Sunday, March 3, 2013

Bead Soup is Simmering

Bead Soup Bead Party is upon us and I have sent my bead soup package to my lovely partner Laura Guenther.  You met Laura in my last post.  Here is what I sent for Laura to work with. 

















I sent Laura two different soups and two different color options.  Laura's work is usually on a smaller scale than mine so I wasn't totally sure about the pendant in the first soup. I wasn't sure if it would be out of her comfort zone, but I loved the colors in the pendant and thought that it would possibly give her a challenge, one that I am sure she is up to.  I also included some leather cording in that soup as well.  The second soup I felt was Laura.  It included a Unicorne glass heart with shades of red and blue. This soup consists of  silver pearls, red and blue Czech glass beads that I picked up on a trip to York Beads in New York City, the colors mimic colors in the heart, some blue quartz beads and some red glass beads.  I also included some Sari ribbon for Laura to work with.  I can't wait to see what Laura does with these.  Her work is always awesome.  Laura and I are in the second reveal date, April 6, so please come back then and  see what we cooked up with our soups.

4 comments:

  1. OMG these ingredients are the hearts desire! I am challenged but in a perfect way. The braided leather is calling but I don't know what to do with leather, its a thing that I have wanted to add to my work but never know quite what to do. I love this leather, oh the brown, the smell, the goodness! Ok, the big focal, I absolutely love it and I will be using it, be ready for some mixing of ingredients!!! I like everything you picked Linda! Whoohoo! I am off now to go stare at it again. xo Laura

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  2. Let's see if this post will actually work!? Loving these colors! the iridescence of the beads with the fiber will make an amazing combo!

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    1. Thanks for the compliment Cynthia.

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  3. Great soup! I’m part of the bead soup party. Looking forward to the reveals. I'm now following you. I have a new blog. Please consider following my jewelry blog. Thanks.
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