Friday, March 29, 2013

Blog hop reveal

Today is the day!  The blog blog hop reveal!  I can't wait to see what everyone else did with the sliders!

I wound up making three different pieces.  This is the first:

This is a double spiral bracelet, using one of the spacers as the focal.  I wound up taking this apart a couple of times.  I had a hard time deciding between a single spiral stitch and a double.  In the end, I decided the spacers needed something more substantial than the single spiral, and went with the double.  

This is the second piece I made, and if I were to title it, I think it would be called "Not Your Grandma's Pearls".  

In this, I decided to take something classic--a pearl strand--and jazz it up a bit.

And, finally, the third spacer:

I kept coming back to this design.  The spacer is on a gold chain, and I envision this paired with a simple tee (assuming, that is, that spring will eventually get here).

This blog hop was a lot of fun!  Check out what the others did:

Lola

Denise McCabe


Mustard Bead

A Polymer Penchant

Pearl and Pebble

 
Peacock Fairy

 
Beads for Busy Gals

 
Dawn Williams

 
Shirley Moore

B Street Studios

Sally Russick


Pamela770

Erin Prais-Hintz

Heather Powers

MirandAck

Lily

Karen Firnberg

 
Tanya


Mary

Rosebud101

Ann

Toltec Jewels

Micha


Terri

 
 
 

12 comments:

  1. Love the bracelet..so cha, cha, cha! and the pearls...great idea!!! and the last piece, so simple, but so elegant. Great job!

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  2. Totally thrilled with that bracelet! I had such a hard time with the first idea for a bracelet, because I was using CRAW. It just wouldn't attach correctly, so I'm glad to see other stitches will work. Love the Grandma pearls, that's such a great look!

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  3. Those are all fun pieces. I think I like the pearl necklace the best. The slider looks great vertical. I agree that the double spiral looks awesome with the slider. The bracelet will be fun to wear.

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  4. Great job on all 3! I *really* like the simplicity of the last piece.

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  5. I love the first bracelet! I love the yellow and blue together.

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  6. Wow, you took this from full of texture and pop to very simple. Such great designs all from the same component, great job!

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  7. The third necklace is something I would have done as well and might just have to go back and get the other color to make myself one. Great pieces!

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  8. Great ideas! Simple and elegant!

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  9. That's the cool thing about these components ya know? they can be totally cool on their own without a lot of extras! I like what you did with these, thank you for participating!

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  10. Wow! that double spiral bracelet is fantastic! and I love the sweet and simple designs, too.

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  11. Fabulous double bracelet! I also like the simplicity of the two necklaces. The single on a chain will go with many styles. Great job!

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  12. Wow. Three pieces! I love the double bracelet. It has a wow factor. And I think I will have to try one on just a single strand necklace. I like the simplicity of it! Enjoy the day. Erin

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