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Designs by Mary Ellen Parker

Crystal River

These are pieces I created for the Bead Soup Blog Hop.
I can see my cute manatee bead everyday on my fan pull. And I can easily add it to my...

Spring Promise

this is my entry for the Lima beads Readers Challenge.
I blogged all about it
m.e. :)

Anytime Ornament

Did you forget a gift ?
Not to worry ...there's still time
Go gather up all your orphan beads ,
trims and trinkets !
Just string...

Eclispe of the Heart

This is my November Art Bead Scene entry .
I used my toggle as my focal !
Components: silk ribbon, asst brass components, LB brass filigree bead, LB kyanite beads, beetreebyme toggle clasp

The Frost Fairy's Garden

My first ever entry to a magazine challenge! This is my design for Stringing Magazines "Winter Wonderland " contest.
m.e. :)

Summer Time

I created this necklace for a little blog hop.
Details are posted on my blog today .
The inspiration theme was "favorite thing about Summer"
Components: found objects, beetreebyme Rose and some Great LB chain !

Heart of the Garden

This is my ABS July challenge entry .
I used Lima Bead chain .I love this chain !!!I wanted to use the extra links to join the various elements...
Components: LB chain, LB Vintaj leaves, antique escutcheon, labradorite beads, lamp-work glass beads, silk ribbon, polymer heart by m.e.

Love in the Bahamas !

Hubby and I are off the the Bahamas to celebrate our third wedding anniversary!
I made this necklace to take, using my own focal pendant and...
Components: copper chain, round link, sea glass, shell beads, polymer clay focal bead, resin

Sticks and Stones

this is my June Art Bead Scene entry.
"Ophelia" by Odilon Redon is the inspiration painting this month . A beautiful painting with wonderful...

l'amour d'été

This is my entry for the ABS May challenge
My wedding anniversary is in June .
I'm lucky enough to be spending it in Nassau this year! I think...

7000 Bracelets of Hope

this is my contribution to Global Genes "7000 Bracelets of Hope." project
Sodalite Beads and Green Girl pewter components are part of my Big...

Plum Blossom

this is my April ABS challenge entry .
This month's painting is "Finches and Bamboo " by Emperor Huizong
Interesting color combination's,...

Something old ..Something new

Becoming grandmother again has me remembering my own Grandmother.
How I loved the hours I spent with her admiring her jewelry and playing with the...
Components: LB antique gold chain & hand dyed silk ribbon, vintage buttons and Beetree roses

Birds and the Beads

I blogged about making eggs this week. For this necklace I used my polymer egg beads and polymer nest pendant with some LB leafy chain.I'm ready...

Tahiti Breeze

this necklace is my ABS challenge entry.
The inspiration painting is "Sacred Spring, Sweet Dreams" by Paul Gaugin .
I blogged about my creation...

Spring Breeze

This week I decided to make something light and breezy to wear to Bridal Shower. The Impression Jasper ,pewter beads and chain are some of my GREAT...
Components: polymer clay pendant by m.e., Impression Jasper Puff squares, antique pewter beads, silk ribbon, antique silver chain

Fairy Rings

I am in LOVE with the Hand Dyed Silk Ribbons !!!
The color combos are gorgeous!!!
I know I'm going to end up buying every color !!! My budget is...

Garden Gate

I've been making some pieces to mix/match with /gun metal . Love how this bold chain
contrasts with the flowers and the lovely Green girl bird...
Components: polymer clay pendant, polymer clay floral beads, gunmetal chain, swarovski crystal beads, Green Girl bird, green Girl leaves

Woodland Fairy

I just let my imagination go with this one. Almost anything can be part of a jewelry creation !
m.e. :
Components: polymer clay fairy pendant, polymer clay floral bead, assorted jewelry findings . Twigs !

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