Perfect Pairings :: Lindsay Starr + Dana Swisher + Jan Onipenco

I don’t know when I have ever seen a more perfectly literal translation of the challenge inspiration painting! The colors in this palette are a real challenge for most of us, so we might select one or two to focus on. Not Miss Lindsay! She attacked this challenge head on! She started with that deep indigo tree, the freeform stitching she used is perfect to mimic that organic shape. She used what she had and solved some problems with the potential collapse of the white tree branches by stitching in some perfect pumpkin colored lampwork. What I also love is that Miss Lindsay gives close up photos of every step of her journey with this challenge on her blog. You have to go and check it out!

Featured Designer :: Lindsay Starr

Featured Bead Artist :: Dana Swisher + Jan Onipenco
Just a friendly reminder… We
have a slightly new format for uploading your pictures for consideration
for the Perfect Pairings each Wednesday, as well as the Monthly
Challenge Recap post. We are now using Pinterest! You can find more details in this post about the exciting new changes, including a board devoted to art beads inspired by the monthly challenge! (Ooh! Look! More pretty beads to lust after!)

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5 Comment

  1. Reply
    Ann Schroeder
    October 15, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    This necklace is truly amazing. I really love it as a piece itself and as an interpretation of the painting. Great work!

  2. Reply
    Sarajo Wentling
    October 15, 2014 at 5:41 pm

    This one blows me away every time I look at it. Great job Lindsay!

  3. Reply
    silly luna
    October 16, 2014 at 5:20 am

    `fresh from the sea´!!! Amazing 🙂

  4. Reply
    Böbe Ikotics
    October 16, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    Wonderful !

  5. Reply
    October 16, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    Thank you for featuring my piece! I was quite inspired this month. And thank you all for your kind words!

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