Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Christmas Strolls, Downtowns and Colorful Beads

Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2012

What's New in December?


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Snow, slush, rain, ice and a general

well-being by most folks. Who doesn’t love this time of the year when

people are nicer to each other and everyone is wishing each other well?


Regardless of which holidays you and your family enjoy, Blu and I wish

you a warm holiday greeting and all the best for the upcoming year.


I am looking out at a pond with no snow or ice; the wind is blowing from both

the south and the north at the same time and I can see snow falling in the

Spanish Peaks, but none on me at the moment. We have had a good snow

already and due to the 50 degree temperatures, the snow is gone and it is

now a bit of a damp landscape. That, I am sure, will change within a few days.


Christmas strolls and caroling fill the air in the downtowns around the country

as people get into the festive mood.


You never know what you will find while window shopping during a downtown




New Canes and Beads

Here are some new beads that I have come up with for

the winter season. I have them in my Artfire studio, my Etsy shop and my




Until next month,

Julie & Blu






Things to Look Forward To:


New Products:


New Beads—Euro Style handmade polymer clay large hole beads to

fit the popular cable bracelets.


New Bracelets—Finally! I have taken out my enormous stash of lampwork

beads and began to create new bracelets.


Thimbles— I am back to creating thimbles. I have included my latest

thimbles in the vision of Santa and snowmen! I also am working on new

techniques that I decided would look good on the thimbles.



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