Category Archives: Innovation Team

New Book by Marla Salezze – Learn to Stitch Beaded Jewelry

Marla Salezze has been inspiring Nunn Design Customers for years with her jewelry creations. As a member of the Nunn Design Innovation Team for over 5 years, Marla has created dozens of jewelry pieces that have been featured in numerous jewelry magazines. Marla is an amazing teacher and very passionate about her craft. Her much […]

Marla Salezze Designing with the 2018 Summer Collection!

Marla is not a new artisan to be featured on the Nunn Design Blog. She is, in fact, one of the most featured artists on our blog, for she has been designing as a Nunn Design Innovation Member since we first started the program. Marla is a talented seed bead artist that “can do it […]

Innovation Team Spotlight!

Nunn Design has an innovation team that contributes to our mission of inspiring and nurturing creativity. Here are some of the latest creations by Marla Salezze and Kristine Kennedy. Marla Salezze Marla is wonderfully creative with her use of seed beads and Nunn Design Findings. Marla will be teaching several classes with Nunn Design Findings during […]

Artisan Spotlight Karen McGovern

One of the pure delights of my job is working with our Innovation Team Members. All of our team is so amazingly talented. It is fun being inspired by them. Karen McGovern has been feature numerous times throughout the past two years on our blog. Her work is always changing and she is a constant […]

Make Karen’s Mixed Media Bracelet on Jewelry Making Daily

Hippie Chick Bangle Nunn Design Innovation Team Member, Karen McGovern, created this fun bangle for our friends over at Jewelry Making Daily.  By switching out the fibers and by adding different color combinations, it is easy to create one of a kind pieces sure to please everyone on your list. Make a Mixed-Media Bangle Bracelet […]

Artisan Spotlight: Innovation Team Member Karen McGovern

January tends to be a productive month for the Nunn Design Innovation Team. Packages from the team members arrive for me to open and gawk over. It’s like Christmas all over again. Productivity is high because the team members know that Tucson yields many projects placed in various publications. Innovation Team Member, Karen McGovern, sent […]

Lorelei Embellishes Bangles in Beadstyle Magazine.

2013 Innovation Team Member Lorelei Eurto has yet again had her lovely creations featured in BeadStyle Magazine’s March 2014 issue. In this great tutorial, you can learn how to metal hole punch the Nunn Design Brass Stampings and how to wrap Nunn Design Ball Chain on to our Bangle Bracelets using waxed linen cord. Love […]

Kind Words From Karen McGovern

Aww, shucks. It is so very nice to be recognized for that which you do. Nunn Design Innovation Team member, Karen McGovern, wrote a blog post about her experience working with me. This was not something I asked of her, so the fact that it was unsolicited was so greatly appreciated and heart felt. Thank […]

Look What Is On My Table – Karen McGovern

Karen McGovern has been on the Nunn Design Innovation Team for the past 2 years. We are lucky enough to have her joining us for yet a third year! What I love about Karen is her continual commitment to creativity. She is always willing to explore and experiment with new techniques and products. Let’s take […]

In The Press-Stephanie Gard Buss

Innovation Team Member, Stephanie Gard Buss, has yet another project featured in a publication. This time it is Cloth Paper Scissors. Great job Stephanie! See it in our Gallery: Mars Learn Here: Stephanie used a couple techniques in this project. Here are some links for free information to learn these simple techniques: 1. Riveting: […]

Look What Is On My Table-Stephanie Gard Buss

Innovation Team Member, Stephanie Gard Buss is on a roll.  This time she is moved by her own play with the druzy technique.  To download a pdf of Stephanie showing how to create this great look, visit: I’ve kind of gone a little crazy with this faux druzy business, but I can’t help it, it’s […]

Look What Is On My Table – Karen McGovern

Karen is always having too much fun! This Dia De los Muertos inspired piece, currently on her workbench, is no exception! Thank you Karen  -Becky I’ve always been a big fan of Halloween, ever since I was a little kid dressed up as a Fairy but mistaken for an Eskimo because I lived in Northern […]

Look What Is On My Table – Marla Salezze

Innovation Member Marla Salezze brings us yet another great project from her work bench. Check out her use of Nunn Design Channel Beads as little peyote stitched charms on a beautifully beaded bracelet. Thanks for sharing Marla! – Becky I created charms using Nunn Design’s small and medium size channel beads. Using size 11 delicas, […]

Look What Is On My Table – Lorelei Eurto

Innovation Team Member Lorelei Eurto takes us to her table to show us what she is working on. The pretty floral tin insert was the inspiration for this macrame wrapped Cup Chain stackable bracelet design! I pulled colors from the tin, Royal Blue, Red, Yellow and Green – and used some waxed Linen cording from my etsy […]

Look What Is On My Table – Karen McGovern

Karen McGovern has been on the Nunn Design Innovation Team for the past year and a half.  It is always a pleasure to see what she has come up with next.  Take a look at what she currently has on her work table! For almost two years now I have had the immense pleasure of […]