I want to thank those who participated in my 12 Days of Christmas Give Away. The winner is a lady that I met over the Internet through my membership in the Etsy Treasury Team. She has the Etsy shop LaurelsbyLaurie. Laurie makes gorgeous wreaths.
|Wreath by Laurie|
For those who are not as familiar with the world of Etsy, there are various teams that create treasuries to promote fellow team members creations. We all click and comment with the hope that this will drive our product up in Google's rankings and buyers will see it. On my birthday Dec. 28, I created a treasury for Capricorns. Laurie commented on the treasury that her birthday was the same as mine. I was excited when her name was drawn as the winner of my give away. She deserves to win something since she has sponsored so many giveaways herself. Congrats Laurie! She used the $15 certificate to a pair of earrings from my BayMoonDesign etsy shop.
I am very excited that I have been selected to participate in a bead party organized byLori Anderson. Lori happens to live fairly close to me on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is the author of various magazines and article contributions. You can follow her blog Pretty Things . The idea of this party is you will get a focal , clasp, and some of the coordinating beads from another beader who she pairs you with. You will also be incorporating beads from your own stash into a bracelet or necklace. The idea is to help you think outside the box and work outside your normal comfort zone, pushing you into creative directions you may never have gone. You can make one piece, two, three -- you can use the clasp in one piece and focal in another. LOTS to be creative with!
I have already selected the beads that I am sending to my party partner Rose Binoya who is a beader and whose jewelry can be seen in her etsy store. Rose has a blog on which she will show what she creates with what I am sending her.
In checking out what she makes, I found that we have some common loves. She like to use pearls as I do.
I have the desire to do more wire wrapping. Perhaps I will be as good wirewrapping as she is some day.
Since she lives in California, I've got to get those beads in the mail soon! I am anxiously awaiting what she will be sending me. March 3, you will see what we create!