*redbalifrog* Holding Your Heart Collection

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*redbalifrog* is introducing their Valentine’s Day collection called Holding Your Heart. This is a mini-release with only 2 new designs called Winged Heart and Cupid’s Love.  It’s a lovely set and comes just in time for Valentine’s Day, and is perfect for ladies that are looking for a special charm to represent that special someone. The Winged Heart is a dangle featuring angel wings and another dangle heart inside.  It’s

Trollbeads Tiara Collection

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Trollbeads is introducing an exciting new line today with their Tiara Collection!  This is a rather niche product and is an interesting modular take on the tiara.  The tiara is a statement piece, typically reserved for formal affairs, so this collection is really targeted towards the wedding market.  The photos are courtesy of Trollbeads, please do not reproduce without crediting. This is an amazing set marked by vertical decorative spacers.  You

Pandora Valentine’s Day 2017 Collection Debut

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I’ve been behind on previewing the Pandora Valentine’s Day 2017 Collection, so I’m very excited to see these new designs debut today! I’m generally not a fan of the Valentine’s Day releases from Pandora because it’s too much pink and hearts for me. But surprisingly, even though it’s the same motifs, I’m liking this collection a lot! I certainly like it more than normal and mostly it’s because of the

Trollbeads Spring 2017 Collection Preview

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Trollbeads usually introduces their spring launch in January ahead of everyone, but this year the debut is slightly later on February 17th.  I’m so excited to share a preview of the release called Kindred Spirits.  It features a nature theme with fantastical creatures, a truly whimsical and earthy collection!  The photos are courtesy of Trollbeads, so please do not reproduce without crediting. There are 15 silver charms, 2 decorative locks, 2 rings, and

Ohm Beads January 2017 Collections

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Ohm Beads just launched their releases for January and they are mostly additions to current collections.  It’s shaping up to be another busy year for the brand and we should be seeing the same type of release schedule – about one debut date per month.  For January, there are new designs for the Rawr Collection, Your Faith Looks Familiar (YFLF), a new Bead of the Month, and two stand alone glass barrel beads called Fireball

Pandora Chinese New Year 2017 – LE Lion Dance

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Happy New Year, everyone!  I’m always astounded at how quickly the year passes by and 2016 was no exception.  This was our first holiday season where my son kind of knew what was going on so we went all out with decorations.  It was so cute watching him open all his presents, which he got doubles of since he’s got a birthday around Christmas too. Turning to the first release of the

Pandora Rue La La Boutique

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We’re in the thick of the holiday shopping season and Rue La La is hosting Pandora again!  This boutique is open for the next ten days and if you order by 12/21, delivery is guaranteed for Christmas.  This is a huge sale with charms, bracelets, rings, necklaces, and earrings for up to 50% off.  There are newer designs and even a special holiday charms category, so don’t miss out! This site

Ohm Beadmas Giveaway – Day 3

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*****CONTEST CLOSED***** Ohm Beads kicked off their annual 12 Days of Beadmas giveaways on the 1st and today’s contest features the Baby Blocks Love Family charm!  This is one of my favorites and really highlights the theme of the holidays – celebrating and being with family.  To enter, compose a short poem about your family and what you’re thankful for this season in the comments section below.  The contest is only

Pandora Ornament GWP 2016 Begins

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Today is the start of the annual Pandora Christmas ornament promotion for North America!  It is free with any purchase over $125USD, while supplies last.  This year’s GWP features a present ornament in the same style as the previous 5 years – white ceramic.  From experience this is one of the promotions that runs out quick, so I would recommend getting it as soon as you can. In addition, this is the

Trollbeads Foundabead – Pokémon Edition (5th Anniversary Giveaway)

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The Trollbeads Foundabead contest is back!  Longtime followers will remember the first Foundabead scavenger hunt featured the smiley beads.  The brand is following the amazing Pokémon GO phenomenon and is hosting the Foundabead competition again with Poké ball style beads.  The event started a couple weeks ago and fans have been scrambling to find these elusive beads ever since. Retailers have been allotted a few of the Pokémon Foundabeads and have

Trollbeads Black Friday 2016

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Trollbeads is debuting a new exclusive today called Daylight Brilliance! It’s limited edition and will be 25% off for this Black Friday weekend only. The bead is the opposite of last year’s Black Friday charm, so bluish grey glass instead of black, with copper flecks inside.  It’s faceted as well and should sparkle like its name.  Photos are courtesy of Trollbeads, please do not copy without crediting. In addition, Trollbeads is

Pandora Black Friday Promotions 2016

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! For this year’s Black Friday weekend (November 25th – 27th), Pandora is offering a special free LE Snowflake bangle promotion with any purchase of $125USD or more.  There is a limit of 3 per customer but you can check with your local retailer for more details.  The Snowflake bangle is only available through this offer and stores cannot ship overseas. In addition to