Sometimes we don't know what to do for the challenge until I find the perfect bead. I am so glad that Miss Cate of Fulgorine got her shipment of this special bead. The idea that this is like a seed pod fits in so well with the natural subject matter and I love how she described the 'effervescent' effect of the sari silks that she used. Read more on Fulgorine.
Designed by Vera.
SJ Designs Jewelry.
While the warm tones are the ones that leap out of this textile, it is the cooler and deeper tones that draw me in. Miss Shaiha used that as her inspiration and made this tassled pendant necklace perfect for the pending holiday. Read more on Shaiha's Ramblings.
Gingko et Coquelicot.
Thank you for your beautiful submissions for this month! A great way to kick off the new year! Stay tuned for the February challenge (I think you will like it!).