Let's see ...
First - I created 3 bracelets for the 7000 Bracelets for Hope blog hop, but I was so excited to get them in the mail that I didn't take any pictures. Seriously - my mind decided to take a break for a couple of weeks. My youngest, however, was sweet and made sure that he created a special picture to be included with each of the bracelets in addition to my notes.
Second - My creative mojo has been missing. Literally gone bye bye. I don't know the cause, but I am glad that it is over! I have been able to sit down and make a couple of new bracelets. I hope to get a couple more completed before Sunday and will post pics of all of them then.
Hmmm Let's see what else is going on .. Oh yeah! I have been enjoying making my way through the Bead Soup Blog Hop. Sadly I wasn't able to participate this time, but I have been so inspired with the beautiful designs that I have seen so far.
Little League Baseball has begun here in Georgia and the youngest is excited to play again this year. So far he's already missed 2 out of 6 practices due to his breathing issues, but he's a trooper. Rescue inhaler is definitely at the ready all season. Spring mixed with running around outside in temps that range from 70s to 30s here wreak all kinds of havoc on him. Be prepared for a multitude of pictures as the season continues.
Oh! Oh! I went shopping and found me some wonderful chain and beads. Wanna see??? I so can't wait for everything to arrive ...
First the chain - I purchase my chain from a variety of vendors, but this time I went to one of my favs which is Antiqued on Etsy. Here is what I picked up from her .. and aren't they all just gorgeous!
Then I went looking for beady goodness .. Let's face it we all know that there is no such thing as too many beads ... For the beads I went to Beads by C (Beads and Botanicals). She has some amazing sample mixes so I grabbed up 5 of her mixes.. and let me tell you .. when she adds them to the shop they sell fast! Just beautiful!
And I have asked Melinda Orr of Orrtec to create some S-clasps for me that I can incorporate into my designs. I am excited to see what she comes up with.. and by the way have you seen her new patina pieces??!! They are fantastic. I will be ordering some soon.
I guess that just about catches me up for now... How are you all doing? What are you creating? What components have you been grabbing up? If you've blogged about it put the link to your blog in the comments :)