Author Archives: Cheryl
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
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Here are my pixelated teaser photos for my Bead Soup Partner Jo-Ann. Can’t wait to see what she sends me!!