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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.




Pretty Palettes February Reveal

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I'm super excited about this month's Pretty Palettes! Molly has picked a photo she took on a cruise and the palette that it generated is absolutely amazing.







This challenge corresponds with a trip I am taking to the Bahama's (I actually leave today).  I am hoping the beaches are as beautiful as this photo.


The Bead Gallery® beads I picked for my design are:


Natural mother of pearl 4mm rounds
Dyed howlite rondelle 4x6mm stones
Light blue 6mm shell
Aqua green quartzite round 6mm stones
Shell aqua luster rounds 7mm








I also created a matching bracelet set with Charm Gallery® charms that are beach themed.





My last project for this month is are these adorable dangle earrings.


I hope you enjoyed my designs and be sure to check back next month!


Pretty Palettes January Reveal

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Happy New Year everyone! It is time for the Pretty Palettes January Reveal.  This month Molly Schaller has chosen Pantone's top-ten color list for 2017 as her inspiration.



Pantone's color of the year is Greenery.
Using Greenery as my color inspiration, I decided to go with the middle right side of the palette. My Bead Gallery® bead choices are - amber glass faceted cube 5mm Czech green glass 6mm faceted aqua glass mix rondelle 4x6mm green faceted rondelle 4x6mm light blue rondelle 6x8mm blue rectangle large glass 


This necklace is a long wrap choker design that has amazing movement. This month we also have a matching bracelet and earrings.




I hope you enjoyed my Pretty Palettes designs be sure to follow me on Instagram for more inspiration.