Thanks to Heather Powers of Humblebeads, I have a new dread of Wednesdays.
Because I work such late nights, I forget what day it actually is. So it is not without much anxiety that on Wednesday mornings my blog roll greets me with the reminder that I am, in fact, a slacker. I cannot seem to remember that it is Bead Table Wednesday until oh, maybe Thursday! And Bead Table Thursday just doesn't have the same ring to it. I love this idea though, and want to play along.
I think the best part of seeing all the BTWs is that I don't feel so all alone piled under baggies of beads in my studio late at night, because that is what you all are doing as well! It is still, technically, Wednesday, so I guess this week I am not the biggest slacker.
So here is what I have been working on for the past two nights.
I can't tell you what it is for... yet. But I am pretty stoked about it! (I know. I am such a tease! ;-)
I am also still swimming in heaping bowls of Bead Soup! It is so yummy! I am determined to visit every single one and leave a comment. I will select the winner of my 'simple truths' pendant from all comments on this post through Friday, March 4th. I am working on getting some more of the 'simple truths' pendants made for a shop update and I am hoping to use as many of the suggestions I have been getting as possible! (And if you are waiting on me for a custom 'simple truths' it is coming! I promise!)
Tell me this...
I am always looking for the next big thing (to me), some beads or components or materials that are unlike any I have ever worked with before.
Where do you find the newest, hottest beads?
Are they right under your nose and packed in baggies in boxes you forgot you had?
Or are they in a store that you are lucky enough to have in your town?
Maybe you are an Etsy junkie like me?
Perhaps you look to magazines and books?
Or maybe direct links to the bead artists themselves or catalogs and websites of online retailers?
What is your best source for the beads that you can't live without?
Enjoy the day!