Top Eight Reasons NOT to take an Andrea Guarino class in Port Townsend, WA

8. There are wild animals everywhere. And I don’t mean the students. While there we saw immature bald eagles, deer and racoons, just to name a few. In her front yard. Within feet of us. I’ve heard there have been Orca spottings out her front window too. Be safe and stay home…you wouldn’t want to come into contact with one of those, you know.

salmon egg bead

7. You could develop an addiction. You think you’re immune to tool addiction and envy? Think again and don’t test your luck. You will want one of everything. And Andrea probably has it there for you.

6. Your fragile mind could be forever altered. You may find out what a gooey duck is.

5. You might encounter Canadians. And like them. And that could throw you into a problem-solving tizzy every time one of your sweet new friends mentions how hard or expensive it is to get something to them up there. Or how difficult travel may be for them to get to events that the ‘rest of us’ go to. And you’ll start wondering why there is a border and can’t we all just be one?

4. You’ll never want to eat seafood again. At home, that is. You may find that the breakfast sandwich at the fast food place in the airport has better seafood on it than your own local sushi place.

3. You’ll go home feeling neighborly-challenged. After getting used to at least three people/couples/families stopping by the studio daily, you will feel inadequate in your day to day life where no one drops by to visit you ‘just because.’

2. You could lose your whole customer base. After learning what you’re going to learn you will never look at your work the same again. Your $20 beads will immediately be transformed into $75 beads. You could lose your whole customer base because of that. Stay home and save yourself the trouble that this will cause you.

1.  It may end your bead making career. You could go home having learned how to make the beads that I’m showing here and then…what else is there left in life?  You might as well hang it up.  You have just reached the end of the bead-making universe.

6 thoughts on “Top Eight Reasons NOT to take an Andrea Guarino class in Port Townsend, WA

  1. ok, Lori, so I need this heart bead and those metal looking beads and charms shown last on your picture. And since you had such a traumatic time, and have too many beads, I guess that I should do the only humane thing and offer to take them off of your hands? I am glad that you have learned all of these new techniques to share with your bead hungry public, and /i look forward to seeing them for sale soon. Smiles, Carlotta

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  3. Hee hee hee. Thanks for the nice words Carlotta! You’ll have to get the actual beads from Andrea…they’re her designs.

    I do plan to experiement with the PMC caps though! Are you on my mailing list? You’ll be the first to know about them if you are! Just go to the site and sign up.

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