Get a preview of some of the other Bead Star finalists at Humblebeads blog. Humblebeads proprietor, Heather Powers, had more than one entry published in the 2008 issue of Bead Star. She not only blogs for her business, Humblebeads; she also writes for Art Bead Scene a blog “celebrating art beads and inspiring those who use them”. The Art Bead Scene contributors provide lots of ideas for unique beads to use in your special designs. The also host a monthly challenge (pssssst… with prizes!); a good way to sharpen up your design skills for next year’s Bead Star.