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And in the Southwest…

Here’s a little eye candy to welcome in the new year… Happy 2015.

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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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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 »

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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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Hooters Challenge

The folks over at Artisan Whimsy are having a little design challenge this month… So many owl fans out there that I just had to join in on this challenge. Mainly metal components with a row of my tiny lampwork ivory colored beads and connectors. Check out the entires at Artisan Whimsey, join up and vote … Continue reading »

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Kalmbach Bead Soup Party

It’s always fun to participate in the Bead Soup Party Blog Hops hosted by Lori Anderson and I decided that it would be fun to participate in the Kalmbach Bead Soup Party as well. This party is timed to coincide with the release of Lori’s Bead Soup Book. I’m pretty excited about this because it … Continue reading »

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Art Bead Scene October 2012 Challenge

Initially, this piece for the Art Bead Scene October Monthly Challenge did not inspire me very much. Funny how some art immediately resonates and other pieces just…blah. Revolving by Kirt Schwitters 1919 Assemblage-Wood, metal, cord, cardboard, wool, wire, leather, and oil on canvas 48 3/8″ x 35″ (122.7 x 88.7 cm) Museum of Modern Art, … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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