vrijdag 24 januari 2014

Winter Forest
the 11th BSC Non Blogger - Blogger Challenge

For the 3rd time I'm the hostess in this Challenge. And it was not easy
to decide which picture to choose as an "Inspiration" for all
those talented women in the Bead Soup CafĂ©  @ Facebook.
I decided to pick a painting made by me, Winter Forest...

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And then the whole thing started, so many amazing creations were shown.

I have - have - have to blog about it!!!

Take  a look at all those ♥wonderful♥ pieces of  art work, and... enjoy!
The stories on the weblogs about 'The Making Of' are very interesting,
the whole creating process can be followed.

Asri N. Wahyuningsih

Lili Krist
Lili's Weblog

Dolores Raml
Sam Siegel

Ema Kilroy
♥Ema's weblog♥

Esterina K. Jagiella
Shalini Austin
 Weblog = coming soon... (-:

Claire Fabian

Kelly Hosford Patterson
Kelly's Weblog
Marde Lowe

June Searcy-Josten

June Searcy-Josten

Marlene Cupo

 Christina Miles
Robin Kae Reed

Toltec Jewels

Toltec Jewels

Toltec Jewels
Krafty Max
Find her weblog here...
Isn't it amazing?
The pictures, the weblogs, just everything!
And the Winner is....Kelly Hosford Patterson.

Congratulations Kelly!!!

This is the PRIZE, have fun with it!

zaterdag 11 januari 2014

Into the Forest Blog Hop - Reveal Date January 11th.

 Forest Walk

I ask my husband -who has no idea about this blog hop- what his first association
is when looking at this bracelet… He mentiones the name of a small forest
located close to where we live. Okay, right! Mission accomplished J
I decided to take a walk (-: and enjoy all those lovely shades of green. Our winter is
mild this year, no snow, no ice, with a lot of sunny days until now!

There are even some dried up brambles there, when you take a good look.
And  lots of brown coloured dead branches with dried up 'golden' leafs.
A perfect concept for my design...

The focal used as a centrepiece is made by Shaterra, she is 'on Etsy'.
I used some of the Czech
glass beads from the bead kit sent by Lisa Lodge
♥lovely hostess) in my design. The glass
beads are made by me,
the semi-precious leaves were in my stash for years!

In my bracelet Forest Walk, you find the sunbeams (a bit on the right side) 
and all kind of different forest flora greens with a  hint of purplish red for
berries in my glass beads…

Enjoy my and your virtual Into the Forest Fun!
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Dear Lisa, thank you so much for organising this hop.
Have fun dear visitors of this blog, when hopping to the results of
the other participants. Here’s the list:

Your hostess:  ♥Lisa Lodge♥  A Grateful Artist
Melissa Trudinger  Bead Recipes
Kathy Zeigler Lindemer  Bay Moon Design
Eleanor Burian Moore The Charmed Life
Jo-Ann Woolverton  It's a Beadiful Creation
Chris Eisenberg  Wanderware
Christine Stonefield  Sweet Girl Design
Carolyn Lawson  Carolyn's Creations
Janine Lucas  Esfera Travel Blog
Jasvanti Patel  Jewelry by Jasvanti
Shaiha Williams Shaiha's Ramblings
Kay Thomerson  Kayz Kreationz
Karla Morgan  Texas Pepper Jams
Veralynne Malone  Designed by Vera
Toltec  Jewels Jewel School Friends
Christie Searle Murrow  Charis Designs Jewelry
Molly Alexander  Beautifully Broken Me
Monique Urquhart  A Half-Baked Notion
Janet Bocciardi  Honey from the Bee
Dini Bruinsma Angaza by Changes you are here!!!♥
Heather Richter  Desert Jewelry Designs
Christina Miles  Wings n Scales
Elizabeth Engriser Bead Contagion
Alice Peterson Alice Dreaming
Alicia Marinache All the Pretty Things
Catherine Yvonne King Catherine's Musings
Alice Craddick  Alice's Beads and Baubles
Ema Kilroy  Ema K Designs