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 exquisite

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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 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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