But I still thought you might like to see some of the treasures I brought back with me from Bead and Button. It was a fun ten days with Mark joining me for the first three and the Bad Liz arriving on Monday.
I treated myself to Harold Cooney bead. This one I'm blaming on my Canadian friends Barb and Beth who had to show me theirs during dinner one evening.
Easily influenced I took myself to the showfloor on Friday and bought this. Not that my arm has to be twisted much to buy one of Harold's beads. They are so incredible.
I also bought a few trinkets from Art by Amy. My friend Janice arrived wearing a Rock Star pendant and I knew I needed one too. The booth was lively with vintage pink diner stools, and a chandelier full of baubles. Fun!
Mind you it's not that I go around thinking I'm a rock star, but at a show with this much talent, it is really easy to starting feeling unsure of one's own self worth. It's a nice reminder to celebrate one's self.
And I couldn't resist finally owning one of Christi Friesen's steampunk creatures.
Christi is a huge talent and so completely full of all of life's positives. She always has a kind word.
I've got a few more trinkets to share with you tomorrow and then I best get busy with preparations for Fusion Beads, Alaska, Portland and Germany. They will all be here before I know it!