Saturday, September 30, 2017

September Component of the Month - Zombee with Laney Mead

This month it was Laney's turn to provide the Component of the Month, and she made these cute little Zombees!  I did not take a photo of mine before I made something, if I did you would probably drop dead at this point!

Here's my little zombee creation all done up with a cool effect from PicMonkey.  Are you aware that you now have to pay for PicMonkey - a yearly subscription.  I paid my dues because I use this program a lot and don't have time to learn another free one. 

 So here's my creation - a bookmark.  Yep.  Lame.  I did not have a good enough idea until it was too late to do anything about it, and I wanted to make something, anything.  So I made this bookmark.  The zombee is trying to get the fall flowers. 


My real idea at this point is to make a glass cabochon that looks like a pumpkin, bead bezel it, and make it into a cute necklace, with the zombee being part of the strap - I was going to a strap in some sort of beading pattern, maybe chenille stitch.  And add some halloweeney beads along the chain.  The main program is I don't even have any other halloweeney beads so, this might take a while!

Please check out what everyone else made!



Guests




Team

http://www.lesleywatt.com/ - Lesley  Watt

http://www.glassaddictions.com/blog  -  Jennifer Cameron


https://jdaviesreazor.com/blog/  - Jenny Davis-Reazor


http://blueberribeads.co.uk/ - Caroline Dewison


 http://cmendola.blogspot.co.uk/- Cathy Spiey Mendola





Thursday, September 7, 2017

Facet - The Bead Box

Not sure if you heard, but Facet (Stringing, formerly Bead Style) is launching The Bead Box - one stop kits for jewelry making! It's a m...