design challenge

Welcome to the 2016 Bead Peeps Swap 'n Hop Reveals!!!

Hello Lovelies! Life has been absolutely crazy here at Hippie Chick central but as always I've managed to sign up for several design challenges, I've commited to a bunch of custom work and I am right in the thick of preparing for my participation in the #blogher2016 event via The Artisan it's never a dull moment! Today is all about the #BeadPeepsSwap and the big lets get to it! 

Today's Reveal...Ceramic Blog Hop Design Challenge!

Another fantastic design challenge hosted by the lovely Lisa Lodge of Pine Ridge Treasures! If you are a beader/designer and you have not joined the Facebook group you really should..she puts together some wonderful design kits and offers lots of fabulous destash events for our beading pleasure!

Wish it were summer...reveal time!

I'm late, late, late! It has been a very hectic week concluded with a minor medical emergency for my daughter last night so I wasn't able to get my post written and scheduled...but hey! it's an exciting Saturday morning writing on the fly!


Charmed I'm Sure...Reveal Time!

Once again Lisa from Pine Ridge Treasures' has put together a most 'charming' design kit and blog hop! I always enjoy Lisa's kits. She provides lots of inspiration with the beads she selects and this kit is no exception, filled with gemstones and charms perfect for creating.

I LOVE a good mail day!

So awhile back I introduced you to my Bead Peeps Swap 'n Hop partner, Betony. We have had many conversations via Facebook, since that introduction post and I am happy to say I have really enjoyed getting to know her. I know, I wondering what this has to do with a good mail day... my goodies arrived for the Swap 'n Hop! that's what it has to do with a good mail day! I was a large, thick envelope just tempting me with it's beady goodness!

Desert Sands...Another Beautiful Bead Challenge from Andrew Thornton

It's that time again...reveal time that is! Today we show off our designs from the latest design kit from Andrew Thornton. Desert Sands is a mix of creams, tans, browns, golds, all the shades you'd expect to blowing through a vast desert. If you are new to Andrew's designs kits you can read about them here.