Bead Soup Blog Party - The Reveal!

Blogged under Design Ideas, Jewelry Designing by Tammy on Saturday 17 September 2011 at 10:29 am

The party is over! I’m talking about Lori Andersen’s Bead Soup Blog Party, which I joined last month. My partner,  Shiraz from Secret Song Designs, send me this amazing stash of bead soup.

And I ended up making 4 pieces for the soup party, though I plan to make more pieces with the leftover supplies. First, I made two necklaces. For one, I took the carved rose bead and inserted wire through it and made it into a pendant. Then I used white ribbon to make it into a necklace. It is long enough to be worn with the other necklace I made using the sparkling beads and glass beads she sent me, which I finished off with a hook-style clasp.

The other two pieces I made are a pair of earrings and a bracelet. I combined wire with some of the beads in my soup to make the earrings and dangled some of the butterfly beads from each one. For the bracelet, I used the toggle clasp I was sent and a mix of the glass, seed beads, Czech crystals, and more butterfly beads.

For a complete list of bead soup participants, head over to the Bead Soup Blog. Grab a cup of tea, sit back, and check out some amazing jewelry designs!

50 Comments »

  1. Comment by Terry — September 17, 2011 @ 10:53 am

    nice job, little sister! not sure which are my fav! you always do such nice work!

  2. Comment by Patty — September 17, 2011 @ 11:23 am

    I can’t choose either. they are beautiful pieces. Your so talented. am always in awe… Patty

  3. Comment by Jo Tinley — September 17, 2011 @ 12:17 pm

    Lovely pieces! The rose is beautiful.

  4. Comment by Shel — September 17, 2011 @ 12:21 pm

    Lovely - simply lovely!!

  5. Comment by Noemi — September 17, 2011 @ 12:44 pm

    How cute are the necklaces. It goes so well with your blog’s name.
    At first sight I didn’t like the rose, but it does work with the white ribbon.
    The bracelet is also very nice. I love butterflies and bracelet, so it is definitely the winner for me.

  6. Comment by christa murphy — September 17, 2011 @ 1:00 pm

    Tammy, I just loved both the bracelet and the necklace. All of your pieces are just fabulous.

  7. Comment by Fiona — September 17, 2011 @ 1:43 pm

    Great makes. I am working my way up the bead soup list rather than down it. Seen some great things so far today. :o)

  8. Comment by Jennifer — September 17, 2011 @ 2:03 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous! I would happily wear any of these, so pretty!

  9. Comment by silverniknats — September 17, 2011 @ 3:14 pm

    Lovely necklaces they look really sweet together

  10. Comment by patty — September 17, 2011 @ 4:11 pm

    I would love to see the necklaces layered - very pretty!!!

  11. Comment by Michelle Mach — September 17, 2011 @ 4:11 pm

    Such soft, pretty colors! I love the idea of designing two necklaces that may be worn together or separately. Brilliant!

  12. Comment by Shiraz — September 17, 2011 @ 4:59 pm

    All of these are fabulous! I love seeing what you’ve made with the pieces I sent you. I had no idea what kind of thing you would come up with when I put the bead soup together and you’ve done an amazing job. The bracelet is my favorite!

  13. Comment by emanda — September 17, 2011 @ 6:45 pm

    How lovely! We’re all being pushed outside our comfort zones — with amazing results!

    Enjoy the hop,
    Emanda

    http://artemisiastudio.blogspot.com/2011/09/bead-soup-reveal.html

  14. Comment by Suzette — September 17, 2011 @ 6:56 pm

    Very pretty! Have a great night!

  15. Comment by Linda Landig — September 17, 2011 @ 8:17 pm

    I love it that you can wear the necklaces separately or together. Nice!

  16. Comment by Mallory — September 17, 2011 @ 9:30 pm

    I love what you did with your soup! You’re a good cook!

  17. Comment by Christine Altmiller — September 17, 2011 @ 10:32 pm

    these are so very pretty and feminine. lovely!

  18. Comment by lissc — September 17, 2011 @ 11:23 pm

    beautiful soup you received! Fun solutions to the challenge :) Delicate, sweet, girly pieces. Very pretty!!

  19. Comment by Terri G. — September 18, 2011 @ 6:20 am

    Lovely pieces. I could see my self wearing the earrings and bracelet. Lovely soft colors. You did a Fantastic job with the bead soup mix!

  20. Comment by Sweet Freedom — September 18, 2011 @ 12:19 pm

    Lovely work - I love the idea of wearing the first 2 necklaces together!

  21. Comment by Ann Sherwood — September 18, 2011 @ 12:33 pm

    Very pretty and feminine. The 2 necklaces together will look so nice.

  22. Comment by Regina — September 18, 2011 @ 2:05 pm

    So pretty, love your designs, so feminine and lovely! Love the butterfly bracelet and earrings.

  23. Comment by Lori Anderson — September 18, 2011 @ 7:27 pm

    So pretty and delicate! I love it all!

    I hope you’ll join me for the next party! The badge and dates are up on my blog!

    Love, Lori

  24. Comment by Polly Barker — September 18, 2011 @ 8:19 pm

    Very sweet!

  25. Comment by Mylene Hillam — September 18, 2011 @ 8:49 pm

    What delicate pieces. The first two would look great worn together.

  26. Comment by Sandra — September 19, 2011 @ 12:49 am

    Very nice, so cute and romantic looking. <3

  27. Comment by salla — September 19, 2011 @ 11:40 am

    is it wrong that I adore the little metal containers some of your beads came in?

    Love the pieces you made as well, but the containers now facinate me…

  28. Comment by Shirley Moore — September 19, 2011 @ 11:47 am

    Very soft and feminine! Love the ribbon on the necklace. :)

  29. Comment by Tamara — September 19, 2011 @ 12:45 pm

    pretty pieces, love how soft they look

  30. Comment by Beadaholique — September 19, 2011 @ 3:48 pm

    So soft and pretty. Nice job!

    Julie & Andrea

  31. Comment by Terry — September 19, 2011 @ 7:09 pm

    All of the pieces are so pretty. I like the way the two necklaces can work together.

  32. Comment by Sandi — September 19, 2011 @ 7:25 pm

    Pretty designs, I love blue and white

  33. Comment by Kay — September 19, 2011 @ 8:14 pm

    The bracelet and earrings really turned out sweet. But the carved rose pendant and the beaded necklace to wear it with are beautiful. Very dainty and feminine. I love the rose being on the ribbon and then the beaded necklace to wear with it.

  34. Comment by Bobbie Rafferty — September 19, 2011 @ 9:28 pm

    What a fun assortment of pieces you cooked up! Lovely, lovely, lovely!

  35. Comment by maggie — September 20, 2011 @ 2:15 pm

    I think your two necklaces would look really pretty worn together. They are pretty on their own of course, but at the moment I am loving mixed layers and multi-strands worn at the same time.

  36. Comment by Molly Alexander — September 20, 2011 @ 4:46 pm

    Such lovely, feminine pieces - great job! :)

  37. Comment by Wendy — September 20, 2011 @ 5:46 pm

    Very pretty! Love the soft, light colors!

  38. Comment by CraftyHope — September 20, 2011 @ 11:29 pm

    So dainty and feminine! I really like the bracelet and earring set. Very pretty!

  39. Comment by Sandy Richardson — September 21, 2011 @ 10:00 am

    I am so sorry I am so late , but my computer dug in it’s heels and said I’m nota-gonna go that fast:^)
    Your designs are nothing short of amazing.
    Be blessed to be a blessing

  40. Comment by Tracy — September 22, 2011 @ 12:31 am

    Such pretty designs, nice work.

  41. Comment by Melissa Muir — September 26, 2011 @ 1:35 pm

    Tammy,

    You did a wonderful job. I love that you hung the flower pendant from ribbon. It makes it so feminine. The colors you had to work with are yummy as well. I like Maggie’s suggestion of pairing the two necklaces together also. They would look great together.

    Melissa
    http://design.kcjewelbox.com

  42. Comment by Michell — September 27, 2011 @ 9:09 am

    sweet. Love the earrings (I’m on an earring kick lately!)
    Michelle

  43. Comment by cory — September 28, 2011 @ 1:34 am

    I am slowly working my way through the soup…very slowly. But I’m glad I got to yours. The pieces are lovely, very feminine and sweet.

  44. Comment by Jennifer Cameron — September 28, 2011 @ 12:21 pm

    Lovely “soft” pieces. Great job!

  45. Comment by Karyn B — September 28, 2011 @ 9:40 pm

    What delicate colors you were given, and how feminine and pretty the pieces are!

  46. Comment by Allison Scott — October 1, 2011 @ 10:09 am

    Wow! Such gorgeous soup and pieces you made with it. Hard to pick a favorite.

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  48. Comment by Chic and frog — October 5, 2011 @ 1:06 am

    It seems that the two necklace are made to be worn together. I would do that!
    Ambra

  49. Comment by Marie-Noel Voyer-Cramp — October 6, 2011 @ 3:34 pm

    Simple and elegant!

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