Entries by the Communicator

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. […]

Beer & Beadz – December 2016

Each year Kerry hosts the annual Christmas party and B&B.  Everyone brings an appetizer to share, a beverage to drink, and a gift to exchange.  The gift exchange is a pick & steal style where a person picks a gift and either opens it or uses it to steal someone else’s gift.  The only rule […]

Beer & Beadz – October 2016

October’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Kirsten and once again we had another stellar turnout!  It’s great to see so many people turn out to these events and so many that come in from Chilliwack, quite the commute! The theme was a continuation of the previous months theme.  In September Elisabeth challenged us to […]

Beer & Beadz – September 2016

Our September Beer & Beadz was hosted by Elizabeth Owre.  Once again we had a really good turnout, several coming all the way in from Chilliwack.  The weather held up so we were able to enjoy her beautiful garden patio. The theme was to create colourful beads inspired by the designs from the spanish clothing […]

Beer & Beadz – August 2016

A great time was had by all that attended August’s B&B.  This outdoor social event was hosted by Joanne and Dave Carter at their home affectionately known as “Carterville”.   Wondering around their property was a treat.  Aside from garages full of fabulous antique cars, Dave’s train motored along the winding tracks laid throughout the gardens. […]