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IBW Beaded Box: will you be making one?

IBW Beaded Box Beadalong Project, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, a couple of weeks ago, I started announcing plans for International Beading Week 2019. The first announcement I made was that I will be doing a beadalong. And what project will we all be beading? A beaded box! So, I’m thrilled that I can now reveal my IBW Beaded Box…I hope you like it!…

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International Beading Week 2019…My Plans

I’m very thrilled to announce that I have been made one of the first permanent ambassadors for Beading Week. So, I thought I should put in a little extra effort for International Beading Week 2019… Which, naturally, made me feel slightly under pressure… The result: I’ve been procrastinating! But now, at last, I am in…

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International Beading Week Competition

International Beading Week Competition, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, here we are, coming to the end of International Beading Week 2018. I hope you’ve been enjoying this celebration of beads. If you’re sad at the prospect of the end, don’t worry… I have a solution. Enter my International Beading Week competition and you could continue to celebrate beads for the rest of this…

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Bead Flowers Sale: Limited Time Only!

Bead Flowers Sale, International Beading Week 2018, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Welcome to my third and final sale of International Beading Week 2018. When I was trying to think of a third theme for the week, I decided to return to my beading roots. So, for three days, you can enjoy a Bead Flowers Sale. What is the Bead Flowers Sale? As with the other sales…

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Bead Travel: will you join me for a vacation?

Bead Travel, International Beading Week 2018, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

We’re almost halfway through International Beading Week 2018. So, I hope you’ve been having fun so far. Today I would like to invite you to join me for some bead travel around the world. I’ve put together an exciting itinerary to take you around the globe in just three days. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy…

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Bead Feast: Your Free Invitation

Bead Feast, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

In yesterday’s special IBW blog, I promised you a series of events to celebrate International Beading Week 2018. Well, here is your first invitation… Come and join my Bead Feast! What is the Bead Feast? Quite simply, this Bead Feast is the first of my three-day sales. Apparently, I now have 89 food themed beading…

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Cupcake Lucky Dip: will you win?

Cupcake Lucky Dip, International Beading Week 2018, Katie Dean, beadflowers

Welcome to International Beading Week 2018! The fun starts here! So, let’s kick off with a little competition of sorts… my Cupcake Lucky Dip… What is the Cupcake Lucky Dip? Basically, four lucky people who place an order that requires shipping are going to win a special lucky dip prize. Items that require shipping are:…

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Beading Fun! – Last Chance to Join In!

Beading Fun, International Beading Week 2018, Free Gift, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. Basically, this is your last chance to join in the beading fun that commences on Friday 28th July 2018! So, I don’t want you to miss out… What is this beading fun? Well, in case you’ve been away or getting distracted by other projects, Friday 28th…

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Free stash-busting beadalong for IBW

Ogalala butterfly necklace pattern, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

At the start of July, I unveiled my plans for International Beading Week. They included a FREE stash-busting beadalong. I also invited everyone to sign up to join this and my other activities. So, if you have already signed up, you don’t need to do anything more now. This will just tell you a little…

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Number One Beading Problem: do you know what it is?

Number One Beading Problem Solved, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Last year, I carried out a couple of surveys to find out what people struggle with most when beading. Do you know what the number one beading problem is? Maybe you’re thinking it’s choosing colours. Or, perhaps struggling with a technique? Maybe even something to do with buying beads? Well, if you guessed any of…

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