So, I’ve had a bit of a bead making session this last week. I’ll be updating the bead shop tomorrow night. There are a number of new designs. After doing so many things with the metal paint and patina, I’ve been giving some thought to ‘plain’ polymer designs. Sometimes you just want brighter colours. Not all of my plans were successful but I’ve made some pairs that turned out quite nicely.
Okay, so this last pair isn’t so bright, but these are.
For a while now, I’ve been wanting to make beads that do what they say. I’ve been held back by not having the right text stamps. I’m still on the lookout for the ideal alphabet, but I managed to make do with some stamps I already have to make these clasps.
I don’t tend to go overboard on seasonal deigns, but I thought a few simple snowflakes wouldn’t hurt.
This house is also rather wintery too.
There are more houses available in a couple of other colours so there’s a bit of choice. I did end up getting the patina paints out. I had a custom order…
…so, I made up a few other pieces. I love this dotted rusty finish.
Here are some of the other patina pieces that I’ll be listing.
It’s been a while since I made up any of these:
So, I’ve made up a couple of sets, and I’ve upscaled the design, using some large vintage pleated drop beads.
It’s hard to tell from these photos but the single bead is really quite large – perfect for a necklace focal.
That’s a good part of the new stuff covered but there are some other pieces that’ll be listed, so do check the shop tomorrow night if you want to see the lot. I’ll be listing them in the evening, around 6.30pm. And, if that’s not enough, this lot will be heading to Big Bead Little Bead some time soon.
One last time: here’s the link to my shop. Hope to see you there!