Monday, December 29, 2008

A Little Bit of Fun :)

After all the serious, business-orientated post that I've put up lately, it's time for a little bit of fun! To start with - I'm excited to report that I've been given a blog award!



Isn't that cool? Now - I'm lame and I don't pass these on to people - mostly because I can't decide who among all my lovely friends to pick! It's not fair to leave some of you out. I do want to say a HUGE thanks to the Simply Sticky blog for nominating me though! Make sure you check out the blog :)

Guess what? I got jewelry stuff for Christmas! My awesome mother-in-law bought me a jig so I can continue to grow in my wire work. I've started playing around with it, but I have a feeling it'll be a week or two before you see anything. I want it to look good!


In other news - remember my Firebird Necklace? Well, I originally created it for a challenge for Team Big Damn Crafters. Fire was first and foremost n my mind as I created this - and I played around a lot to find a pattern I liked. In the end I took a simple pattern for the base, and added on to it!

Well, I knew as soon as I finished this piece that I wanted to do more. I didn't know what colors - but I knew I wanted to do more! It just turned out so beautiful and I'm so proud of it! Well, after lots of thinking, and long conversations with my crafty Mom, I've decided to make this necklace the first in a series based on the four elements. I have the plans written up for the next three pieces, and hopefully I'll start working on the one for Air soon :) It all depends on when I'm able to buy the seed beads I need for it. That and I have a custom order to work on first... 

Can you tell that lately I have a million and half ideas lately? Well...you have no idea! :P

11 comments:

Leah said...

Congrats on the blog award, and I love that necklace!

MySweetThree said...

It is a beautiful necklace, what a great idea about making more and going with the elements theme...You are just bursting with ideas!! I love it!! And congrats on the award!!!!

Thyme2dream said...

a well deserved award!!! Your blog is brimming with beautiful things:)

uniquecommodities said...

congrats on the blog award! Gorgeous items

QuirkyDolls said...

The award is very pretty and I get inspired just reading your plans and ideas - keep them coming!

manamoon said...

Wow this is GORGEOUS and congrats on the award - very deserved! Hey on a side note I joined ArtFire today. Ok, I know it doesn't belong on this posting but just had to share. Great venue, very easy and SO inexpensive.

Duni said...

Congratulations on the award! That necklace is gorgeous. Outstanding work!

KayzKreationz said...

Congratulations on the award. That is a great necklace. Can't wait to see the next in the series.

Rose Works Jewelry said...

Awww - you guys are sooo sweet! Now I REALLY want to work on the next necklace in the series...

Tulip's Talking said...

Congrats on your well deserved award!

I completely understand not passing them on for just the reason you explain.

Love the necklace and the idea of the series...two heads they say...

And yes, we have noticed that your ideas are on overload! You are young and gathering them, I am older and deleting...LOL

Loves ya cyber niece...x0

storybeader said...

great looking award. And I love that necklace design!