Saturday, March 25, 2017

My wonderful partner, Kelly Schermerhorn, sent me a delightful soup! I love peridot and in my soup was a bag of peridot chips! YAY! Most of the soup was shades of green and browns with a copper and enameled focal.
I knew where I was going almost immediately! As soon as I saw the vintage reclaimed copper focal she sent, my muse was dancing along!
This is the original set up I did as I examined my soup.
I knew I wanted to stamp along the curve of the copper focal, the hardest part was deciding on a word or words. I chose what I did because it represents exactly what it says. BEAUTY. The beauty of the beads and focals that made up my soup and the beauty of the sweet soul that sent it to me. It will help me remember the joy of this bead soup party long after all the blogs have been visited.

As it arrived is seen on the left and as it is in my necklace is on the right. I tried to get it to look like it had been stamped the day it was created, my success was... ehhh. I still am very happy with it :~)

Everyone will have many blogs to visit, I am going to keep this short. I wanted to include just 2 thoughts, really. Gratitude and Beauty. My gratitude to my partner for her selfless gift of beauty and to Lori for all her hard work and for you, who have stopped by my humble blog.
THANK YOU
And here is the beauty

     
Julia Lund-Trott
Jean Wells
Joelyn Bissing

22 comments:

  1. Such beautiful pieces - the greens and coppers are so calming to look at!

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  2. Really beautiful! Your stamping on the copper disc is perfect!

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  3. All creations are so feminine, delicate and elegant! My fav is the first necklace! Good job!

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  4. Beautiful work - I love that copper stamped disc, so unique.

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  5. I have the hugest grin on my face right now - your necklace is feminine, colorful, spring-themed, and STUNNING. The stamped focal - what a great idea. It flows so well, has a great balance between the dark wood, copper and bright green beads. Just wow, Danielle. Perfectly done.

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  6. You did such an amazing job with the beads sent to you!!

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  7. You did such an amazing job with the beads sent to you!!

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  8. Beautiful work - and some really lovely, playful photos. Thanks so much for sharing with us!

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  9. Love the beautiful necklace you made, the colours are perfect and the little dangles look really fun.

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  10. What gorgeous colors in your soup, I love how you made this beautiful piece your own - adding "beautiful" to the copper piece was a perfect touch!

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  11. I really like how you incorporated everything she sent!

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  12. Hi Danielle, Your necklace is truly a beauty. The green beads accent the copper perfectly.The fringe on the bottom really completes the necklace well. Great job using your swap beads.

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  13. This set is perfect. I love that you stamped the copper disc, and the fringe is a wonderful compliment. Well done!

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  14. The copper pendant marries so well with green, the color of the year! Beautiful!

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  15. Lime is one of my favorite colors. I love your copper piece and the message you skillfully added; a really nice composition. Great job, great soup.

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  16. Your necklace and earring set is great. I think the stamped word does look like it is original. Beautiful!

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  17. What a beautiful necklace! Lovely work!

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  18. I love that you stamped the focal to enhance it's beauty! A beautiful necklace!!

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  19. What a cool focal - and the necklace looks like spring!

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