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Monday 3 June 2013

Winner for May Challenge

Thankyou for all the amazing entries last moth, there were so many wonderful creations for the tutorial and theme. The lucky winner picked by is ................

Congratulations Cheryl, please contact me for details on how to claim your £15 voucher for Beads Direct

Here is Cheryl's entry ......

Thankyou to Beads Direct for your continued support xx

apologies ... this was saved as a draft post instead of going live - sorry for delay x

Saturday 1 June 2013

June Challenge

Welcome everyone to a brand new challenge here on Beading Friends Forever. I am so pleased that there are so many of you sharing your beautiful creations with us every month on this blog and also on our Facebook Group. We almost have 300 members now .... that is a lot of inspiration and help..... plus friendship.

As many of you know our challenge is split into 2 parts - a theme and a tutorial. You can enter 3 times for each part which means you can enter 6 times in total. All the rules are in the sidebar for you to follow.

We are fortunate to have another £15 voucher for one lucky winner chosen at random to spend at Beads Direct. Many thanks to Beads Direct for their sponsorship of our challenge each month :) Make sure you visit their website which is full of fabulous products and tutorials.

Theme - a multistrand item

Create an item of jewellery with more than one strand of beads/wire

DT Inspiration

Tutorial - In the Garden Wrap Bracelet

I am really delighted that have allowed us to use their video for our tutorial this month. Brittany Ketcham shows us how to make these stunning bracelets. There are also some fabulous examples on their website to view. have very kindly offered everybody 10% off orders throughout June. All you have to do is add this code at checkout ..... BFF10  ........ thanykou so much for this lovely gesture!

Materials required

S-Lon / C-Lon in a variety of colours
8/0 seed beads and hex beads (you can use 8/0 if you do not have these)
Charms if you wish
Glue (hypocement or similar)
Design board (I used a plastic storage drawer)

DT Inspiration

For further details on the DT's creations please visit their individual blogs.


I hope you like the challenges for this month. To enter either add your entry to the linky below ensuring you add a direct link to your blog post and not general blog or add your entry to our June challenge page onour BFF Facebook Group.

Remember to follow the rules and please come and say hi on Facebook

All entries must be submitted by 6pm on 30th June

The winner will be selected using

Remember to come back and check who won May's challenge.

Have fun!!
Marcea and the BFF Design Team x