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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-22, 7:02am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By mandyjw
I still love Pinterest which is not quite as fun...

I still love Pinterest which is not quite as fun now that it's overrun with ads. I have favorite boards I look at whenever I need some inspiration. Just search color inspiration on Pinterest for some...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-10, 3:05am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By mandyjw
I really like to mix electric yellow with my...

I really like to mix electric yellow with my orange. It used to be much more orange, they've changed the batch or formulation to be too close to red in my opinion.
Forum: Auctions, self promotion, and related things 2017-11-24, 6:39am
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By mandyjw
Black Friday Tutorial Sale

20% off all four of my tutorials. https://www.etsy.com/shop/lionspawjewelry?section_id=7502004
Forum: Safety 2017-10-08, 8:41am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,139
Posted By mandyjw
Enough of it could make your septic tank less...

Enough of it could make your septic tank less effective so try not to let it go down the drain though.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-09-28, 10:17am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,641
Posted By mandyjw
Just put my first order in from Santa Fe, they...

Just put my first order in from Santa Fe, they were great.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-08-13, 12:10pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By mandyjw
anise white?

anise white?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-07-23, 5:08pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By mandyjw
Yes, I've also found that the way you have to...

Yes, I've also found that the way you have to apply it is by pinching a little and dusting the bead ever so lightly while turning the mandrel. I found that the beads I get too much baking soda on are...
Forum: The Dark Room 2017-06-20, 3:59am
Replies: 8
Views: 8,424
Posted By mandyjw
Try photographing only one at a time and get much...

Try photographing only one at a time and get much closer to bead to get a higher quality image to start with.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-23, 1:41pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,816
Posted By mandyjw
I'm having the same exact problem with a jar I...

I'm having the same exact problem with a jar I just opened. I have wasted over an hour trying to mix it to a useable consistency made it as thick as I possibly could and it is running right down the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-05-21, 10:39am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By mandyjw
I think they are really likely to crack unless...

I think they are really likely to crack unless you use bead release underneath, even if they were round. :( So pretty though!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2017-04-08, 7:43am
Replies: 360
Views: 97,717
Posted By mandyjw
Yes, thank you so much Hannah!

Yes, thank you so much Hannah!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2017-04-08, 5:18am
Replies: 360
Views: 97,717
Posted By mandyjw
I saw this in the bathroom yesterday, how did I...

I saw this in the bathroom yesterday, how did I miss this? I'm hoping you could help me out, the link for the c lon macrame thread doesn't work any longer and I'm not sure which type is the right...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-14, 6:10am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By mandyjw
I think the blue might be CIM Electric Avenue

I think the blue might be CIM Electric Avenue
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2017-02-02, 8:35am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,815
Posted By mandyjw
Just don't rust out your metal bead cleaning...

Just don't rust out your metal bead cleaning tools.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-26, 2:00pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,359
Posted By mandyjw
Back in the day the only resources were the ISGB...

Back in the day the only resources were the ISGB forum and Cindy Jenkin's book. I must have read that thing 100 times. I think Corina had a book or two but they were out of my price range at the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-07, 6:14pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,022
Posted By mandyjw
Hmm.. I might be able to do this if I could come...

Hmm.. I might be able to do this if I could come up with a separate component to replace the cup. I do need something to cover the edges where the mandrel was.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-07, 6:12pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,022
Posted By mandyjw
Something like this is what I'm going for......

Something like this is what I'm going for... http://www.trollbeads.com/en-us/shop-glass-beads/daffodil-tassel-egg-bead/TAGBE-00070.html?cgid=glass#start=53
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-07, 6:12pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,022
Posted By mandyjw
I think so but it would have to be sterling...

I think so but it would have to be sterling silver.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-11-07, 6:26am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,022
Posted By mandyjw
Findings for making lampwork drops?

I want to make some drop/tassel pendants by making beads on the end of the mandrel and setting them just like you would a half drilled pearl. However I can't find a finding anywhere that would be...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-08-08, 6:23am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,309
Posted By mandyjw
So I bought the SB series glasses from Wale. They...

So I bought the SB series glasses from Wale. They are still dark as expected but the frames fit a LOT better than the previous ones I had. It's also easier to make myself wear them if I know they are...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-07-31, 4:59am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,309
Posted By mandyjw
So these S series glasses do not offer IR...

So these S series glasses do not offer IR protection. https://www.waleapparatus.com/product/fit-over-style/

I suffer from the same problem, I can't make nice beads on my hothead without taking off...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-06-22, 1:38pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,983
Posted By mandyjw
Could they be etched dichroic glass beads?

Could they be etched dichroic glass beads?
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2016-02-12, 6:31pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,534
Posted By mandyjw
Welcome! I don't have any feedback for...

Welcome!

I don't have any feedback for working up to a bigger torch as I tried that and failed. I think there is a quite a learning curve when you change torches and it can be really hard to...
Forum: Tutorials to purchase 2015-11-11, 1:51pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,847
Posted By mandyjw
Yes, the new version with much lightened photos...

Yes, the new version with much lightened photos is the one that will currently automatically download. I'm sorry I cannot promise how the photos will print as in my experience printers vary even more...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-09-06, 8:17am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By mandyjw
I think most orange shades are fine for pumpkins,...

I think most orange shades are fine for pumpkins, from yellow orange to the coral ones. I really like the apricot orange ORANGE number 591419-O color I just got.
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