Thursday, May 13, 2010

It's Official: I am now a member of the "Etsy Does Vegas" Team!!

This is very exciting as over 100 Etsy artisans and crafters from Las Vegas have joined the team already and it is brand new!  Here is the Logo 

and if you click on "ETSY DOES VEGAS" you will go directly to the group blog where you can visit some of these amazing people and see what they make and sell.  Have Fun!  

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Okay so it looks like Christmas%*!

This necklace is my second design attempt with my little polymer clay flower beads.  
The inspiration came from a bed of red lettuce poppies at the San Antonio Botanical Garden we visited in April.  Now that it is all done I think it looks a little more like Pointsettias .
What the hey it would be great with a very simple dress for a Holiday Party in December.  What do you think?

The bourgandy flower petals and green leaves I free motioned stitched in a quilt sandwich and then cut out with my very sharp little scissors.  The material under the flower beads is organza which I hope will fray a bit more and look softer.  The pink beads are little frosted lucite flowers from-
A great place to visit if you are a Beadaholic! 
I have been looking for ways to mix my art quilting with my jewelry.  It is fun to create off the wall "Project Runway" type items.  I don't know who will ever wear them but they end up not just jewelry but ART.