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: Do you know about all of these Craftster features?
Total Members: 300,874
Currently Running With Scissors:
620 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Icy Wire Tree  (Read 2904 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
beadedbyamy
I grow my flowers from seed bead.
Offline Offline

Posts: 979
Joined: 23-Sep-2008

<3 Amy


View Profile WWW
« on: November 28, 2009 08:17:56 PM »

It's been way too long since I submitted any new projects for you guys.  It's not that I haven't been making new stuff, but I have been super duper busy.  I spent the last 3 months working my full time job as music teacher at a private preschool (and oh how they kept me busy) plus having 1-3 interviews a week trying to get out of that job. I've finally done it though! I will now be a full time nanny! That means more money, better benefits, and more time for me to dedicate to my trees. I'm excited!

Anywho, here's one of my recent trees. It stands 8 inches tall (with the rock) and is made with silver paddle wire (my fingers say ouchie) and well over 100 4mm Crystal AB bicones.  I love the combination of silver and crystal, and I have a strange feeling that this won't be the last time you'll see the two together from me. Wink 




Close-up


Thanks for checking out my work!

THIS ROCKS   Logged

kaz814
Cooking Moderator
Purses, Bags, Wallets Moderator
Reusing, Recycling, Recrafting Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5733
Joined: 03-Oct-2009


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2009 08:33:18 PM »

Oh wow, that is beautiful.  Absolutely fabulous - and congrats on the new job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Indiana
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2009 10:00:55 PM »

Just gorgeous. You're so talented.  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm interested in personal swaps, PM me!

Happy Crafting! Smiley
Retro_Rose
Offline Offline

Posts: 2146
Joined: 26-May-2007

I shoot people for a living. ;o)


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2009 10:16:56 PM »

This is soooooo pretty! And very well displayed too! That must have taken a long time twisting it all together.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

maria farrusca
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2009 01:10:29 AM »

Your work is simply wonderful! I love this tree, it's perfect! You're an artist, congratulations for your work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

AmysSculpturalBeading
Offline Offline

Posts: 244
Joined: 29-May-2009

www.sculpturalbeading.com


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2009 01:59:14 AM »

Your wire skills are awesome!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.sculpturalbeading.com

I like personal swaps!
beadedbyamy
I grow my flowers from seed bead.
Offline Offline

Posts: 979
Joined: 23-Sep-2008

<3 Amy


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2009 06:17:04 AM »

Thanks everyone!  Oh, and I wanted to tell you something funny about these pictures.  Usually I use my light box for pictures, but it's white and that's no good for this one. The background I used is actually the gown I wore when I was nominated for Homecoming Queen in high school. I draped it over a chair, set up some lights, and ta-da! It turned out better than I expected. Tongue
« Last Edit: November 29, 2009 06:17:48 AM by beadedbyamy » THIS ROCKS   Logged

beckyheartscrafting
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2009 10:25:50 AM »

this is BEAUTIFUL! i love that it's wintery.  so many wire trees have been popping up--SEASONAL wire trees should definitely make an appearance from here on out!  rocks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
hedidthemash
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2010 08:34:11 PM »

That's incredible. I love the colours.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
itchyscissorhands
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2010 07:51:16 PM »

Gorgeous.  I love your work Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Molly~
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All 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
Hungry History: Hand Made Chocolate
How to Make Old Fashioned Cake Donuts
Christmas Fruitcake Recipe
Fresh Peach Buckle Recipe
How to Make Individual Chocolate Tarts
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Super Easy Peppermint Bark
Handmade Gift Ideas: Grey & Plum Button Wreath
Handmade Gift Ideas: Hippogriff

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.