I've started work on my July page. There are a lot of symbolic things in this one, and they all make sense - but only to me, and will require some explanation at the end. But that's the best part about personal journaling. You're writing - or in this case, beading - for an audience of one and you don't really have to explain a thing. Then again, if you have a Swiss cheese memory like I do . . .
One of the most important things I've realized from participating in this Bead Journal Project is the personal decision to change my focus from making jewelry to making art. I'm happier and less crazed this way. Which is not to say i won't be making jewelry as well. It's just not my focus right now.
And here is how my most recent piece came out at the end (click on the pic to get a better look at the spiral work):