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Glass Headpin Challenge Reveal Day!

Today's the day! I issued a challenge for blog readers to see what you would make with a pair of my glass headpins. 5 were chosen for the challenge and you can find their links below. Here is what I made from my pair!I used my snowflower headpins to make a cute wintry pair of earrings. The beads are my ice sparkle lampwork beads, set off by two filigree bead caps.
I used opal blue swarovski crystals to complete the earring dangles, wrapped up the steel wire, and made sterling ear wires to finish them off! All in all, I really really like them! To see what everyone else made, follow their links below:


Thanks for playing, ladies!

Remember to use the coupon code craftshow15 in my SueBeads etsy store for 15% off your order plus free ear wires with the purchase of earring pairs until the end of the Virtual Craft Show!

Comments

I had so much fun creating with your wonderful headpins. I just posted my creation on my blog. Thanks so much Sue! Now I'm going to go take a look at what everybody else created!
http://dreamsomedesigns.blogspot.com/2011/11/sue-beads-headpin-challenge-reveal.html
Alice said…
What a fun challenge! I love your sweet earrings. They are perfect for winter.
KayzKreationz said…
Those turned out so pretty. I hope you like what I did with your headpins. It's up on my blog.
Alice said…
And I couldn't resist your lovely beads, so I took advantage of your sale. Thanks!
Courtney Breul said…
Love what you did! Very "wintery"!
Unknown said…
What a beautiful pair! Thank you for allowing me to play along! I loved it!
Jo said…
They are really pretty Sue. I love that we've all made something completely different! Thank you for picking me to be part of your challenge - I had great fun!
pam ferrari said…
Loved your earrings! Your group did a great job with the headpins all different and beautiful.
Niky Sayers said…
They are very pretty and oh so very christmassy!
Sue, those are very pretty earrings. They make me want to sing Walking In A Winter Wonder Land!
Therese
Karin Slaton said…
I love these - you've captured the true beauty and very essence of winter! I'm off to view the rest of the reveal.
SummersStudio said…
Sue, those are beautiful. Very wintery but I could still see wearing them all year long.

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