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Beadflowers Advent Extravaganza 2020

Beadflowers Advent extravaganza, 2020, with Katie Dean

Today is the big day… The Beadflowers Advent Extravaganza 2020 is open for your enjoyment! So, let me explain what it is and how you can join in… https://youtu.be/IG_qJYA-QgE How do you take part in the Beadflowers Advent Extravaganza? It’s very simple… Below, I’ve given you 24 images – the windows to your Advent calendar.…

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Inviting You To A Beading Celebration

Inviting you to a beading celebration, Katie Dean, Beadflowers Advent 2020

It’s that time of year when I’m starting to sort out Christmas decorations and, most importantly, my Advent calendar. Now, with a couple of beaded Advent calendars to enjoy, I’ve been able to spread the celebrations. So, it is now becoming a tradition for me to put together an Advent calendar for my Mum, using…

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Wrestling with beaded camels

Well, I’m long overdue an update on my beading. And, since I’m currently wrestling with beaded camels, this seemed like an interesting development to share with you all. So, the idea of wrestling with beaded camels is probably evoking some interesting images in your mind. I’m afraid the true picture is probably a lot less…

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A color adventure in beads

A color adventure in beads, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

We’re now halfway through August 2020. International Beading Week seems like a distant memory. But the beading fun is still very much ongoing. You see, this month, I’m going on a color adventure in beads… And I’m taking you with me, if you want to follow! (And if you do want to follow, make sure…

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Beaded Stars for Christmas in July

Beaded stars for Christmas in July, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Apart from the fact that ‘Christmas in July’ is a ‘thing’ (I believe I blogged about its origins last year), it’s also the perfect time to start your festive beading projects. So, I like to try and pencil in some festive beading time for July every year. And this year, I’ve started with a collection…

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The Little Red Chair: Inspired by The Graham Norton Show

The little red chair, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

I’m guessing you’ve come here because you’re curious about the little red chair? What is it? How did I come to make it? So, let me explain… Firstly, this is only really going to make some sort of sense to you if you know about the Graham Norton Show. If you don’t, then, it’s basically…

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Digital Craft Market

Digital Craft Market hosted by Ian W Wallace Ltd, Beadflowers, Beadwork by Katie Dean

It’s interesting how fear and danger brings out both the best and the worst in people. Not just individuals, but whole corporations too. Well, I’m here to tell you about a company that is rising to the challenge and helping its customers. Why do you want to hear about that? Well, because this company is…

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