Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Let Autumn Ring!

I've had a ton of colored jump rings in my supply stash for ages, just waiting to be called upon for duty in some fantastic design. Luckily today, Day 3 of the Fun Focal challenge, is the day! According to the rules over on the Humblebeads blog, the key to this project: include jump rings in the focal design...so, here she is!

A while back, I walked up to Yvonne Irwin's booth at Beadfest and drooled for about an hour over her MyElements components. She makes these little funky components and the colors and patterns and textures and options were just too much! I ended up with a few handfuls that I've been saving for a special occasion. This evening I had a blast searching through them for the perfect pieces for this necklace. The oranges of these little flowers said, "Hey, we want to be your pretty autumn bits!!" And, I agreed, so they were combined with these great jump rings to create a simple, yet totally fun necklace.

Now that my little flowers and I are finished, I'm off to read about World War I history. Wish me luck. :)

4 comments:

  1. that is just awesome! looks like you spent forever pouring over things to make it work... isn't it great when it all just comes together? these challenges of heather's are terrific, aren't they?

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  2. Those colors are so much fun. You have given me an inspiration for all those colored jump rings in MY stash! Thanks for sharing Jen! Enjoy the day! Erin

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  3. Thanks, ladies!! I'm looking forward to the next one! :)

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  4. That is so playful with those colors - bright and cheery. I like all 3 so far - can't make up my mind which is my fav.

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