Alena Veteto's Profile
I have been continuously creating hand beaded artwork since 1995, when a college friend showed me how to use needle, thread and beads to create beautiful star necklaces.
Before that, as a little girl,I remember playing in my mom’s bead box and being fascinated with all of the colors of tubes and the endless possibilities.
In 1999, I met the woman who would become my inspiration for beaded flowers of all shapes and sizes. Upon entering the Hot Springs, AR, home of Mrs. Margaret Dierks, I was mesmerized by the colorful, long lasting flower arrangements spread throughout the house. There were daisies, daffodils, poinsettias, bluebells, roses, carnations, lilies, bachelor buttons, anemones and a pine tree forest that Mrs. Dierks had been busily beading for the past thirty years. I was taken with the idea of these delicate looking, vibrant…
- Joined July 10, 2008
- Alena Veteto
- Denton, TX, United States