June 4, 2011

Art Bead Scene Challenge- June


I absolutely LOVE this painting that the Art Bead Scene is featuring as the June Challenge. The gorgeous colors, the composition is interesting, I love all of the elements of this piece and was immediately inspired! I have beads on the way that will end up in a challenge necklace. I haven't submitted work to the ABS in some time. You have probably noticed, I am not longer an editor at ABS. Not because I don't want to be, but I had to step down due to many other obligations that would keep me from being the best editor I can be.  It just became way to hard to keep up with it. No need to dwell on that though. I am still a huge fan of the ABS blog and am kind of happy that I can officially submit work to the challenge again. I put together a collage of art beads that I found on Etsy this morning that could be used in creating your next challenge piece for the month of June. I hope you enjoy these picks! Have a good weekend!


1. Silk Ribbons- www.marshanealstudio.etsy.com
2. Lampwork glass-  Genea
3. & .9 and 10. Ceramic Pendants- Classic Bead
4. Glass Flower headpins- Yummy Treasures
5. Pewter Water Lily pendant and 13. Flower- Green Girl Studio
6. Goldenrod Lampwork nuggets- Kelleys Beads
7. Butterfly toggle- Mary Harding Jewelry
8. Ceramic Lily Pad Pendant- Kylie Parry
11. Lampwork glass- Crazy Cat Glass
12. Ceramic Flowers- Jubilee

7 comments:

  1. That's a beautiful selection, Lorelei, thank you.
    Jenni

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  2. Love the colors in this painting! Thanks!

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  3. Hi Lorelei, thanks for that i love the 411 on shops i might never find myself! have a great weekend ttfn L:)& i always look forward to seeing what that crafty mind creates!!

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  4. The collage alone is an artistic delight. I wonder if you could submit it? If I had issued the challenge, I'd be all over this image.

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  5. What a great selection of components -- so inspiring! I've been loving the June challenge, too; something about this combo, or the theme, or both, got my mojo going again. I can't wait to see what you create!

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  6. I too love the colors in this painting. And what lovely selections you made. Thank you for including my Butterfly Toggle Clasp!! Have fun at Bead and Button!!

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