Monday, 27 May 2013

Powder Blue Beads and Earrings

I was feeling all springlike when I made these beads and earrings. I mixed a powder blue colour for the background and used slices of flower and bumblebee millefiori. 

I used the primary colours as a guide for the colour combination in the beads although it was more of a tertiary blue so not quite a primary combo! These are now for sale in my Folksy shop. 

For the earrings I used a colour combo of blues and inserted a splash of yellow. 

Monday, 20 May 2013

First Ladybird Themed Beads

My little ladybird cane has now made an appearance on 2 sets of beads. 

Firstly this set of russet red millefiori beads, which is now for sale in my Folksy shop

And this set of beadies on a bronze background, for sale in my Etsy shop

Lucky ladybirds!

Saturday, 18 May 2013

New Beadies

New beadies for sale on Etsy! Lovely purple beads with purple flower and leaf millefiori designs. 

The light purple flowers are a design I've been playing around with. The roses are made using a variation of Mars Designs rose tutorial. Marcia does some lovely work and her tutorials are fab. The leafy designs are Irish Mishley's, which you can find in her rose tutorial set, Iris does fab work too!

I really need to make up more of my own cane designs don't I?!

Thursday, 16 May 2013

First Beads using Mushroom Cane

Yup, the title says it all really so here are the first set of beads I have made using my groovy mushroom cane...

I used slices of frog, flower and leaf canes along with the backgroundless mushroom canes on a dusky pink background. These are for sale now on my Folksy site.

I also made my first mushroom cane focused earrings - see them below. 

They have a little froggy surprise..

Don't forget you can win some of the mushroom cane here. 

Monday, 6 May 2013

Cane giveaway - update.

I think I totally confused everyone by holding 2 cane giveaways at the same time. People weren't really sure what they had to do. Sorry!

I have successfully selected a winner from my FloRaeMe Facebook page. However I didn't have anyone who left comments on this blog telling me what they would like to do with the mushroom cane if they won. 

So I'm holding the giveaway on this blog again.

Win, win, win, win, win, win, win!!

For your chance to win 3 inch long bits of mushroom cane (various sizes) plus a bit of scrap clay to practice slicing (the cane is a bit delicate) here's what you need to do: 
  1. Become a follower of this blog. Of course, if you already follow this blog you can simply skip this part.
  2. Leave a comment on this post telling me how you would use this cane if you won it.
That's it! I will pick my favourite comment and that person will win. 

I will be holding this giveaway opportunity until Monday 27th May so get commenting.