Thursday, August 26, 2010

Lace Is Also Hot This Season!!!

I love Project Runway.  This "Lace" set is in honor of last nights show.  Did any of you watch it?


Lace by Denise Yezbak Moore

Other Hot Trends For Fall Are

Caps, Vests & Ponchos
Lots of Gold in Jewelry Designs

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Fall Trend Alert - Military Influence

Lanvin Leather gloves
$1,075 -
More Lanvin gloves »

I love this trend!  Let me know what you think.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Stringing Fall 2010 Blog Carnival

Stringing Fall 2010
Blog Carnival

The new fall issue of Stringing Magazine has just hit the newsstands.  Danielle Fox and her crew have totally re-vamp the issue.  The photos are bigger with close-up shots and the photography layouts are stylish.  The issue is absolutely beautiful.

My cover necklace is called "Give A Hoot".  My inspiration for this piece was the owl centerpiece was handcrafted by Sandhra LeeShe creates fabulous pendants.  Be sure to visit her Etsy shop I am often inspired by the materials I am designing with at the time.  I do not sketch or pre plan my designs.  I like to call myself a free flow designer. 

My bracelet is number 7.  It was created with Vintaj Natural Brass.  The turquoise colored stones are matte crackle agate and carnelian nuggets.

I would like to thank Michelle Mach for 
hosting the "Blog Carnival" 

You can win one of three great prizes:

1.  A copy of the fall issue of Stringing magazine.
2.  A handmade porcelain pendant and coordinating beads by Gaea.
3.  A small goodie pack of filigree, gemstones and other findings from Rings & Things.

All you have to do is leave a comment on my blog or any of the  blogs listed below.  Please check Michelle's blog for rules.  

Below is a list of the fall Stringing contributors that are participating in the "Blog Carnival."  Please visit their site for more information on their designs that are featured in  this issue.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Would You Like To Contribute to "Stringing" Magazine?

Here's How.....

Click on the link below

Stringing encourages you to think outside the box!  Send in stylish, original designs that will excite Stringing readers.

2011 Deadlines
Spring 2011: Submissions due in office on or before October 11, 2010 ( e-mailed presubmissions must be sent by Sept. 27, 2010)

Summer 2011: Submissions due in office on or before January 12, 2011  (e-mailed presubmissions must be sent by December 29, 2010)

Fall 2011: Submissions due in office on or before February 25, 2011 (e-mailed presubmissions must be sent by February 11, 2011)

Winter 2011: Submissions due in office on or before June 17, 2011 (e-mailed presubmissions must be sent by June 3, 2011)

Please check the link to confirm dates.  Detailed information regarding submitting your creation can also be found on this link.

You never know unless you try................

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Can I Get A Hoot Hoot?

My Design "Give A Hoot" made the cover of the Fall "Stringing" 2010 issue.  On August 17, Michelle Mach will be hosting a "Stringing Blog Carnival".  There will be a link list of contributors for the Fall issue and a give-a-way if you leave a comment on the contributors post.  Make sure you tune in on August 16th for all the details!

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