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Blissful Flamingo


About this design:

Framing one of Petra's pieces took a lot of trial and error but I really like how it turned out. :)

Components:

Flamingo is ceramic by Petra at Scorched Earth on Etsy. Seed beads, Leather, Irish waxed linen, Crystals all from LB, Base metal silver beads- LBS, button-Hancock's

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  1. Laud
    Laud says:

    That flamingo is too cute! A lot of attitude in that bird. I think you’ve framed him/her perfectly.

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Yowza.This is so cool. I can tell that you suffered over this,and it was worth it. I just have a feeling that you were on the fence about how much pink/black,and what size? The linen is perfect to hang the bird from.It keeps that part playful,while the other beads maintain their glam.You did just fine. It’s pretty work of art,and extremely unique.
    The bird’s legs crack me up. ;)

  3. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Becky, this is great! I think you did a wonderful job showcasing Petra’s flamingo! It is sooooo AWESOME! I agree with Nancy about the legs! They just make me smile! :D This necklace is great! I am gonna put it in my faves! :D

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Pe would be proud, what a fantastic job on that flamingo and just enough pink to not be overwhelming, ditto to Jess :D

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    :) Thanks so much! I did struggle over the beads. :) Don’t even ask how many times I re-strung them! :)

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    That’s a high steppin flamingo! Too cute.

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love it Becky! The pink is a perfect match to the light shades in the flamingo! Hope your headache goes away. Feel better :)

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    PERFECT! He’s going into my faves too! You did an awesome job keeping the focus on the high-steppin’ flamingo while accenting him wonderfully. Absolutely love it!

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    :) ! You guys are AWESOME! :)

  10. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    The flamingo is such a show-stealer – - and you definitely made him a star, Becky !

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is adorable, Becky! To me it has a retro- 50s feel to it! Love the colors! You done good!!!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thank you Paula and Maria!

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Becky, this is wonderful! I really like the multi-strand design, and the colors are perfect with your flamingo.

    I still have a bowlful of Petra’s pieces waiting for some attention. Thanks for the inspiration!

  14. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Becky, this is so fabulous and funky! I love your flamingo guy, too cute! You’ve framed him perfectly. I think it’s awesome. :)

  15. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love you guys! You are such a wonderful ego boost. :) !!!!

  16. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Love what you did here!

    You guys keep showing off stuff from Scorched Earth… I finally visited… Petra is richer now…

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