Sunday, August 13, 2006

Beaucoup Goodies!

I have been having an awesome beady weekend! I have gotten LOTS done for me & for you all. First check out "Eggplant Plaids".



You can click the image to enlarge it and check out these beads close up. I love them, don't you? They will be listed on Ebay tonight. And don't forget... "Caramel Cream Tweeds" end tonight... so go bid on 'em! Back to the "Eggplant Plaids"... there are only 11 in this set compared to 12 in the last set. The was a burr on the end of one of the mandrels that damaged a bead pretty badly as I was removing it. 5 of the 11 are etched... I am loving etching all a sudden! I would lvoe to hear your thoughts on these... do you even like this plaid direction I am going in? I can't seem to stop making them!

Now... check out "Autumn Threads".



For those of you who have been around for the whole summer, you'll remember a similar necklace done in this style but made with blues & greens. This is the fall version of that fabulous necklace. And I have to admit, I like this color combo better! I wore it yesterday ( I had to test the clasp). And I got so many compliments on it. It is the same colors are the "Caramel Cream Tweed" beads and all the beads with copper on them have been etched to reveal that lush turquoisey green. I wore this with jeans and a brown tank top so anyone that thinks it's too fancy, get over it! It is perfect with a brown suit or a tank & jeans!

Another little goodie I cooked up this week is this wire bracelet.

The beads are by "Seas Of Glass". I saw them on special at her site and just had to have some. They were a great price and look so yummy in person. She used raku powder on the surface of the beads (somethign I don't have) and it give each bead a unique look. You all know by know that I LOVE raku so I am going to have to find me some of that powder.

I need to dash, Andrew is at a birthday party and it's time to pick him up. Before I go, one last thing to tell you... I WILL HAVE BEAD BOX BEADS TOMORROW!!!!! Come back and see!

1 comment:

Melinda said...

Wow--I am a purple fanatic, and I love the beads. Absolutely adore the wire bracelet--trying to figure out how you got wide strips of wire to look like flowing ribbon candy. Can't wait for your next class!!!