Friday, March 7, 2014

8th Annual Bead Soup - Got my Beads in the mail - and some more beads from the kiln

If I had known my Bead Soup was in the mailbox last night I would have tripped down there and fondled the pretty pretty beads.

My swap partner Jo-Ann Woolverton sent me my bead soup and I pulled the package out of the mailbox this morning -   now I am on my way to work - but at the next stop I ripped open the package - then the next stop I pulled out the bag -   when I got to work I opened the bag and spread all the goodies out -
THANK YOU THANK YOU  JO-ANN -  Cobalt is one of my fave colours  -  My mind is in high gear thinking of what I am going to do with this hoard of goodies

Here is what I am gushing over :

I see an Alex Chang focal bead, an assortment of cobalt glass beads - large and small - a huge assortment of silver findings, crystals and toggles. What a collection to work with - so many ideas - did I mention I love cobalt


Here is what I sent my partner ( we both must have been thinking blue )


I also spent a bit of time in the basement studio last night - was tired so didn't do much
they are not off mandrels (sitting now soaking )
another heart - the round top is better the bottom still could use some work - some cobalt beads - just some more general beads for my stash to work with 





5 comments:

  1. Wow, what gorgeous beads you've received. I'm looking forward to seeing what you create with them.
    I've received my pendant. I had it in my mind that it was a tiny little thing. This hits me so much better. I love it! I'm thinking of working it into it's own piece rather than just tossing it onto a chain. I'll be sure to send you a pic when I get to it. Thank you so much for the generous gift.

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  2. Thank you Andrea - hope you enjoy the
    the bead soup is truly wonderful and already started on the assembly then I'll have to wait till May to show it

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  3. What gorgeous beads! And they do say that cobalt is the color to be this season. I can hardly wait to see what you come up with.

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