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About this design:

Still have paper beads. I love the colors and the feeling of this.


Paper beads, resin beads and turquoise beads from my stash; sari silk and seed beads from LB.

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  1. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Love this! The colors work so well together, and your use of the elements is fantastic. I love the sari silk too, it really makes the rest of the piece pop.

  2. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    I love the paper beads with the ribbon. And the colors are great together.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Great design! Love the paper beads…the sari silk really brings out the colors of them!

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    Love … love … adore … adore … did I mention that I LOVE this! It all comes together brilliantly … stunning and cool. I may have to steal this idea … I have lots of cool vintage acrylic/resin beads. ;)

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    deleted says:

    A very cool vintage feel, terrific bead combo.

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

    I wore the other one I made yesterday and got a lot of favorable comments on it. I think they’re fun for summer; not heavy!

  7. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous and a fave!

  8. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    So wonderful, Judy! It def has a summer vibe, but you could easily wear it into fall. That silk makes the bead colors really jump!

  9. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is fantastic, Judy! Like Cindy said, you could wear this from summer into fall.

  10. J Danhaus
    J Danhaus says:

    I returned to take a second look at this piece because the colors are captivating, then I noticed the spacers are little freshwater pearls. Absolutely darling!

  11. J Danhaus
    J Danhaus says:

    Oh, or are they magatamas? Either way, a great textural element…..

  12. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Judy, this one is wonderful too! Love your combination of paper and resin beads; and the silk is the icing on the cake! It ties the bead colors together beautifully for that special ‘sassy’ summer look! :)

  13. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Fabulous! Love the Olof combination, its unexpected and looks wonderful together. The sari silk is a great finishing touch.

  14. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    COLOR combination! Stupid auto correct!! Olof?? Really?? Sheesh!

  15. GemVibes aka Cat Tayler
    GemVibes aka Cat Tayler says:

    Paper beads, I would have never guessed. So beautiful! Love the colors, reminds me of a sunset over a tropical ocean, love it!

  16. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Really really good! Beautifully put together!

  17. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    I think this is so fun. What an eye!

  18. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Cool beach on a hot day! Love the look of the paper beads with the cool colors in the other beads. Great necklace. Love it! “D

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

    Thanks everyone for all the kind words.

  20. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fresh summery look, love it :D

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

    Thanks Asia!

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