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Jean Of All Trades

So today started with me in a better mood, my shoulder pain was less, the messages of support had been overwhelming and I was off to have fun at a photoshoot for my new book proposal.

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Roller Coaster Days

Yesterday I decided to put a photo of my newish Sticks & Stones bracelet on Facebook.

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Make Up Experiments

A best friend is soon getting married and she only very recently announced to me I'm a bridesmaid- apparently she assumed I just knew I would be.

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Chapstick And Chatter

An evening out with friends from roller derby catching-up and making edible chapstick and beauty products all accompanied by music and cocktails at Drink, Shop & Do.

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Marun Bracelet

My latest piece is my Marun bracelet inspired by the crystals themselves and the ideal of interlocking components.

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Newest Favourites

A new batch of beads arrived recently for my Favourite Delica kits 4 and 5 and I've been immersed in tubing them up and falling in love with each one I see.

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Chaton Love

Tonight I had to open another pack of Blue Zircon SS39 Chatons and I think this camera snapshot shows just why I love them so much.

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Decorating And Unpacking

it's over 8 months since we moved house and after delays caused by travelling, work and lack of storage up, until today I hadn't even managed to unpack my clothes.

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Armarria Bracelet

Named for the Basque word for 'shield' this bracelet is made up of bezelled chatons and designed to look sparkly and protective at the same time.

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Exacting Structure From A Messy Tray

Some beading projects seem to come from nowhere and be perfect right from the start, whereas others become a real labour of love with a lot of annoyance, experimentation and frustration built in.

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