Friday, April 15, 2011

Fave Crafts Blog Hop- April 15thAfrican Trade beads and giveaways

Welcome all Fave Craft Blog Hoppers. This is the April Blog Hop and you are all so welcome to my blog.
And a Hey Ho to my regulars. I hope spring will bring me springing out to the world with bells on my toes!!
I hope you all are doing well and enjoying spring or fall depending where you are.

This month and part of last I was working on African Trade Bead tutorials. I have 8 of them so far and they include the canes, or primary patterns, for the beads and then how to make the beads also. I also have several giveaways going on, see below.

I am really late today! ;-D
Slept the day away yesterday.
YAY! I feel like I have a hangover today, maybe too much sleep?
You can find the giveaways here.

Here is the 1st give away,

Here is the 2nd giveaway,

Here is the 3rd giveaway,

Here is the 4th giveaway,

Here is the 5th giveaway

You still have time on the first one, it closes today at 6 pm Pacific Daylight Time.
The 2nd Flower cane

Here are all the tutorials for this series.

you can see part 1 here,

you can see part 2 here,

you can see part 3 here,

you can see part 4 here,

you can see part 5 here,

you can see part 6 here,

you can see part 7 here,

you can see part 8 here,

The 3rd Flower cane
I hope you enjoy these tutorials, they are from the bottom and top of my heart.
Have Easy, Joyful, and Glorious Weekend.

The 4th flower cane

This one is coming soon!

The 5th cane, coming soon!


  1. I love the heart cane bead - wow . Can't wait to see that one. Good to see you bloggin'.

  2. can't wait to see how the heart cane is done. it's really cool!


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