Saturday, July 28, 2012

My Reveal for the 6th Bead Soup Blog Swap July 28, 2012!

Well I finally made it and I am so excited to show you all what I made with my yummy soup from Joan Williams - Lilruby Jewelry.  The challenge was interesting to say the least as I love vintage but have never really made anything like it before. I hope you like what you see......

Go check out all the other party attendees:

 Hostess, Lori Anderson,
Alice Craddick,  Alice's Beads and Baubles
Alicia Marinache,  All The Pretty Things
Amanda Tibbetts,  Amanda Made
Amber Dawn Goldish, Inventive Soul
Annita Wilson,  AW Jewelry
Beti Horvath, Stringing Fool
Birgitta Lejonklou,  Create With Spirit   
Candida Castleberry,    Spinning Spun Sugar
Carolyn Lawson, Carolyn's Creations

Cassie Donlen, Glass Beadle
Cheryl McCloud,  One Thing Leads to Another
Cheryl Roe, BeadRoe
Christina Hickman, Vintage Treasures Jewelry
Christine Hendrickson,  Clamworks
Cilla Watkins, Tell Your Girlfriends
Cindy Wilson, Mommy's Dream
Cindy Wimmer, Sweet Bead Studio
Cory Celaya, Art With Moxie

Cory Tompkins, Tealwater Designs
Cris Peacock, Cris' Page
Cynthia Deis, Shiny Little Things
Cynthia Machata, Antiquity Travelers
Cynthia Wainscott, Exotic Peru
Dana Hickey, Magpie Approved
Denielle Hagerman, Some Beads and Other Things

Diane Valasek, Dragonfly Close
Doris Stumpf, Glaszwerg
Dyanne Everett-Cantrell, Dee-Liteful Jewelry Creations
Elaine Robitaille, Too Aquarius
Eleanor Burian-Mohr, The Charmed Life
Enikö Fabian, Perl-eni
Erin Prais-Hintz, Treasures Found
Heather Davis, Blissful Garden Beads
Heidi Post, Ex Post Facto Jewelry

Hilary Frye, FryeStyle
Inge von Roos, Inge's Blog
Jami Shipp, Celebrating Life
Jayne Capps, Mama's Got to Doodle
Jennifer Cameron, Glass Addictions
Jennifer Pottner, Rock Candy Beads
Jennifer VanBenschoten,  Jewelry, Art and Life

Jenny Davies-Reazor, Jenny Davies-Reazor
Jenny Vidberg, Shyme Design
Jessica Dickens, My Jewelry, My Life, Me
Jessica Klaaren, Beadful-Things by Jessica
JJ Jacobs, Coming Abstractions
Joan Williams, Lilruby Jewelry
Judith Johnston, Judith Johnston
Judy Riggs, Rigglettes
Judy Turner, Silver Rains

Julie Anne Leggett, The Peaceful Bead
K Hutchinson, Jumbled Hutch
Karen Meador, Dreamcatcher Ranch
Karyn Bonfiglio, Plus Size Bangles
Katherine Gale, Terra Beadworks
Kathleen Lange Klik, Modern Nature Studio
Katja Benevol Gabrijelcic, Slovonske Technobe
Kelli Jacobson, Creative Moon
Kelly Ramstack, Adventures with Kelly
Keri Lee Sereika, Pink Lemonade

Kim Bender-Hora, KimmyKat
Kirsi Luostarinen, Kirsi Luo Korut
Kitty Bozzini, Kitty Lampwork
Laura Demoya, The Bead Therapist
Laurie Hanna, Laurie's Jewelbox
Leah Curtis, Beady Eyed Bunny
Lesley Watt, The Gossiping Goddess
Linda Inhelder, Must-Haves Jewelry

Lisa Liddy, Metal Me This
Mallory Hoffman, For the Love of Beads
Marge Beebe, Rock Creek Creations
Marianna Boylan, Pretty Shiny Things
Marion Simmons, Shade Tree Studio
Marla Gibson, Spice Box Design
Marta Weaver, Marta Weaver Jewelry

Marti Conrad, Marti C's Clay Blog
Maryse Fritzsch-Thillens, GlassBeadArt, Lampwork Beads
Melanie Brooks, Earthenwood Studio
Michelle Hardy, Firefly Visions
Mikala Coates, Maybe Just Perhaps
Mowse Doyle, HoCArt
Nancy Boylan, Snazzy Doodle Designs
Nancy Peterson, Beading From the Heart
Nicole Rennell, Nicole Rennell Designs

Niki Meiners, 365 Days of Craft
Niky Sayers, Silver Nik Nats
Norma Turvey, Moonlit Fantaseas
Paige Maxim, Paige Maxim Designs
Pamela Gangler, She Always Loved Pink
Patricia Johnson, Patricia L. Johnson Glass Art
Perri Jackson, Shaktipaj Designs
Raida Disbrow, Havana Beads
Renetha Stanziano, Lamplight Crafts
Shannon Hicks, Falling Into the Sky

Shannon LeVart, Miss Fickle Media
Sharon Driscoll, Right Turn Art Werks
Shelley Graham Turner, Fabric of My Life
Sherri Stokey, Knot Just Macrame
Shirley Moore, Beads and Bread
Skylar Bre'z, Brising Beads
Stacie Florer, Soul to Substance
Stacie Stamper, Park Avenue
Stacy Alderson, Iridal's Attic

Stephanie Haussler, Pixybug Designs
Stephanie Stamper, Rainy Day Designs
Suzette Bentley, Ellie's Bijoux
Tammy Jones, Jewelry Making Daily
Tanty Sri Hartanti, TJewellicious by Tanti
Terry Matuszyk, Pink Chapeau

Vonna Maslanka, Just Vonna


  1. Oh fun! That looks like it's long and luscious! I'm such a sucker for collections of textures like this, great job!

  2. Oh yes! Love the colors, the shapes, wonderful necklace!

  3. I love your use of the fiber in this necklace! You also made great use of the focal! A very pretty necklace, indeed!

  4. Oh Lori, it looks great! Love the ribbon and the pale green beads on either end of the little copper dogbones, and the way you attached the focal.
    Beautiful job - thanks for being my Bead Soup partner!

  5. Pink and green is one of my favorite color combos, and I really like how you paired it with copper. Very Pretty!

  6. that green is ome of my favorites & I love the ribbon & chain together

  7. love the combination of delicate organza with bronze and patina green :-)

  8. The piece is delicate and balanced so well.Lovely Love and Hugs Tanya

  9. You did a great job with vintage! I love the pinks and greens.

  10. You did great!! It's really pretty and so soft looking.

  11. Oh my gosh I love that pendant! And the ribbons are perfect for it! Well done!

  12. That is so sweet and nostalgic looking. Great touch, adding the ribbon.

  13. This is a very beautiful piece.

  14. I really like the contrast of the colors and the textures in your piece. Nicely done!

  15. Great work - love how the pink contrasts with the green tones =)

  16. Lovely! You handled the vintage pieces very well. Very pretty colour palette, too.

  17. That's very pretty and captures the vintage look well!

  18. Hi Lori,
    I love your necklace! Great job!

  19. I love patina copper and that focal is gorgeous. Nice colors and contrast.

  20. I love patina copper and that focal is gorgeous. Nice colors and contrast.

  21. Lovely creation!! Love patina copper too and the colors compliment one another quite nicely! Great job!

  22. So lovely! This soup is so to my taste :-D

  23. Great job. Very much in tune with what's popular now. I love the color scheme.

  24. It turned out great. I love the copper and verdi-gris focal.

  25. I love this... pink and green, as well as green with copper have always been some of my favorite color combinations. Great job!

  26. such a beautiful necklace!
    ciao dall'Italia