First of all, let me just state, that I am NOT a good beader. I dabble. This is very hard work for me and I must have taken this thing apart at LEAST a dozen times.
I NEED to take Jess's Class with Lynne next Spring. We're going to do our best to get there. A whole lot closer for me than Lynne.
Jess's video is here...check it out, it's AMAZING! It's how I learned to make these pieces at CHA!
Hope you checked out her very cool necklace she made with her new Vintaj cache.
So having said that, this is what kept me up until after Midnight last night, and then I had to tear it apart again this morning and add some more jump rings.
And I took the chance on really messing it up by adding some twirled wire into the UTEE. Could have definitely ruined it so easily, but the Melt Art gods were with me and it worked out.
THEN I remembered the fantastic sanding tool, the Metal Reliefing Block from Vintaj There is nothing on the market like it. Worth it's weight in GOLD.
Had to sand to accent the antique brass pieces on both of these to really make it SHINE!
The buffing really made a difference in the Floret.
I've always loved the combination of turquoise and brown. So the 2 colors work here nicely.
Your really cannot appreciate the gorgeous colors of the Embossing Powders here. The metallics are so pretty with the brass and Verdigris.
That's it for awhile for me............I'm retiring to the sun porch to read the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lack.
Emma had a sleepover...she woke me up at 5:15am...after I got to bed about 1am. I'll probably last about 20 minutes before a nap comes my way...
Have a great week!