Saturday, August 11, 2012

Bead Soup Blog Party 6

Hi and welcome to my blog! I am not going to be wordy with my post because I know anyone visiting me has many more blogs to see. My partner for this party was Valerie Norton of HOT ART. If you would like to see both of our soups, check out his post. My partner sent me a beautiful mix of soup. I hope I did it justice! If you would like to see the list of participants, see the list at the end of this post.












Hostess, Lori Anderson, Pretty Things

Adlinah Kamsir, Dream Struck Designs
Adrienn Lukacs, Raszputyin Designs
Agata Grygiel, Cytherea Bijoux 
Alenka Obid, Pepita Handmade 
Amy Dickerson, Damyjo Designs 
Amy Schmidt, Amy's Treasure 
Amy Severino, Amy Beads 

Andra Weber, Andra's Joyful Journey
Andrea Trank, Heaven Lane Creations
Anke Humpert, Anart Island Studios
Ann Rishell, My Critical Eye
April Grinaway, Brooklyn Bead Goddess 
Ashley Bunting, Miss Ashely Kate 
Astrid Boyce, Astrid Boyce Beads 
B.R. Kuhlman, Mixed Mayhem Studios 
Barb Fernald, Barbara S. Fernald Jewelry 
Barbe Saint John, Saints and Sinners

Beata Benkone Meggyesi, Beahobbi
Brandy McNair, Bella Vita Handmade Jewelry 
 Bryna Lumb, Bryna's Bead Box
Carmen Lau, Little Maketto
Cate van Alphen, Fulgorine
Cathie Carroll, Cathie Carroll's Studio
Cathy Khoury, Touch Jewelry 
Christina Stofmeel, Feng Beads 

 Collette Collins, Fire Fly Myst Artisan Jewelry
Courtney Breul, Beads by Breul 
Crystal Thain, Here Bead Dragons
Cynthia Abner, Created Treasures
Deana Hager, Just Deez'Art & Life
Debbie Davis, Natural Treasures by Deb
Debbie Phenes, Deb Joy Sing
Dhea Powers, Java Bead


Diana Welte, Lilyweeds
Dita Basu, alankarshilpa
Dorota Zeranska, gdymamczas 
Dot Lewallwn, Speedie Beadie
Elisabeth Auld, Beads For Busy Gals
Ema Kilroy, Ema K Designs
Emma Todd, A Polymer Penchant
Eva Sherman, Eva Sherman Designs
Evie and Beth McCord, EB Bead and Metal Works
Francy Inman, Francy's Studio


Ginger Bishop, lilmummy likes...
Giorgia Rossini, Jo in Wonderland
Ine Vande Cappelle, Jewels by Ine 
Iveth Caruso, Creative Atelier 
JJ Jacobs, Coming Abstractions
Jackie Ryan, Kydo Jewellery
Jeannie Dukic, Jeannie's Blog
Jelveh Jaferian, Jelveh Designs
Jenna Tomalka, Twin Birch Studio
Jenni Connolly, Jenni's Beads


Jennifer Van Horn, Jennifers Jewels and Junk
Jo-Ann Woolverton, It's a Beadiful Creation
Johanna Rhodes-Nash, Fire Phoenix Creations 
 Joyce Blair, Bent Wire West Coast
JuLee Wolfe, The Polymer Penguin
Karen Vincent, Swallow Tail Jewellery
Karin Slaton, Backstory Beads
Kayla Potega, The Eclectic Element 
Kim Dworak, CianciBlue
Krafty Max, Krafty Max Originals
Kris Lanae Binsfeld, Cherish Designs by Kris Lanae


Kristen Latimer, MJM Jewelry Designs
Kumi Fisher, Malie Kai Designs
Kym Hunter, Kym Hunter Designs
Lennis Carrier, Windbent
Leslie Wayment, AA Beads & More
Linda Murphy, Bonita Bead
Lisa Johnson, Whimsey Wonders
Lisa Lodge, Pine Ridge Treasures


Lisa Sittniewski, Love, Yesterdays
Lois Moon, Que Onda, Q'Town?
Lola Surwillo, Bead Lola Bead
Lorelei Eurto, Lorelei's Blog
Lori Bowring Michaud, Artfully Ornamental
Lori Finney, Using My Beads
Marcia Dunne, The Alternative Foundry
Margareta Saari, Mags-koruja
Maria Horvath, Horimarika Beads
Marian Hertzog, M's Place


 Mary Ellen Parker, BeeTree by m.e.
Mary K McGraw, MK's Creative Musings
MaryLou Holvenstot, time2cre8 
Martha Aleo, Ornamento
 Maybeline Tay, The Jewelry Larder
Megan Collins, Churchy & Her Sailor
Melissa Meman, Art. Life. Love.
Melissa Mesara, One-Eared Pig Beads
Melissa Muir, Kelsi's Closet Jewelbox
Paige Maxim, Paige Maxim Designs


Pam Farren, re-maker
Pam Hurst, Pam Hurst Designs
Patricia Handschuh, The Color of Dreams
Patty Miller, CabariBeads
Penney Klapoth, Faerie Acres
Regina Santerre, Regina's Writings
Rhea Freitag, starrgazer creates
Rochelle Brisson, A Creative Chelle


Sabine Dittrich, PerlenDschungel
Sandra McGriff, Creative Chaos
Sandra Neights, Petalo Azul
Sandra Young, It's a Bead Life!
Sara Oehler, SoftFlex Girl
Saturday Sequins, Saturday Sequins
Shanti Johnson, Sunshine Bliss
Shari Replogle, Plays With Paper
Sonya Stille, Dreamin' of Beads


Stefanie Teufel, Stefanies Sammelsurium
Tammie Everly, TTE Designs
Tania Spivey, Moobie Grace Designs
Therese Frank, Therese's Treasures
Tina Holden, Polymer Clay Bytes!
Toltec Jewels, Jewel School Friends 


Tracey Nanstad, A Beadiful Mess  
Tracy Choy, BumbleBeads Designs
Valerie Norton, Hot Art

63 comments:

Mags said...

These are both so lovely!

adlinah said...

Such pretty designs! Both necklaces seem to me to have a vintage feel, which I adore. You did good :-) !

Tammie said...

Gorgeous work, that glass is to die for. I think you did a great job, simple and elegant.

The Jewelry Larder by Maybeline Tay said...

I love the lovely bezels you created for your focal as well as your coordinating beads. It really highlighted the colors of the focal and the coordinating beads.

fireflymyst said...

I really like how you attached the pendant to the necklace! Very nice work!

Alice said...

Beautiful and very elegant. I think these can be worn with anything.

Deb said...

Those are gorgeous!

thecolorofdreams said...

Really pretty necklaces. Very elegant. Love them.

Shirley said...

What pretty designs! Your bezel on the first one reminds me of the Granada pendant from Sabine Lippert's new book, Beaded Fantasies. I love the colors in both pieces. Great job!

Leslie said...

Beautiful work. You did a great job!

A Polymer Penchant said...

Those are quite elegant designs, I love the beaded bezels, such a tidy look. Great job

Lola said...

Beautiful (or should I say Beadiful =) bead work on that first necklace!

Cytherea Bijoux said...

I love it! Focals are stunning. All the blinky things :)

Marsha of Marsha Neal Studio said...

Amazing beadwork!!!

Skylar said...

The dicro is just lovely. So much fun to work with and so difficult to photograph. :) Very pretty necklaces.

Pretty Things said...

LOVE the beading you did! I admire that so much. You did a wonderful job, and the soup you sent your partner was awesome, too!

Thanks for partying!

Andrea said...

The focals are gorgeous and the way you designed around them did the job in drawing your attention to their beauty.

windbent said...

Very nice work. I loved the chainmaille effect you used to hang the second pendant.

CraftyHope said...

Goodness. . .both of your necklaces are simply stunning!! They just glow. Lovely.

Love, Yesterdays said...

Of course you did them justice!!! i can't decide which ones are my favorite!

Pixybug Designs said...

Gorgeous! Love the dichric pieces Valerie sent you, beautiful necklaces!

Amy's said...

Both necklaces are lovely

m.e. said...

Love both designs
VERY pretty designs !
Delicious soup !
m.e. :)

Therese's Treasures said...

Hi Tracey,
Beautiful pieces! My favorite is the first necklace it is gorgeous.
Therese

EB Bead and Metal Works, LLC said...

So sparkly - both are gorgeous pieces! Love what you did with your soup goodies!

Tealwater said...

I have never seen a little bead bezel, they are great! Both necklaces are really beautiful! I love all the goodies you both sent to each other.

Francy said...

very cool designs!

Regina said...

Your work around the focal beads is gorgeous, the necklace is beautiful, they both are.

Emakaye said...

Oh my goodness. You created some very beautiful pieces with your soup. I particularly love the first piece.

Isolina Perez said...

Wow you made fantastic pieces! I love the focal bead!

B.R.Kuhlman said...

Your designs are so elegant! I positively adore what you've created. You did a magnificent job.

Valerie said...

Wow!! Tracey you did an amazing job with both focals. I love the beading you did with the blue one...very elegant. My favorite element is how you hung the pink focal with a chainmaille effect. Brilliant! I am honored to be your partner.
blessings,
Valerie

Shaiha said...

I love those necklaces. Simple and so very elegant. The loveknot attachment is a wonderful touch.

Ginger Bishop said...

Great necklaces! It's like the pendants captured the best part of a firecracker. You kept the style simple to showcase that. Wonderful work.

Tanya Ozanne said...

Your style is showing.Beautiful Love and hugs Tanya

EWA gyöngyös világa! / EWA's World of Beads! said...

Congratutaltion ! They are wonderful !

Krafty Max said...

WOW, what great creations!!! You really 'showed' off those focal beads!!! AMAZING!

Lori Bowring Michaud said...

Oh how gorgeous! I especially love your first necklace, those teeny, tiny seed beads intimidate me.

Sandi Volpe said...

Beautiful and elegant necklaces!!!

one-eared pig said...

Beautiful work! (And I love your doggies, too!)

Sandra said...

beautiful pieces!

Penney said...

Beautiful work! I am really fond of the beadwork you have done around the blue cab in the first piece...... stunning!

Lilyweeds at Augusta Kent Studio said...

beautiful work! ~diana

Kepi said...

Love the necklaces, really regal looking.

Charis Designs said...

Love the mobius chain maille on the second- both are lovely, but that little detail leapt out- nicely done!

Creative Atelier said...

Your necklaces are beautiful, love the colors of the focals.

Barb Fernald said...

Gorgeous beadwork and colors. Great job!

Shanti Johnson said...

You do amazing beadwork! So fell in luv luv w ur designs!

pepita said...

Very nice pieces! I specially admire the beadwork for your first necklace!!

Rochelle said...

Oh my! I'm always so impressed by seed beaders! I love the little connectors on the first necklace, too cute!
The second necklace is so pretty! And I love the unique way you hung the pendant.

re-maker said...

Holy cow, that seed bead work is amazing! The simplicity of the beads, chain and jump rings really works!

Karen Mitchell said...

Great colours!

Karen Mitchell said...

Lovely necklaces. My favourite is the first one.

Courtney said...

Your work is beautiful!

April Grinaway said...

Amazing work. Beautiful !

The Cabby Crafter said...

Love the rich, deep hues of the necklace.

Jean A. Wells said...

Beautiful jewelry. The colors that are in that pendant are mesmerizing. Just beautiful. Great job!

Kim said...

I really love both pieces, wonderful job with your soup.

Becky Pancake said...

great job on your soup.

BluMoon said...

Beautiful necklaces well done.
Jackie

LoriF said...

Beautifully bezeled and strung! You did your soup proud.

beadrecipes said...

Very pretty necklaces!

Patricia L Johnson Glass Art said...

Gorgeous pieces! I really likeyour bead work...great job!