Currently Browsing: February 2013

2013 Academy Awards – Get the Look!

The end of the Hollywood award season is officially over, but that doesn’t mean your elegant evening looks have to stop. Today we’ll look back at some of our favorite looks from the 2013 Academy Awards and then show you how to recreate some of the most glamorous jewelry at home! Red Carpet Favorites Jessica […]

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Stealing the Scene – Lincoln and Argo

There are two favorites fighting to be the big winners at the 2013 Academy Awards, and both interestingly enough are based on true events and take place in a period with infamous fashion statements, from clothing to décor. Lincoln and Argo are both powerful films, and part of what made them both so great is […]

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Fierce Feminine Oscar Style

You know we’ll be keeping a close eye on who wears what at this year’s Academy Awards, but today we wanted to try and capture the style of some of the biggest nominees. These lovely ladies are up for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards for their outstanding performances and we’ll show you how […]

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The Crystal Applicator Tool is so Cool…

How cool is it? Well, first of all, this tool allows you to customize your clothing and accessories with Swarovski crystal components like a professional designer! Moreover, the crystal applicator tool is compatible with different types of components from SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, including jean buttons and snap fasteners. Do you have a nice jacket that needs […]

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Happy Year of the Snake!

photo source: freepik.com. Chinese New Year officially started last Sunday, February 10. Happy Chinese New Year! You can learn more about how Chinese New Year is celebrated in our previous blog post here. 2013 is the Year of the Snake, predicted to bring steady progress and attention to detail. In ancient Chinese wisdom, snakes are […]

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The 2013 Pantone Color of the Year – Emerald

Photo Source: Pantone. We’re absolutely in love with the Pantone color of the year—after all, we are nestled next to Seattle, the Emerald City. This rich, elegant color is the ultimate color of balance and well-being. Emerald has an organic feel, reminiscent of evergreen trees, but its jewel-toned characteristic makes it popular in fashion as […]

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Pantone Spring/Summer 2013 Color Report

Shake off the winter blues and get ready for spring! We’re here to help brighten your spirit with Pantone’s color choices for Spring 2013, and we know you’re going to love it. Spring is all about new beginnings, about rejuvenation, which was behind the concept for Pantone’s choices this year. With the economic turn, Pantone […]

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DIY Weddings

Are you getting prepped for your wedding? We’ve got some fun tips to get the wedding of your dreams that’s still in budget! We were inspired by two Artbeads employees that recently tied the knot and created a beautiful back drop for their special day. No matter what your preference is, we’ve got tips for […]

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Swarovski Spring/Summer 2014 Innovations

SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS has just released news about their Innovations for Spring/Summer 2014 and we’re here to give you the scoop! This season has been labeled “The Female Shift.” The new image of woman is one who defies labels and takes on new roles. She embraces all disciplines, from literature to science and politics. This multifaceted […]

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Never Lose That Special Feeling…

Not every bride wants to dress like a princess, but still wants to look classy. With bold touches balanced by elegant pearls, our Wedding Flowers necklace is the perfect design for this special newlywed. Its casual display helps keep happy memories of the wedding alive long after the day is over, and is appropriate to […]

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