So I have not done a wish list in a while and having seen so many wonderful things of late I am really inspire to share what I am loving at the moment. I always find when autumn and winter creep in a nice chunky necklace or pretty bracelet can really liven an outfit up as well as being a...
Monarch Butterfly Bead
from Royal Metals
Green Patina Czech Glass Dragonfly Button
from Bello Modo
Brass and Copper Butterfly and Flower Clasp
from Sonoran Beads
Czech Glass Red and Gold Ladybugs
Patricia Healey Copper Fly Pendant
from Lima Beads
And even though...
From Rings & Things
Vintage Glass Sapphire Jewel Cabochon
From A Grain of Sand
Vintage Rutilated Quartz Gold Cabochon
From Eureka Eureka
Vintage Style Pink Daisy Cabochon
From Bello Modo
Fused Glass Cabochon Assortment
Vintage German Glass Alexandrite Oval...
It's been far too long since we've had any blog love for Inspirational Beading readers. I appreciate each and every comment - except for the spam - and I only wish I had more time to really explore all of the great blogs by writers and beaders that visit every month.
Today I want to share one...
Peacock Potato Pearls
From Beads You Need
Peridot Zebra Top Drilled Pearls
From Auntie's Beads
Bright Pink Potato Pearls
From House of Beads
Lime Green Leaf Drilled Nuggets
Metallic Jeweltones Lined Potato Pearls
From Happy Mango Beads
Fuchsia Biwa Shaped...
In short, leaf beads are a delight to work with.
Like flowers and other natural elements, leaves also provide inspiration for other bead styles, including lampwork and polymer clay designs. This month's wish list is full of lovely leaves for fall!
Brown and Turquoise Lampwork Leaf...
One of my all time favorite bead finishes is Picasso, especially on faceted or cut beads. I love the earthy quality they have, the subtle elegance, and the way the colors seem more vibrant under the Picasso blush. They're awfully rugged and rustic for something so pretty. Today I felt like...
, I see that the Spindle Beads I mentioned above have a top to bottom hole (or side to side, depending on your perspective!), as do the Blown Glass Teardrop, and the Swarovski Drop Pearl which all fit your preference! They all have amazing colors and varied shapes. Don't forget the rondelles...
Bring on the ice cream trucks, family barbeques, and flip flops! It's also the perfect time to wear flowers and floral prints, so today's list of must-have beads is all about blooms. Enjoy!
Are you taking your beads on vacation this year?
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White Wood Heishi Beads
From Rings & Things
These lightweight natural beads come in a variety of gorgeous dyed colors, like lime green.
Wildly Bohemian Seed Bead Kits
Oodles of coordinated seed beads in one pack! Love Affair is perfect for Valenetine's Day...