For inspiring me to try bold finishes and bright metallic colors that have an edge.
For showing me that every bead has merit and just because it isn't round, doesn't mean it can't be beautiful.
For not being afraid to weave the unexpected into an otherwise expected piece.
I think I'm a better designer because you've challenged me, even if you didn't know it. ;)
This is my newest design, an open pendant, reminiscient of a Christmas wreath (so appropriate right now). The base is a sturdy weave of Tila and Bugle beads. (Two beads that I'm beginning to love more and more for their usefulness as the bones of a structure.)
I've overlaid a layer of sparkly seeds and faceted Czech glass.
The plan is to create the tutorial and share the inspiration, but first, I need a name.
What do you think?
Something about wheels, circles, wreaths, rings?
I also did a little embroidery last week.
Very tribal, wood, copper, jasper in forest tones with deep reds and burnt oranges.
Oh, and I've almost reached 600 sales which means that there will be a giveaway soon, so stay tuned!
It's crunch time and I'll be working on family gifts all week.
Enjoy your holidays!
Oh, and seriously, if you have an idea for a name, I'd love to hear it!