June 30, 2012

UPDATE: Big Hole Challenge Blog Hop Reveal!!!

I have received my large hole copper component for the Kristi Bowman Design "Big Hole Challenge Blog Hop."  As you can tell, we are challenged with using our large hole component in a design.  I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!  I would have posted earlier today, but we have been without power for over 24 hours.  No internet, lights, no phone, no TV, just lots of family time.  But here is the design I came up with.

 For this piece I used African jade rondells, jumprings, copper chain, a vintage rhinestone button from a button swap, and a few teal glass seed beads for the fringe.  I learned to use the jumprings with the beads from The Gossiping Goddess' tutorial.  Don't forget to stop by and check out what the other participants came up with for this challenge. 


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Thank you Kristi for providing the muse for this challenge!  Now to get my Bead Soup mailed out for the upcoming Bead Soup Party.


Kristi Bowman said...

Lovely lovely!!! I really like what you did with those briolettes up one side. Thank you for joining my Hop!!!

Kristi Bowman said...

OH sorry not briolettes, the rondelles, love that stitch!

Genea said...

Love the donut and the way you strung it with the jump rings! It looks amazing!

xo Genea

Dragonfly Close said...

You had the same style donut that I had, so it was really interesting to see how you used it. Very lovely! We also both used teal, but you used a much lighter shade. I love the intertwining of the beads in the chain. I also love how the seed beads are highlighted. And that wonderful button! It was just perfect! Great job! --Diane

Lori Anderson said...

Woah, I LOVE that beaded side of your necklace! This is so pretty!

Shirley said...

Not only do I love, love, love your necklace design, but a huge thank you for the link to the tutorial. This is such a distinctive style, and I've got some great ideas brewing on how I can use it. You really showed off that donut wonderfully, the colors just popped!!