Thursday, February 4, 2010

On the road again. Tucson 2010.

WHAT's the deal? I mean, a fabulous Valentine party, and only two comments?! Come on, peeps. Little support here. Amy and Lori, you are both getting surprises! Send me your address via email (I will see you, Lori!) and I will make sure you get a "Thank you for commenting" gift. Sara, I STILL owe you one! I haven't forgotten.

Ok, onto the next adventure....
Staci and I are in Tucson, AZ. At the annual International gem and mineral show. Or, as Staci and I call it, the BEAD SHOW!!!
Oh, man, it is so overwhelming!
As far as the eye can see!
This is a killer necklace! I plan on making it tonight.
I like to see how the trends are changing each year. Copper and brass are big time. So is black gunmetal. Sterling is still hot, but now isnt' the only player!
This lady had to take her dog out to potty and I volunteered to man her booth. Staci came up about that time and laughed to know that I was in charge of the booth. She took my picture as I pretended to be a super hero.
Oh yeah, baby. I am making this one too!
First night's purchases. Get ready, Etsy. I am about to have a heyday and there is going to be all kinds of jewelry to be had. My creative juices are FLOWING!!
Day two (that'd be today!):
Staci and I were first in line. The doors weren't even open yet.
And I don't remember who, but one of my sweet bloggers turned me onto this tee shirt she found online.
You KNOW I had to have it!
More awesomeness.
Pearls in every size, shape, color.
Ok, gotta go. Staci and I also bought some of this fun ribbon (oh wait, I meant, "hand-dyed silk ties") and want to make things like THIS tonight.
MO

34 comments:

Kasye said...

Oh my word!! I don't even make jewelry and I'm drooling!! I love just about all those necklaces y'all are making!! Looks like fun!! Wish I was there!

Georgia said...

You two have too much fun!!! Enjoy, wish I were there.

Debbie Jean said...

Wow, you 2 are busy girls!!! Have fun and be safe!!

God Bless~
Debbie Jean

Christy said...

the party looks like it was alot of fun! hope you all continue to have a blast with all the "beads". can't wait to see your new stuff on etsy.

Dawn said...

You and Staci crack me up. The faces y'all make always make me laugh. Have fun buying beads and stuff.

Hallie said...

I am so jealous....are you going to do another jewelry kit for us to do.....PLEASE!!!

Beth E. said...

Okay...don't fall over or anything, but I got a little creative recently...once in November and again in December...quit laughing at me. I know I'm pathetic! lol

Yep, I went to the Bead Bar in Gatlinburg, TN. Made a coupla pair of earrings each time, all while under the guidance of the owner. I can't think of designs of my own, but I'm really good at copying someone else's! ;-)

You and Staci have fun...I'm looking forward to seeing your new creations!

MissyH said...

Lovin' that necklace with the silk "ties"!

SmileyGirl said...

What is your etsy name??? Would love to see your stuff!

Kim said...

Oh man.....I am SO very jealous of you once again. Last week Sea World, this week bead's, bead's and more bead's....your killin me!!!

Hey....how about a KIT for that "hand died silk tie" ~ that is AWESOME!!!!

Have a fantastic remainder of your time in Tucson!! Is that show open to the public, or do you have to be a wholesaler to get in???

Becky said...

LOVE IT!!!! That's a little slice of heaven right there!!!

Mindy said...

Jealous. Have a great time!

Lindsay said...

SHUP UP! That is just NOT FAIR! I want to go! :((( You got some good stuff girl!

Mindy said...

I'm CRACKING up over your commenting blues!!! I'm just now gettin' heya...remember I'm nesting with a newborn (and two swine flu cases!).

You sistahs have a ball with those beads!

Denise said...

NOOOOOOOO!!! You went to the "bead show" without MEEE!!! DagDogDarnit!! Oh well, there's always next year.
I just love that T-shirt, Mo. Hope you're not spending too much money (or is that statement moot?!)
Love y'all, big hugs,
Denise

breanna said...

LOVE the "ribbon" necklace!!!! I can't wait to see what you make!

Amy said...

Fabulous goodies - can't wait to see what make with these!
Have a great time!

Kellye Hoogland said...

Yall are crackin me up!!! I love the silk tie thing!! Can you make the stretchy necklaces like at the neville house? I have a friend in BR that made me a couple. I want some more. Have fun and SHOP till you drop!!

Liloia Family said...

AWESOME!! Looks like a lot of fun. Enjoy the rest of your trip.

Jamette said...

OMG!!!!! I am SOOOO gonna go next year! Forget about having clothes cause I am gonna be taking up all the space in your suitcase!!!

Angie H. said...

WOW I would love to be there... :)

showtime said...

Can't wait to see what you create and put on Etsy!! I just was looking at your stuff yesterday and just saw a lonely Halloween Kit. :( Have a great weekend!!

Lori said...

YAY! I am so excited! I can't wait for my treat!! The necklaces are beautiful and I know with your spin on them, they are going to be even better!!!
Have fun!!

connie said...

hey mo sorry i havent been able to comment to you i have been in the hosptial i have to be up there with my mom she was admitted in there on tuesday i lovoe all the new stuff you are showing at the bead show i cant wait to see what you are going to be doing i had to stay in there at the hosptail with mom i took my beads with me what i have anyways and beaded my heart out. i made some eye glass holders they are pretty. i got 2 sold wahoo i would love for you to do some kits with what you get i would do them if i can afford to iam having to help my parents out this hosptial stay was unexpected she wsa going in for outpatient surgery and they ended up having to do more then they thought so anway i would have commented before now if it wasnt i wsa stuck up at the hospital i dont have a lap top to use when iam away from my puter i love beads all kinds all shapes all colors and i love making stuff learning to make stuff too i did make a new bracelet a few weeks ago. its very very pretty. so mo again im sorry i havent got to comment to you til now please accept my apology. im taking a little break right now we got mom home this morning she is doing ok just needs help with alot right now keep my family in your prayers thanks and show us what all you got i cant wait to see everything and show us the necklaces you made ok sending lots of love and hugs your way

connie said...

ohh mo i just saw that last necklace the ty dye one i would love to learn to make one it is so pretty. i cant wait to see what you make and oh i love love love love beads all kinds all shapes anything to do with making beaded jewelry i love again i want to say im so sorry i have commented to you til today as i said in the last one i wrote my mom has been in the hospital so i been there with her iam so tired i dont know which way to go thats how tired iam well anyway just wanted to comment about the bead show and oh looks like yall had a great valentine party at your work i loved all the pics you too well im getting off here need to check on mom hugs and love ya
connie

Sandy P said...

Can you tell us what the shirt says? I can not really read the words.

The place looks awesome. But, I would just have to add to the list of things I can not find time to get done.

Diana said...

Hi Mo ~ LOVE the t shirt!!! You & Stacy look like your having soooo much fun - how great is that? I also love the hand dyed silk ties - I never saw them before - really cute. Enjoy the rest of your time there & have a safe trip back home. Diana from Colorado

randybethmo said...

Okay - so the "no party commenting"...maybe I was a jealous Californian who always reads about your FUN and ADVENTURE... yeah, that's the ticket! I had some green envy going on...

Looks like a lot of fun that you are having at the "diamond and sparkle show." I can't wait to see the creations that you will be making on your Etsy site...

Enjoy the time!

SK said...

I just got the Pottery Barn February catalog and thought of you. The theme is nest at home. There's a pillow that has the definition of nest on it and a unique nest light fixture.

Jen said...

OMG! I am so jealous and I don't even make jewelry. Hope you have a wonderful time. Loved the necklace Stacy had on.

Sara said...

Mo,

Looks like you are having fun with your sister. I'm still checking out your site everyday but as I'm sure you know I don't comment.

Don't worry at all about sending me anything. I just enjoy reading your site. You amaze me with all your energy. Take care.

Sara

Cheri said...

love, Love, LOve, LOVe, LOVE that silk tie necklace.

First time posting but long time reader. Your blog always brings a smile to my face. :-)

LIVE LAUGH LOVE said...

I would love to start making my own Jewelry. I have never tried it. I wouldnt know where to start.lol. Any tips? I love long necklaces. And anklets and braceltes. As for the earings they hurt my ears. ..... I need hobby... Right now My kids are my hobby lol. BTW my word this yearis actually three words.... LIVE LAUGH LOVE... Im doing them too:)

Missy said...

Mo you and Staci are having a ball....LOVE it!! I haven't been on as much as I usually am...I was in the hospital with emergency surgery, and its been a longggg recovery with some complications during it all. I promise to get back to my checking as I need my mo fix lol...hope u two stay out of trouble and keep manning the booths ;)