Showing posts from April, 2014

whats on my bead table wednesday

now that I've finished my earrings for the earrings everyday we're all ears challenge (see previous post) this is what i have to work on next. This is my bead soup mix from my partner Heather in Nova Scotia . so this is now sitting on my work table egging me on. this is the tidiest it will ever be .   I have two weeks to git 'er done.    show-time is May 3rd. and it's coming up FAST.

Lots of loverly polymer clay goodies

April Challenge -Earrings Everyday - We're All Ears

I missed last months challenge *sob* but I got this one in at the last minute.

This months inspiration photo is from the Pottery Barn.

While this is SO NOT my personal style,  it really is a lovely tablescape. The spring greens,  the lovely china patterns, the wood of the table , the woven round place mat , the oil for dipping, the olives in hummus, the minty beverages, gosh I'm getting hungry.

I digress....

Here is a photo of the earrings I made that are a result of that inspiration. (forgive the bad lighting and fuzziness, I need to practice my photo shoots or get my eyes tested -lol)

 I used MOP drilled rings for the main dangles, with brown crackle ceramic large hole beads (with centring caps to cover the holes); caramel coloured cats eye (faceted rondelles and small round beads); faceted green glass rondelles and green glass leaves. Ball headpins, jump rings and ear wires are all gold toned .
The jump ring connections I used allow these to swing freely about as you turn your …