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Mystery Tree


About this design:

I have these beautiful goldstone beads from LB so I decided to use them to make an unadorned tree. Added leaves and flowers (just laid them on the branches}. I like the effect and can re-use the bare tree for many more designs. Just for fun.

Components:

LB - Goldstone 6mm hearts, and 3 x 14 mm tubes, 11/0 seed beads -brick colored, czech glass flowers-red, translucent green and gold leaves.



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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Beady, what a cool idea. Are you going to stitch the leaves and flowers on the tree at some point? You could change them out in line with the change of seasons if you don’t connect them. Please let us know what becomes of the ‘mystery tree’!

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    BLE I agree with Crystal Canary. This is a beautiful tree.

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks ladies – I plan to use the tree for a website (mine). This way I can change the leaves and flowers whenever I want. I don’t know if I’ll ever get the website finished. It’ so hard to do – makes my head hurt.

  4. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    That just adorable BLE! e you opening an etsy shop?

  5. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Hi Robin – I’m trying to get a website going but I’ll probably get an etsy site also. This is all so new to me – I will need lots of luck.
    Anyway – the little bare tree is fun to play with. It bends in so many positions.

  6. kye
    kye says:

    What a neat creative idea BLE. Your tree is really beautiful. You are very ambitious to open your own website. I’m impressed. Good luck! :)

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you kye.

  8. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Wow this is so beautiful and creative !! Love this so much !!

  9. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you Kimberly- I was so tired of trying to figure things out – I needed a beading break. Ha

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    BLE, Your beading break has resulted in a very fine and versatile Mystery Tree. Sometimes you need a break just for some fun.

    Good luck with the etsy shop and website. Your unique designs are sure to be a hit.

  11. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks LRC – I’ll let you all know of I ever get anything going.

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