Micheal’s beading Challenge Blog Hop

When, I seen that Heather Powers and Lorelei Eurto were having a beading challenge using beads that just so happened to be 40% off at Micheal’s…I had to get in on that sweet action!

You could only use the 7 beads they selected from Micheal’s plus two other bead types and your choice of pendant. When I create a piece, I really have to connect with the beads. So, I spend a lot of time just look at them…sketching out ideas before I every get busy with them.  I knew for the pendant, I wanted to use one of the recycled game piece pendants that I make. As, luck had it I had one in my stash that was perfect with the colors.

Here is what I came up with: A breathe of glamour

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Of course, I need a sweet little part of earrings to go with this necklace too!


Thanks for checking out my pieces. I can’t wait to see what everyone else has made!



17 thoughts on “Micheal’s beading Challenge Blog Hop”

  1. The colors in that focal are perfect for this challenge and the beaded connector makes for a great transition to the rest of your necklace. Really terrific!

  2. That focal is perfect. I love how you made all the different beads play so well together — definitely glamorous.

  3. Such a cute and clever focal that worked perfectly into your design! Enjoy the day. Erin

  4. Love the pieces you did for this challenge. Your beads were perfect for this one!

  5. What a fun focal piece. I love the little beaded bead too. Using the brighter gold colored chain really tied the challenge beads into your focal. I love that you have to connect with your beads before you create! Thanks for sharing your piece with us!

  6. You’re right the pendant is perfect! Adorable too. I can tell that you spent some time looking and contemplating, beautiful.

  7. Delightful! You’ve done a great job at giving the color palette and beads life in both your necklace and your earrings! How fun! I love all the different techniques in the necklace and how you were able to blend everything harmoniously. Fantastic!

  8. Hey GF what fabulous jewelry you have made here I love the necklace and earrings and I think they would look just fab on me.

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