March 13, 2012


This set was made for the Suddenly Spring Challenge sponsored by Michelle Mach.  Each participant in the challenge received a bracelet with aquamarine rondelles as well as rhinestone rondelles (see my Jan 24 post). When I think of spring, I think green.  However, I didn't have anything in my stash that complimented the aquamarine except for the orange ceramic beads and some orange cane glass beads.  I also used brass findings.  So this spring piece is titled Sun and Sky. The focal beads were from one of the Jesse James Design Elements or Inspirations bead sets.  Thank you Michelle for providing the inspiration for the challenge!

Spring Sun and Sky


Michelle - Beads & Books [Hostess]
Andrew - The Writing & Art of Andrew Thornton
Christa - Adventures of One Beady Woman
Dita - Alankarshilpa
Donetta - Simply Gorgeous
Erin - Erin Siegel Jewelry
Heather - As I Bead It
Jean - Snap Out of It Jean - There's Beading to Be Done!
Karen - Over the Moon Design
Kate - We Can Make That At Home
Kay - Palm Coast Art
Kim - CianciBlue
Kristina - Wild Roses and Blackberries
Linda - Lindy's Designs
Lisa - Pine Ridge Treasures
Marlene - Amazing Designs by Marlene
Michelle - Reverie & Revival
Pam - The Crazy Creative Corner
Pamela - Someday Beads
Renetha - Lamplight Crafts (You are here!)
Sharyl - Catchenthesun
Terry - Pink Chapeau Vintage Jewelry
Therese - Therese's Treasures


Marlene Cupo said...

I love the contrast in colors! Great job!

Hi, I'm Linda said...

I love your pieces. The orange really makes it pop and it's very close to the tangerine tango that is the color of the season. Don't you just love those Jesse James bead packets? I think they are so much fun. This focal bead really brings it all together.

Alice said...

Such cheery pieces! I love the color combiation!

Michelle Mach said...

I love the orange and blue combo! You did a beautiful job with your jewelry set. Thanks for joining the challenge.

Therese's Treasures said...

Your necklace, bracelet, and earring set is gorgeous, The aqua and orange beads go so well together and those focal beads wow!

Firefly Visions said...

Oooo... Pretty!!! I love this color combination. It is very springy and fun.

The Crazier Sister said...

Ooohh, I like this! (I know some Bronco fans who would like this, too! hehee!) Really, I love the bold use of Pantone's orange with the aqua. I didn't go that route and I'm sort of wishing I had when I see what some of you ladies did with it!

Donetta said...

Must buy some tangerine tango beads...I love the combination of aqua/turquoise and tangerine!

Pine Ridge Treasures said...

Seeing all the beautiful tangerine designs in this challenge make me want to go out and buy some tangerine beads. Beautiful set! Makes me happy looking at it!

Jean said...

So here is what i said: "WOW! This is so cool!"

Karen Mitchell said...

Love the focals and the asymmetrical necklace. Orange and aqua really pop.

Michelle said...

Love the complementary colors...a wonderful pop of color! I'm feeling the rays of sunshine already!

bwheather said...

Great combination of colours. Looks lovely, too. ;-)

Kim said...

Great job, I love that focal. the orange really pops!

Erin Siegel said...

Oooh, Fabulous designs! Love those colors!

Donna said...

Really pretty. Love the pop of color. I have looked at a lot of these and love yours.