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Cabbage patch

Wanda's pick started it, I remembered that I had the Purple Zebra Jasper in my stash,I modified her pick and the "Cabbage patch II" was borne.
Components: Purple Zebra Jasper, Tagua nut beads, Czech glass leaves, GGS jumping rabbit are from LB. Galvanized seed beads from my stash.


Dragonfly idea

I got the Venetian glass bead at 50% sale, it was quite large , then when the Tagua beads and recycled glass showed up at LB it was a perfect color...
Components: Tagua nut beads, recycled glass, Czech glass nuggets, seed beads from LB. Venetian glass bead from my stash.


Fiddlehead

Based on my Fresh Pick,I embossed a copper blank with the BigKick and treated it with Swellegant patina.
Components: Czech glass beads, copper blank, pod toggle bar, copper chain, Nunn Design jump rings, Swellegant patina all from Lima. Unicorne Beads coin beads and Picasso seed beads from my stash.


Mermaids pillow

I made double ended headpins from 18 gauge copper wire, wrapped them around the marker and twined the rest of the wire.
Components: Czech glass beads, Unicorne Beads drops and Biwa pearls all LB. Unicorne Beads coins, Kazuri coin from the stash.Raku shell focal and bead from Star Spirit. Handmade clasp and headpins.


Ethnic fusion

I used the patina to add color to the African brass bead and matched that with turquoise and yellowish Indonesian seed beads.
Components: African brass, leather cord, waxed linen, Vintaj patina all LB. Indonesian seed beads from my stash.Handmade brass clasp.


The unusual

This design is based on my pick with the same name.
Components: Amazonite, Czech glass, copper blank, enameled chip from C-Koop, copper chain are from LB, handmade clasp, focal from Bohulley Beads.


Rustic Agate

I really liked the Rustic Agate, but the beads were quite big, I decided to use it as a focal for a bracelet, paired it with 8 strands of...
Components: Rustic Agate, Indonesian seed beads, coconut button, handmade copper clasp and the waxed linen is from LB.


Pearl diving

I made a fresh pick with the same title and components.
Components: GGS pendant and link, Biwa pearls, Sunstone chips, Pyrite small nuggets, Czech glass all LB. Pewter button from Mamacita Beadworks, galvanized seed beads from my stash.


Convallaria

I got the Lilly of the Valley pendant from Distlefunk and a Picasso dragonfly bead from MayaHoney quite a while ago, finally got time to make...
Components: Amazonite, Czech coin beads, keishi pearls, copper chain fom LB, handmade copper clasp.


Beach Finds

I got the Gaea pendant on last chance sale, decided to do some simple stringing and color blocking.
Components: Gaea pendant, Czech glass coins, recycled glass beads, Honey Jade, seed beads all LB. Unicorne Beads seashell bead from my stash, handmade copper clasp and PC seashell bead.


How about a bracelet

Based on my pick with this title. I flamed a copper flower blank and domed it attached a C-koop chip using a 16 gauge homemade pin and made a...
Components: Flower blank, Czech beads, Amazonite, White Agate all LB, handmade clasp.


Weeping willow and sunshine

Based on my pick with the same title, I made it to enter Vintaj challenge, but at the last moment I was not brave enough to do it.
Components: Willow toggle from Humble Beads, Unicorne beads, matte new jade, Czech glass and an assortment of Vintaj components.


Caribbean fable

The Gaea pendant was my inspiration.
Components: Czech glass rectangles, Amazonite Blk. Tourmaline, copper chain, homemade clasp and the Gaea pendant.


Sweet berries

My first earrings, got the idea from Becky's necklace.
Components: Ruby Agate, brass leaves treated with Swellegant patina, homemade earwires and headpins.


Indian Ocean

Inspired by the blue ocean and it's life.
Components: Coral nuggets, Czech beads, African brass all LB, Howlite rondelles, ceramic beads and Indonesian glass from stash. Home made copper clasps.


Lilac dragonfly

Loved that lilac bracelet connector from Bo Hulley beads.
Components: Czech beads and buttons, C-Lon cord all from LB, Czech flower caps from the stash. Bo Hulley bracelet connector, homemade copper clasp.


Paris, mon amour

Based on my pick with the same title.
Components: Amazonite, Pyrite, White Agate, Czech flower beads, C-Koop flower and ring for the clasp all LB, Eiffel Tower pendant from my stash, homemade clasp.


Buzzing meadow

Loved the bracelet link from Captured Moments in rich honey color, I paired it with Agate beads in green and caramel wire wrapped in annealed...
Components: Agate beads, copper bee connector, copper bee charms, copper flower clasp all LB, sari silk ribbon, copper African beads and stoneware focal from my stash, homemade copper ballpins.


Frogs in the lilly pad

I fell in love with the greenish raku pendant from the Star Spirited Studio, I wanted to make a spring themed piece with frogs jumping from the...
Components: Raku jumping frogs pendant, reku bead, Unicorne beads small donut beads and a water lily button, copper chain from LB, hand made clasp.


Seaweed versus butterfly

Inspired by the Pantone colors for spring(lemon zest & tender shots)the 2 designs for Dixie, need you input everybody how to prize each of them.
Components: Seahorse in the seaweed: brass stamping (patinated by me), Czech rondelles, sea glass beads, seed beads, brass wire, brass chain and a brass clasp made by me. Butterfly in daffodils: brass stamping(patinated by me), Czech beads, crystal beads, Unicorne teardrops, brass chain and clasp.


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