Entries by the Communicator

Bling 2017

Once again Bling! was a great success.  It’s always a good sign when you have a line up waiting at the door half an hour before the show opens. This year we had significantly more traffic which can be attributed to a significant increase in our marketing efforts.  There were Facebook & Instagram blasts featuring […]

Beer & Beadz – October 2017

October’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Kirsten at her Ladner home studio.  The turnout was once again good and the appy’s plentiful. There was no theme this time instead Kirsten asked people who attended the recent Ablaze event at the Terminal City Co-op, to bring their purchased and created beads with them for Show […]

Beer & Beadz – August 2017

August’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Leslie at her Squamish home studio.  It was a gorgeous day for a drive and this event was well attended. The main focus of this event was bead photography.  Leslie discussed photographing beads and explained her setup and how and why it works.  She demonstrated this and discussed […]

Beer & Beadz – July 2017

July’s B&B was hosted by Joanne and Dave Carter in their beautiful backyard. The attendance was good once again even though the weather looked a bit threatening. This event was a potluck social with many bringing their spouses. While there were no demos, there was lots of bead chatter and oggling of all the beautiful […]

Beer & Beadz – June 2017

June’s B&B was another great get together with Tamara, Lynne & Paul hosting.  The weather was warm so the event was in their fabulous back yard.  Lot’s of yummy snacks were brought to share and pizza was ordered. Tamara demonstrated her “paisley” beads which are created using a curved mandrel and her handmade latticino cane. […]

Beer & Beadz – April 2017

April’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Susan Otto-Bain. The theme – Your Favourite Things!  Members were asked to bring a tool, reference book or website, nifty diddies, findings, a bead or a rod of their favourite go to glass – something that they just couldn’t live without or part with for a show and […]

Beer & Beadz – February 2017

This month’s Beer & Beads was hosted by Susan Otto-Bain at her little oasis known as the Tikki Hut.  It was another great turnout and we ate pulled pork sliders, a variety of salads and to finish off … chocolate, raspberries and cookies!  Thanks to everyone for your yummy offerings. The theme was “Twisties”.  Basically […]

Beer & Beadz – January 2017

January’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Alexx Cheng in Thailand. The group travelled to Thailand where they met up with Alexx and began a week long tour of the sites, sounds and culture of various parts of Thailand. Below is just a few of the pictures I was able to pull off the web.  […]

Bling 2016

BLING was a wonderful success.  All of the Pyros that participated had a wonderful time – Debbie Armstrong, Stephanie Dieleman, Tammy Mercier, Kerri Fuhr, Trudy Nichol, Ikuyo Yamanaka, Kirsten Rankel, Melanie Graham, Wendy Maurer, Cathy Beaumont, Melanie Rowe, Barb Fukusaka, Ken & Silvia McIntosh, Janice Blair, Maria Keating, Julie Coster, Elisabeth Owre and Heather Konschuh. […]