Friday, 30 May 2008
Thursday, 29 May 2008
The blue earrings have seed beads & glitter embedded in the resin while the red earrings have a layer of clear resin with shell fragments & finished with a layer of pink resin
This pretty butterfly is clear resin with pink & purple seed beads finished with claret coloured resin.
Tuesday, 27 May 2008
I also made the red cluster bracelet for The Secret Jewellery Boutique. The bracelet is handmade too from large silver jump rings.
The bank holiday weekend has been a total wash out & we've been housebound. I've been experimenting with resin & made these rings. Then I read in the sunday papers that cocktail rings are the "in thing". Not sure if my rings would qualify as cocktail rings but they are definitely fun costume jewellery. I've kept the round one in the middle for myself but will put the star rings on my websites
Friday, 23 May 2008
Thursday, 22 May 2008
Tuesday, 20 May 2008
Sunday, 18 May 2008
Friday, 16 May 2008
I finished the strawberries & cream charm bracelet and have posted it to Camille for her Strawberry Tea fundraiser in aid of Breast Cancer Care.
I wrote the instructions & took photos at each stage for Easy Craft Projects. If anyone fancies having a go at making a similar bracelet you just need to click the link on the right of the screen to visit Easy Craft Projects. You could easily have a different theme by substituting other charms and coloured beads.
Saturday, 10 May 2008
I started the bracelet below a while ago and eventually finished it last night. It's for sale in The Secret Jewellery Boutique...
Wednesday, 7 May 2008
I will also continue writing my regular Make this... project here & on Just K Jewellery.
Isn't it a glorious day - well it is here in Hampshire. I've spent a lazy day in the garden, reading, doing the sudoku & feeling guilty for abandoning the housework & an enormous pile of ironing (actually I don't feel guilty at all but it sounds better if I pretend I do!!).
I'm waiting for some beads I've ordered to arrive & then I'm going to make a bracelet which will be donated to a Strawberry Tea fundraiser for Breast Cancer Care. The "do" is being organised by Camille from Black Rose Cards. I've decided to make this bracelet the first project for Easy Craft Projects. I'm not telling any more about the bracelet for the time being but I will post a photo of it here when it's finished. Let's hope Camille raises a tidy sum to help fight this dreadful disease.
This is just a project as I've used some left over beads - it isn't available to buy as a kit from Just K (although if you are desperate to make it I can source the beads again & make it into a kit)
The finished bracelet is available to buy from Just K Jewellery
Friday, 2 May 2008
Thursday, 1 May 2008
This is what I wanted to do with the photo pendants - make personalised pendants to order. The photos will need to be emailed to me & I will then be able to print them out in colour, black & white or sepia (to give a vintage look). The photos will be sealed with either clear resin or tinted to any colour of choice. The finished pendants will be strung on chain (any length - again to personal choice) and I can add a cluster of beads - again any colours. Alternatively the pendants can be strung simply on ribbon or thong.
I'm hoping to extend this personalised photo jewellery to include bracelets - probably with 3 or 5 small photo charms and other beads & charms to suit the customer (or recipient if it is bought as a gift). There's lot's of fun charms available - handbags, shoes, gardening tools, zodiac charms etc etc...