Friday, December 14, 2012

Big Book Excitement!!!!

I am super excited to share the news that the printing of the CREATE YOUR STYLE with Swarovski Elements Ambassadors' book, Crystal Jewelry Inspiration is ahead of schedule!!!!

As one of Canada's two CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassadors, I am proud to announce that one of my Sparkle Sprocket projects is included in the book.

Crystal Jewelry Inspiration from the CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassadors features projects from 25 of these talented designers from North America. The CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassadors approach crystals from every conceivable angle in projects as diverse as the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS they’ve used. Wide-ranging techniques, from modern bead stitching and elegant stringing to intricate wire crochet, help beaders polish their favorite skills plus learn something new. Styles range from vintage to funky to show-stopping glam, all sporting the sparkle that only crystals can provide. Jewelry makers will get first-hand information, expertise, and instruction from the most enthusiastic and passionate crystal jewelry designers working today. The gallery will inspire you with projects from Ambassadors around the world.

Let's see a show of hands for who wants an autographed copy???? We need to make sure that Marg orders enough copies of this, sure to be, best seller.

I'll be having a book launch and mini tour, together with some special classes. We are still working out the details, but I am sure you will want to join us.

Below you find the table of contents of the book. I am so honoured to among such amazing designers and teachers.

I've been told my copy will be sent out next week!!! I can't wait to see it.

A special thank you to the great staff at beadFX and all my amazing students from past classes. You have helped make my dreams come true.



The Swarovski Tradition
The Ambassador program

by Diane Whiting

by Tammy Honaman

Check It Out
by Lisa Pavelka

Audrey’s Torsade
by Linda Hartung

Stepping Stones
by Diane Fitzgerald

by Sandra Lupo

Little Black Dress Approved
by Jamie North

Tribal Princess
by Pat Riesenburger

Royal Jewelry Suite
by Leslie Frumin

Spangle Bangle
by Brenda Schweder

Surprise Party
by Crystal Wick

Victorian Garden Party
By Valeen Hirata

Pink Orbits
by Leslie Rogalski

Sparkle Sprockets
by Stephanie Dixon

Mermaid Song
by Laura Timmons

Blooming Earrings
by Lilian Chen

Crystal Clay and Chain Necklace
Debra Saucier

Mandala of Glamour
by Fernando da Silva

Medieval Elegance
by Kim St. Jean

Two By Two
by Marcia DeCoster

Fabulous Fade Necklace
by Jamie Hogsett

Crystal Prints Cascade
by Katie Hacker

Totally in Love
by Monica Han

by Nadia Sánchez Ramos

Whitewashed Garden Bib
by Renata Sánchez Ramos

Netted Twins Necklace
by Anna Draeger

Encaustic Pins
by Debbie Simon

by Margot Potter

Fluttering By
by June Beach

Simply Toggles
by Diane Hertzler

Gallery of Jewelry from international CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassadors

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