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Social Media

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Well we all know that social media is where its at, at the moment…  I thought I would take this opportunity to say where else you can find Beads and Barnacles on the web. Facebook:  BeadsAndBarnacles Pinterest: Pippa K Instagram: beadsandbarnacles I have yet to embrace twitter for use from the blog, I have an email address which I can be contacted on and… Read more »

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A Photo a Day in April, Pippa’s attempt to date…

You may have noticed that I haven’t been around for the last week. As I said in my Plans Change post I have been off sailing, but unfortunately I wasn’t able to upload many pictures to Facebook as I had planned so I was much more out of contact than I thought I would be. Some times it is very… Read more »

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Photo a Day…

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Hmmm… now I’ve always seen a lot of these around online, on facebook etc. But I’ve never actually done one myself. But I think that’s going to change. I know it’s a little bit late on starting but *shhh* I only just stumbled across this yesterday at A Night Owl Blog – she had a selection of inspirations for photo a… Read more »

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OWOP – Weeks round up.

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Update: Currently having some major issues with google deciding that it doesn’t want to display many of the hosted images, like the ones in this post. We’re hoping it will resolve itself soon. But in the meantime you can view the images on our facebook album (and you could even like our page if you’re feeling especially wonderful) Fingers crossed it… Read more »

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Exciting weekend…

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Well this weekend has been a bit of an unusual one. I went to a friends from dancing’s house on Friday evening for Chinese with a couple of other people from Dancing. Stayed in for a while before going to the Bridge Bar at Uni for a Salsa evening which happens each Friday after the salsa lesson has ended.  We did manage to hijack… Read more »

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Not perfect

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I have started doodling again which has been a nice way to try and get my brain to switch off… They are not perfect but i have to learn that not everything has to be perfect to be what you need. I have been getting so much inspiration from Alisa Burke and her creative masterpieces… Here are a few examples:  I… Read more »

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Clothing inspiration…

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Heading out last night for a glamourous social with dancing people I ealised that I dont actually have many posh tops, so I have decided that this is my next task, to make myself some posher tops. So here is some inspiration I have taken from pinterest. Source: etsy.com via Manda on Pinterest Source: jcpenney.com via Wendy on Pinterest Source:… Read more »

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New products this week

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This week I have added a number of new products to the Etsy shop. I have been setting myself challenges to improve my photography and also to upload products to the shop more frequently.  I have three new pompom pendants: A lovely bright and summery antidote for this wintry weather: And rephotographed my favourite pair of earrings in the shop… Read more »

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