Saturday, May 30, 2009

This Week's Project: Crystal Extravaganza

Is it possible to go overboard when it comes to crystals? If one gives you a happy feeling, how do you feel wearing 23 crystals? 23 times happier than without them? You never know!!

I personally don't think I went overboard with crystals in this design using the "new" econoflex (from softflex) steel blue bead wire. I also found these turquoise 3/16" anodized aluminum jump rings yesterday and didn't plan to use them here, but I believe it was meant to be!

I wore this to a family function today and while I loved the colors and the sparkliness, I am not completely sold on the design. If I end up back at the drawing board, I'll let you know.

I hope you are all getting the opportunity to craft this weekend!! Let's make the most of a little bit of free time!!

3 comments:

Dawno said...

Completely wonderful! I say go crystal crazy anytime.

TeriB said...

Lisa, I LOVE the colors in this, so bright, fun! I do like the center cluster you have created for the focal point......I've also just purchased some of those great alum rings in colors, but haven't used any yet. Great piece! Teri
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The Beading Gem said...

Definitely not. I don't think it is going overboard if you use plenty of colorful crystals. It's fun and so summery. Pearl