Design Challenges

It’s Reveal Time!! Bead Peeps Swap N Hop 2018

A HUGE thank you to Linda! I absolutely love this annual hop and she is a rockstar putting it all together for us! Also, a BIG thank you to my swap partner Nadine Edris! I am so happy to have met you through this process. It has been great getting to know you and discovering your beautiful work! Now let talk reveals… to say the last month has been hectic might be a bit of an understatement. In addition to preparing for the swap reveal, I was also assembling 20 gifts for The Artisan Group’s Annual Mother’s Day event and...


Bead Peeps Swap N Hop - My Partner and Beads Exchanged

I'm excited to finally be sharing the goodies I received from my fabulous partner, Nadine Edris of Moondance Jewelry! Besides that fact that Nadine and I share similar yet unique design styles...we also share a bit of geographic fun! I live just outside of Portland, Oregon and Nadine is just outside of Portland, Maine. How cool is that?!? Both Portland girls! How beautiful are these wire wrapped seaglass pendants?!? Nadine included a piece of seaglass from her "secret" beach in my package...so special! and know I love anything dragonfly so when I spotted this piece in Nadine's collection I of course...


It's Tacky Holiday Earrings Reveal Time!

I know after my last post you were all waiting with baited breath...but wait no longer it's reveal time! So once again the lovely Diana Ptaszynski has enticed us with a design challenge and blog hop...our mission for those of us that accepted...create a pair of tacky holiday earrings to go with that ugly Christmas sweater we are all supposed to own. First challenge...this bah humbug girl doesn't own a Christmas sweater, ugly or otherwise...BUT...I was gifted a delightful t-shirt reminiscent of a favorite movie. Extra points for a picture of us wearing said clothing and earrings together but let's...


Holiday Earrings Blog Hop...Coming Soon!

Kari Asbury

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Diana Ptaszynski has done it again! Challenging several of us to join a last minute Holiday Blog Hop. So come back on Thursday, December 21st to see what I create and check out the other great artisan creations!  **hint**We'll be accessorizing for your tacky christmas sweaters...so you won't want to miss the fun!