Saturday, December 17, 2011

Sally Russick's Ornament Blog Hop!

The wonderful and talented Sally Russick hosted an ornament blog hop! Since I was having fun making ornaments this season, I thought I'd play along! My partner happened to be Kathleen Lange Klik who is also a very lovely and talented person! I am going to have to steal the photo she shows of the ornament I made for her, because I can't find mine (stomps foot and pouts). Here is what she made me! It's lovely and on my tree right now!
She made the clasp herself, the ceramic bead is Elaine Ray (yum) and she made the hammered square herself as well! I really love it! It looks fantastic on the front of my tree! Here's a list of everyone else who is participating - hop on over and see what they made!

17 comments:

Jennifer said...

That hammered silver is going to catch the light and sparkle like mad! Lovely. Heading to her blog to see what you made! Happy Holidays, Sue!

T... said...

oh what a pretty ornament you've received....what a pretty square center piece...
have a nice holiday :)

Christine Altmiller said...

this is so pretty! i like the hammered texture of the square, and the color of the beads. i am hopping over right now to see what you made! WHAT FUN!!!

My Life Under the Bus said...

Oh my that's full of *Sparkley Goodness* beutiful work! : )

Jen V. said...

You're a craftin' machine!! Hope you're ready for Christmas. I can hardly believe it's next weekend! Seriously? haaaaaaaaaaa Let's hope for some Pennsylvania snow!
Ciao
Jen

Alice said...

Sue, I saw your gorgeous ornament on Kathleen's blog, and it's absolutely stunning! I love your own lampwork bead, and that long crystal is beautiful!

Kathleen Lange Klik said...

I enjoyed being your ornament swap partner. Thank you for the gorgeous ornament! Happy holidays to you and your family!

Sally Russick said...

I waited until Kathleen had her post up before commenting, AND boy it was so worth the wait!!! Your ornament with your wonderful glass and the crystals makes such a STUNNING icicle ornament!! STUNNING!!! The tiny accents of green and red are perfect!! Beautiful work, Sue!!


Sue, I want to thank you for being a friend and for always leaving such wonderful comments and of course for jumping in and participating in the swap/hop. I hope I will get a chance to meet up with you in the new year!! Merry Christmas!!
Sally

SoulsFireDesigns said...

How beautiful! I love the hammered square and the sweet swirls of wire :) What a gorgeous ornament to add to your tree!

rosebud101 said...

Sue, what a lovely ornament you received from a very creative artist! Isn't is wonderful that we can have these beautiful ornaments on our trees this year?

TesoriTrovati said...

Such a pretty ornament! Red is the best color for Christmas. I love the simple diamond shape that has been hammered to bring out texture and play of light! Enjoy the day!
Erin

Cindy said...

Very pretty, Sue! I know your ornament will be treasured for many years to come!! ;-)

Therese's Treasures said...

Sue, the ornament that Kathleen sent to you is gorgeous. I bet the hammered square catches the light and makes it dance.
Merry Christmas,
Therese

CraftyHope said...

Sue, this is such a cool ornament. I sympathize with your no picture problem, really. I'm glad to hear your ornament is on your tree. I'm still trying to convince my husband that I need a tree! booo.
Merry Christmas to you!!

Sandi Volpe said...

Sue,
I saw your bead on your partner's blog, beautiful work, recognized your Christmas beads right away!!

Merry Christmas, still enjoying all your beads will send you a picture of the head pin earrings I made after the holidays.

Cindy said...

Sue, the ornament you received from Kathleen is really pretty - I liked it the minute I saw it over on her blog. I think she added the perfect red artbead accent - and the metalwork is great...the perfect combination of jewelry skills used in an alternative way.

Holly said...

What an awesome ornament you received! Love the sparkle of that square :)