bb3.ca August Newsletter and Giveaway

bb3.ca August Newsletter and Giveaway

  The August Newsletter and Giveaway is available. This month I have several new gold-filled necklaces & yarn: I call this series my confetti yarns….

Washing Merino Fleece: Before & After

Washing Merino Fleece: Before & After

  I have talked at length about the fact that most of my yarn is made from the ground up. The only thing I do…

Culinary Grade Pewter Charms – More Info

Culinary Grade Pewter Charms – More Info

Many of the charms I use in my theme name necklaces are culinary grade pewter (AKA Britannia pewter alloy – you can drink or eat…

bb3.ca July 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway

bb3.ca July 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway

The July 2016 Newsletter & Giveaway is ready to read! This month I’m giving away an pair of handmade pearl earrings and stitch markers. They’d…

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
– Albert Einstein

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Spinning Accessories: Ashford Niddy Noddy Jumbo

Spinning Accessories: Ashford Niddy Noddy Jumbo

I love that spinning accessories are relatively inexpensive – and are often times handcrafted. You can easily purchase a drop spindle and get started spinning…

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…