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Pity Party Day 2 - Inspiration Adventure

How did the bead stash busting go yesterday?  Did you make anything?  I would LOVE to see it - share a link.  I created a bracelet design and a tutorial. 

Hidden Clasp Bracelet Tutorial - click the link to view the directions.

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Pity Party Day 1 - Bust Your Stash

Pity Party Bead Sale

Okay, wipe away those tears - you are going to need those Kleenex's for drooling! I've gathered together some awesome beadmakers and shops to share discounts with you for the weekend.  All sales are Friday through Sunday. Discount code for each shop is PITYPARTY13.

Humblebeads - 20% off beads and jewelry.

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Bead Fest Pity Party 2013

Bead Inspiration: Perfect Pairs

" The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of a sparrow." ~Proverb

Sparrow Bead - Sparrow Photograph

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Birthday Gifts

Birthday Day Giveaway Winners

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for celebrating my birthday with me this week! It was so sweet to read so many thoughtful comments while I prepared to turn 40.  I love connecting with such a caring and creative community.

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Day 10 Birthday Celebration Giveaway - The Big One!

Tomorrow is the big day! I will have circled the sun 40 times.  Hopefully I've gained some wisdom during the those years, made a few lives brighter and shared all I could with those I love and cherish. 

The best thing about a birthday is it's a personal New Year - another 365 days to create the life you want, a fresh start, another chance to chase after your dreams.  

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Day 9 Birthday Celebration - Wish Upon a Star

Day 9 of my birthday celebration.  The big 4-0 is looming larger than life and I've decided to celebrate this month with giveaways each day on my blog until my birthday. 

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Day 8 Birthday Celebration - My Two Birthdays

It's getting closer, just 3 more days until I'm 40 and instead of freaking out I'm celebrating here on the blog with 11 days of giveaways.  Who am I kidding? I'm still freaking out! But this week has been so much fun to read your stories, birthday wishes and thoughtful comments.  Thank you!

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