Day 27, 28 and 29 – March 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Challenge

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Day 27 – Have a bead night.

Every month I try to go to Blue Door Beads for their monthly Wine, Pizza and Beads night.   This month it just so happened to fall on the same night as this challenge.

Day 28 – Use a found object in your design.

Found these in my toolbox – they were left over from a random DIY from IKEA I’m sure.  A little fingernail polish and gold chain and voila!

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Day 29 – Use crystal clay in your design.

I used black crystal clay and peridot rhinestones in this large cross pendant.

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Day 26 – March 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Challenge

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Day 26 – Design with shaped seed beads.

This is a strip of peyote with O-Bead and size 11/0 seed bead embellishments.  O-Beads are flat donut-shaped beads.

I am thinking of gluing this to either a strip of leather or a metal cuff bracelet.

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Day 23, 24 and 25 – March 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Challenge

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Day 23 – Use crystal, jet, silver or gold in a piece.

I made these earrings using brick stitch with black and gold delicas.

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Day 24 – Get creative with chain maille.

A bit of Box Chain Maille and spikes. I started making a bracelet then got frustrated after flipping jump rings all over myself, the couch, the floor … LOL!.

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Day 25 – Use freshwater pearls in your design.

I was hanging out at my local bead store Blue Door Beads and made 2 projects using fresh water pearls.

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