Oh my goodness, tomorrow is the Bead Soup reveal date for the second group, which mom and I are in. I will be up bright and early with a big cup of coffee so I can start blog hopping :)
I took yesterday and today off from work so I could work on enameling, assembling, taking pictures and posting for the Bead Soup blog party. This is the first time where we have been down to the wire. With the kids visit, mom's surgery and me with migraines we didn't get done in a timely manner.
Thursday I did an enameling session in the morning. I enameled a set of element pendants to be posted in the Etsy shop (crossing your fingers) today. I also enameled a pendant for one of our BSBP pieces but you won't see that until tomorrow.
|BSBP piece 1|
|BSBP pieces 2 to 4|
While I was fuming about the necklace I came up with an idea for two bracelets. I do need help from mom on finishing them off, but I actually wire wrapped the bracelets myself. This is a first because I usually let mom do all the wire wrapping. The loops aren't perfect like her loops but I am really proud of myself for trying.
I also finally cleaned beads. These are the beads I was making last weekend. I ran out of room in the kiln so I only made threee of them. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE how they turned out. The middle bead was an accident. The bead got all off kilter on the mandrel so I got my leaf masher, heated it back up, and smooshed it; Improvise, Adapt and Overcome.
That is it until tomorrow, when I hope you come back and check out what mom and I created with the goodies Karin sent us. Mom and I seriously can't wait to see what Karin did with the goodies we sent her. The excitement is killing me. Just a few more hours - I can do it, I can do it, I can do it :)