Saturday, March 30, 2013

7th Bead Soup Blog Party--First Reveal!

Thanks again to Lori Anderson, today is the first reveal for the 7th Bead Soup Blog Party!  Though I am very happy with what I received, I admit again, to not being a jewelry designer.  I only hope I have not disappointed my partner, Jan Petek of Pepper Tree Designs.

Here is what I made with Jan's beautiful glass beads...an asymmetrical charm necklace.  The beautiful glass heart focal and charms are so lovely and the little blue beads-I didn't waste one!  And the lovely closure, perfect for the silver chain...in my eyes anyway.

Enameled beads are something I've never worked with before but was not stymied with them at all, tho, I did not get them joined the way I wanted them.  I wanted to do wire work, but without knowing how to do that, I managed to do them this way.  The earrings are simply delightful to wear, so light and yet they have a lot of movement, which I adore.

Well, thanks for stopping by and please leave a comment and join my blog if you would.  Leave a note for me and I'll join yours if you'd like.

take care...





Here is the list of hops!  Enjoy!


http://lorianderson-beadsoupblogparty.blogspot.com/2013/03/7th-bead-soup-blog-party-first-reveal.html




58 comments:

  1. Very fun Marti! I just got my own pendant that you gifted through Artisan Whimsy - it's beautiful thank you! Now off to see what your partner did with your lovelies

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    1. So glad you like it, thanks for letting me know! Yes, me too!

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  2. What lovely beads you received !! You did a fabulous job on both sets but the enameled set is my favorite.

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  3. Lots of fun pieces love the enamelled ones

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  4. Such lovely jewelry, Marti! You did a wonderful job creating jewelry, and both your enamel jewelry and glass beads necklaces are very pretty!! YAY! :)

    Have a Happy BSBP7

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  5. Hello well I just adore what you created. I love the colors of your soup ...green being my absolutely fav color. These pieces scream spring to me. Thank you for sharing with us all bye for now and happy beading

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  6. Both sets are lovely. You highlighted the beads perfectly with the simplicity of your designs. To me the pieces reflect carefree fun and huge smiles. Great job!

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  7. The colors are perfect for spring and summer. Great job!

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  8. The designs came out beautiful!
    I am off to see your clay work :)
    ~Shari

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  9. Simple, light and wearable designs. Remember that not everyone is looking to wear over the top statement pieces.;)

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  10. Clean and simple design...love it...

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  11. Lovely jewelry! I especially like the simplicity of the first necklace...it allowed the colors and beads to really shine!

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  12. Very colorful and fun pieces!
    Just what we need over here after this long dark winter !.. :-)
    take care U to
    B

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  13. I love what you did Marti! They are lovely! And you made so many pieces! Cool! Thanks for being my partner! I hope you have fun wearing them!
    Jan

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  14. Very cool necklaces. I am not a Green person, however, I really like yours....very unique!! Great job!! ~KM http://kraftymax.blogspot.com/2013/03/7th-bead-soup-blog-party-reveal-33113.html

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  15. Oh Marti... don't sell yourself short ! Your pieces are lovely ! I love the first necklace in particular.

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  16. I think you did a fantastic job! I love how you put everything together... The first necklace is really neat--I have such a hard time doing asymmetry, but you really made it work! And I really like how you did the enameled bead set--so fun! ...Apparently I'm babbling, but hopefully you can tell that I really like what you made. Happy Bead Soup Day! :D

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  17. Marti your pieces are fun and elegant. Love the first one the most since those are some of my favorite colors. Great job.

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  18. Great necklaces and earrings. They are fun and Springy! Great use of your soup.

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  19. I'm on the 3rd reveal, I'm partecipating for the 3rd time on BSBP
    I love the first necklace, perfect for summer :)
    ciao dall' Italia

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  20. I really like what you made. You are too hard on yourself. You really showcase the beads you received and the lime green is a very popular color right now. Wear them with pride. They are beautiful.

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  21. Beautiful! I like what you did with your first necklace. you let all those beautiful beads speak and show themselves without too much going on. Very pretty. Love the color in the second one too! Great job on your soup

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  22. Both pieces are bright, cheerful and sweet - perfect for summer!

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  23. Colors are stunning, beautiful pieces.

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  24. Great stuff! You have a nice light feel to your pieces. Bravo.

    I’m in the third reveal. Can’t wait.
    kathy

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  25. Great use of your soup! p.s. I love those rolled clay beads on your blog banner!

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  26. What happy jewelry you've made! Love them!

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  27. You have made some pretty and fun pieces!

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  28. I think you did a great job on all your projects! :-D

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  29. Thanks to everyone who has left a message so far! I am certainly feeling good about my "work" thanks to you!

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  30. way cool. i love how bright and cheerful your designs are

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  31. Lovely, lively color beads and you designed such cheerful pieces from them! Great job, Marti!

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  32. I haven't used enameled components before either, but it looks like you have done a fab job. I love the colors in the first necklace.

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  33. Great job Marti! They turned out beautiful!!

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  34. By giving the beads distance from each other you really let the beads beauty show. Good editing skills. nice job.

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  35. Cute, cute, cute! Great colors, and I like the way you dangled the beads from the chain on the first necklace. I'll be it has a lot of fun movement to it.

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  36. Fun, fun bright and summery pieces!

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  37. great beads, super colours, inventive design!

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  38. great beads, super colours,inventive design!

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  39. What a fun soup you received! I really like the second necklace with the enameled pieces--very fun!

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  40. I have two words, BRIGHT and HAPPY! Your pieces put a smile on my face!

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  41. Great job! Jan's lampwork and enamel creations are fabulous! Lucky you to get paired up with such a creative artist! You made lovely pieces out of your ingredients!

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  42. Great job! Beautiful pieces! I especially love how you put together the enameled pieces.

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  43. How summery! Bright colors are so in right now. Great job! And please forgive my delay in commenting!

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  44. I love how springy your pieces are!

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  45. Love the bright and fresh colours in both necklaces. Great for warm weather outfits.

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  46. Your enamel creations are so much fun. I really like the way you combined those beads to get such an interesting shape and texture to them. Awesome job!

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  47. love them, you did a great job, the texture is awesome...

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