Author Archives: Cheryl

Finally finished up my Bugs

I had a number of beads to finish up from my Margaret Zinser course I took a couple years ago at Bead and Button. Margaret is an entomologist by training so her bugs are exquisitehttp://www.woodeyestudios.com/Woodeye_Glassware/Friends/Pages/Margaret_Zinser_-_Lampwork_Beads.html

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Purple package number 2

The second package was as amazing.  It contained tons of blue toned beads.  Some were royal blue some were turquoise.  There was a cool blue enameled bird clasp.  Tiny turquoise ceramic houses, beautiful fabric ribbon. some lovely silver connectors, birds and buttons.  I had a focal blue leaf oval too.  Some many fun items I […]

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My soup ingredients rock!!!

My amazing bead soup partner sent me not one but two soup recipes all wrapped up in fabric and ribbons.   I opened the first purple one first.  In it was a fabulous pendant made by Monique and then some matching seedish type beads in some great colors.  Also there were mother of pearl connectors, […]

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Back in the soup

So I am back in the Bead Soup mix.  Lori Anderson of Pretty  Things Blogspot   http://www.prettythingsblog.com has outdone herself again with her magic of grouping over 450 of us into pairs to exchange goodies which will challenge our creativity.  Last time I was lucky enough to be paired with JoAnne Woolverton and sent this coolThen […]

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What else I have been up to with my talented art partner in crime Tammy

So for the past week I have been wildly etching any metal I can get my hands on.  My studio has been chemical smell central.  So here is the first of many fun etched mixed media jewelry items to come…..  I used one of my bead soup clear fantastic briolettes which is hanging from the […]

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Here are the finished jewelry pieces on display

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The Second Bead Soup Reveal is finally here

HI Everyone, this is my second time participating in the Bead Soup Party (huge thanks to Lori Anderson – organizer extraodinaire for all her work).  I just love this idea and to participate with such a fun and giving community. I was so lucky to have such a wonderful partner as Jo-Ann Woolverton.  She sent me […]

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My soup ingredients are here – Yeah!!!

Wow check out all the “gold” I got from Jo-Ann.  What a treasure trove I will have to work with.  Thanks so much Jo-Ann for your generosity.  She sent me all kinds of things in the ivory, silver, blue theme:  lamp work, cool silver discs. dark blue swarovski, awesome cool square blue beads and then […]

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The last of the Seusslettes

Well there they are all made into jewelry.  I love the bracelet with a “Thing”, Horton, Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Cindy Lou Who and the Grinch.  Happy Valentines to all.

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The Bead Soup teaser pictures

  Here are my pixelated teaser photos for my Bead Soup Partner Jo-Ann.  Can’t wait to see what she sends me!!

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