Tuesday, March 17, 2009

what I've been doing with the crystals...

Remember all the Swarovski crystals I ordered from the Crystal Bead Shop? In multiple colours? I thought I should show you what I've been doing with them:
I'm having a blast using these - the pattern has become very intuitive to me, and I can make a bracelet much quicker, now. These ones are destined to become gifts for family members, and possibly for myself. I'm branching out a little with the crystals, using them for other projects, but I do love this pattern - I find it very pretty, and changing the colours, certainly changes the look. The black, white and grey is for one SIL, the brown, topaz and green is for another that loves earthy tones, the pinky one is probably for my Mom, and there's 6 or 7 others on my list I will make some for. I can't imagine holding on to these until Christmas, but at the moment that's the plan. I'm probably keeping the green for myself.For a non-sparkly girl, I just love the way they sparkle.

5 comments:

Lucky Canuck said...

OOooooh, aaaaaaah!

smariek said...

you've been busy! The look beautiful! How long does it take to make one bracelet?

Karen said...

I love the way they look all together on your arm there. Such a cornucopia of colourful sparkly beads!

katrynka said...

I love sparkle!! I could have been such a good magpie!! I am not an elegant pearl kinda gal. I am ALL about the bling!!!

Carol said...

they look so nice when they are stacked together there. they are nice separately too, mind.