Saturday, September 17, 2011

BEAD SOUP BLOG PARTY 2011

Today is the day!! I was very excited to be paired with Maggie Towne who is a lampwork artist. It really sent me out of my comfort zone because I haven't worked with things with vertical holes....and I've never worked with lampwork. I HOPE that I have done the beautiful nest and blue birds justice!!
 
 
 
I love the clasp so I decided to offset it on the lecklace and it hangs to the side.
 
 
 
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If you want to see what Maggie did with the pieces I sent her go HERE. If you want to see the rest of the list of jewelry makers, go HERE. Have fun!!

68 comments:

Pam @ The Blue Between said...

what a fun, happy piece you created with Maggie's beads! I love it!

Copper Diem said...

What cute beads! you did a great job!!

Maggie said...

I love working with vertical holes and never realized the problem solving skills one might need for them. You did an excellent job! It is a happy piece. Your beadwork is gorgeous!

Bead Lola Bead said...

Birds hold a special place in my heart and I love this necklace! Well done!

horimarika said...

Oh, these lampwork beads are so cute! And the necklace is really pretty!

T... said...

oh very nice, love the little bird and nest.....beautiful work

WondrousStrange said...

Great job!!!

Laurel said...

What a sweet necklace! As Pam says, very fun and happy! Good soup!

Cillaw said...

So cute. Don't you just love lampwork! I like how they dangle!
Cilla

Miri Agassi said...

You did a great job!! Bravo!!

Therese's Treasures said...

Marge, I love how you chose to display the lamp work beads Maggie sent to you very creative and very pretty.
Therese

Serena Trent said...

Great Necklace. I finally finished mine! :)

CabariBeads.com said...

your necklace is adorable. I love the bead she sent you. you did them proud

Shiraz said...

Very nice! Love that you showcased the beautiful clasp.

EmandaJ said...

So Whimsical -- Love it! We’re all being pushed outside our comfort zones — with amazing results!

Enjoy the hop,
Emanda

http://artemisiastudio.blogspot.com/2011/09/bead-soup-reveal.html

Kathleen Lange Klik said...

Very whimsical and creative! Love the bird. Nice job!

CraftyHope said...

Your beadwork in this necklace is super impressive. It's one of those things that I just can't seem to produce. The colors of it are just perfect! Well done!

LissC said...

AAWWWEEEEE!! SO SO ADORABLE! I love the lil blue birds and nest. This is a piece I would like to wear. SUPER CUTE!

Wendy said...

So pretty and very creative design! :)

Cory said...

What a sweet necklace, the birds and the colors are great in your design.
Good job...

Clarity Of PurpleSage said...

What a great, fun necklace you created with Maggie's beads- I love Maggie's work! A really nice design! I love the ingredients you sent Maggie too-I work with clay too! I love birds and Dragonflies!!

Sally Anderson said...

I love that you combined bead weaving with stringing and got the best of both worlds! Awesome work!

Cris Peacock said...

Oh how FUN!! I love it!! Good choice on putting the lovely clasp on the side -- too pretty to hide!

B. R. Kuhlman said...

What an amazing design! So whimsical and lovely. Great work!

Lutka And Co. said...

What a sweek necklace! I love bluebirds!

Lara Lutrick said...

Super cute! Great use of the beads.

Shirley said...

What a fun necklace! I just love the birds and nest, and oh man, that clasp is awesome! Your beadwork is beautiful, really complements the necklace. Have fun hopping!

Maria said...

Very pretty and whimsical...great job!

Mimi's Beading said...

This is so cute and happy. love this!

Karyn B said...

Such a cute, whimsical necklace! Great job!

Pretty Things said...

How completely adorable! I love it.

I hope you'll join us again next year!

Love, Lori

Cindy Cima said...

Very cool - love the colors!

susie said...

OMGoodness...your soup is DELICIOUS my Friend!!! I adore your design, it's truly stunning! Well done, another AMAZING cup of BEAD SOUP from a very talented designer!!! ;)

BluMoon said...

What fun cute pieces you have created!

tappingflamingo said...

Cute, cute, cute!

KayzKreationz said...

What a fun happy piece. I think you did a nice job. The bluebirds seem to just be flying right to their nest.

Christine Altmiller said...

i absolutely love the happy whimsy of this necklace!

Janet said...

Oh what a Simply fun, pretty and beautiful necklace you made! Its soooo wonderful..wow. You have made such a lovely Soup and I rightly mean that too! Bravo you did such a great job!!!

la mar de bonita said...

Lovely birdie necklace! Greetings, Michi

Sweet Freedom said...

Yay! More beadweaving! I love Maggie, and her beads, and love what you have done with them - it truly IS a challenge to work those vertically directed beads into weaving. Congrats!

Silver Parrot said...

Very cute! So bright and cheerful...those birds made me smile!

SoulsFireDesigns said...

What a fun piece! Very cool!

Mylene said...

What a delightful necklace. Maggie sent you gorgeous beads and you did a great job with them. I love that you photographed the finished piece in the garden to show it off.

Amy said...

So cute! I love birds and anything created with them! There is such a nice natural feel to this piece! (p.s. - love the ceramic beads you create!)

Shyme said...

What a cute necklace!

Jennifer Cameron said...

That is so stinkin' cute! I love it!

Stacey said...

It's fun to work with new things...lampwork is addicting - be careful now that you have had a taste! :) Beautiful work!

Molly Alexander said...

What a fun and whimsical soup you have cooked up - great job! :)

Deci said...

Hi Marge, sorry it took me so long..happy to stop by, you are always so fun and whimsical!

Regina said...

What a great necklace, fun and colorful. Love it. Love the beads.

Terri said...

Oh I love how you photographed these out side. It reminded me of a string of the lantern party lights...Your necklace is so whimsical and fun. What a great way to show off the beads!.

I LOVE color! said...

I am so sorry I am so late hopping your way. My computer dug it's heels in and said Not gon'a go thaat fast.:^)
Your designs are nothing short of amazing.
Be blessed to be a blessing

Beadaholique said...

Your flying birds are great! I love how your necklace tells a story, really creative and fun!

Julie and Andrea

Tracy said...

What a fun, cute design, very nice.

Karen Williams said...

Congratulations on working through your Bead Soup challenges! That is one of the things I love best about Lori's party - the chance to work outside my comfort zone right along with plenty of others. :)

You'll have such fun wearing your new necklace!

Cynthia said...

You have done them proper justice! Just adorable!

maneki said...

Such a cute and happy necklace! I like the way you've suspended the birds and nest. That's a necklace that makes you long for summer.

salla said...

beautiful! keeping the clast in view was a wonderful idea.

Bobbie said...

Fun results from beads that were outside your comfort zone - very cute!

Suzanne said...

Whimsical and fun!

Linda Landig said...

This is just totally delightful! btw, hello from another ArtFire gal!

pinkchapeau said...

It's like a garden party around your neck!! I love it!

Jenni said...

Oh cute, cute...love those little blue birds..they look like they are flying in the air! you showcased them so well.
jenni

chicandfrog said...

What a happy necklace!
Ambra

Boot ~C said...

this is so fun!

Here Bead Dragons said...

Your piece is so pretty. The colors really come through when hanging in the sun light.
~cryssT

Ann said...

Whimsical, just what the birds were looking for:)

oooLiekeooo said...

Nice work!