Website Troubles

It has come to my attention that my websites have been having intermittent connection and speed issues. I am truly sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused my visitors.  I have been working diligently with Dreamhost to resolve the issues.  I am also working on a major overhaul to this site. As you may… Continue reading Website Troubles

The Bead Mat – November 2020

Welcome Back.. Happy November everyone and welcome to this month’s edition of The Bead Mat. It has been quite a while since I have been able to catch up with you. I have missed working with you all very much. The last several months have been extremely trying for me and my family.  First, my son… Continue reading The Bead Mat – November 2020


Josie 07/31/2006 ~ 10/04/2020 You may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything recently. I have literally been sitting around my house in total heartbreaking grief. Around 3 weeks ago, my poor little angel Josie started having a very difficult time breathing, I took her straight to the vet. After x-rays and several series of… Continue reading Heartbroken

Launch Day for YouTube Members Only

Announcing Members Only Launch I am pleased to announce that today is Launch Day for my new Membership program on The Alluring Bead Boutiques’s Design Channel YouTube. I am so excited to share this news with you. Let’s talk about what it means for you.  If you are a current subscriber to my YouTube Channel, nothing… Continue reading Launch Day for YouTube Members Only

Staying Positive on Rainy Days

Thank you for your patience You have probably noticed that my website was out of commission for nearly all of last week and then in Maintenance mode for most of this week. I realized that my hacking issues were not solved so I took it down myself for repair and security reasons. I have been trying my… Continue reading Staying Positive on Rainy Days

A personal note

To my dear friends and followers, It has been a long, hard and heartbreaking week. I have so much on my mind these days, as I am sure you all do as well. These crazy ever-changing times are full of crisis, fear and potential life threatening dangers. As if Covid 19, social and economic injustice, and widespread… Continue reading A personal note