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  • BeadLove – 2019 Art Journey One

    This necklace was inspired by Heather Powers beautiful drawings. The polymer and resin butterfly focal is by Andrew Thornton. The clasp is by Miss Fickle Media. Read more: https://beadlove.wordpress.com/2019/02/04/2019-art-journey-one-with-art-bead-scene/…

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  • January ABS challenge _ Mother Nature LIGHT

    I opted for a beachier island color variation than Heather’s lovely illustration and I wanted at least one critter in this version of my polymer clay flower necklace. I hand sculpted…

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  • Bracelet by Tara Leitermann

    This is my first challenge, and I am so excited to take part :). The butterfly bead is a doubled-sided decoupage bead of my own design (I am unsure if this…

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  • Shedding Light

    I loved this challenge so much! This necklace features a hand painted moth pendant and matching ceramic beads by Terri DelSignore of Artisticaos. I was lucky enough to snag a couple…

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  • Earrings by Tara Leitermann

    I enjoyed drawing colors and imagery from the lovely art inspiration for these earrings. The peachy swirl lampwork beads are by Sheri Chase Jones, and the small greenish swirl lampwork bead…

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  • Nightwing

    These illustrations from Heather are among my favorite and I’ll frequently leave one of them up on my computer just to stare at it throughout the day. Naturally I had to…

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  • Mother Nature Bracelet by CraftyHope

    Using Heather’s “Mother Nature” painting as inspiration, I combined a lampwork bead from Kimberly Rogers (https://www.etsy.com/shop/NuminosityBeads) with a filigree butterfly to create the center of the bracelet. From there, I used…

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  • When Nature Responds to the Desert Bloom

    These moth wings are a soft mint green with a beautifully subtle olive green that overlaps slightly onto the mint, creating an ombre effect. I added Beth Mellor’s burgundy ‘sugared’ beads…

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