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27 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Guavas and Guava Punch

Guavas and Guava Punch

It’s that time of year again when we count our blessings and muse about the things we should be thankful for.  I harvested today fruits from our guava tree.  I look forward to this time of the year when it gives us delicious guavas.  Somehow, biting into one evokes childhood memories for me.  I remember […]

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21 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Our very first show at the Pasadena Bead and Design

Our very first show at the Pasadena Bead and Design

Our very first show in Pasadena!  We were happy with the results, a lot of people stopped by, bought, commented on our beautiful paper bead jewelry.  The paper beads hand made by men and women in the Philippines are so well made can often be mistaken for shells or real beads. One of our displays […]

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20 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Where I take pictures…..

Where I take pictures…..

Part of the fun in making something is taking photos of it and sharing it with you.  I usually take photos of my “stuff” outside; in my back yard, in the beach or when I’m taking my walks.  It is still quite a challenge to be organized, it seems like I am always forgetting something.  […]

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17 June 2009 ~ 5 Comments

The Making of Paper Beads

The Making of Paper Beads

  Making paper beads is a nice hobby for kids and adults alike can be pretty addicting actually. The love of making paper beads and the need to augment their income is how the community of men and women in the Philippines came together to put up this little cottage industry.  You have the best […]

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25 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Beaders turned Paper Beaders – Pamela Rae

Beaders turned Paper Beaders – Pamela Rae

From time to time I would like to feature other beader’s work – Pamela Rae is an avid beader who just recently discovered paper beads.  She has a very good eye for color and she loves to mix metal, glass and paper beads.  I think she did a good job!  Judge for yourself. Here is […]

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17 May 2009 ~ 1 Comment

In the midst of spring

In the midst of spring

Spring, to me is the best time of the year, not too hot, not too cold.  I count my self lucky to live in this part of the country and even luckier to be greeted by birds making lots of noise apparently talking to each other, enjoying the beautiful California weather.  Every year we have […]

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27 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Backyard Friends

I mostly spend my time in my backyard taking pictures of my work. Yesterday, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw two ducks swimming our pool. What a nice surprise! I live in Glendora, California known to be the Pride of the Foothills, and we have all sorts of animals in our backyard from rabbits to […]

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15 April 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Story Bracelet in Paper Beads

Story Bracelet in Paper Beads

April 22nd is Earth Day and will be celebrated nationwide. It is amazing to see the things we have achieved over the years in terms of making efforts to be more earth friendly. In honor of this day, I made this whimsical bracelet, which is made out of paper beads. In one of my trips […]

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