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Beaded Food Projects – the end of the diet…for now!

Cheeseburger Beaded Box Pattern, Cheeseburger Beaded Box Kit, beaded food projects, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, it’s the end of April. That means two things: the end of my Marvellous bead diet. And time for one of those ‘what happened this month’ blog posts. So, time to wrap things up and let you know about all those new beaded food projects. Beaded Food Projects for storage Yes, you guessed it…more…

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How to bake black forest cake…with beads!

Blackforest Gateau Beaded Box Kit and Pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers. How to bake black forest cake

Before we start, I may have some bad news for you. If you’ve just landed here because you want to find out how to bake black forest cake, to eat, I’m about to disappoint you! My black forest cake is made from beads. It really won’t be good for your digestive system (or your teeth).…

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Easter Eggs, Bunnies and Beads

Beaded Easter Eggs Charm Jewellery Pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Has it ever occurred to you to wonder how we moved from the Resurrection of Christ to chocolate Easter eggs and cute bunnies? No? Well, this thought occurred to me. So, since I have been spending March writing Spring blogs to enlighten you, it’s time for another history lesson… (Don’t worry – I’ll try and…

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Most Popular Spring Flowers for Beading

Most Popular Spring Flowers for beading, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, if you’re a member of my mailing list, you’ll know I designated this week ‘Spring flowers’ week. (So, to celebrate, I’ve published two new floral patterns on the website). Then, I began thinking about an ‘angle’ for this blog post. I thought I should continue with my little mission to enlighten you all on…

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Celebrating Saints Days in Beads

Celebrating Saints Days, St Patricks Day Gift Box Beading Kit or Pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, on 1st March, I promised you a month of blogs to celebrate Spring in beads. I felt I couldn’t miss out on the opportunity of celebrating Saints Days this month. So, in the spirit of last week’s post, which looked at the traditions behind Mothering Sunday, let me share the traditions behind the March…

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What is Mothering Sunday? And how do you celebrate it in beads?

Simnel Cake, what is Mothering Sunday, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Last week, I promised you a month of celebrating Spring in beads. Spring is filled with festivals and holidays. Here in the UK we celebrate Mother’s Day in March. Yet, many other countries celebrate their Mum’s in May. So, why is this and what is Mothering Sunday? I thought it would be fun to share…

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