son! Good luck with the class this weekend. I wanted to take it but I have a conflict! I know what you mean about being too busy. I'm working on the necklace for Beading Babes and it's a great pattern. I know you'll like it. Can't wait to see what you've come up with for Therese's challenge. Enjoy graduation!

  3. That's a great action shot! Congrats on the graduation too!

  4. Just because TERESA HEINTZ is " incredibly stupid" doesn't mean AMI is.
    AMI got a wave called TSUNAMI.
    And AMILEGST .
    She used to be that CONYMAN?
    Well she TOOKKA that 10-47 " express" OUTTE KERRYr 78.
    And that left RKEERA a 120.
    SSOADY 30 is ARYAN with MP3.
    And ACEPORT 33 has all the other "numbers".

  5. Therese doesn't know how to spell " blogging"?
    "How come?"
    Is she too busy in Syria with Sypenn?

  6. A great friend that WILL PICK YOU UP SOME BEADS for a price like that!

  7. OMG Amy where did your friend pick up those beads? I must go there! Hope the class went well on Saturday!


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