Spring has certainly sprung in the April/May 2009 issue of Beadwork. To celebrate the new season this issue offers up six fresh projects blossoming with floral motifs. Not a flower person? Don't dismay, from deco to disco, you'll be sure to find something you love. On a budget? Make an attractive and surprisingly simple seed-bead clasp for under $5. Our reader surveys tell us again and again that peyote is your favorite stitch, so you're bound to enjoy the eight inventive projects that use this beadweaving technique. Our Designers of the Year deliver once again-see four great projects from beading pros Jean Campbell, Marcia DeCoster, Jamie Hogsett, and Lisa Kan. Don't miss our charming and versatile beaded beads, featured here as dangles on a vintage-inspired charm bracelet, plus more projects to help you shed those winter blues and bead your way into spring.