Craft Shows - I plan on being at July 14, 2015 15:25


Thought I'd share with you today, that I also do many craft shows throughout the year. Here are some that I plan on being at in the next few months:

Square Tomatoes  Craft Show - Davis, California

August 2, 2015 from 11am to 4pm

I attend this show every month, so if you miss me at one you can catch me at another one. Right now the schedule is as follows - August 2nd, Sept 13, Oct 18, Nov 1, 15, 29, Dec 13


Saturday - July 25 from 10am to 3pm
2nd annual car show
6840 watt ave, north highlands, 95660

Saturday - SEPT 26TH .


Saturday - october 3rd 830am to 4pm
bella vista arts and craft


chili cook off car show booth fee is $30
Saturday October 10th 9am to 3pm 
lowe's cirtus heights


West Sac Attack $25
November 7th 9am - 2pm
Lowe's parking lot in west sac

3rd annual car show and vendor fair 
lowes 7840 greenback lane 


These are where I hope to be, will keep you up to date for when I will actually be there.


Kumihimo In Progress July 13, 2015 22:24


Sticking with my kumihimo theme from my last post, I thought I'd share a work in progress bracelet I'm working on right now.

These beads are called magatamas and they are beautiful both in style and color.


Will post updates of the finished product soon.

Leave comments below on what you think of this style.

Bead Kumihimo Bracelet - New Technique July 12, 2015 17:00

I love most everything when it comes to beading, I first heard the term kumihimo a few years ago, and was curious so checked into it, wasn't really what I felt I could do so just passed on it.

Then a few months ago, really needed a change with my beading skills, so re-investigated this kumihimo braiding thing. Watched countless videos, read articles, all the good stuff and finally decided it was time to give it a try so I bought several kits.

I am now totally addicted to this technique of braiding and having a blast learning more ways to use this skill in my work and my brand.

I invite you to check out some of my new creations, and do hit that keep updated on the left, so you know when I will be doing more!

Kumihimo Bracelets


Bead Work By Smiley Kit April 16, 2015 16:13


I'd like to welcome you to my first post on my new blog!

Want to start this with a little about me, I'm a self taught jewelry designer, I love working with small to medium beads creating beautiful and unique bracelet mainly.

I work closely with my daughter, who just graduated high school, she loves to work with me on color schemes and new patterns.

You can find a wide range of different beaded bracelets in my shop at Beadworkbysmileykit

Just love custom orders so don't be shy, contact me for more information!