Entries by the Communicator

Beer & Beadz – May 2018

May’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Melanie Graham.  Her theme was flowers. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon and shortly after 2pm she had a housefull!  Eleven members crowded into Melanie’s studio to watch her make beautiful earring pairs using dichro dots and then her new floral mandala bead. I love to watch Melanie […]

Beer & Beadz – April 2018

Elisabeth was our host for this month’s Beer & Beadz.   As usual there was a wonderful spread of yummy food & desserts. There were 11 people in attendance as Ikuyo Yamanaka demonstrated her 3D floral murrini.  Ikuyo likened the prep work she did ahead of time like a cooking show.  

Beer & Beadz – March 2018 – AGM

This year our Annual General Meeting was hosted by Barb Fukusaka. A handful of members got together for the 2018 Annual General Meeting.  While it wasn’t the attendance we were hoping to see, we still discussed old business, new business and elected our 2018 Executive committee. Say hello to your 2018 Executive President/Communications – Debbie […]

Beer & Beadz – February 2018

February’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Ken & Silvia. Ken & Silvia have the the studio we’d all love to have, loads of tools for any and all projects. Ken demonstrated coldworking where he faceted a sparkly dichroic glass bead he’d made. He went through all the steps of using the faceting machine he […]

Beer & Beadz – January 2018

January’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Susan Otto-Bain at her studio aka the Tiki Hut.  The attendance was great, I think I counted 19 people, and with everyone bringing something to share, the food was delicious. It was a beach theme with the members being challenged to show our beach inspired beads. I really […]

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 […]