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Lori Bergmann, Zoozii's and CGBeads are teaming up with a giveaway.
Lori wrote a tutorial on the making of her awesome Zebra beads for Bead
Style Magazine, April 2013 issue. In the article she explained
using the Small Round beadroller to judge the size of glass needed to
press a perfect lentil from a Zoozii's lentil presses.
Each of us is having a
giveaway, so you have three chances to win. Here's how to enter:
1). For a chance to win a
Small Round CGBeadroller:
send me an email at email@example.com
with 'CROSS-PROMO GIVEAWAY' in the subject line.
2). For a chance to win the Bead Style Magazine containing the Zebra
Bead Tutorial and the set of beads featured:
3). For a chance to win your choice of either a Zoozii Straight Sided
Lentil Trio Small or Large:
goto to Zoozii's
Giveaways will end Monday May 27th @ Midnigh-ish. I'll announce
my winner here, Lori & Amy will announce their winners on their
I HATE DAYS LIKE TODAY!!!
I had to put Bruce to sleep. He was injured so I rushed him to
the closes vet. She said his back was broken, there was no
apparent pain. He was my fluffy rag doll, and I miss him
terribly. I'll close out his life with a little montage tribute.
We have this 'weed' in our lawn that flowers every year, then we mow
the yard and I don't get to see it again till the next spring. When it
comes to plants I'm as dumb as a box of rocks, so when I
discovered last year that it was primrose I decided to try and
transplant it this year. This is a picture of it in the lawn and
one a week after I transplanted it and it flowered again. I am
thrilled I didn't kill it! so I went and hunted down a couple more
plants and transplanted them, too. I know it needs to go dormant,
but I'm hoping to bring it in this winter to see if it will flower
Kara & I have decided to do some shows this year so I launched into
a project of making sample beads from every CGBeadroller cavity. I was
a bit surprised, I estimate I used around 8-9 pounds of glass
(not including the marble molds). Speaking of shows, our first
one will be in Lynnwood WA on May 3-5.
If you'd like to see a larger picture, just click on the image.
I've always thought there were enough marble molds on the market, that
I wouldn't need to add anymore to the mix - apparently I was wrong.
Over the past year I have gotten a lot of requests for smaller marble
cavities, and it seems the 1mm cavity increment increases are very
popular as well.
Introducing the Marble
Mold line of CGBeadrollers. Five paddles, with a
total of 24 cavities, ranging from 8mm (1/3") up to 34mm (1-1/3"). I
may be wrong, but I don't think there is a marble cavity that small on
the market. I've also added a bundle package, buy all 5 and get a
stringer tray bonus.
Stewey the chicken update:
I got to hold him today! He was sitting in the corner of the shed with
no where to run and I picked him up. Needless to say he's not happy
with me right now, but he still comes running when I dump feed out for
him. Fickle fellow. He's getting pretty big so we're guessing he
was just a spring chicken when he got loose from the farmer coming
through town. It was fun to hold him, can't wait to corner him
Went to a bead meeting Saturday night. I dropped out of attending for a
while (while I was fighting my health), but now I'm ready to get back
into the swing. I got to do the demo. A while back Tammy Whitham from
Australia made a tutorial making tops with beadrollers and allowed me
to post the pdf on my website, so that's what I demo'd. I forgot to
take a baroque tool (BR-6901) with me, but that's another awesome top
shape to do, and the ribbed tools give another dimension, too.
Then I brought out the new beadcap beadroller. We played with it a bit
then spent time 'thinking outside the box' with all the other things to
do with the beadcaps. A dress for a little girl with her legs dangling
out the bottom would be awesome, bells, earring tassels... Spinning
Top Tutorial by Tammy Whitham
February is my Anniversary month,
these first 4 years have really flown
by. In the past I've made a special Anniversary tool, this year I'm
doing something a little different. Check
here for details.
I want to thank Double Helix for making the best clear glass on the
market. I have been playing with their silvered glass since they first
came out with. I could never get the intense colors everyone else could
get. I did a bit better by encasing, but they would almost always
break, so I caved and bought some their clear Zephyr.
Now as if by magic, I have stunning color and confidence the bead will
not break after it's sold. As you can see from the picture, it was
consistent over and over, not just a one time fluke. Considering how
many I've thrown away, at $40 a pound the price is saving me money -
and time - and my hair. What the heck took me so long?
Beads made with BR-8601
Graduated Drops and BR-5601
Chunky Donut Pandora Style
Random thoughts of my grandmother - I think she would be appalled at
the amount of plastic bags I throw away.
Arrange 5 Cats
(Mr. & Mrs. Whitney)
at the Movies
someone close my mouth for me,
left me speechless
360 degree panorama pix
amazing, note the language
the Beatles juggler
Godfather: scammer upsets the Mafia
are you a Star Wars fan?
Palpatine get a phone call from Vader
This has been around a while, I just found it again
Fold a T-Shirt
find registered sex offenders near you
kid is too cute
husband found this
(yes, it's clean)
Cruise Is Nuts
click on 'John's story'
left hand column
Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
version - 32 pix
version - 337 pix
TO MY MOTHER
My Aunt Ruth's poem