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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Day 20, 21 and 22 – March 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Challenge

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Day 20 – Create a piece inspired by nature.

My inspiration was the beach.  I used beads made from shell, pearls and shell shaped beads.

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Day 21 – Learn a new stitch.

These are Russian Leaves made using diagonal peyote.

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Day 22 – Make a bib necklace.

This is one of my favorite pieces and I can’t wait to wear it.  I used slider beads and two sizes of chain.

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Day 17, 18 and 19 – March 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Challenge

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Day 17 – Make a charm bracelet.

Charm bracelets are super easy and fun to make.

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Day 18 – Create a birthstone piece.

I used pale amethyst color size 6/0 seed beads and dark amethyst color Czech faceted glass beads for the necklace.  The pendant is a ring of real amethyst beads.

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Day 19 – Embrace the rose gold color trend.

I used a pre-made rose gold chain necklace and added jet Swarovski 4mm dangles.

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