A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 301,588
Currently Running With Scissors:
473 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Seed beeds and Jump rings and Hooks, oh my!  (Read 1771 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Brae_Day
« on: February 20, 2005 09:10:13 PM »

My first EVER beading experience.  It was fun!  But man, does it strain your eyeballs.   Smiley

The hooks and jump rings look gold, but are infact silver, and the seed beads are as shown.  Don't know if I'll ever wear them, but I'm proud of them none the less.  What do you think?



And yes, that is my towell bar and two hair ties...  I couldn't think of anything else to use.   Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mrs.benjimadden
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2005 09:12:10 PM »

Thoses are beautiful, and if you don't wanna wear them you could always send them to me, Wink lol.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

If you are not vigilant and demanding of your talent everyday, you will slowly become what you hate.

My wist!!
www.wists.com/johkay03
joeyjojo666
Offline Offline

Posts: 416
Joined: 16-Feb-2004

Long Live Godzilla.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2005 07:17:57 AM »

As someone who has been working with seed beads for many years, I think you picked one of the hardest things to start with. Dang! You did a great job.The colors and pattern look good.
And I personally think the hair ties look great. Good thinkin' lady.

-Joey
THIS ROCKS   Logged

For my latest stuff visit my Etsy shop:
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=727

Also featured at:
http://www.ilikeseamonsters.com/catalog/
Brae_Day
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2005 05:50:58 PM »

Aww jeez, thanks guys.   Grin

I used to be intimidated by jewelry making because I thought it'd be more stressful than relaxing, but I guess not!  Even though you're working with smaller stuff, you can get a rythm down just like with other crafts.  I learned REALLY fast to open the jump rings side to side instead of pulling them apart, and after that it was pretty smooth sailing. 

The seed beads were kind of a pain, but I love them too much to hate. 

And sure, mrs.benjimadden, I could send them your way... for a price, MUHAHAHAA...

Okay, uncalled for.

They were kind of expensive though, all sterling silver.  I probably don't need to go all out for my first projects, but I can't help but to love nice stuff.

Thanks again for the compliments, I'm all warm and fuzzy now. ('Course that could be the liquor...)  Grin

*Kelsey
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mariska
Offline Offline

Posts: 297
Joined: 17-Aug-2004

play's the thing ;)


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2005 02:23:08 AM »

first beading?? that is almost unbelievable, because you did such a great job!! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

think outside the box
Luxe//Beth
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2005 06:28:53 PM »

Very nice! They look so elegant.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Brae_Day
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2005 03:28:17 PM »

Thanks, everybody!  I decided I'm in live with jump rings.  They can look so cool even just by themselves for necklaces, bracelets, or earrings!  Does anyone know of a cheap place I can buy them?  I'd love to buy only sterling silver ones, but I'm learning how expensive that would be.  Still, I have allergies to just about anything else.   Undecided

Thanks!
*Kels
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Meet Author Kathleen McGowan
Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond Talks About Powder Necklace
Emily Gould Talks About And the Heart Says Whatever
Living Iambic Pentameter
Sherri Browning Erwin Reveals Her Biggest Pet Peeve
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Candy, Anyone?
Crafty Kitchen
Meatless Monday: TVP Jerky

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.