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First Beading Project Revealed for International Beading Week 2020

First Beading Project for International Beading Week 2020, by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Yes, I know, International Beading Week doesn’t start until 25th July 2020. But where’s the harm in looking forward…? So, with that in mind, I thought I would reveal my first beading project for this year’s celebrations. I say first because there will be more… But all in good time! For now, I just want…

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IBW Beading Competition Results 2019

Bead Inspirations Beading Competition, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

With International Beading Week over for another year, I hope you can reflect back and review all the fun. Certainly, I’ve loved seeing the beaded boxes coming to life and enjoying the competition entries. Which brings me neatly to my last task for this year’s week…announcing the IBW beading Competition Results. If you remember, I…

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IBW 2019 is about to start…

IBW 2019 Bead Inspirations contest entry by Dora, Beadflowers, beadwork by Katie Dean

What will you be doing for IBW 2019? (That’s International Beading Week, in case you weren’t sure!). The festivities officially begin tomorrow and last until 4th August. But you’ve probably noticed some events going on already. In fact, if you’ve been following my blog, I’m already seeing some completed boxes from my Beadalong. It’s fabulous…

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Bead Inspirations Beading Competition

Bead Inspirations Beading Competition, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

International Beading Week just wouldn’t be the same without a competition or two! So, I’m announcing my own Bead Inspirations Beading Competition. What’s it all about…? How would you like to win £50…? …of beading goodies that you get to choose? Well I’ve decided to give not just one but TWO lucky people this prize.…

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IBW Beaded Box: will you be making one?

IBW Beaded Box Beadalong Project, Katie Dean, Beadflowers, beading in 2019

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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