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Friday 6 September 2013

September Challenge

A very warm welcome to everyone from us all here at Beading Friends Forever. I can hardly believe we are on our September Challenge already - the year is certainly flying by. Before I continue with this months challenge can I just say what incredible creations were made last month .... you all really excelled so thankyou so much for taking part and making this such a wonderful challenge group.

We continue as always with a two part challenge - a theme and a tutorial. You can enter 3 times for each part making a total of 6 entries. Please take a moment to have a look at the rules posted on the left hand side bar .... thanks :)

We are very lucky to have the continued support from Beads Direct and they very kindly provide us with a monthly prize of a £15 voucher. Please make sure you visit their website. They have just updated their website and the project page is really brilliant. Whilst you are there make sure you check out their amazing range of products including their brand new items which have been added.

Theme - Anything Goes

Any jewellery item can be entered

DT Inspiration

Tutorial - Beaded Cocktail Ring

A huge thankyou to Aleshia from Beadifulnights for allowing us to use her tutorial. Follow her on Facebook or Youtube for more inspiration.

Hint - colour the ends of your thread like Aleshia has in her tutorial.

DT Inspiration

Further details about the DT creations can be found on their individual blogs - please click their names to be taken to their blogs.


We are all looking forward to seeing your entries this month. I hope you enjoy the ring tutorial, they really are very pretty once made up. To add your entries either add your link to the linky tool below or add a photo to the BFF September Challenge page on our Facebook Group

Remember to follow the rules - new makes only please.

All entries to be submitted by 6pm on 30th September.

One winner will be selected using

Good luck and happy beading from Marcea & the BFF design team

Wednesday 4 September 2013

August winner

Hi everyone. Well I am back home from my holiday and so I can finally announce the winner for last months challenge .... drum roll please..................

Congratulations to Traci Dorman for her beautiful earrings. The winner was chosen by

If you can contact me Traci I will let you know how to contact your £15 voucher for Beads Direct. A huge thankyou to Beads Direct for their kind sponsorship of our challenge. 

The next challenge will be posted later today but if you are already a part of our Facebook group you can see it there right now x