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Designs by KatsAllThat

Get Your Shades On!

Decided to step out of my usual "earth" toned comfort zone. Found these bright beads at a local gem show. You may need your shades!
Components: 4x6mm faceted neon beads, 4mm lime green howlite rounds, Beadalon memory wire


Sandy Beaches

My inspiration for this was a quote by Sarah Kay. "There's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no...
Components: 2.25" Beadalon memory wire, Czech glass seed beads in satin blush, matte topaz AB, gold hex and sapphire blue. The little seahorse charm came from LB.


Dragonfly's Meadow

Spring green grass, yellow flowers and fresh earth is what I trying to portray. Of course, had to had a dragonfly or two.
Components: Soft Flex steel memory wire, Czech 11/0 seed beads in spring green, Italian yellow frost, chocolate brown and silver leaf, pewter dragonfly charms


East Coast Waters

People usually think blue with water however the Atlantic on the East Coast appears green due to algae and plant life. I used Brazilian seaweed...
Components: Brazilian seaweed agate, harmony jasper, peace jasper, Swarvoski crystal copper, TierraCast antique copper toggle from LB


Brazilian Blue Kyanite Tribal Earrings

Loved these Brazilian blue kyanite with their flash of blue and bronze. Mixed with Vintaj brass Bangalore links and Swarovski Bermuda blue...
Components: Brazilian blue kyanite, Vintaj brass Bangalore links from LB, Vintaj brass ear wires from LB, Swarovski Bermuda blue crystals


Faerydae

Another stab at kumihimo braiding using the Miyuki magatmas. Mixed it up a bit this time nestling in small forest green hex seed beads. Finished...
Components: Miyuki magatama midnight blue iris, Miyuki magatama seafoam green, Swarovski Bermuda blue crystal bicones, silver plated end caps, peacock blue C-Lon, twisted pewter toggle


Visage de Soleil and Citrine

I got these cute little sun charms at LB's last clearance. Very happy I got them in several metal types. Mixed with some faceted pale yellow...
Components: faceted citrine nuggets, visage de soleil sun charms, gold-filled ear wires, gold plated bead cones


Bali Dreams

Cleaning out the stash again and found these pretty larimar blue crazy lace agate rounds. Mixed with Swarvoski's burgundy-blue zircon blend...
Components: larimar blue crazy lace agate ovals, Swarovski burgundy-blue zircon blend, pewter Bali shield, sterling silver earring blanks


Desert Gold For Sure!

I have never purchased recycled glass beads before but gave it a try at LB's recent sale. I love nuggets and these Desert Gold ones were fabulous....
Components: Golden quartz teardrop pendant, desert gold recycled glass nuggets from LB, golden bamboo jasper, antique copper Del Sol TierraCast toggle from LB, Soft Flex butterscotch beading wire.


Lagoon Breeze

Feeling the blues and greens today. I used these great blue-green apatite gems with 22k Duroplate filigree hearts.
Components: Duroplate 22k gold filigree leaves from Via Murano, apatite gemstones, 14 1/20 GF ear wires.


Shades of Oceana

Deep ocean shades of green and blue with a hint of silver. The abalone pendant was the inspiration..matched with kelly green rice pearls and royal...
Components: Kelly green pearls, royal blue pearls, abalone pendant, TierraCast heirloom toggle from LB


Suri's Petals

I continue with my quest to master kumihimo. This time I integrated seed beads along with the magatama beads. I like the rich colors..like a...
Components: Burgundy gold magatama, galvanized blush pink seed beads, JBB copper bead ends, Swarovski Siam crystal bicones, TierraCast copper melody toggle from LB


Exotic Orchid

OK, licked my wounds from the last one and gave it another try. Reduced the amount of beads and this time got one a bit better. This time used...
Components: Pale orchid magatama, transparent smoky amethyst magatamas, lavender rose Miyuki seed beads, Swarovski cyclamen opal crystal bicones and TierraCast butterfly toggle from LB.


Shaylee's Dragon

I have long admired Julia's kumihimo designs with magatama beads and decided to finally jump in. This bracelet came out too large but Ok for...
Components: Miyuki magatama in opaque salmon and tan luster, C-Lon beading thread, Toho beige rose picasso seed beads, plated end caps, TierraCast butterfly toggle from LB


Brighten your Winter Heart

With all the chill factor I am seeing on T.V., I thought a bit of warm copper and turquoise howlite might warms things up a bit.
Components: Turquoie howlite hearts and rounds, antique copper hypoallergenic leverbacks, antique copper daisy spacers.


Time for Tomatoes

Well, with Temecula being 85 degrees today my mind wanders to prepping for spring planting of tomatoes. Where is winter anyway?
Components: *6x9mm Czech red Picasso roundel *4mm Czech opaque red fire-polished crystals *22mm Niobium bronze ear wires *4mm antique brass filigree bead caps *3.5mm beveled antique brass chain


Copper Tree Branch Earrings

I love nothing better than antique copper against greens and blues. I used this antique copper branch and attached Swarovski indicolite crystals...
Components: 37mm antique copper branch link; 4mm Swarovski 5301 indicolite bicones, 6mm Swarovski 5301 indicolite bicones, 3mm TierraCast faceted heishi from LB, 17mm hypoallergenic antique copper leverbacks


Grandma's Cookie Jar

I was really pleased when I got this wrapped bracelet done. It reminded me of those wonderful days as a child when I would go to Grandma's and she...
Components: Russian Serpentine, latte quartz, Ruby Quartz, natural leather, C-lon gold beading thread, TierraCast hammertone button from LB.


Autumn Acorn Pairs

Feeling all nutty today so I made these mock acorn earrings using Czech glass pearls and antique brass findings. Am listing them in pairs.
Components: 10mm Czech glass pearls in olivine, cocoa, baroque cream and baroque copper, 10mm antique brass bead caps, 17mm hypoallergenic antique brass leverbacks


Cloudy Skies

Thought I would try something to match Patone's "Turbulant" gray for this season. I mixed the metals with antique silver and gunmetal, then added a...
Components: 2mm shimmer gray leather, antique silver textured rolo chain from Lima Beads, gunmetal ball chain, TierraCast antique silver bamboo toggle from Lima Beads


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