8th Bead Soup Blog Party


It’s that time again. Time to share the love of beading with new people and be challenged at the same time. The Bead Soup Blog Party is hosted by Lori Anderson. Her and her family have been wonderful in taking the time to organize this social event. To see what she’s up too and planning for the future check it out below.

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On May 10th all participants did their blog reveals of their creations. I have been busy with work and honestly lazy with what down time I have had. Almost two weeks late and I feel horrible but I’m here now! My sincerest apologize to my partner and our host Lori Anderson.

What is a Bead Soup Blog Party you may ask. Well it is where strangers get paired to send each other a personal collection of beads that has at the very least; a clasp, focal and some beads. This is a great way to take on a beading challenge since you never know what will be received and to meet new fellow bead enthusiasts.  Check out what soups people have received at the groups 8th Bead Soup Blog Party Pinterest board, so many beautiful bead soups to be seen!

Here is what I sent my partner Shiraz.

Serpentine (tube on left), Carnelian, Tiger's eye and seed beads (tube on upper right), tree vessel metal focal, metal leaves, various wood beads, orange resin beads, leather scraps and gold wire mesh ribbon (lower right tube)

Serpentine (tube on left), Carnelian, Tiger’s eye and seed beads (tube on upper right), tree vessel metal focal, metal leaves, various wood beads, orange resin beads, leather scraps and gold wire mesh ribbon (lower right tube)

I got paired with Shiraz Biggie, she lives on the east coast, getting a PhD in Theater History and Theory and does beading as a hobby. Check out the awesome piece she made with this soup at http://secretsongdesigns.blogspot.com/

If your interested in joining the Bead Soup Cafe community visit on Facebook and ask to join! It is a place for participants and new jewelry makers to come and share any and all info related to jewelry making. Weather sharing creations or asking the members questions everyone is very helpful and supportive. Check out some of the members creations on the Bead Soup Cafe Facebook Group board on Pinterest.

Join in on the fun!

Join in on the fun!

Alright so here is the amazing soup I received from Shiraz.

Here is the handmade butterfly on a flower focal, charm and beads, a silver leaf clasp and some faceted teardrop crystals and a beaded cord.

Here is the handmade butterfly on a flower focal, charm and beads, a silver leaf clasp and some faceted teardrop crystals and a beaded cord.

I received some blue crystals, grey stone teardrops, chocolate glass teardrop pearls, small orange beads, wood beads, more crystals and some brown diamond shaped pearls.

I received some blue crystals, grey stone teardrops, chocolate glass teardrop pearls, small orange beads, wood beads, more crystals and some brown diamond shaped pearls.

Here is what I created with it!

I made two pieces using only things from my soup besides the wire and cord.

Bead Soup Blog Party Challange #8: Piece 1

For my first piece I used the tear drop grey stones, glass pearls, pearl diamonds, and various crystals in shades of brown and teals. I wanted to make teardrops dangles but I didn’t have any head pin that matched the color I was after so I bulled out my 20g bronze wire and made swirled head pins. While the beads were laid out on my beading board they started reminding me of the ocean. Blues of the sky and water, browns like the sand and drift wood and grey like the stones that scatter across the beach.

BSBP#8 piece1

The bottom two strands I made into chains then attached them to the beading wire strand.

BSBP#8 ClaspOriginally I wanted the clasp to be off to the side so it would be shown off but with the triple layer it was not working out well. The tear drop beads are flowing in different directions to give the piece a little extra interest. I used blue beading wire to draw the theme together, even though it is very subtle I like the way it turned out. This pieces most challenging thing was getting the chain layers to hang properly. It took a lot of finessing but ended well.

My second piece I used the focal that my partner Shiraz handmade out of clay. I wanted to keep this piece very simple as to not take about from Shiraz’s piece.

BSBP#8 Piece2I used yellow, blue, purple and lavender hemp to tie all the color in the focal and the beads. Shiraz also made the beads to go with the pendent!

BSBP#8 clasp2For the clasp I just did a simple loop and knot.

BSBP#8 Piece2I randomly grabbed two strands and made overhand knots working my way to almost center and adding one of the beads. I continued on this way till the necklace length was even with the beads falling on opposite sides. Then I went back to attach the pendent with a separate jump ring so the pendent faced forward. I enjoy the lightheartedness of this piece.

Once again thank you so much to Shiraz Biggie and Lori Anderson.

Here is a list of the other Bead Soup Blog Party participants. Go check out what beautiful pieces have been made in this challenge. There are nearly 500 blogs to hop to!

 

 

Lori Anderson, Hostess     Pretty Things

Tina Bosh                                    So Many Books, So Little Time

Kristina Hahn Eleniak             Peacock and Lime

Kari Asbury                                Hippie Chick Design

Kris Binsfield                             CherishDesigns Blog

Amber Dawn                              Inventive Soul

Michelle Wigginton                  http://adornedonadelaide.weebly.com/

Kayla Potega                              The Eclectic Element

Becky Pancake                           Becky Pancake Designs

Debbie Rogers                           http://debbiestreasuresandgems.wordpress.com/

Jenny Kyrlach                           www.anafiassa.blogspot.com

Genea Crivello-Knable            Genea Beads

Deborah Read                           www.deborahreadcom.blogspot.com

Julianna Cannon                      http://julsbeads.blogspot.com/

Lisa Liddy                                  Metal Me This

Debbie Rasmussen                  www.Kepirasmussen.blogspot.ca

Iveth Caruso                              www.creativeatelier.net/blog

Rana Wilson                              http://ranaleadesigns.blogspot.com/

Corrie Williams                         http://thecedarbeader.blogspot.com.au

Linda Anderson                        http://fromTheBeadBoard.blogspot.com

Miranda Ackerley                     http://blog.mirandack.com/

Andra Weber                             www.andrasjoyfuljourney.blogspot.com

Loretta Carstensen                   http://www.designsbyloretta.blogspot.com/

Penny Houghton                       www.smellynelly.blogspot.com.au

Tania Hagen                               http://pelimadesign.blogspot.co.nz/

Robin Reed                                 www.willowdragon.blogspot.com

Laurie Vyselaar                          www.Lefthandjewelry.wordpress.com

Rachel Baron                              www.rbarondesigns.blogspot.com

Erin Guest                                   Renlish

Emma Todd                                www.apolymerpenchant.com

Kelly Schermerhorn                  http://meanderingwithkelly.blogspot.com/

Dana Hickey                                http://magpieapproved.blogspot.com

Rebecca Ednie                             http://eclecticendeavours.blogspot.com

Marybeth Rich                             http://forestofjewels.blogspot.com/

Sherri Levinton                           www.cuttergazette.blogspot.com

RaMona Woolson                       www.jerseygirlsbeadwork.blogspot.com

Jo-Ann Woolverton                    www.Itsabeadifulcreation.blogspot.ca

Audrey Belanger                          http://esperianterra.blogspot.ca/

Candida Castleberry                   http://spunsugarbeadworks.blogspot.com

Renetha Stanziano                      Lamplight Crafts

Carolyn Chenault                        www.carolynchenault.wordpress.com

Toltec  Jewels                               www.JewelSchoolFriends.com

Diana Welte                                  http://lilyweeds.blogspot.com

Jean A. Wells                                www.jeanawells.blogspot.com

Bev Breisinger                               http://countryfrogcreations.blogspot.com/

Autumn Adams                             www.autumndawns.blogspot.com

DiYana Alcalde                              www.agapecreationsjewelry.blogspot.com

Patty Gasparino                            My Life Under the Bus

Karen Mitchell                               www.overthemoon-design.com

Regina Santerre                             http://reginaswritings.blogspot.com/

Dhea Powers                                  Java Bead

Jayne Capps                                    https://mamasgottodoodle.blogspot.com

Keri Lee Sereika                             www.pinklemonade.typepad.com

Melissa Trudinger                         www.beadrecipes.wordpress.com

Elsie Deliz-Fonseca                         http://ladelizchica.blogspot.com/

Jeanne Steck                                     www.gemsbyjeannemarie.blogspot.com

Carolyn Lawson                               http://carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com

Kay Thomerson                                Kayz Kreations

Maybeline Tay                                  http://thejewelrylarder.blogspot.sg/

Jackie Locantore                              http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/blog/MorningStarSanctuaryStudio

D’Arsie Manzella                              This Here Now, Mamacita

Jacqueline Marchant                       Fiddledeedee Jewelry

Beccy Peterson                                  www.yanasmom.blogspot.com

Katie Nielson-Nunez                        www.Vikingcraft.blogspot.com

Heidi Kingman                                  Heidi Kingman Jewelry

Andrea Glick                                      http://zenithjade.blogspot.com/

Rose Johnson                                     http://swtrosethorn.blogspot.com/

Nicole Demore                                    http://healingbeading.blogspot.com/

Marti Conrad                                       http://marticsclay.blogspot.com

Marianna Boylan                                www.stargirlshop.blogspot.com

Mitzie Crider                                       www.needfulluxuries.com

Christa Murphy                                  http://adventuresofwonebeadywoman.blogspot.com/

Alisa Siceloff                                        www.armoredmermaid.blogspot.com

Maria Rios                                            http://mlourdes24.blogspot.com/

Tracy Martin                                        www.nutkittensjewelry.blogspot.com

Nan Emmett                                        Spirit Rattles
Jelveh Jafarian                                    Jelveh Designs

Ali McCarthy                                        www.northwoodscreativestudio.blogspot.com

Jennifer LaVite                                    www.drygulchbeadsandjewelry.blogspot.com

Dolores Raml                                        www.craftydscreations.wordpress.com

Valerie Kravette                                   http://gettingabeadon.blogspot.com

Bobbie Rafferty                                    www.beadsong.blogspot.com

Kathleen Breeding                               http://99bobotw.blogspot.com

Kristi Brokaw                                        www.Kristibrokawdesigns.blogspot.com

Lisa Suver                                              http://fanceethat.blogspot.com/

Natalie Moten                                       Running Out of Thread

Jami Shipp                                            Celebrating Life

Diana Shiraishi                                    www.JasmineTeaDesigns.blogspot.com

Heather Otto                                        The Craft Hopper

Ghislaine Kruse-van Erp                   www.kruseartllc.com

Lisa Knappenberger                           www.liraysadesigns.blogspot.com

Charlene Jacka                                    http://clay-space.com/blog

Patty Miller                                          http://pattymillerbeads.blogspot.com/

Sandi James                                         www.dobedobeaddo.blogspot.com

Marianne Hurley                                 www.Readsandbeads.wordpress.com

Cris Peacock                                         http://crispart.blogspot.com/

Andrea Rivers                                      http://turtlesoupcreative.blogspot.com/

Gloria Allen                                          http://gloriaallendesigns.blogspot.com/

Kandice Seeber                                    http://coloraddictionblog.blogspot.com

Janine Lucas                                        http://www.esfera.me/travel/

Sandy Richardson                               Sandy’s Coloring Box

Hajer Waheed                                      www.mybeadedworld.wordpress.com

Cynthia Abner                                      http://createdtreasures.blogspot.com/

Peggy Johnson                                     http://charmbarn.blogspot.com/

Tina Holden                                          www.beadcomber.ca

Julie Bowen                                           http://blog.autochthonous-evolved.com

Heather Richter                                    Desert Jewelry Designs

Sarah Strover                                        www.beaupepys.blogspot.com

Kimberly Idalski                                   www.kimisjewelryandgifts.blogspot.com

Sandi Volpe                                           www.sandivolpe.com

Tandra Boyer                                        http://alittleinkalicious.blogspot.com/

Klaudete Koon                                      http://www.klaudetekoon.blogspot.com

Michaela Pabeschitz                            http://der-lamardebonita.blogspot.co.at/

Mea-B. Uebler                                      http://schmuck-der-gut-tut.blogspot.de

Mandi Effron                                        www.craft-o-licious.blogspot.com

Evelyn Shelby                                       http://raindropcreationsbyevelyn.blogspot.com/

Shai Williams                                        Shaiha’s Ramblings

Natalie Davidson                                  http://www.northshoredays.com

Evelyn Duberry                                     www.Shebamakeda.com

Eszter Czibulyas                                   http://bigyogyar.blogspot.com

Sylvia Lupberger                                  Lusyl’s Kreativeseite

Divya N                                                  Jewels by Sayuri

Blanca Medina                                      www.peru-medesigns.com

Ginger Davis Allman                           http://thebluebottletree.com

Chris Eisenberg                                    http://www.wanderware.blogspot.com

Katja Benevol Gabrrijelcic                 http://slovoni.blogspot.com

Jodie Marshall                                      www.marshalljodie.blogspot.com

Margareta Saari                                    http://magsinhelmet.blogspot.fi/

Menka Gupta                                        http://menkag.blogspot.com/

Dian Hierschel                                      www.mydias.de

Kashmira Patel                                     http://sadafulee.blogspot.com

Christina Miles                                     http://wingsnscales.blogspot.com/

Inge von Roos                                       www.ingetraud.wordpress.com

Sam Siegel                                             http://samsbeadshopandjewelry.blogspot.com/

Gina Hockett                                         http://www.freestyleelements.blogspot.com

Linda Newnham                                   http://earth-shinedesigns.blogspot.co.uk/

Enikö Fabian                                         www.perleni.blogspot.com

Dorota Żerańska                                   http://gdymamczas.blogspot.com

Shalini Austin                                        http://jewellery-by-shalini.blogspot.co.uk

Maryse Fritzsch-Thillens                    www.glassbeadart.blogspot.com

Silke Groeber                                         http://just-beads.blogspot.com

Birgit Klughardt                                    www.gitesbeads-gite.blogspot.com

Rebecca Anderson                                www.songbeads.blogspot.com

Niky Sayers                                            Silver Nik Nats

Stefanie Teufel                                      http://stefaniessammelsurium.blogspot.com

Rosantia Petkova                                  bairozan’s blog

Alenka Obid                                          Pepita Handmade

Jacqueline Keller                                  CreARTelier

Sam Waghorn                                       http://palemooncreation.blogspot.co.uk

Jackie Ryan                                           http://kydojewellery.blogspot.co.uk/

Kumi Fisher                                           www.kumifisher.blogspot.com

Joan Williams                                       lilruby jewelry

Stephanie Weiss                                   http://uniquelymebwd.blogspot.com/

Elsbeth Fuchs                                       www.acrimbolda.blogspot.com

Johanna Nash                                      http://firephoenixcreations.blogspot.com/

Natascha Marty                                   http://www.sommerlicht.ch

Sarah Goode                                         Pookledo

Agata Grygiel                                       http://www.inaurem.pl/

Jeannine Vetsch-Bokstaller              jevebo art

Rebecca Sirevaag                                Becca’s Place

Magdalena Sikora                               http://www.porannagazeta.blogspot.com/

Ana Krepel                                            http://catspajamas-dogstuxedos.blogspot.com/

Saskia Letta                                          www.puenktliundanton.blogspot.com

Beth Emery                                           Stories by Indigo Heart

Lizzie Clarke                                         www.theneedtobead.blogspot.com

Evie and Beth McCord                       EB Bead and Metal Works

Marcia Dunne                                      www.thealternativefoundry.blogspot.co.uk

Agi Kiss                                                 http://moonsafaribeads.blogspot.com

Esterina Jagiella                                 http://ekleijar.blogspot.com/

Judith Johnston                                  http://www.judith-johnston.com/blog/

Jenny Vidberg                                     http://shymessmycken.blogspot.se/

Klaudia Toth                                        http://www.klaudiabizsu.hu

Merja Sundström                                http://suntsan.blogspot.fi/

Colleen Vinthagen                               http://www.thewireworkshop.com/blog

Leah Curtis                                           http://beadyeyedbunny.blogspot.co.uk/

Giorgia Rossini                                    http://joyblonde.blogspot.it/

Sandra Wollberg                                 www.city-of-brass-stories.blogspot.com/‎

Annica Larsson                                   http://zestyfrog.wordpress.com/

Johana Nunez                                     www.artincendi.com

Krafty Max                                           http://kraftymax.blogspot.com/

Lori Schneider                                    www.beadaddicted.blogspot.com

Mary Govaars                                     www.mlhjewelrydesigns.com

Mischelle Andrade Fanucchi           http://micheladasmusings.blogspot.com

Maddison Langford                           www.maddy-moo.blogspot.com

Ginger Bishop                                     http://lilmummylikes.blogspot.com/

Birgitta Lejonklou                              www.lejonklou.blogspot.se

Lesley Watt                                          www.thegossipinggoddess.blogspot.com

Doris Stumpf                                       www.glaszwerg.blogspot.com

Marjolein Trewavas                           http://roomforchangemeuk.blogspot.co.uk/

Silvia Sernicola                                   http://pipa-the-latest.blogspot.it/

Roxanne Blanc                                    http://strikesmyfancy-2013.blogspot.com/

Wendy Chamberlain                          http://wendy-essentialbears.blogspot.co.uk/

Siobhán Keogh                                    www.vovsjewellery.blogspot.ie

Claire Fabian                                       www.saraccino.blogspot.com

Katrin Fenzke                                      http://perlhuehner-schokojunkie.blogspot.de/

Eva Wills                                               http://quiltingpug.blogspot.com/

Kathy Lindemer                                   http://bay-moon-design.blogspot.com/

Bridget Torres                                      www.shears58.net

Marina Passarella                                http://annodarte2013.blogspot.it

Christina Hickman                              http://vintagetreasuresjewelry.blogspot.com/

Tammie Everly                                     http://ttedesigns.blogspot.com/

Ana Cravidao                                        http://acbeads.blogspot.com

Keren Panthaki                                    www.vasdea.wordpress.com

Jennifer VaBenschoten                      http://www.vanbeads.blogspot.com

Solange Collin                                      http://www.blog.ahowinjewelry.com

Marina Kosović                                    http://machoopko-design.blogspot.com/

Michelle Tucker                                   www.michelleannstudio.com

Sue Rennie                                            http://moonandsevenstars.blogspot.co.uk/

Claire Lockwood                                  Something to Do With Your Hands

Barb Solem                                           Vivi Magoo Designs

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

Noemi Baena Roman                         http://blog.noemibaena.com/

Marsela Schroth                                  www.marselita.de

Amy Severino                                       http://www.amybeads.blogspot.com/

Vonna Maslanka                                  Just Vonna

Andra Marasteanu                              http://bijouxdemonange.blogspot.com

Cherrie Warzocha                               www.colorsofshae.blogspot.com

Amanda Wacasey                                www.Mandyinmystic.blogspot.com

Marcy Lamberson                               www.StudioMarcy.blogspot.com

Lisa Johnson                                        http://spudandmrsbutters.blogspot.com/

Gail Vanderster-Zwang                      www.Angelmoose.blogspot.com

Laurie Keefe-Cecere                           http://cecerelyyours.blogspot.com

Asri Wahyuningsih                             http://asribeadwork.blogspot.com/

ChristineMurrow                                www.charisdesignsjewelry.blogspot.com

Laurie Ament                                       http://isinglassdesign.blogspot.com/

Lilik Kristiani                                       http://pcbylik.blogspot.com/

Stephanie Haussler                             www.pixybugdesigns.blogspot.com

Deb Fortin                                            www.studiok24.blogspot.ca

Kelly Hosford Patterson                    Traveling Side Show

Katy Heider                                          www.onthepondcreations.blogspot.com

Christine Stonefield                            www.sweetgirldesign.blogspot.com

Dagmar Liebisch                                 http://kokopellidesign.blogspot.de

Sandra McGriff                                    http://skyescreativechaos.blogspot.ca

Sheila Daniels                                      http://www.cheekymagpie.com

Rossana De Gaspari                           Rdegas

Cory Tompkins                                    Www.tealwaterdesigns.blogspot.com

Judy Riggs                                            www.rigglettes.blogspot.com

Lora Bright                                           www.labweorc.wordpress.com

Tina Noonan                                        www.wingedimp.blogspot.com

Shawn Price                                         http://silkyshaven.blogspot.com

April Grinaway                                    http://brooklynbeadgoddess.blogspot.com

Cheryl Roe                                            www.beadroe.blogspot.com

Pam Hurst                                            Pam Hurst Designs

Shirley Moore                                      www.beadsandbread.blogspot.com

Emmanuelle Roué                              www.ashentara.blogspot.fr

Tammy Adams                                    http://paisleylizard.com/blog.html

Kristin Oppold                                    http://www.yayjewelry.blogspot.com

Catie Doman                                        http://drcatie.blogspot.com/

Sheila Prosterman                              www.catswithbeads.blogspot.com

Cheryl Foiles                                        http://cherylsartisticendeavors.blogspot.com/

Stephanie Perry                                   www.mustardbeadbystephanieperry.blogspot.com

Barbara Fernald                                  www.BarbaraSFernald.com

Debi Dufrene                                       http://debideauxdesigns.blogspot.com/

Kathy Stemke                                      http://vintagememoriesjewelry.blogspot.com/

Anne Betenson                                    www.crystalriverbeads.blogspot.com

Chris Haussler                                     http://pixybugdesigns.blogspot.com

Catherine King                                    www.Catherines-Musings.blogspot.com

Andria Poole                                        www.jewelleryartiste.blogspot.co.uk

Sherri Stokey                                       www.knotjustmacrame.com

Sharyl King                                          http://catchenthesun.wordpress.com

Donna Millard                                    Artful Moments with Donna Millard

Gayle Dyck                                          www.dragonflydreamweaver.wordpress.com

Gen Smith                                           Genny’s World

Beti Horvath                                       www.stringingfool.blogspot.com

Rose Rushbrooke                              The Art of Rose Rushbrook

Arlene Dean                                        http://aglassbash.blogspot.com

Maria Rosa Sharrow                         www.willowstreetshops.blogspot.com

Deborah Apodaca                              www.deborahapodacadesigns.blogspot.com

Veralynne Malone                             www.veradesigns.blogspot.com

Stacy Alderson                                   http://iridalsattic.blogspot.co.uk

Eva Sherman                                      Eva Sherman Designs

Cassi Paslick                                       http://cassisbeads.blogspot.com/

Cindy Boissonneault                        www.dziar.com

Linda Sadler                                      www.idalouisejewelry.blogspot.com

Louise Glazier                                    http://lilyandjasmine.blogspot.com/

Susan McClelland                             http://mistheword12.wordpress.com/

Kathrin Lembke                                AllesPerles

Susanne Stelljes                                www.Pearlify.blogspot.com

Terry Jeanette Carter                      www.tappingflamingo.blogspot.com

Susan Kelly                                        http://midlifegreaterexpectations.blogspot.com

Kim Paige                                           Red Tree Studio

Dyanne Everett-Cantrell                 www.deelitefuljewelrycreations.blogspot.com

Annita Wilson                                   http://awjewelryandbeadwork.blogspot.com/

Tracey Leeder                                   http://abeadifulmess.blogspot.com/

Elizabeth Bunn                                 http://elizabethbeads.blogspot.com

Allison Fitzpatrick                           Polka Dots and Paisley

Tania Spivey                                      Moobie Grace Designs

Ilenia Ruzza                                       http://ile1974.blogspot.it/

Lauren Potts                                      www.lpsjewelry.blogspot.com

Lynn Jobber                                      http://thecreativeklutz.blogspot.co.uk/

Lee Koopman                                    http://stregajewellry.wordpress.com

Carol Wilson                                      http://jetadorn.blogspot.com/

Elizabeth Woodford                         www.Elizabethcreates.blogspot.com

Rochelle Brisson                               http://www.acreativechelle.blogspot.com

Shari Replogle                                   www.playswithpaper.blogspot.com

Janeen Sorensen                              www.wildvanilladesigns.com

Kat Barron Miller                             http://mkpbeadart.blogspot.com/

Elaine Robitaille                               tooaquarius

Darlene Fortier                                 www.darliciousrejuvenations.blogspot.com

Leslie Schenkel                                 http://twistedchicken.wordpress.com/

Kym Hunter                                      http://kymhunterdesigns.blogspot.com/

Leslie Wayment                                AA Beads and More

Beckie Robison                                 http://spiralfirestudios.blogspot.com

Hannah Trost                                    www.pzdesigns.blogspot.com

Kim Hutchinson                               www.jumbledhutch.wordpress.com

Liz Engriser                                       www.beadcontagion.blogspot.com

Diah Anggreni                                   https://mymaniks.wordpress.com

Monique Urquhart                           http://ahalfbakednotion.blogspot.com/

Kim Williams                                     www.kimmwilliams.blogspot.com

Theresa Buchle                                  Bead-Mused

Susan Bowie                                       http://susanbowie.wordpress.com

Pam DeBoer                                       http://pamelas-studio.blogspot.com/

Skylar Bre’z                                        BrisingBeads Designs

Janet Loomis                                      www.anvilartifacts.blogspot.com

Tari Kahrs                                           pearl and pebble

Nancy Smith                                       nanmade!

Erin Grant                                           www.ErinsJewelryCreations.blogspot.com

Barbara Mason                                   www.Adorninglyyours.com

Karin King                                           The Sparkle Things Blog

Mary K. McGraw                                www.mkaymac.blogspot.com

Mandi Ainsworth                               www.beadcircle.com

Jasvanti Patel                                      http://jewelrybyjasvanti.blogspot.com

Donna Conklin                                    www.PrimaDonnaBeads.com

Karen Jones                                         Off the Top Creations

Lori Finney                                           Using My Beads

Sheila Davis                                          Stone Designs by Sheila

Sabine Dittrich                                     perlendschungel

Nicole Valentine Rimmer                  www.nvalentine.blogspot.com

Marge Beebe                                         www.rockcreekcreations.blogspot.com

Michelle McCarthy                              Www.fireflydesignstudio.blogspot.com

Chandra Merod                                    www.Junipergoods.blogspot.com

Nancy Olliver                                        http://nancyolliver.com/blog/

Alison Sachs                                          http://beadsbyearthtones.blogspot.com/

Kay Mallery                                           www.kaymreflections.blogspot.com

Beth Petricoin                                       http://createmyworlddesigns.blogspot.com/

Marta Grabalowska                             http://galeriakota.blogspot.com/

Clare Etheridge                                    http://www.catseatdogs.com

Heather Marston                                 http://cswdesignsbyhehe.blogspot.com

Ann Rishell                                           http://usingacriticaleye.blogspot.com/

Cece Cormier                                        http://www.thebeadingyogini.com/

Shannon German                                www.Missficklemediacom.blogspot.com

Mary Ellen Merrigan                          http://www.maryellenbeads.com

Cheryl Brown                                       www.dragonflybeads.ca

Mary Hicks                                           http://uptwnsh-fallingintothesky.blogspot.com/

Judy Robinson                                     http://judyrobinsondesigns.com

Danielle Kelley                                     http://imbuethemuse.blogspot.com/

Cate van Alphen                                   http://fulgorine.wordpress.com/

Patricia Buchanan                               www.braceletstoo.artfire.com

Billi R.S. Rothove                                http://www.billi-rs-rothove.blogspot.com

Laura Blanck                                        Laura Blanck

Pam Traub                                            http://www.klassyjoolz.blogspot.com

Fay Wolfenden                                     www.torchfairy.blogspot.com

Kristi Harrison                                     http://kristibasket-itsanewday.blogspot.com/

Karen Martinez                                    http://fairiesmarket.blogspot.com/

Sarah Singer                                         http://singingsongsofsixpence.blogspot.co.uk

Megan Tillery                                       http://cherryonion.wordpress.com/

Dana James                                          www.danasjewelrydesign.blogspot.com

Rachel Stewart                                     www.bluefinchjewelry.blogspot.com

Valerie Cook                                         www.kimisjewelryandgifts.blogspot.com

Debra Gibson                                       http://debrasheart.blogspot.com/

Pat Haight                                             http://wigglebuttblog.blogspot.com/

Rachel Stanley                                      www.2catchahummingbird.blogspot.com

Sandra Pendragon                               www.SandraPendragon.blogspot.com

Anja Schultz                                          www.Anjas-perlenwelt.blogspot.de

Sharon Driscoll                                     www.sharondriscoll.blogspot.com

Lecia Woessner                                     https://www.copperroses.blogspot.com

Kitty Durmaj                                          www.perlesandlife.blogspot.com

Donetta Farrington                             http://simplygorgeous-donetta.blogspot.com/

Bonnie Coursolle                                 http://jaspersgems.blogspot.ca/

Laurie Wirth                                         www.mermaidtreasuresart.blogspot.com

Lori Callahan                                        http://dancingwireandbeads.blogspot.com/

B.R. Kuhlman                                       www.mixedmayhemstudios.com

Karin Grosset Grange                         http://ginkgoetcoquelicot.blogspot.fr

Rebekah Payne                                     http://www.treewingsstudio.com/

Lori Bowring Michaud                        http://artfullyornamental.blogspot.com

Jael Thorp                                             Jael’s Art Jewels

Patty Woodland                                   http://brokenteepee.com

Eleanor Burian-Mohr                         http://cornerstoregoddessjewelry.blogspot.com/

Susanna Lehto                                     www.othellehto.blogspot.fi

June Butt                                              http://www.onewhiteswan.blogspot.co.nz/

Melissa Muir                                        Melissa Muir, Metalsmith

Laney Mead                                          http://laney-izzybeads.blogspot.co.uk/

Tamera Norris                                     http://bytameraleah.com/

Andrea Trank                                       Andrea Trank Jewelry

Marie Covert                                        Creating Interest

Valerie Tilghman                                www.Artjewelzdimensions.blogspot.com

Jean Baldridge Yates                          http://prettykittydogmoonjewelry.blogspot.com/

Sierra Barrett                                       www.Giraffecanhas.wordpress.com

Patricia Robitaille                               http://www.banglesandbrew.blogspot.com/

Leanne Loftus                                      www.firstimpressiondesign.blogspot.com

Sally Russick                                        The Studio Sublime

Mallory Hoffman                                 http://rosebud101-fortheloveofbeads.blogspot.com/

Dini Bruinsma                                     www.angazabychanges.blogspot.nl

Marde Lowe                                         www.fancimardesigns.blogspot.com

Hannah Annear                                  www.quirkyhannah.wordpress.com

Patty Johnson                                     http://patricialjohnsonglassart.blogspot.com/

Valerie Norton                                    www.hot-fused-glass.com

Ann Sherwood                                    http://ann-sherwood.blogspot.com/

Staci Smith                                          www.stacilouiseoriginals.com

Jen Purple                                           www.purplefishstudio.blogspot.com

Ruth Szapa                                          www.trulytrudi.blogspot.com

CJ Bauschka                                       www.Fool4Jewels.blogspot.com

Karla Morgan                                      Texas Pepper Jams

Suz Hamel                                            http://cardandjewelrycorner.blogspot.com/

Laura Guenther                                   Blue Antiquities

Elisabeth Auld                                     www.beadsforbusygals.com

Martha Aleo                                         www.ornamento.wordpress.com

Shiraz Biggie                                        Secret Songs Designs

Brendalee Astells                                www.silverbee.ca

Heather d’Entremont                         http://frugalmacdougall.wordpress.com

Kelly Morgan                                        www.silverparrotdesigns.blogspot.com

Lori Blanchard                                     www.alainnjewelry.wordpress.com

Susan Kennedy                                    www.suebeads.blogspot.com

Rain Hannah                                        http://honeyandollie.com

Janice Warden Bergeron                   http://thejewelryroom.blogspot.ca/

Melissa Packer                                     www.melissascheapfrills.com

Jana Haverty                                        http://handlcreations.blogspot.com/

Cindy Ritchie                                        http://mooseriverglass.blogspot.com/

Marianne Baxter                                  www.simplyseablimejewelry.blogspot.com

Denise McCabe                                    www.cabewoman.blogspot.com

Sharon Palac                                        www.sharonsjewelrygarden.blogspot.com

Cathy Buckley                                      www.cathybuckleycatsmeow.blogspot.com

Jennifer Van Horn                              http://jennifersjewelsandjunk.blogspot.com/

Crystal Rector                                      Www.autumnskyadornments.com/blog

Susan Walls                                          http://susansartcircus.com/blog

Penny Neville                                       Copper Penny Designs

Lisa Cone                                               http://inspiredadornments.blogspot.com/

Heather Davis                                       www.heatherdavisdesigns.com

Michelle Escano                                   www.cabbycraft.blogspot.com

Carmen Lau                                          http://littlemake.blogspot.com

Janet Borzecki                                      www.jaybeejewelry.blogspot.com

Rhonda Hagerman                              http://mustardseedbeads.blogspot.com/

Katrina Taylor                                      I Wanna Go Out

Molly Alexander                                  Beautifully Broken Me

Nicole Rennell                                     Nicole Rennell Designs

Chris McGilvery                                  M and M Momentos

Erin Prais-Hintz                                  Treasures Found

Dawn Williams                                    Sadie Jewelry Design

Kate Dufour                                          Mixfolios

Robin Lynne Showstack                     The Crazy Bead Hoarder

Elizabeth Hodges                                 The Whispering Seas

Adlinah Kamsir                                    DreamStruck Designs

Carol Dillman                                       Dillman’s Dallies

Christine Hansen                                 IntuitiveSparks

Andrea Frank                                        Andrea Creates Jewelry and More

Tracy Stillman                                       Bead Trilogy

Denise Petersen                                    www.reinventedobjects.blogspot.com

Veronica Campos-Hallstrom             www.clubcreativestudio.com/blog

Madonna Liza Cruz-Comia                Crazy Notions

Suzann Sladcik Wilson                       Beadphoria

Terri Gauthier                                      Blooming Ideas

Alicia Marinache                                 All the Pretty Things

Hannah Rosner                                   Good River Beads and Jewelry

Keren von Hoeren                               Creative Ideas

Lea Avroch                                            lajewelrydesigns

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11 responses to “8th Bead Soup Blog Party

  1. Both of your pieces are such unique designs. I like that you kept it simple with the butterfly pendant and love the colors you chose for it. Nicely done!

  2. Sierra, your designs are pretty and original… I love that you stayed true to your soup 🙂

  3. Even before you said so, the first necklace reminded me of a place with many beach finds – great concept and elaborate design! I like the many strands, mirroring the focal’s vivid colors and the two chunki beads you used to make it poo in the second necklace!

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