2011 Bead Journal Project!

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CyndiLavin wrote
on Oct 26, 2010 4:02 PM

It's time to make your plans to join the 4th annual Bead Journal Project!

The 2011 BJP will run from January 2011 through December 2011. Registration will begin November 8, 2010 and close on December 8, 2010. All the project information is available on the BJP website (http://beadjournalproject.com).  If you’d like to register, please send a request to our registration angel at beadjournalreg11@gmail.com.   
The brain child of internationally known bead artist Robin Atkins, the first Bead Journal Project, which began in June of 2007, included 241 women and 1 man from 13 different countries, who were dedicated and committed to creating 12 bead journal "pages", one per month, for a year.

The BJP is about your personal development through visual journaling using any media and techniques you desire, providing each journal piece includes some beading (usually bead embroidery) and all 12 pieces are the same size. Rules are minimal: the commitment you are making is to yourself and your personal growth through art.

Special BJP blogs are used as a means for members to support each other throughout the process.  They are used to post pictures of completed pieces, technical questions, or links to participant blogs. Each BJP member will be invited to be a participant on the group blog, but it is not required to read or post to the BJP blog or to have your own blog or website.  All are welcome no matter what your level of bead embroidery experience! Please register early!

Cyndi L

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Pam I am wrote
on Oct 27, 2010 4:46 AM

This is really nice, thanks for the invite!  I'm considering it....


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on Oct 27, 2010 9:48 AM

You have mentioned 'bead embroidery' more then once. Is this the only beading method suggested for this journaling?

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willowmoon92 wrote
on Oct 27, 2010 12:02 PM

noobie question... is this like a convention? or confrence? or is this posts online? i guess my question is what is the bead journal project?

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megm3271 wrote
on Nov 5, 2010 6:40 PM

This is very interesting to consider - but I am not a bead weaver - I use beads in most of my projects though.....can anyone join?

Best Regards ~ Meg Markovic

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