Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Nile - Freeform Peyote Bracelet

New freeform payoye bracellet in shades of green and purple size 6 and 8 seed beads. I think I am ready to move on from freeform for a bit. This bracelet is in my Etsy Shop here.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Enter Autumn - Freeform Peyote Bracelet

New freeform peyote bracelet called Enter Autumn. I do like this - just finished today (but I still think I am in a beading slump). I like the color and feel of this bracelet. It is a bit larger than I normally make - I am doing a show at the end of November and want to have some larger bracelets. This bracelet is in my Etsy Shop here.

Beading Wastland

I seem to be in a beading slump - just don't know why. I have ideas of things I would like to make but nothing that excites me. I sit and look at the beads, write down ideas and look some more, start something and end up ripping it out. I just feel so uninspired right now.

My first thought was to make something simple like a peyote bracelet just to get my hands moving - but that doesn't seem to be working for me. I may look into trying something new like RAW - I have never made anything with RAW - so that could be a go. I thought maybe I would go to the bead store yesterday but it was raining and I just didn't feel like getting into the car and going. I hate to feel this way - I don't even feel like painting either!! I know this will pass - but I just don't know when. I have tried looking at my beading books to get inspired - I am only getting confused. I really am in a beading wasteland - I even cleaned my beading room - twice! Maybe some freeform??

Friday, October 24, 2008

Sundew - Freeform Bracelet

This is a new freeform bracelet. What is different about this one is I usually do my freeform in peyote and this one is in brick stitch. I love the bright colors in this bracelet and it worked up really fast but I think I prefer doing the freeform in peyote stitch. Actually by looking it is hard to tell the difference.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

After Midnight - Peyote Cuff Bracelet

This is a new peyote cuff I recently finished. It is 2 drop peyote with a flower button as the focal. This cuff is larger than I usually make - will fit a size 7 to 7 1/4 inch wrist. I need to make some larger size bracelets for an upcoming show. This bracelet is made with black size 8 seed beads and size 11 silver beads for the picot edging. It is listed on my Etsy shop here.

Monday, October 06, 2008

More Earrings

I guess I am thinking Christmas with these earrings. I am in a bit of a beading slump and I haven't made anything of substance in a long time. I need to get back on track and get the designs going again. The earrings are fun but I am getting sick of making them - the problem with earrings is you need to make two ;)