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Daisy Chain

About this design:

I have had the blue/yellow/white daisy beads for ages and just could not come up with any design. I looked for a pendant and never found one that worked. So when I got that string of multi-colored large glass flowers I decided to not use a pendant at all. The back chain is a premade chain clearanced at Wally World. Just a little fun summery necklace.


Blue/yellow/white glass daisy beads & yellow wavy magnesite spacers/Michaels. Large yellow glass flower, yellow glass beads, yellow & blue seed beads, yellow bead & brass link chain/Walmart. Silver metal butterfly, sunflower bead & amber nugget/stash. Waxed linen LB.

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  1. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Great colors and fabulous design, Deb ! Think this works really well without any pendant. Love how you find steals at Wally World – - -

  2. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Deb, this is adorable. You’ve proven that we don’t always need a pendant hanging there to complete a design. A well placed focal whether a bead, a group of beads, or a clasp can do the job quite well… as you have done. Love it!

  3. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    A little story about pendants…
    Once as I was setting up for a craft fair one of the necklaces lost its pendant. Instead of replacing it I just removed the bail. And put it front and center. It was the first thing that sold.
    Your piece is wonderful as it is,a pendant would be excess.

  4. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    I love the way you used the wavy beads! The colors are so nice, you did a fantastic job on the design.

  5. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Deb, I love everything about this design! The color combo, the way you created the closure with the butterfly…It’s perfect!

  6. CAS
    CAS says:

    It’s an oooooohhhhhh … aaaaahhhhhh piece! Even without a pendant … really really lovely, funky and fun. Love it Deb! :D

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautifully done Deb, not only I love this color palette, but the design is so interesting. I discovered recently too, that I like the designs without the pendants, as long as there is enought interest it works well, and you achieved that :D

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you so much everyone. You are always so generous with your compliments.
    I had to do a slight remake this morning. The closure was on one of those wrapped wire loops. I had to change it to one on the actual waxed linen because the butterfly kept coming out of loop. So the design stayed the same…jusy didn’t want it falling off.

  9. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    So original and fresh. Great color combination.

  10. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Deb, I love your daisy theme and compilation of elements around it! No need for a pendant with all the wonderful interest this necklace contains. Funny, I was just thinking of you yesterday as I sifted through the Walmart bins–remembering the beautiful resin pendant you had found, and hoping I would stumble on a great find–no success. :( I’m always glad to see your posts. You are so imaginative and creative. Great necklace! :)

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very, very cute, Deb!! I just love your design sense!

  12. franny
    franny says:

    Ohh, everything they said Deb!…..luv it!

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you so much Del, CC, Becky and Franny. Crystal Canary I have not had much luck in the $1 bins lately either, no pendants at all. I did find several bags with some interesting aqua beads and some neat carved beads.
    Yesterday I got lucky and found a matching yellow T-shirt for $3.00. All Faded Glory, No Boundaries & Hanes summer Tees are clearanced. when I stock up.

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    You go girl! You have got to be the bargain queen!!

  15. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Deb, Oooh, I love carved beads….and can’t wait to see what you’ll design with them! This weekend I found some carved owls, and am moving them up to next in line. :)

  16. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Gorgeous, Deb! I love the colors and you clasp is awesome!

  17. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    GORGEOUS and LOVE! I TOTALLY hear you about the Hanes summer tees, I got a bunch last year for $1 each!

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