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  • G Layne AKA Gail
    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 »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

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

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
    “That musta been some class! Wow! I think your wirework is so exciting and beautiful!! It…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is absolutely gorgeous, even your little friend blends in nicely with the necklace. Is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Oh wow, that must have been my phone trying and failing to auto correct! It's citrine.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank you! I am not usually very creative with bails, but a simple loop was just…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall?”:
    “I agree with Gail! I also love the acorn you made! I'd take bushels…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Fall Tones”:
    “I like your choice of stones to accompany the pendant, and the bail design.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Hmmm ... I can't find anything on corrine.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to look twice to see your little friend! :D I never heard of Corrine,…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to add a third picture that shows my little caterpillar friend that came to…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “P. S. Thanks for the info on the red brass, I bought some and love it!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I'm facinated by those loops too and have also wondered how you made them so perfect!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Fall?”:
    “Love the bracelet! You did a great job on the flower, it looks like a C-Koop…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is a piece of artwork! How do you get your loops so perfect? …” read »

  • Creel U
    Creel U on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I like the washer. A bit of the not expected and strong.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Ditto to all, and the asymmetry seems like you get two for the price of one!…” read »

  • Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow gorgeous piece !!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I knew this was yours before I scrolled all the way down! I love tiger eye,…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow...this is fabulous. I love the dangle part in front. I love the asymmetry. I…” read »

  • RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs on “Vintage Green Sparkle Necklace”:
    “So simple and pretty…” read »

  • RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs on “A Bit of Boho”:
    “This just makes me want to bead - I absolutely love this design :) …” read »

  • RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs on “Vintage Garden”:
    “I love this!!!…” read »

Upcoming Show Display Montereau


About this design:

Okay, ladies, I need your help! I have a special show fri. at a 5 star adult retirement center. I was Invited! There will only be 20 vendors. I did a practice setup to see what I might do.(please forgive all blurriness and overexposure. Plus my banner will NOT be rumpled up!)I worked hard to get ready and i want to show as much as I can. I have 3 basic styles, a new scripture pendant,(across the top, back) handbeaded pendant hearts and crosses, and misc. pendants. Normally, i wouldn't put trays on the tabe, but the parts on the hearts and crosses are interchangeable and I want it "hands on" to make up whatever combination my customer wants. Plus, they are my biggest seller. So, can we consider the trays a "senior playground?" and let me slide if it looks a little crowded? what do you think?


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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Lucinda, hi! Congrats on your upcoming show! Looks like it’s going to be a hit.

    You’ve done a great job putting together a nice variety of items with themes and interchangeables. Somehow from here it looks a little dark and the first thing that I wanted to look at was the necklace on the white stand!

    Here’s a few ideas to try:
    * Could you remove a few of the smaller black stands
    * Keep a few pieces aside for ‘special requests’ or for items that are similar to others that are in the trays
    * Leave the trays in the front and add two more of the white stands if you have them on the left and right, to carry your eye from each side of the table and to the focal in the center back?

    I’m sure you’ll get a lot of great ideas from others. Even if you left it as it is, it’s a beautiful showing of your pieces. Good luck!! SLS

  2. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Good luck to you friend : I like your set up let me know how the retirement center goes..never tried one of those….everything looks grand!!

  3. Heartfelt By Lucinda
    Heartfelt By Lucinda says:

    Well, I went to Hobby Lobby and here’s the final display!

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  4. Violet
    Violet says:

    I think this last picture looks great !!! Everything is easy to see…. good luck with your show !! Let us know how it goes !!!

  5. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    The last display is real eye candy!!! I really like what you have done and am saving this display to my favorites. :D

  6. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    The final design is great … a person can see everything at a glance, so to speak, and yet the eye moves throughout the presentation. You’ve done a great job. Good luck!

  7. Heartfelt By Lucinda
    Heartfelt By Lucinda says:

    Thanks everyone. You gals rock!

  8. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Ahhhhh, I love the last picture. Everything looks soooo pretty. The new additions from Hobby Lobby just brought the whole display together.

    Best wishes! SLS

  9. Heartfelt By Lucinda
    Heartfelt By Lucinda says:

    Thank you, Shannon. You made my day brighter!

  10. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Awwww, glad to hear it!

    Purple Chick does such beautiful displays and you got a great thumbs up from her too so I’m sure it’s going to be a success. You’ll have to let us know how it goes … :-) SLS

  11. Heartfelt By Lucinda
    Heartfelt By Lucinda says:

    Will do!

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Congrats on your show, your display is really nice, with your beautiful work you will do fine.

  13. L Wiesman
    L Wiesman says:

    I am new to beading and wondered where you got the crosses to put the beads in.
    Thanks
    Lisa

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  14. Lucky Ladybug Jewelry-cj
    Lucky Ladybug Jewelry-cj says:

    I know I’m really behind in the times, but I wanted to add my two cents. I didn’t realize Lima Beads had such a warm, friendly, chatty place to visit. Love their beads, just never explored much further. Now, I’m going to look to see if I can find out how your sale went – your display looks lovely.

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