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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 “Dog jewelry”   19 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Awesome! Love them! I was going to suggest stitching them on–but sadly, too thick is too thick. I really hope you find a solution–They will be the envy of the neighborhood!

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Pips & Daggers”   1 day, 1 hour ago

    Moogie, Stunning! I really like the ‘silvery & dark iris’ colors combined together, and the dramatic flair of this piece. The texture created by the daggers & pips is superb. We’ve been missing you–hope you enjoyed your visit to CA. Yes, get started taking pictures–can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to!

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Touch Of Blue”   2 days, 23 hours ago

    Beautiful necklace! Love the combination of the swirls in the glass beads with the variegation in the black agates. Your crystal addtions are a nice touch too. Very nice!

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Beaded Daisy Bracelet”   2 days, 23 hours ago

    I also like the bright, colorful seeds–perfect for that summer daisy flower!

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  • kye
    On April 3, 2019 kye said:

    Hi CC it’s so good to hear from you. I tried sending you a message last night but I guess that didn’t go through. We’ve missed your positive presence in the Design Gallery. I sure hope you find the precious time to bead and post again. Hearing from you made my day.
    ♡kye♡

  • 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.


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