Monday, 2 November 2015

The November Challenge

Welcome to the November challenge! This month the theme is INSPIRED BY A BOOK.

You can use absolutely any book (except beading/craft books!) old or new, in or out of print and it does not need to be a novel. As well as your photo you will need to supply the following things for your entry to be accepted: The title of the book, the author's name and what inspired you to create your piece/s .

This month our sponsor is Davida and she's offering £15 to spend in her online shop Old Bicycle Shop!

Email a photograph of your entry to Liz at along with any other details we have asked for. The challenge runs until Midnight on Monday the 30th of November and the winner is drawn and announced the following day. You can email your entry at any time during the month. The challenge is open to beaders worldwide.

Entries must have been started on or after November 1st 2015.
You can make any item, it does not need to be jewellery.
You can use any craft technique but it must include beads.
Your entry must be a finished piece.
If your entry isn't your own design you must credit the original designer.

There is more detailed info here but if you have any further questions about the challenge please feel free to email us at!

Good luck everyone and happy beading!

Sunday, 1 November 2015

The October Challenge Reveal

Huge thanks to everyone who joined in with our October challenge! Here are all the gorgeous entries we received in our colour scheme of Grey and Red. The results of the prize draw are, as always, at the end of the post.

A list of all the entrants names were put into a randomizer at and the name in position one receives the prize of £15 to spent at RB Beads. That lucky beader is...


Congratulations Audrey, we'll be in touch with you shortly about your prize :)

Well that's it for the October challenge, we hope you enjoyed it. Didn't have time to join in? Then why not create something for the November challenge which will be posted very soon.