Bead Peeps Swap

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My partner is Michelle McCarthy from FL. She is a ceramic bead artist and sells her beads,etc on Etsy at Firefly Design Studio and also at bead shows. She made me the beautiful paisley pendant and also sent along a great assortment of beads and chain to work with. I tried something a little different for me in designing the necklace and I love how it turned out. I think this is going to be a fun set to wear this summer. I can’t wait to see what Michelle has made with the package I sent her. There are several other participants in this swap too, if I find the list I will post later.image

I would also like to thank Linda Anderson for organizing this blog hop/ bead swap. I can’t imagine the job it must be to get the partners all matched up. Sorry my pictures are all mixed up, my blog was not cooperating with me at all today.

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24 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Michelle McCarthy
    May 02, 2015 @ 12:56:36

    What a happy necklace and bracelet set! I am happy to of been your swap partner!

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  2. craftyd
    May 02, 2015 @ 13:44:48

    Thanks Michelle!

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  3. sam w
    May 03, 2015 @ 11:10:23

    I love both of you pieces, they are visually stunning, a job well done .

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  4. Tammy Adams
    May 03, 2015 @ 15:59:27

    Your bracelet and necklace are so fun and bright. Great job.

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  5. craftyd
    May 03, 2015 @ 16:31:52

    Thanks Tammy!

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  6. Rachel
    May 03, 2015 @ 23:01:30

    I love the spirit in your pieces! They are so happy! Wonderful work!

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  7. yoda14me2
    May 04, 2015 @ 00:28:07

    My jaw is literally hanging open – how BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE that you used multistrands to balance out the weight of the focal. WOW! GREAT job!

    Linda
    http://fromTheBeadBoard.blogspot.com
    http://cherryOnTopDesign.co

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  8. yoda14me2
    May 04, 2015 @ 00:30:34

    Where did you get that clasp that you sent your partner? The bird and nest? I’m kinda a clasp freak. =)

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  9. Shalini
    May 04, 2015 @ 06:05:02

    I like them both, so full of spring cheer 🙂

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  10. Debra's Divine Designs
    May 06, 2015 @ 19:21:02

    Cute fun spring summer wearable art

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  11. Kari Asbury
    May 07, 2015 @ 19:34:42

    Very pretty! Your designs are so bright and cheerful!

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  12. craftyd
    May 07, 2015 @ 21:04:08

    Thanks Kari!

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  13. Robin Kae Reed
    May 08, 2015 @ 15:58:46

    I LOVE the designs and I love how they are coordinating not matchy matchy! Great colors and designs! Be Blessed!!!

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  14. craftyd
    May 08, 2015 @ 17:10:20

    Thanks so much Robin!

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  15. alainnjewelry
    May 11, 2015 @ 13:26:55

    so bright and fun!

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  16. Fay Wolfenden
    May 11, 2015 @ 19:57:14

    Lovely work.. the colours really pop.. well done

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  17. Rosantia Petkova
    May 13, 2015 @ 04:32:34

    What a lovely summer set – the colors and multi-strand designs are so beautiful!

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