Saturday, July 20, 2013

Amber Dawn's Bead Hoarders Blog Hop Submissions

These are some beads which have previously been "hoarded." (Collected!)
Swarovski's, lampwork glass beads, polymer clay beads, drusies/druzys and faceted glass balls.
 This collection of beads, will no longer be hoarded though- they will now be worn!

 I made the polymer clay beads for fun with no actual project in mind for them,
and so, they sat unused, for years. I made the following pieces of jewelry, last night, at the last minute. (It's been such a busy month- in a good way- lots of work and deadlines so I squeezed this event in at the last possible moment!

Thanks, Lori Anderson, for coming up with the idea for this blog hop- to use beads that have been hoarded and collected- forcing/encouraging/inspiring us to give the beads a purpose and a venue to be enjoyed and admired.

Bracelet- Polymer clay cherry blossom tree branch with snowflakes, bird and embellishments on a heart, studded with Swarovski crystal rhinestones, purple polymer clay leafy pod beads, flowery lampwork beads and faceted glass disco ball beads.

Polymer clay frosting flower beads with Swarovski rhinestones
 and wire wrapped druzies/druzys.

Bracelet- Live Your Life As Free As a Bird
Swarovski flowers and rounds and a polymer clay bird bead.

Bracelet- "Pthhhh"
 Swarovski stars, bicones and rounds and a polymer clay cartoon bead.


Thank you for visiting to see what I've put together at the very last minute! ;)

Enjoy the "Hop" through the various blogs!
All 167 participants!-

1.  Lori Anderson, Pretty Things
2. Nancy Dale, NEDBeads
3. Roxanne Mendoza, Roxi Designs
4.  Melissa Trudinger, beadrecipes
5.  Rana Lea, Rana Lea Designs
6.  Perri Jackson, Shaktipaj Designs
7.  Rita Avila, Jewel School Friends
8.  Linda Anderson, From the Bead Board
  10.  Erin Guest, Renlish

11.  Joan Williams, lilruby jewelry
12. Diane Hawkey, Diane Hawkey
13.  Jo-Ann Woolverton, It's a Beadiful Creation
14.  Sue Kennedy, SueBeads
15.  Lisa Cone, Inspired Adornments
16.  Kari Asbury, Hippie Chick Design
17.  Nichole Byers, Nichole Byers
18.  Lori Jean Poppe, Adventures in Creativity
19.  Linda Landig, Linda's Bead Blog and Meanderings
20.  Lori Schneider, Bead Addict

21.  Molly Alexander, Beautifully Broken Me
22. Cece Cormier, The Beading Yogini
23.  Niki Sayers, Silver Nik Nats
24.  Elsie Deliz-Fonseca, Eliz-Eliz and All That Craft
25.  Amber Dawn, Inventive Soul
26.  Heather Powers, Humblebeads
27.  Sarah Goode, Pookledo
28.  Monique Urquhart, A Half-Baked Notion
29.  JJ Jacobs, Coming Abstractions
30.  Cheri Reed, Creative Designs by Cheri

31.  Robyn, Museiddity
32.  Catherine King, Catherine's Musings
33.  Jacquie, Bead Gypsy
34.  Janet McDonald, Singing Woods
35. Kay Thomerson, Kayz Kreations
36.  Tanty Sri Hartanti, TJewellicious by Tanti
37.  Hannah Rosner, Good River Valley
38.  Rochelle Brisson, A Creative Chelle
39.  Nelly May, Smelly Nelly
40.  Skylar Bre'z, Brising Beads

41.  Beti Horvath, Stringing Fool
42.  Christie Murrow, Charis Designs
43.  Leanne Loftus, First Impression Design
44.  Valerie Norton, Hot Art
45.  Judy Riggs, Rigglettes
46.  Crystal Thain, Here Bead Dragons
47.  Terry Carter,  Tapping Flamingo
48.  Sue, Mid-Life Great Expectations
49.  Nan Smith, Wired Nan
50.  Miranda Ackerley, MirandAck Arts

51.  Marie Covert, Creating Interest
52.  D'Arsie Manzella, This Here Now, Mamacita
53.  Stephanie Haussler, Pixybug Designs
54.  Lori Bergmann, Lori Bergmann Design
55.  Johanna Nunez, The Lovely One Design
56.  Mary Govaars, MLH Jewelry Designs
57.  Becky Pancake, Becky Pancake Bead Designs
58.  Alicia Marinache, All the Pretty Things
59.  Debbie Rasmussen, A Little of This, A Little of That
60.  Nat, Grubbi Ceramics

61.  Marjorie Savill Linthwaite, Bennu Bird Rising
62.  Cheryl McCloud, One Thing Leads to Another
63.  Heather Otto, The Crafthopper
64.  Candida Castleberry, Spun Sugar Beadworks
65.  Tracie Dean, Dean Designs
66.  JuLee Wolfe, The Polymer Penguin
67.  Ginger Bishop, Lil Mummy Likes
68.  Karen Mitchell, Over the Moon Design
69.  Jeannie Dukic, Jeannie's Blog
70.  Dini Bruinsma, Angaza by Changes

71.  Birgitta Lejonklou, Create With Spirit
72.  Shalini Austin, Jewellery by Shalini
73.  Jayne Capps, Mama's Got to Doodle
74.  Ile Ruzza, Ilenia's Unique Beaded Jewelry
76.  Annita Wilson, AW Jewelry 
77.  Sherri Stokey, Knot Just Macrame
78.  Hannah Trost, PZ Designs
79.  Linda Inhelder, Must Haves Jewelry
80.  Miri Agassi, Beadwork

81.  Hope Smitherman, Crafty Hope
82.  Dyanne Cantrell, Dee-Liteful Jewelry Creations
83.  Susan Bowie, Susan Nelson Bowie
84.  Megan Milliken, MaeMaeMills
85.  Menka Gupta, Menka's Jewelry
86.  Ambra Gostoli, Chic and Frog
87.  Lori Lochner, Bloghner
88.  Gerda Jurimae, Gerda's Crafts Blog
89.  Susan, Mistheword
90.  MaryLou Holvenstot, MaryLou's time2cre8

91.  Mary Shannon Hicks, falling into the sky
92.  Karin King, The Sparklie Things Blog
93.  Christa Murphy, Adventures of One Beady Woman
94.  Jenny Davie-Reazor, Jenny Davies-Reazor
95.  Donetta Farrington, Simply Gorgeous
96.  Mallory Hoffman, Rosebud 101 - For the Love of Beads
97.  Danielle Kelley, Imbue the Muse
98.  Kym Hunter, Kym Hunter Designs
99.  Dolores Rami, CraftyD's Creations
100.  Marcia Dunne, 13 Alternatives

101.  Marlene Cupo, Amazing Designs
102.  Emma Todd, A Polymer Penchant
103.  Wendy Holder, Jewelry by WendyLea
104.  Michelle Escano, The Cabby Crafter
105.  Louise Glazier, Lily and Jasmine Treasures
106.  Dana Hickey, Wind Dancer Studios
107.  Lennis Carter, windbent
108.  Anne Betenson, Crystal River Beads
109.  Audrey Belanger,  Dreams of an Absolution
110.  Lisa Stukel, Carefree Jewelry by Lisa

111.  Janine Lucas, Travel Stories
112.  Claire Lockwood, Something to Do With Your Hands
113.  Kathy Engstrom, Catherine's Dreams
114.  Paula Hisel, Simply Beadiful
115.  Karla Morgan, Texas Pepper Jams
116.  Mischelle Fanucchi, Micheladas Musings
117.  Kim, Cianci Blue
118.  Linda Sadler, Ida Louise Jewelry
119.  Karen, Spokalulu
120.  Jennifer LaVite, Dry Gulch Bead and Jewelry

121.  Andrea Glick-Zenith, ZenithJade Creations
122.  Karen Martinez, Fairies Market
123.  Robin Reed, Artistry HCBD
124.  Amy Bright, LABweorc
125.  Jasvanti Patel, Jewels by Jasvanti
126.  Tammie Everly, TTE Designs
127.  Karin Slaton, Backstory Beads
128.  Natalie Moten, Running Out of Thread
129.  Sharyl McMillian-Nelson, Sharyl's Jewelry & Reflections
130.  Jenny Kyrlach, Wonder and Whimsy

131.  LiliKrist, Handmade by LilK
132.  Jessica Klaaren, The Truth Space
133.  Cynthia Abner, Created Treasures
134.  Beth Emery, Stories by Indigo Heart
135.  Heather Davis, Blissful Garden Beads
136.  Jeanne, Gems by Jeanne Marie
137.  Sandi Volpe, Sandi Volpe
138.  Laren Dee Barton, Laren Dee Designs
139.  Steph, Confessions of a Bead Hoarder
140.  Carolyn Lawson, Carolyn's Creations

141.  B. R. Kuhlman, Mixed Mayhem
142.  Patty Miller, Cabari Beads
143.  Elizabeth Bunn, Elizabeth Beads
144.  Marianna Boylan, Pretty Shiny Things
145.  Lizzie Clarke, The Need to Bead
146.  Christina Miles, Wings 'n' Scales
147.  Patricia, The Color of Dreams
148.  Marde Lowe, Fancimar
149.  Ev Shelby, Raindrop Creations
150.  Sarah Small, By Salla

151.  Perri Jackson, Shaktipaj Designs
152.  Laurie Vyselaar, Lefthand Jewelry
153.  Pam Traub, Klassy Joolz
154.  Lisa Harrison, Daisy Meadow Studio
155.  Anzia Parks, Anzi-Panzi's Work Shoppe
156.  Ingrid, Lilisgems Handcrafted Jewelry Inspirations
157.  Andra Weber, Andra's Joyful Journey
158.  Kelly Hosford Patterson, The Traveling Side Show
159.  Adlinah Kamsir, Dreamstruck Designs
160.  Marci, That Nothing Be Wasted

161.  Kris Lanae Binsfield,  Cherish Designs
162.  Stephanie Perry, Mustard Bead
163.  Birgit Klughardt, Gites Beads
164.  Inge von Roos, Inge's Blog
165.  Rebecca Sirevaag, Becca's Place
166.  Sandy Markley, Gypsy Spirit Designs
167.  Elena Adams, Lena's Beady Blog


AWJewelry said...

Love your lampwork beads!

Kim said...

Oh wow, I LOVE your polymer beads. LOVE them. I believe I need to follow your blog :-)
I also love what you did with your beautiful beads!

Ilenia said...

Love your lampwork beads! Great creations!

rcponders said...

Love your designs--they are like smiles for your wrist :)

Lisa Cone - Inspired Adornments said...

Very pretty, whimsical and happy pieces! said...

Wow, for the last minute you sure got alot done - and your work is beautiful!

paula hisel said...

i love the wide range of pieces you created

Mimi {SignatureSterling} said...

What fun creations!

Becky Pancake said...

Great job Amber. The purple bracelet is my favorite. Your bird is pretty cute too.

ladelizchica said...

I love your polymer clay beads your work is beautiful .I am in love with the birds.

Heather Otto said...

Wow, your polymer pieces are awesome! Love the sweet heart/bird piece!!

Marlene Cupo said...

Your polymer clay beads are wonderful, so glad you brought them out for us all to enjoy.

Mischelle said...

What cute and fun designs.

Dry Gulch said...

Your work is very pretty, whimsical and fun.

Audrey BĂ©langer said...

Ahaha the last piece cracks me up. XD Love the little birdie !

anafiassa said...

What lovely designs! I love the color palette you used... What fun!

Thank you so much for sharing! :)

Cheryl McCloud said...

Love the heart bead in the first piece.

Janet said...

I don't buy alot of polymer clay beads but after looking what you've made I would think twice. What wonderful and beautiful sets you have made. Just exquisite! Really impressed here. LOL the little cartoon guy with his tongue sticking out..

Dini Bruinsma said...

What a beautiful polymer piece and jewellery! It's summertime♥ in your posting...

Nelly May said...

What beautiful pieces! I love those little druzy drop earrings. Perfectly paired with those amazing PC beads.

beadrecipes said...

Great creations, love the little bird on a heart!

Designed by Vera said...

Great pieces!!!! Love the cartoon head one....I bet it is a great conversations piece!

TJewellicious by tanti said...

WOW..! you have awesome beads..!
and your designs are beautiful..!

Monique (A Half-Baked Notion) said...

Wonderful beads and beautiful creations, Amber... too bad we don't have enough hours in the day to play with all our accumulated goodies!

lilisgems said...

Great pieces and wonderful polymer clay beads.

Kepi said...

Beautiful jewelery! So colorful and cute!

CraftyHope said...

You made such adorable creations! wasn't it nice to use those beads that have been just sitting around for so long!?

Hippie Chick Jewelry & Design said...

Fun, whimsical designs!