bb3.ca June Newsletter 2016 & Teddy Bear Necklace Giveaway

bb3.ca June Newsletter 2016 & Teddy Bear Necklace Giveaway

In this month’s newsletter I (finally!) have yarn listed again, and I will be listing more in the coming month – I have way too…

Current Yarn Stash – handspinning overflow

Current Yarn Stash – handspinning overflow

This is the culmination of 4 years of hand spinning. All the experiments with both dyeing and spinning: locks, roving, all of it. All the…

Free Alpaca Fleece – Pt. 1

Free Alpaca Fleece – Pt. 1

Last month (and on my birthday no less) I picked up over a dozen bags of alpaca fleece – and I didn’t pay a cent…

bb3.ca May 2016 newsletter & ladybug necklace giveaway

bb3.ca May 2016 newsletter & ladybug necklace giveaway

In the bb3.ca May 2016 newsletter, I recap the month’s new products including 2 new gold-filled necklaces and of course the most popular part: the…

April 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway bb3.ca

April 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway bb3.ca

The cover picture this month is what fingers look like after polishing metal. I bench polish all sterling silver disks so that they have a…

Revamped Wings: A Sterling Silver Memorial Necklace

Revamped Wings: A Sterling Silver Memorial Necklace

If you subscribe to my newsletter, you know that I have been revamping my work to sterling silver since mid-January. This month, I was honored…

What is Gold-Filled?

What is Gold-Filled?

I’ve been using gold-filled components for many years now, and I don’t find it to be as popular as sterling silver for my products. I…

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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bb3.ca March 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway

bb3.ca March 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway

It’s March and I’m pretty excited, as it was a productive February & spring is just around the corner. I’m happy to present to you…

Why I Switched to Sterling Silver for my Engraving Designs

Why I Switched to Sterling Silver for my Engraving Designs

I should clarify: why I switched to sterling silver for my engraved necklaces. For now I will still be offering bracelets in silver plate and…

February Newsletter & Giveaway bb3.ca

February Newsletter & Giveaway bb3.ca

This month’s newsletter is jam packed with new products, and the giveaway is for a sterling silver necklace. Read all about it here. I think…

Setting Goals to Learn Skills: Creative Goals

Setting Goals to Learn Skills: Creative Goals

It’s been 2016 for 3 weeks and now that I feel like I have a good foothold into the year I have set my creative…

January 2016 Newsletter bb3.ca

January 2016 Newsletter bb3.ca

Read the January 2016 Newsletter to find out the winner of the sterling silver necklace from last month. As well as what’s new, I’m launching…

I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
– Miles Davis

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January Coupon Code for Blog Readers

January Coupon Code for Blog Readers

This month’s promocode: BLOGJAN15 In 2016 I’m kicking off monthly promos for blog readers rather than one static discount for the year. This month receive…

New Cord Bracelets in 5 different Colors bb3.ca

New Cord Bracelets in 5 different Colors bb3.ca

One of the most popular requests I had in 2015 is to offer my engraved charms on a bracelet. I found these cord bracelets in…

Jewelry & Supply Organizing in my Makeshift Studio

Jewelry & Supply Organizing in my Makeshift Studio

I’ve taken over our diningroom here in our little vacation home in Nova Scotia. It serves as a makeshift studio space for me when I’m…

December 2015 Newsletter & Sterling Silver Necklace Giveaway

December 2015 Newsletter & Sterling Silver Necklace Giveaway

The December 2015 Newsletter is available, albeit late! That’s December/year end for you. Find out who won the sterling silver earrings last month. This month…

Studio Closed for 1 Week

Studio Closed for 1 Week

I am in need of some time away from the studio but will be back by December 7th, 2015 and shipping from my Nova Scotia…

Picking vs. Throwing: Continental Knitting in my Jammies

Picking vs. Throwing: Continental Knitting in my Jammies

Since teaching myself to knit I have been a thrower – formally known as English style knitting. This is the way that made the most…

bb3.ca November Newsletter & Giveaway 2015

bb3.ca November Newsletter & Giveaway 2015

The November Newsletter & Giveaway is available. This month I am giving away a pair of earrings of your choice from the website. Click here…

Creative thinking – in terms of idea creativity – is not a mystical talent. It is a skill that can be practiced and nurtured.
– Edward de Bono

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Deconstructed: Unravelling Thrift Store Finds for Yarn

Deconstructed: Unravelling Thrift Store Finds for Yarn

I have read a few articles with great fascination about buying wool sweaters from thrift stores with the sole purpose of unravelling them to reuse…

October 2015 Newsletter & Giveaway bb3.ca

October 2015 Newsletter & Giveaway bb3.ca

The October 2015 Newsletter & Giveaway is available. This month is a giveaway for an item from the spiders or skulls section of the website….

Studio Closed for the Long Weekend

Studio Closed for the Long Weekend

This up-coming weekend is Thanksgiving in Canada. So the studio will be closed for the long weekend. I will be unavailable to make orders from…