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I live in the Southwest with my hubby, dog, and birds. My first exposure to beading was almost 30 years ago when I purchased some thread and acrylic beads. Life got way too busy and the beads went into storage. Through a friend, my love for beading was renewed and out came all the supplies! Now I’m a certified beading ‘addict’ and you can’t imagine the supplies I now have! Hubby jokes about “the house foundation cracking because of the weight of all those stones!” I love to bead and especially love working with gemstones and deco Czech glass. I also enjoy creating a variety of styles and designs.

I am so happy to have found Lima Beads and all their great products, and all of you wonderful beaders out there! Thanks for all the inspiration you have given me!

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  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Designed by God”   2 months, 1 week ago

    Janet, I am speechless…and grateful that everyone was safe thru this horrific ordeal. Yes, may we always thank & praise our Creator for the help he gives us to get through our calamities (and even just everyday life!)
    Please know our thoughts are hearts are with you and your family.

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Fresh Pick “Some Other Thought”   2 months, 2 weeks ago

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Fresh Pick “Help Save the Bees”   4 months, 2 weeks ago

    MH & Kathryn R, Thanks for the posts!

    Kathryn, What a beautiful necklace! I love the golden pearls–perfect for the bee-theme. Thanks for taking time to post it for me to see. I feel inspired to go look thru my pearls…just wish I had some more time. No time for beading (or much anything else–house renovations & [...]

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Not jewelry…but…”   10 months, 2 weeks ago

    Lovely work–You did a fantastic job! I really like the pearl in the center. It’s nice that the flower could be kept as a keepsake to remember the occasion. A handmade item from those we love is always something special.

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  • Moogie
    On January 8, 2019 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal! My car was an Altima, 2013 I think. I had an Altima before that & I guarantee I’ll be getting another! I still want to test drive in case they changed something. They have a great ride & the seat fits me—very comfy. I get the big engine cuz I like to zip! Should have been a race car driver…Thank you for your thoughts. I do find that I’m a bit more sensitive than usual. And I’m a little nervous driving an unfamiliar car in Houston traffic. It happens to be a Nissan Rogue. Drives nice but I’m just not an SUV chick! Anyway, so nice to hear from you❤️

  • Moogie
    On December 10, 2018 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal!! Thinking of you ❤️

  • Moogie
    On November 5, 2018 Moogie said:

    Miss you Crystal & hope life is going well. ❤️

  • Crystal Canary
    On October 19, 2018 Crystal Canary said:

    WOW! It’s been a long time! I’m greatly missing my time here at Lima visiting with everyone (not to mention beading & creating) and wish life would ’put on the brakes’! Missing you all! :)

  • Crystal Canary
    On May 16, 2018 Crystal Canary said:

    Have fun beading everyone! I’ll be away for a couple of months. Take care :)

  • kye
    On February 16, 2018 kye said:

    I sent you a couple messages CC.

  • Moogie
    On January 13, 2018 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal! So glad to see you’re back! Hope you have a nice stretch of “normal” life ahead!
    Big hug,
    Moogie

  • Moogie
    On December 20, 2017 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal! How are you? I see you peeking!
    ❤️ Janet

  • dolllady aka Pam
    On September 25, 2017 dolllady aka Pam said:

    Crystal, your bracelet is the perfect piece to help you heal! Just your eyes toward the sky. When my brother died, my mom was having a very hard time. On the way home she begged God to show her if my bro was with him. There had been a big storm in the Brownsville that day, but God sent a double rainbow for her. I am doing better about my fur baby, but was having a rough day missing her Friday. I went to dinner with a friend. On the way home there was a perfectly complete rainbow. That told me she was with God and doing well. :-D It brought a smile through watery tearfilled eyes.

  • dolllady aka Pam
    On September 13, 2017 dolllady aka Pam said:

    Thank you for your message! I still sense her presence at times and getting fewer each day. I picked up her ashes on Monday after dropping off some medicine Mom needed. They are still in the cardboard box. I got sick the day after I put her down. I went to the doc yesterday. I think I waited too long. I got a big shot of prednisone and take huge doses for the next 10 days. Hopefully the allergy and sinus infection will clear up soon. I have seen mom since the 5th.


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