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  1. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Very pretty dreams, too! Someone said that the Rainbow Rhodonite was more pink than pictured – if that’s the case, I think I’d really like them! I have a lot of pink, but don’t seem to really use it much – how ‘silly’ of me! Oh, and I absolutely love the toggle!

  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    It is a bit more pink than it appears… I bought some along with those georgous pearls I recently bought. What can I say, I’ve got the need for beads!

  3. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    I’m right there with you! Although I wish I could summon the motivation to do as muich beading as I do bead buying! How do you motivate yourself to sit down and design?

  4. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Well, I think I do a lot of beading in spurts. I use a beading tray, and and play, kind of like a pick, with the different colors…then I keep a journal on the desk… and often do little quick draws of the image id like to make. Then when I am in a beading mood, I have some ideas for color, texture & design.. I always look at other peoples jewelry, too. If I see something I like, I think about how I can adapt it to fit my mood or materials.
    Also, I have a ‘mini book’ with pictures from catalogues… and I use them for inspiration. I try to never duplicate what I make, so I am always looking to try new things.

    I have to update my website for July tomorrow, and I have a lot of new pictures of jewelry to post. I think I may post one or two things in the gallery here as well.

  5. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Great pick, Bubbly! Yes, please post pics! I’d love to see them! I just got some of the rainbow rhodonite about a week ago but haven’t decided what to do with it yet.

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Beautiful pick, Lorrie! :D Such lovely colors!

    Shannon, the rhodonite w/pyrite is pinker than it appears in the photo. On my screen it appears peachy. I like the fact that it really is pinker! :D

  7. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Thanks for the suggestions Bubbly – I keep lots of catalogue photos as well, but rarely have the same components – if something inspires a thought, I’ll go with that but I’m always conscious of not doing copies unless it’s just for myself. I like the journal idea although I’m not much in the drawing dept…

    Hi Lynn and Chicky D – Hope you’re both well today!!

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Hi, Shannon! I’m doing great! How are you? :D

  9. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Silly Chick, you dont have to be able to draw-to keep a journal, you could just write down color bead combos- I want to try pink & green or I love this_______insert here_______ so I could try to use it w/ this, or my favorite when I am clueless is something I call bead soup. I take a bunch of a color (say blue) in different shapes, sizes, color variations, & textures, and mix them up….. then decide do I want a single strand, or a double, or maybe a necklace combo. I am definatly not an artist, I only sketch well enough to show, say 2 strand bracelet, 7 inch, twist, or reverse colors, ect…. :)

    KPJEWELS says:

    Hi Bubbly, your drawings sound a lot better than mine. I can’t even draw a stickman properly. LOL I usually just think of what colour I would like to use and go from there. Last night I went to bed and couldn’t sleep well and it is the first time I have come up with some design ideas that weren’t a spur of the moment design. I’m not an artist or a pro at this. He, he.

  11. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, Evelyn, I am very certain that you are better than you give yourself credit for! I have no doubt that you make some awesome jewelry!!! Your picks alway have such vibrant colors and such a pretty playfullness to them!!! :D

    KPJEWELS says:

    Thanks Bubbly, I left a note on the garden for you BTW. I have made a lot of changes to the way I was beading before I went into hospital. When I came out the second time around, I had no desire to do any beading but now I’m teaching my daughter and I’m also back to beading myself. I love bright colours.

  13. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Great suggestions Bubbly! I’ve got to try harder to work at my design and beading skills!
    Hi Lynn! I’m doin ok today, thanks! Hi 3K! What kind of day have you had?

    KPJEWELS says:

    Hi, Shannon, I had a great day to day. Went house hunting this evening, hoping to find something soon.

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