Shards – Dragon Scales

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I have been wanting to play with shards for a while now, as well as try out the Bella Donna Glass, Dragon Scales.  I mean, come on, with a name like that, how can it not be epic!!!

Finally, I broke into the piggy bank and ordered some from the creators of Bella Donna Glass, Arrow Springs.  As always, I received my order very quickly.  Arrow Springs is the very first place I ever ordered glass from, and did so up until they stopped carrying it.  Now I love their Bella Donna line, with lots of silvery goodness in some very unique colors.  I can’t wait to try it out, and show you all the results!

June Trunk Show

June Trunk Show

My, my, despite good intentions, I just seem to fall behind on my blogging! Well, we have had a very exciting couple of weeks here. Several new lampwork bead groups have opened up on FB and we are just delighted to be connecting with so many new customers and sharing my lampwork bead creations like never before! Please be sure to “like” my FB page, https://www.facebook.com/SparklingWaterStudios to get all the updates about the sales that we are hosting.

Right now, I have a June Trunk Show going on at Glass Open Market. Please join us! https://www.facebook.com/groups/GlassOpenMarket/

Cayucos Sea Glass Festival

On March 8-9th, 2014 Sparkling Waters Studios was honored to be a vendor at the Cayucos Sea Glass Festival, in beautiful Cayucos, CA. 

Located at the end of the Cayucos Pier, the festival is one of the most magnificent sea glass festivals I have ever attended or vended at, (although all of them are quite fun!).  We really enjoyed getting to know the Sea Glass Sistahs, a group of amazing women who work tirelessly to put on this event, as well as getting to know the town of Cayucos.  It’s a small costal town, with some amazing restaurants, wonderful cookies from the Brown Butter Cookie Company, charming hotels and B&B’s, and, of course, a magnificent beach!   We were also excited to see some of the vendors we met at the Santa Cruz Sea Glass Festival, and hopefully will see them again this November!  

Here are a couple pictures we snapped! 

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Cranberry Petals – And a new way to purchase online!

Cranberry Petals - And a new way to purchase online!

I have joined a lovely group on FB – Lampwork Beads for Sale, and will be auctioning off some of my newest bead sets there! The starting bid will be fairly low, so be sure to keep any eye out! Also I will be notifying all my FB fans when I post a new auction, so be sure to LIKE our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SparklingWaterStudios. (if you would like to make sure you see our posts, be sure to click the “Get Notifications” button underneath the LIKE!