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Monthly Archives: November 2012

3rd Annual Challenge of Color Blog Hop 2012

This is the second Challenge of Color Blog Hop that I have participated in. I find it’s always fun to have someone else choose a color palette for me to play with. This time the lovely Miss Erin and Miss Brandi gave us a selection of two palettes to choose from. (Thank you Erin and … Continue reading »

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Vintaj “Twinkling Lights” December 2012 Challenge

“The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks; The long day wanes; the slow moon climbs; the deep Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends. ‘T is not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the … Continue reading »

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Art Bead Scene November 2012 Challenge

Here’s my entry for the November Art Bead Scene Challenge. Mostly metal with some Vintaj patina lucite leaves. Just love that Vintaj patina because it is so versatile. Here’s the artwork that inspired the design: Three Worlds, 1955 by M C Escher Lithograph  I’ve always admired the work of  Escher. It is fascinating. Here’s one … Continue reading »

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Lost In Space

Here I am again with yet another challenge entry. This is both one of the easiest and most difficult challenges to date. The Lost In Space Studio Challenge on Artisan Whimsy. Easy because all you need to do to enter is submit a few photos of your studio. The difficult part is creating the perfect … Continue reading »

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Metal Prong Challenge

The Metal Team over at Artisan Whimsy is hosting this challenge and there is a great, free “how to” tutorial in the event that you have never tried the metal prong technique. The tutorial was put together by Staci Louise Smith. (Thanks Staci.) I haven’t done any metal prong work in quite some time, so … Continue reading »

Categories: Blog, Ceramic Pendant, challenge, earrings, jewelry, necklace, pendant, the beading yogini | Tags: , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Berries and Leaves Challenge

Just a quick post for the November Artisan Whimsy Berries and Leaves Challenge. A pair of earrings with tiny wire wrapped garnet gems. And of course, a few leaves. See what others are creating for this challenge at Artisan Whimsy.

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UK Inspiration Challenge

The UK Group over at Artisan Whimsy decided to throw out a UK Inspiration Challenge. Sounded like a bit of fun, so here I am linked up to another design challenge. I decided to go with Dorset as I was attracted to that because of it’s button making history. I am paying homage to all the button making, … Continue reading »

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Celebrating Mother Earth Challenge

When I saw Birgitta Lejonklou (Create With Spirit) was having a blog hop, I knew that I must participate. Thanks B!  She creates the best ceramic pendants! We’ve done our own little swaps a few times, trading jewelry, beads and pendants. (One can never have too many beading buddies.) The theme is Celebrating Mother Earth.  … Continue reading »

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