Don't ever leave me waiting around in Micheal's... I wander around and then find new things I want to try and have always talked myself out of.
I love to look at all the gorgeous beads... so many beautiful beads - this week they were on sale. And I was getting bored waiting around... and well... some just ended up in my cart :0) I know... sad... I have way more than I am going to admit to from the paper crafting section... WAY MORE.
I ADORE these brown with iridescent coloring! They ended up in my cart too.. the sale was a buy two for price this week :0) But I couldn't find any spacers that I like with the beads, was sort of bummed but just nothing looked right. Then when I went up to the counter I found a display of the Swarovski beads, and these shaped beads were the exact color as the base of the iridescent ones! This bracelet really sparkles a ton! I just wish the beads were a little larger :0)
Now this one... I think it may be my favorite - but more for sentimental reasons. Once home and I had made the first two bracelets, I got to thinking about Grandma's sequin/bead box she gave me years ago... In the bottom of the box were a few pieces of costume jewelry that were broke and she was going to "someday" restring. One was this really old, these gorgeous baby blue glass beads. I took it apart, then went to my "paper-crafting" stash and found my spacers I use for centers to flowers, and strung myself up a bracelet! There were enough beads left.. I strung up my Sister one, still more beads left... so I made two more for my Cousins.... I hope they like them... I really think this one is my favorite of the three styles I made.
Now I have a SERIOUS problem... I have gotten to a point that I really don't purchase much in craft stores that much. A new stack of paper from time to time.... New punch.... but really don't need much. Now there is a whole new section of the store I normally don't venture into... and I think I could be getting sucked in... I really enjoyed making these :0)
HUGS and -