November 1, 2012

Octoberfest Update!

Autumn-Inspired Challenge Update!

In addition to the challenge, there was also a drawing for several bead related prizes.  Guess what?  I won!  How cool is that?  This prize is something I will definitely be using soon.

Toltec Jewels of Jewel School Friends, is hosted an autumn- inspired challenge!

*Create an Autumn Inspired Treat!
*Make a Fall craft.
*Create a cool bead. 
*Design Halloween jewelry.
*Design Autumnal jewelry.
*Decorate your home or yard.
*Write a poem, dance or sing.

I decided to made a pair of earrings, specifically mismatched earrings.  I have been hooked on mismatched earrings since Diana’s challenge (Suburban GirlStudio).  Although our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, someone may want a pair of Halloween earrings designed by me.  It could happen.  The skulls are dyed howlite, lampies by DFJ Lampwork (Ebay) and unfortunately, I don't remember where I got the black lampwork disks for the party hats.  I also used swarovski crystals and czech rondelles.  Here are my October Fest earrings: