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Pretty Palettes July Reveal

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Pretty Palettes July Reveal


 This month Molly Schaller was inspired by a Marimekko swimsuit that she purchased at Target last season. To find out more about Marimekko, a Finnish design company, visit Halcraft's July 2017 inspiration post.


Here is palette generated from this whimsical swimsuit -



My bead selection for this challenge are -
Bead Gallery® yellow glass 6/0 E seed beads
Bead Gallery® cobalt blue glass 6/0 E seed beads
Bead Gallery® turquoise glass 6/0 E seed beads
Bead Gallery® pink glass 6/0 E seed beads
Bead Gallery® red glass 6/0 E seed beads
Bead Gallery® synthetic Lapis stone 6mm beads
Bead Gallery® reconstituted Lapis stone 4mm 




Be sure to hurry to your local Michaels store if you are interested in purchasing these beads -  Supplies are limited.

The hues of this palette are so fun and colorful that I decided to create a playful design - The Fiesta Necklaces.




My next design is the Fiesta Bracelet





Lastly, we have the Fiesta Earrings


I hope you enjoyed my designs for this months Pr…

Pretty Palettes June Reveal

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Pretty Palettes June Reveal 



Welcome to my Pretty Palettes June reveal.  This month Molly Schaller picked the photo below featuring a trade quilts book, a pop of turquoise and her eyeglass case.  I love how she found inspiration on a regular trip to her local library!


Here is the color palette developed from the photo above.


Up next we have my Bead Gallery® bead palette.  Some of these beads won't be in stores long, so be sure to pick up your strands today!




Bead Gallery® cream 6/0 glass beads Bead Gallery® red glass 6/0 glass beads Bead Gallery® aqua glass small mix Bead Gallery® black matt glass 4mm Bead Gallery® white Mother-of-Pearl 4mm rounds Bead Gallery® red chips dyed bamboo coral
My Native necklace is designed with the advanced beader in mind.  This necklace will take approximately 2 hours to create.


The Native bracelets are a beginner project with  wrapped loops.  If you are not proficient at wrapped loops, you can substitute simple loops.




The Native earrings are dazzling dangles wit…

Pretty Palettes May Reveal

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Pretty Palettes May Reveal 


Welcome to my Pretty Palettes May reveal.  This month Molly Schaller was inspired by Pantone's color of the year: Greenery and a visit to her local greenhouse.  She discovered these beautiful succulent plants. 




Here is our color palette

My Bead Gallery® bead choices are 

white quartzite stone faceted 8mm green dyed agate stone shell round green 8mm teal dyed quartzite stone 8mm green Aventurine 6mm semi-precious
My first design is the Succulence necklace. Please click the link below for free instructions


The Succulence bracelets feature Bead Gallery® beads and Charm Gallery® charms.





My last design for this challenge is the Succulence earrings.



I hope you enjoyed my designs for this month. Be sure to follow me on Instagram @deniseyezbakmoore



Pretty Palettes April Reveal

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April's Pretty Palettes is inspired by the amazing artwork created by Heather Powers of Humblebeads.

Heather is a talented bead artist, but did you know she also paints and illustrates? Below is her fabulous design that inspired our palette for April.





Here is my Bead Gallery® bead palette

10467322 Bead Gallery® natural mother of pearl 4mm round 10290706 Bead Gallery® green glass 4mm luster 10168471 Bead Gallery® imperial dyed purple 3x6mm stone 10393263 Bead Gallery® purple glass 6/0 seed beads 10393256 Bead Gallery® mint glass 6mm rounds 10471826 Bead Gallery® gold tone metal rondelles Introducing the Lyric Necklaces...



I also created a matching stacking bracelet set.

Lastly, we have the Lyric Earrings.




I hope you enjoyed my designs today.  Be sure to follow me on Instragram @deniseyezbakmoore

Pretty Palettes Reveal March 2017

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Pretty Palettes Reveal - March 2017



I really struggled with this months Pretty Palettes color challenge.  The inspiration for March is a beautiful photo of tulips from Molly Schaller's garden but the color palette generated from this photo reminded me of Thanksgiving.






Here are my Bead Gallery® bead choices for this months palette -
Red dyed bamboo coral chips Citrine semi-precious chip Tiger eye stone chips Dyed Howlite stone chips Orange dyed quartzite stone chips
I pushed myself to use colors I am not comfortable with and I absolutely love the outcome!






Did anyone else have a hard time designing with this color palette?  I'd love to hear your comments.  Be sure to follow me on Instagram  for more daily inspiration.