Saturday, May 24, 2014

Waxed Linen Jewelry Blog Hop

"What comes around, goes around!" Or is it "What goes around, comes back around!"

Wax Linen was very popular back in the 60's & 70's.
It is making a come back! :))))

Thank you  Diana Ptasnyski of Suburban Girl Studio  for putting on this wonderful blog hop! It has been a walk down memory lane for me. I haven't used waxed linen since the early 70's when I took a jewelry making class as a freshman in high school. I even found some of my old waxed linen, clay beads, & jewelry from then!

For this project, though, I used new linen in 4 colors & paper beads from Africa in a macrame bracelet. Added in are a few silver beads left over from several remade projects for my sister-in-law & niece.

I'm off to Blog Hop --- Care to join me!

Diana Ptaszynski - Our Hostess!
Kelsy Vincent
Susan Kennedy
Linda Landig
Kashmira Patel
Jenny Davies-Reazor
Vanessa Gilkes
Sandy Huntress
Kay Thomerson
Sarajo Wentling
Kari Asbury
Rebecca Anderson
Melissa Trudinger
Ann Schroeder
Shai Williams
Blanca Medina
Cheryl Brown
Johana Nunez Rivera
Lori Bowring Michaud
Kelly Morgan
Barbara Bechtel
Kristen Stevens
Heather Boardman
Janet Bocciardi
Kathy Lindemer
Lesley Watt
Susan Kolovson
Jayne Capps
Michelle McCarthy
Cynthia Deis Enter to win a kit from Ornamentea!
Karla Morgan -  You are here!
Erin Siegel
Becky Pancake
Kelly Hosford Patterson
Sharyl McMillian-Nelson
Inge von Roos
Carolyn Lawson
Linda Younkman
Sandi Volpe
Toltec Jewels
Michelle Mach
Jen Cameron
Dorothy Winchell
Darlene Mansue

Monday, May 19, 2014

Yeehaw! Wahoo!

I'm jumping for joy! 

Google put my blogs I follow back! 

Probably they were never totally gone but they weren't there for several days.

But now they are back!!!!!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014


Have you ever gone to read your blogs you follow &&&&&& google decides to "update" & deletes all of them!

The only good thing about this is ... I'm blog hopping for the BSPB & so maybe I will be able to find them all again or at least some of them.

What a mess!!! 

Sunday, May 11, 2014


Many thanks to Lori Anderson of Pretty Things for putting on this fantastic blog hop! 

Kathy Lindemer of Bay Moon Designs is my wonderful partner. She sent me a fabulous montage of beads including jasper, hand dyed silk from Marsha Neal Studio, sead beads, crystals, and two wonderful focals - a Vintaj brass disc she stamped & inked and another called an ancient pathways ceramic from Pajego Art House.

Yay, SUCCESS !!!  Have you ever felt like kissing your computer!!!!  It has only taken me three days to figure out how to get these pictures from Picasa to this blog!!! 

I added a few items from my stash ------
And then the creating began ------ Of course, I like SETS!

 Then idea number two popped into my head ------   SET #2


Lastly for the moment -------     The beginning of   SET #3 -----
 I've completed the necklace but am still working on completing the bracelet & a pair of earrings.

However, it didn't stop me from wearing the last piece today at our religious meeting. Not only did we enjoy our event but I got so many complements on the necklace! Thank you Kathy for the fabulous & wonderful variety of beads!

In addition, I still have a small bead soup to work with later & another focal for ????!!!!!! time will tell :)))

Now that this is finished, I'm off to check out other creations!!!! Happy hopping ..........

Thanks again Lori for hosting this exciting world wide blog hop!!!!