Sunday, October 19, 2014

Autumn Jewelry Inspiration


Recently a call out for jewelry designed with a fall or halloween theme was placed by  Ema Kilroy of Ema K Designs.  Having several items in my stash that fit this category I provided some pics of one my halloween themed bracelets.  This fringe bracelet is a jumble of beads using your traditional black and orange - flowers, stars, rounds and more and a happy jack-o-lantern button for a closure.
Halloween Theme Bracelet





I am pleased that my bracelet was selected as one used in Ema's blog post over on the Craftsy.com website.  If you haven't visited the Craftsy website before, you should check it out.  It is loaded with tons of  inspiration, patterns and projects for various crafts to include jewelry making.






Please take a peek at the other Autumn and Halloween inspired designs over on Craftsy!



Thursday, September 18, 2014

Anchors Away Challenge


Since I accidentally deleted my pictures for the blog hop on my ipad while on vacation,   I decided that I would add a second blog post to show you the pic.  After seeing all the great designs from the other participants,  I was a little embarrassed to show mine but I didn't want you to think that I really didn't do my earrings.

As I mentioned in my previous post I loved these anchors and went to Suburban Girl Studio's etsy shop to pick up a pair so that I could participate in the challenge.  Time got away from me and I delayed making my piece until the day before I left on vacation.  I had won a kit with the same focal at Bead Fest along with yellow waxed linen, navy and white seed beads.  I decided to use them in my earrings and put together a hasty design with fringe and the cute focals.  Hopefully I have learned my lesson and in the future I get started sooner so that more thought can be put into my piece.