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Inspiring Color Palettes for Spring

New Caledonia Flowers Color Palette

Who’s excited for spring? It’s such a special time of year where the flowers begin to pop back out, green grass makes a comeback, and the weather gets a little nicer. It’s also a great time to rethink your wardrobe and start planning some colorful jewelry. We have some fresh spring color palettes to get […]

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Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2019 Sneak Peek

Swarovski Innovations Spring/Summer 2019

Swarovski has just announced their Innovations for Spring/Summer 2019 and they are inspired by the reasons why people travel: joy, freedom, luxury, and culture. People from all walks of life love to travel because it can bring fulfillment and transformation to our lives. Travel is about creating new meanings and making the best of life. […]

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The Beauty of Spring

It seems like everyone is just about ready for spring to arrive! Whether you’re planning gardens, updating your fall wardrobe, getting ready for spring cleaning, starting new jewelry projects, or just wanting to shake the cold weather, spring is a season everyone looks forward to. This season, pastels and florals are making a modern comeback […]

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Spring Fling Felt Egg

Sugar eggs at Easter time are a tradition in my home, but sugar can get sticky and messy. This felt egg is a nice alternative decoration, and is easy to make! Play around with the colors to make an entire basket full of these fun eggs. Kids can help pick out the colors and won’t […]

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Snapdragon Necklace

I can’t wait to start seeing all the beautiful flowers popping up this spring! The warm air and sweet smell of rain is finally here, and there is plenty of new inspiration for jewelry making. Our designers came up with this necklace inspired by one of nature’s prettiest flowers: the snapdragon. This necklace is full […]

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Jewelry Ideas for Spring 2011

Spring arrived officially this Sunday, and near our Artbeads location it was heralded with beautiful sunshine! The cherry trees are in bloom and other early risers, like the crocus, have been showing their colors for at least a week now. All this to say that it’s time to start thinking about spring designs! And after […]

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A Garden of Flowers Necklace

This handwoven necklace was created by Artbeads customer Marci. She spent 32 hours creating this design, using flowers, acrylic, Swarovski crystals, seed beads, a magnetic clasp and other components. Her efforts have resulted in a detailed piece of art that captures the colors of spring. Here’s what she has to say about her design: The […]

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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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Looking Forward to Spring

It’s still winter, and here in Western Washington that means plenty of rain with talk of possible snow to come. While this winter has been beautiful, I’m looking forward to feeling the warm glow of spring and seeing the bright colors of fresh flowers. My neighbor’s crocuses have made an appearance, so I know 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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