Heart to Hand Bead Embroidery, Fresh Ideas and Techniques for Creating Art with Beads, new book by Robin Atkins, bead artist, published March, 2008
Robin Atkins, bead artist and author of One Bead at a Time, Beaded Embellishment and Spirit Dolls, internationally known beadwork teacher and lecturer. Heart to Hands Bead Embroidery includes 20 new techniques and many fresh project ideas for developing your own unique visual voice with beads.
Altered Altoids Tins Christmas Ornaments
Happy Thanksgiving!!! And what a sleepy Thanksgiving it is... I was up until 3ish then awoken by my alarm clock each hour thereafter to check if mysterious Best Buy had posted their Thanksgiving Sale prices yet (They kept it a secret but said "soon" at 11 PM last night! Go figure). FINALLY at 6:05 AM they posted my new computer at a steep discount and I got it. Whew. I'm stoked, because I've been doing ALL my blogging/computering/photo editing on a teeny tiny netbook since 2008. Anyhoo, I…
Lorena's Altered Art
Aren't these fun? And so very ME! Su and I hosted a few art exchanges last year and altering altoid tins was one of our projects. Do you think I put enough bling on them?