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Making Jewelry and Crafts for the Holidays

December is well underway and holiday festivities have already begun! The weather has turned colder, Christmas decorations have sprung up and holiday cheer is in the air. There’s still time to make the season even merrier with jewelry and crafts you can make yourself! Let’s take a look at some of the holiday ideas you […]

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Last Blast of Winter

In three days spring is officially here, so this is my last opportunity to show you some beautiful winter designs created by our Design Partners! Take some time to see what everyone has been working on these winter months. And who knows? Perhaps one of the designs will inspire you as your thoughts turn to […]

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Winter-Themed Gallery

These beautiful designs are created by our talented and inspirational Artbeads Design Partners. Using a winter theme as inspiration, the Design Partners beautifully brought forth the beauty and spirit of the winter season in their designs. I’ve posted a few of my favorites on the blog, but there are many more amazing pieces that I […]

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Honeysuckle – Pantone’s Color for 2011

Pantone’s 2011 color of the year is 18-2120 Honeysuckle. This delightful shade is vibrant without being overly bright or showy. Use it as an accent color to make your designs pop or if you’re feeling adventurous, try it as the primary color. We can see this color paired with whites, greens and purples for spring […]

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2011 Wedding Color Trends

One of the (many) reasons I’m happy to be getting married this year is the timeless appeal of the 2011 color palettes! The projected wedding colors for 2011 will display vintage undertones, starting off with soft, whimsical hues in the spring and ripening into rich, majestic tones for the fall and winter months. Even the […]

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Save on Swarovski’s New Innovations!

For a great discount on the new 2011/2012 Innovations that Artbeads.com just received from SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, make sure to shop for them during the Storewide Savings Sale. When you use coupon code ZZW20P-60 at checkout, you’ll save 20% on orders of $60 or more. From new Swarovski products to your favorite staples, this storewide sale […]

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Shop the 2011/2012 Swarovski Innovations!

Artbeads.com just received their first shipment of autumn and winter 2011/2012 Innovations from SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. The latest Innovations are all about contrasting themes, colors and cuts. Check out crystals with graphic prints or explore new colors that suggest glittering nights and sunflower bursts. New shapes range from the Asian-inspired Lucerna bead to the modern Helios […]

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Design by the Seasons

After September 23, autumn will be officially upon us. The days will begin to grow shorter and the leaves on the trees will start to turn. For some, autumn itself is an inspirational color palette. Others are already thinking ahead to the crisp shades of winter or the soft tones of spring. If you’d like […]

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Fall/Winter Wedding Jewelry Designs

Classic styles take a modern twist in the latest bridal trends for 2010 and 2011. Elegance and class combine with more avant-garde elements to create fascinating looks that are sure to make your special day even more memorable. The latest bridal collection from the always ethereal Vera Wang features black accents such as bows and […]

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Swarovski Fall/Winter Color Trends

While temperatures rise and the sun shines, it’s time to start thinking about creating jewelry for fall and winter. Stay on top of the latest color trends with this helpful chart from SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS that fills you in on next seasons most popular hues from ravishing reds to golden neutrals. The Fall/Winter 2010 color trends […]

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