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Goodies

It's been a while since I took you on a tour of my recent purchases, so I thought I'd do that today! Make up for the lack of bead porn from Kelly!!!!
Some tin bead caps from Lorelei's new store, Tin Snippets. I feel lucky I was able to snag some!
Gorgeous porcelain flower pendant from Marsha Neal! I've been wanting one for a while!
Three violet buttons from Lisa Peters Destash - I love when she has a sale! I could spend a lot of money in her store!
Some czech facted beads from BeadShop.com - they were having a sale!
More from beadshop.com - it was a sale, remember?!?!??!?

Comments

Jen Judd said…
Gotta love a sale! haaaaaaaaaaa
Karen Larko said…
Oh, I love them all. Those tin bead caps are my favorites!
SummersStudio said…
Gotta love a sale! Lovely purchases. Lisa's little triad of beads is especially nice.
TesoriTrovati said…
Great finds! Lisa Peters and Marsha Neal are two of my faves. And I think that the tin snippets that Lorelei is offering is brilliant. I love them.
Enjoy the day!
Erin

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