Cracking Creativity Podcast Interview

So I did a thing, I had my first podcast interview! I had a wonderful conversation with Kevin Chung for his Cracking Creativity Podcast about letting go, the power of play and following your intuition. You can listen to my episode by clicking here.

20:06 “Just keep letting go. Just keep letting what happens, happen on the canvas. Paint dries. You can paint over it. You can always change the outcome… and that’s the same in life. You can always change the outcome. You can always do something different. Try something different. And that is so much more empowering and so much more exciting to me than being perfect.”

I also created a free email series for you called “7 Days to Awaken Your Creative Spirit” to go along with this podcast. If interested, click to sign up here.

Kevin Chung, thank you so much for this opportunity. It was a great conversation and you put this podcast newbie at ease! Kerry Burki thank you for introducing Kevin to me and for being an amazing friend and business guide on this path. I appreciate you so much! xoxoxo


Bracelet Design Tutorial Published in Beadwork!


Beadwork Magazine
Feb-Mar 2017
p. 44

I am so excited to finally be able to share this design with you! It’s my debut jewelry tutorial project design with Beadwork magazine. I love that it is showcasing how to use Soft Flex beading wire in a non-traditional way – with Kumihimo! This design uses a flat braid pattern made with the square kumihimo plate combined with superduo two-hole beads.

I just love the elegant look of the braided wire and the flat braid is so comfortable to wear.


If you get a chance, I hope that you will check it out and give it a try!

KERRY Magazine Issue #2 is here!


KERRY issue #2 is here and I finally got around to devouring it all today. It’s so juicy, so enlightening, so vulnerable and real. In the age where the truth is hard to see, accept this gift from Kerry Burki and friends and read the second edition of her magazine available at

I believe that if you read the magazine and do the exercises and worksheets you will create positive change in your life. ~ Kerry Burki


I am grateful to be a part of the “letters to your younger self” section. I encourage you to read all the letters and then spend some time writing your own. You may be surprised at how much you have to say and how healing it will be.

Grab your free copy here.

KERRY Magazine Launch and Giveaway

Do you remember the inspiring photo shoot I was involved in this summer? Well, it was for the launch of KERRY magazine! KERRY Magazine is a dream project created by Kerry Burki, who is an inspirational a catalyst for positive change. It’s a digital magazine that uses real women as models, supports small businesses, encourages you to feel beautiful as you are right now and even has a printable worksheet to help you go after your dreams!

I am honored to be a part of something so special and BEAUTIFUL!

Read this issue:

To celebrate, Kerry is having a giveaway with items from the amazing advertisers. This is a great way to spread the word about the magazine, support small businesses and potentially win something created with a lot of love. (psst: you could win one of my best selling pillow case covers!)

Giveaway ends Sunday October 18th 2015 at 4pm MST so, don’t delay. Click here for details:

I was published in Belle Armoire Jewelry!



Thank you Belle Armoire Jewelry Magazine and editors Cynthia Levens and Natalie Way for selecting my macrame bracelet design to feature in the Autumn 2015 issue.  It is really exciting to be published and for it to be in of my favorite magazines, I’m ecstatic! Check out my published design tutorial in Belle Amoire Jewelry magazine on sale through November!


Luxe Macrame Bracelets
by Kristen Fagan
Belle Armoire Jewelry
Autumn 2015 Issue




Kristen Fagan - Luxe Macrame4

I adore the texture and shimmer in this design. Soft Flex beading wire colors complement the etched shell donut pendant by Lillypilly Designs perfectly. The gold cubes and button clasp add an elegant touch and the hand wrapped bronze wire crimp covers give the design the hand forged feel I love so much.

The autumn issue of Belle Armoire Jewelry features a must-see Designer Collection by the ICE Resin Queen Susan Lenart Kazmer. Learn how to create textured polymer clay jewelry, embossed pendants, and gorgeous metal manipulations, plus, you won’t want to miss a tribute to turquoise stones. From winding wire in innovative ways to creating colorful clay collaboration bracelets to a pendant necklace that pays homage to leaves and nature, there is something for every jewelry artist to try their hand at. What an honor! I have been a lover of ICE Resin for years and it’s so cool to be in a publication with the ICE Resin Queen! Pick up your copy at a bookstore or the Stampington & Company website and get full instructions on how to create my macrame bracelets on pages 16-19.

I’m in the April 2013 Issue of Bead Trends!

Check out my first published jewelry design in Bead Trends magazine this month!
Autumn Vines Knitted Bangle
by Kristen Fagan
Bead Trends – April Issue

Check out my first published jewelry design in Bead Trends magazine this month! I adore all the texture in this design. The knitted Soft Flex Beading Wire is stretchy and flexible, the red beads add a hint of sparkle, the hard copper hand wrapped cones give the hand forged feel I love so much and the centerpiece is an intricate bezel design I picked up at the 2012 Bead&Button show by Kerri Fuhr with my original art print “Autumn Vines” set in resin. Pick up your copy on newsstands or the Bead Trends website and get full instructions on how I created this bangle on pages 34-36.


Wedding Bliss
by Sara Oehler
Bead Trends – April Issue

My wonderful friend and co-worker Sara Oehler is also featured in this issue with me! How cool is that?! I love the connector technique she created with Soft Flex Extreme Wire in her design. The silver and crystal combination is so elegant.  Be sure to check out Sara’s gorgeous design “Wedding Bliss” on pages 114-115.