The Beading Yogini

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Archive for September, 2012

Vintaj “Radiant Raven” October 2012 Challenge

I decided to participate in the October Vintaj monthly challenge and create a piece inspired by ravens. Did you know that ravens have one of the largest brains in the bird kingdom? They were one of the first animals to be let out of Noah’s ark? They like round shiny objects (hey not so different […]

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Bead Table Wednesday September 26, 2012

It’s Wednesday already! What’s on my bead table? I gussied up a few metal pieces (The Lipstick Ranch) using Vintaj Patina, rubber stamping and hand painting (on both sides of course.) Whipped out a few leather cords. Now I have a some necklaces. See what others have on their table this week at the flickr […]

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Double Wave Bracelet and Earrings

Even though summer is over for most, it is still hot here in the Mojave desert and I am still dreaming of a visit to the beach. That’s probably why I designed this double wave bracelet in aqua and tan (waves and sand). The earrings are recycled from a tin found at a yard sale.

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Ranger Vintaj Patina Play

Here’s what is on my work bench for Bead Table Wednesday. I picked up some Vintaj (Ranger) Patinas several weeks ago, but just now had a few spare moments to play. Made some small charms and earrings as a test run. So far so good. The patina seems to adhere really well and dries very […]

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Art Bead Scene September 2012 Challenge

Love the inspiration for the challenge this month at Art Bead Scene. Flora by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1588 Oil on wood, 73 x 56 cm Private collection, Paris, France (Color palette by Brandi Hussey) When I first looked at this I thought, Dia de Los Muertos! It reminds me of a floral version of sugar skulls. […]

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Challenge of Travel Blog Hop

Thanks to Erin Prais-Hintz for hosting this Challenge of Travel Blog Hop First off, I must admit that I wasn’t really sure where Oceania was located. But I liked the sound of it because it contained the word “ocean” in it, so I figured that I probably could not go wrong with a little arm-chair […]

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