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What a wonderful dat Saturday was! I blog hopped, went to Berks Bead Bazarr with my daughter (julia 6yrs) and my friend, Kristie of Artisan Clay and her two daughters.
It was sunny out, and we had a blast. We did lunch, beads, games. beads, and then stopped for chocolate on the way home. I don't think a day can get much better!
Berks is a small bead show, but its close, and two really great bead artists, and just REALLY nice people are there each year...Lisa Peters and Joan Miller~ and Kristie and I can sure gab with those gals!
The girls all had money to shop for beads too, so that was really fun. They walked around and saw everything and then went back and picked what they wanted. Then we were hanging out in the hall and playin' games and checkin out our bead stashes, while Kristie and I took turns shopping a bit.
Here is what my Julia bought with her money. Some of the beads were free, gifts from friends or artists who had free beads for kids.
Joan Miller and Lisa Peters......
And, here is my stash.
Artisan Clay bead, and was a wonderful gift to me from Kristie. (yeah, she rocks!)
Now on to the gemstones. I love picking out my gemstones by hand when I can....and every year I have found things here I cannot get anywhere else.
First I refilled my stick and coin pearls, which were on my list.
Best Little Bead Box though...gotta share the love.
Stop back this week for a giveaway!!!!
I am also going to put together a grab bag with some of the new gemstone beads and other cool beads and surprises.
Does your ideal Saturday involve beads, friends, or chocolate???