The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton

Just back from a whirlwind adventure in Hawaii, Andrew shares his experience in paradise and spotlights some bead-making talents.


Snap out of it, Jean! There’s beading to be done!

Spring really arrived here, FINALLY, and Jean was inspired to create some colorful, sparkly CZ jewelry with the beautiful components she found at Artbeads!



Lorelei’s Blog: Inside the Studio


Take a little virtual shopping trip with Lorelei around the web for inspiration to participate in the Art Bead Scene Almond Blossoms challenge!



Earthenwood Studio Chronicles


Melanie reviews a delightful new multi-media book by Sherri Haab


Cindy Gimbrone aka The Lampwork Diva

A seed catalog keeps Cindy’s inspiration alive. The result is a Victorian Garden Bee Skep bead.


Carmi’s Art/Life World

A few word charms by the cash register are the inspiration for a new brooch.


Beading Arts

Cyndi worked out a pattern for a simple but pretty floral seed bead chain!


Art Bead Scene

Art Bead Scene Editor Heather Powers shows how she organized her studio for $45!


A Bead A Day

After a treasure hunting trip through a bucket of fun spirited plastic beads, Lisa creates a “charm” bracelet to remind her of the experience!

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