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Monday, February 14, 2011

January Bead Journal Project and More........

Here is my January Bead Journal Project.  The center bead is hand blown glass with sterling silver inlay. This square measures 5 X5.  This second peice is hand embroidered and the first solid piece that I have beaded.  What do you think?

Have a lovely day! Analisa

16 comments:

  1. Wow! I thought the blue was good. But the red just pops right out at you. I love the color contrasts and the cording you used. Very dramatic effect.

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  2. I love solidly beaded pieces, even though they take so much more time and are so HEAVY! There's just something so lush and sensuous about them. You did a lovely job with this one :-)

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  3. Beautiful embroidery! I especially liked the red "stone", such shades are beautiful.

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  4. One is near encrusted and the other IS encrusted -- that's incredible at 5x5. They are both very, very pretty!

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  5. I like it. The color is lovely, and your beading shows a lot of movement. I look forward to seeing what you do the rest of the year.
    Marty S
    Crackpot Beader

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  6. Thank you ALL so much. I could not get a proper picture of the blue to show all the little details. But there are a lot of little layers of felt and beading.
    Analisa

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  7. Both pretty! Love the colors!

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  8. Hi Analisa! Your bead journal project is beautiful. I wanted to thank you for helping me with my sweatshirt jacket problem....I appreciate it! Susan

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  9. These are both lovely! For many years I encrusted fabric with solid beading. Now, I'm in a phase of allowing a lot of the fabric to show as part of the whole. Both are good.

    I find the diagonal line and colors in your second piece to be very compelling, dramatic and pleasing! When I clicked to enlarge the blue piece, I could see the felt and bits of embellishment you added. It would be a fun piece to touch! Good work altogether!

    Robin A.

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  10. You have come along way in such a short time. Excellent job on both! I can't choose a favorite.

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  11. Beautiful, I especially like the red piece..color color color..love it. Nice work.

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  12. They are both so pretty! Lovin' the contrast in the colors. I like the solidly beaded one very much....I tried that this month too....
    You are so very creative!

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  13. Analisa, you commented on my blog, indigo's beads, and had some questions about the spiral stitch i did. i tried to reply to you through the email, but it was a "no-reply" comment address. if you email me at indigosbeads(at)live(dot)com with your regular email i will be able to get back to you.

    beautiful work here on your blog!

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  14. I love these beading projects they are gorgeous!

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  15. Lisa, I love your work its gorgeous, Congrats

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