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Day 7 Birthday Celebration

Welcome to day 7 of my birthday giveaway event.  If you are just joining us - to celebrate turning 40 this year, I'm hosting 11 days of birthday giveaways for my blog readers.  Leave a comment on any of the birthday posts to enter. (Some posts have a little 'homework'!)

Today is a super sweet day in the Humblebeads studio.  Jess (Mr. Humblebeads) and I are celebrating 20 years of marriage.

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Day 6 Birthday Celebration

Today's Birthday giveaway is inspired by one of my favorite events of the year - the Bead Cruise!

I created this pendant a few years ago for the gift bags - we gather together quite the swag bag from our sponsors each year.  I do my part to make them awesome.

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Day 5 Birthday Day Giveaway - Nostalgia

It's day 5 of my birthday celebration giveaway and today I have a a Lilac Pendant for one lucky winner!

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Day 4 Birthday Celebration Giveaway - Fleeting Moments

Welcome to day four of my Birthday Celebration Giveaways.

Today I'm thinking about fleeting moments.  Time just flies, it feels like I was just 12 yesterday and now I'm looking at 40 in just a few days.  (You'll find out later this week why my 12th birthday was so memorable.)

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Day 3 Birthday Celebration Giveaway

Today's giveaway is all about my favorite time of year - autumn! I know, it's just barely August and I pinkie swear I'm all trying to live in the moment and enjoy the summer while it's here.  But I can't help but feel a little giddy at that thought of crisp mornings, leaves changing colors and warm comfy scarves and sweaters.  Absolutely giddy I tell you!

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Day 2 Birthday Celebration Giveaway - Summer Wildflowers

Today's blog post let's you see the other side of my creative life.  Here is a watercolor painting that I made this week.

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Midnight Garden Bracelet Tutorial & Giveaway

Hello, hello dear friends.  Today is August 1st and that means 10 days until my birthday!  But not just any birthday, this is the big 4-0.  I'm slightly freaked out.  I certainly don't feel like a 40 year old.  Instead of moaning and groaning though, I decided to celebrate.  Because my life is filled with amazing people, events and places and it's so worth celebrating!

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Bead Inspiration: Perfect Pairs

"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world." 

~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844

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Bead Inspiration: Perfect Pairs

"Its wonderful when you can bring sparkle into peoples lives without fading away from your own true color. Keep the hue in you" ~ Dodinsky

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Inspired by Nature Retreat