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Displaying beaded sweets, candies and more

Displaying beaded sweets and candies, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Have you made many of my beaded sweets and candies? If so, you’re going to be interested in this brilliant idea for displaying beaded sweets and candies. It is simple to make, and will draw a lot of admiration from any guests who see it. What is this idea for displaying beaded sweets? Well, it’s…

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Invitation to join a Beaded Easter Egg Hunt

Invitation to join a beaded Easter egg hunt, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, we’re just under a week away from Easter weekend 2021. And, I think we need another excuse for cheering ourselves up. So, this is my invitation to join a beaded Easter egg hunt. Are you in? Well, you probably want to know what it involves first. So, let me explain… When does it take…

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My Beaded Square Project

Pandora's Box, my beaded square project by Katie Dean

Well, having had over a year to do this, I finally completed my beaded square project yesterday! I’m not normally a ‘last-minute’ merchant, but… So, now it is on its way to the Beadwork Museum. I’m keeping fingers tightly crossed that it arrives safely. And, in the meantime, I thought I would share my efforts…

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Beading PHD Challenge: Technical Difficulties

PHD beading challenge part 4: technical difficulties

Welcome back to the final installment of the beading PHD challenge. This week we’re going to be looking at your last box of PHDs. Those are the ones that stalled because of technical difficulties. What do I mean by technical difficulties? Well, those occur when you reach a set of instructions that you simply can’t…

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Make time for beading: your PHD challenge part 3

Make time for beading: your PHD challenge, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

So, in part three of the PHD beading challenge, I’m going to be looking at how to make time for beading. Before we get into that, let’s just quickly recap on what you’ve (hopefully) been doing so far. In part 1 (you can find the full blog post here), I helped you to begin bringing…

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PHD Beading Challenge Part 2

PHD beading challenge part 2

Welcome back! As promised I’m here to give you part 2 of your PHD beading challenge. Now, if you missed part 1 last week, don’t worry. Just use this link to have a read through that and catch up. Assuming you’ve spent the week on your first task, you should now have your PHDs organised…

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Beading Challenge: Clear Your PHD Pile

Beading Challenge - how many PHDs can you finish? Part 1 with Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Throughout February 2021, I’m offering you the chance to take on a personal beading challenge. So, how would you feel about clearing some of those PHDs? And, if you have no PHDs, how about clearing some of those NESTYs? What is a PHD? In beading terms, it is a Project Half Done. Now, these can…

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Final Golden Gift Card Won!

Final golden gift card won

Congratulations to Joanna Rushton who has won the final golden gift card. I’m sorry if you’ve been playing along and not won this time. But I will do some more themed months and competitions here on the Beadflowers website in future. So, just keep following along. Thank you also if you’ve been taking my tour…

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Golden Gift Card A Hoax!

Golden gift card hoax

Did you see the news yesterday? A few social media sites reported that the final golden gift card had been won. Well, I can officially reveal, this was a hoax. Yes, a beader did step forwards, claiming to have unlocked the final £50 gift card. But, on closer inspection, this proved to be a forgery.…

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