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Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Digital Breath of Fresh Air

This past week I’ve been working on stamped, collage, hand cut fairy paper dolls. I use a combination of angel company (Character Constructions , ArtChix Studio, Enchanted Gallery) rubber stamps, digital collage sheets and old magazines, along with beads and wire. They look something like this, but all are unique. The best part is finding or making little accessory … Continue reading »

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December Art Bead Scene Challenge

Here’s the color palette for the December Art Bead Scene Monthly Challenge: Very art deco, you can read more about the Chrysler Building and the challenge here. Busy as I am this month, I did want to make something for the challenge, so I made this simple little borosilicate disc bead necklace. I love the … Continue reading »

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 – BTW

Here’s what’s on my table this Wednesday…my spin on melting some borosilicate glass. I’m using Momka boro shorts rods and have no idea what colors these are because they aren’t labeled. I’m finding it difficult to make a decent boro bead shape, but liking the results of the disc beads and pendants. See what others … Continue reading »

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Planting Seeds

Seed beads of course. Third attempt at seed bead embroidery, with another seed beaded cuff bracelet. Brighter colors this time around. I can’t recall who said it, but someone likened it to painting, except the medium is beads. Allowing the pattern to wander and adding splashes of color here and there.      

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