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Butterfly Garden

About this design:

This was my entry for the June Vintaj design challenge, "vintage meadow." More fun playing with my BIGkick machine, patinas, and filagree!


Various Vintaj items including swirl clasp set, foliage bead caps, suspended butterfly and 29 mm square altered blanks. Czech glass wisteria daisy bead and various other ceramic and glass beads.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I have got to get me one of those BIGKICKs! This is too cool!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Very pretty. Those colors really speak to me!

  3. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:


  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    So lovely! :D

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    N radon says:

    Love this necklace! And such beautiful blues!

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    olive penguin says:

    Wonderful! I love the details in this design! Great work!

  7. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I just got a big kick! Can’t wait to create lovely things like this!!

  8. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Wow, wow, wow! The swirl and loop on the left side is a clasp?

  9. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Thanks so much everyone! Cindy, you are going to have a ball with your new machine… and Miannda, the swirl and loop is the clasp. Lima doesn’t seem to have them in stock at the moment though.

  10. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    I just love the blue here, makes me think of the ocean. Very lovely design.

  11. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love, love the bold blue color with the dark metal. Beautiful design!

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    JustImagine - Val says:

    Very pretty…vibrant and beautiful!

  13. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Vibrant is the perfect word for this piece!! I wish there were more pictures and some close-up :P

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