Sprucing Up Wooden Beads

I own a brown dress with this decorative beaded collar and braided strap.   After just one wash it got ruined and I exclaimed “Oh, No!” when pulling it out of the washing machine. Was the harshness of the chemicals inside the laundry detergent what caused the beads to fade? I try to handle my nicer […]

So Many Beads

      My sister Astede is really creative. She made this art piece out of colorful beads she got from Mardi Gras (pre-Katrina). Keep in mind that it’s over 6 years old so some fell off. It’s rectangular but was leaning against a wall (cropped out) when I originally took the photo, hence the weird shape. […]