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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

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    kye on “Fall?”:
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    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

Seafoam, Sand and Flora


About this design:

Please give me any name suggestions because I know mine is lame. ;)

I've had these seafoam beads forever, but couldn't decide on how to use them because the copper on the top and bottom was throwing me off. I finally came up with this scheme. I added a pistachio leaf and flower to tie them all in.

Components:

Soapstone and strech cord from my stash. Fire polished seafoam and honey picasso Czech glass rondelles, Czech glass leaf and flowers, Picture Jasper, TierraCast spacers and leaf charm all from LB.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Gorgeous – love the color combo!

  2. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    pretty. I have all the same beads. has someone been I my bead box when I wasn’t home? ha ha ;)

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love the color combo! Very soothing! Can’t help you on the name, tho…

  4. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thanks Judy, Peggy and Elis Mom, I love your comments!

    Peggy, I didn’t raid your bead stash so we must be identical bead stash twins. Haha!:)

  5. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Great design, Angela – - I’d just call it “Sea Leaves”.

  6. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Great design and gorgeous colors!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    There is something tranquil about this piece, love it :D

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Well no clue on a name either. But I love it. I have some of thise same beads also…

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the earthy neutral colors with the sea foam touches. And you’re copper wire wrapping adds great color. Love this one!

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This piece has such wonderful coloring in it! The soapstone looks peachy to me, and the czech glass really shines. I love it! Another beautiful set, Angela!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    How about “Dune Life” Ok, maybe too obtuse but that was the first thing that popped in. :) I think it is mahvelous dahling! :)

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    p.s. I have the same beads, too, without the soapstone…. We all must have the same exquisite taste! ;)

  13. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Sweet, charming and sophisticated. The subtle color combinations just rock!

  14. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love the colors! Reminds me of the first leaves of Spring. Very soft and tranquil.

  15. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Beautiful colors and design.

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ditto to all of the above comments! Love it! :)

  17. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is very pretty – its something I would wear for sure. I’d call it Sea and Sand.

  18. Robin Alayne
    Robin Alayne says:

    Actually think this is lovely. Inviting colors interesting & great flow

  19. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! As mentioned above, it really does instill a sense of peace and tranquility when you look at it. Love the softness with a hint of earthiness, really a beautiful piece. I’m horrible with names- I have an 800 page handwritten book that has a “still to be determined” title….heh. No matter what you name it, a rose is still a rose, and this piece will still be just as lovely.

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