And mixed in are a few pictures from the 4th. Note the revelers are donning their flag clips that I showed how to make on Friday (scroll down)
About Family Crafts
Is it time to start planning your Christmas crafts?
About.com Cross Stitch
When do you do the back stitch on your needlework projects? Vote in the poll and let us know.
Visit Aileen's Musings to find out what Firecracker Martinis and Christmas have in common.
Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world
Kicking off the summer Craftside brings you a password for 15% of Voyager Press titles through July 8th, a funky woven lamp project, the Making Designer Jewelry with Hardware, Gems. and Beads contest extended, a quick and easy party banner idea and some fun pictures from Swap-o-rama rama.
Crafty Princess Diaries
Tammy is "so" learning the ropes over at Etsy.com with her new jewelry making supplies shop. Is it too much of a hodge podge? How big of a learning curve are we talking about here?!
Layers Upon Layers
Cyndi has DVDs to giveaway from "Beads & Beyond" Magazine!
The Impatient Blogger
A link to three fabulous free projects on the Simply Beads website and some thoughts about inspiring creativity from a professional designer.