Skip to main content

Leaf Charm Giveaway!


I made these leaf charms for the Charm Swap at Art Bliss! I have a couple extra so, how about a giveaway? All you need to do is leave a comment on this post, and I'll give you an extra entry if you blog/facebook/twitter about it! Just let me know in a separate comment! I'll choose the recipient by random number generator on Saturday morning! Anyone in the world can play!

Comments

Leslie said…
Sue, you are an amazing, talented woman - generous too! Such a nice give-away. Thank you. Be well.
TesoriTrovati said…
Cool! I would love to win your charm. Thanks for being so generous.
Enjoy the day!
Erin
I'd love it-perfect for fall!
kdevale said…
Thanks! They are beautiful.
Malin de Koning said…
Oh what a lovely charm! I would love to win it. Thank you!
Claire said…
Wow...what a nice thing to do!! It is beautiful. Thanks you for the chance to win it!
rosebud101 said…
Love the charm. Pick me, please! Thanks for doing this!
Paige said…
What a lovely charm! It's amazingly beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!
Christine said…
What a beautiful leaf charm - thanks for the giveaway!!
Patti said…
Very neat charms! Such a wonderful giveaway! Thank you!
Marie Cramp said…
That is the cutest charm! You should add those to your shop! I bet they would sell!!
stregata said…
Ah, you are such a generous soul, Sue! Thank you for sharing yourself.
Elisabeth said…
Would so love to win - thanks for giving away your extras!
Francy said…
Oh I want one! it is so pretty.
Courtney said…
I love your leaf charm, it is so autumnal! Thank you for the opportunity.

Popular posts from this blog

Happy Accident!

Months ago, I took a class at ArtBliss given by Barbara Lewis of Painting with Fire. It involved learning how to make torch-fired enamel beads. I loved it - as you may be able to guess. Barbara did teach us how to fuse items into a flat pendant, but we didn't spend a lot of time on that process, as the day seemed to go so fast! I was making enameled pieces the other night, and due to my own ineptness (remember the big toe burn???) I was able to fuse these two pieces together totally by accident. Now of course, it isn't a usable piece. However, now that I know how to do it, I can see some pieces like this in my future! I can't wait to get more copper cutouts!

Art Elements Theme of the Month - Seed Pods

The theme for July was seed pods, chosen by Jen. I made a Pinterest board for seed pods - I seem to be using Pinterest a little bit more lately, although it's such a time suck! Not sure how to get the image to appear, though, so you'll have to follow the link I guess!

https://www.pinterest.com/suebeads/seed-pods/

I have made many headpins that look like seed pods, and wanted to make more, but just didn't have time to do it in glass.  Here are some photos of ones I have made in the past.

I really really wanted to get some done, but I didn't get to. What I did get to do was experiment a bit in polymer clay.  These beads were made using the "salt method". You roll the polymer in salt (not the super fine salt but a little bit bigger grain) and then bake it. When they are done baking, you rinse them off and the salt melts, and you get this impression in the clay that makes them look like seed pods! The top bead is just a pretty orange/ochre color that I highlighted…

January Art Elements Theme Challenge - Moon

Lindsay Starr chose moon as the theme for the AE Design Challenge this month! Great choice, Lindsay! I knew I had a pendant from Vincent and Nooma from Inviciti that I wanted to use, and I have some moon face polymer clay cabochons I had made a while ago, so I was all set!

First, I used the pendant to create a simple necklace. I haven't strung beads in a very long time, and being that I enjoy simple designs for myself, I set out to find the perfect red beads. I chose faceted red jade from Golden Age Beads.  I also spied some other beads I really want, but am basically on a buying freeze so....maybe another time! I separated the red jade beads with some cute titanium spacers I had picked up at a bead show a long time ago, and I highlighted the pendant with some gold alcohol ink to make the moon show up better!



The second piece I made was influenced by Game of Thrones. Late to the party as ever, I just started watching it. I'm on Season 3 Finale - I use it as a carrot to make my…