2nd Annual Bead Hoarders blog hop

Hello everyone-

So, sorry I am late in posting my creation. I have been sick. I am starting to feel better now.Thanks, Lori Anderson for hosting.

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The meaning of my Trust the Journey necklace:

Pendant-  The nest is a symbol of being strong and protected. (I created a collage on the back of a game piece)

The number 3 is a triangle- also meaning God, Jesus, and Holy Spirit.

The word trust means  belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc.

The yellow’s meaning is the color of the mind and the intellect. It is optimistic and cheerful.

Dream catcher- Only good dreams would be allowed to filter through… Bad dreams would stay in the net, disappearing with the light of day.”

River Stone is known to hold powerful energy, providing the wearer with strength, energizing the entire aura, and speeding up internal and external processes.

(turquoise) color symbolizes richness, abundance and bounty

Copper has long been used as a healing metal.

paper beads mean a start and prayer. ( I made these paper beads out of some gelli art prints)

Cross- is the intersection of God’s love and His justice

Make sure you stop by Lori’s blog to see her creations and the list of other fabulous participants.

Thanks so much for stopping in today!

Hugs,

signk

Stuck?! Sketches Challenge

Linnie Blooms and 5 other sponsors have paired up Stuck?! Sketches up to do a challenge with a sketch. You can find the sketch on their Stuck?! blog

Here is my take on it.

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I used the feather stencil and Stitched greeting stamp set from Linnie blooms.  Go over to Stuck?! and check out this challenge lots of fun prizes to be won.

Thanks for stopping in enjoy your day,

Hugs,

signk

Micheal’s beading Challenge Blog Hop

When, I seen that Heather Powers and Lorelei Eurto were having a beading challenge using beads that just so happened to be 40% off at Micheal’s…I had to get in on that sweet action!

You could only use the 7 beads they selected from Micheal’s plus two other bead types and your choice of pendant. When I create a piece, I really have to connect with the beads. So, I spend a lot of time just look at them…sketching out ideas before I every get busy with them.  I knew for the pendant, I wanted to use one of the recycled game piece pendants that I make. As, luck had it I had one in my stash that was perfect with the colors.

Here is what I came up with: A breathe of glamour

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Of course, I need a sweet little part of earrings to go with this necklace too!

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Thanks for checking out my pieces. I can’t wait to see what everyone else has made!

Hugs,

signk

Recycled art- belt bracelets and paper bead earrings

Hello Everyone,

Happy Monday day Morning :) To start the week off, I thought I would show you what I have been up too! It is no secret that I LOVE repurposing things. You know my motto- recycle, repurpose, and reuse.

So, when Christy Tomlinson was offering an online class on turning old belts into bracelets. I had to join the class. It has been fun for the boys and I to thrift shop for belts.

Here are a few that I have made.

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I am sad that I can’t make anymore bracelets until I get more snaps. I ordered more this weekend. Making these is so addicting!

The next thing in my recycled bag of tricks is paper bead earrings. What I did with these two pairs of earrings is gelli art print some for the boys old homework.  I love these earrings since they are super light weight and so pretty!

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Hope you have enjoyed seeing my recycled projects! STAY GREEN, my friends!

Thanks for stopping in :)

Hugs,

signk

Scrabble tile pendants- Simple Simon Series

Hello and Happy July! Wow, is this year just flying by…it’s now half over….

I’ve been working on some more scrabble tile pendants. This series, I am calling Simple Simon. My sweet friend Mary, sent me a book with some adorable line drawings in it. It was my inspiration to get just keep the pendants simple and clean.

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Thanks again, Mary. I want to tell everyone, I only use all my own original work in my pendants so one two are every a like. I do not photo copy them and use that copy. They are they real deal!

Also, I wanted to share a link to my project that is on the Linnie Blooms blog- Fun little bib style necklace using canvas pieces!

Thanks for stopping in!

Hugs,

signk

Sunday Mornings

Today, I am here to share with you a painting I did after taking Mindy Lacefield’s  Sunday Morning class.  In this class you drew your inspiration from God’s word. It was about connecting your painting to your feelings of faith.

We were to find a bible verse that you like and paint that scene. I have always found comforter in Ephesian 5:8 “For at one time you were the darkness but now you are the light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.”

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“Tribal gal of mercy” 11 x 14 inches

Thanks for stopping in! See you soon!

Hugs,

signk

Scrabble tile pendants

Today, I am here to show you a couple of scrabble tile pendants.  Nothing more fun than a couple of new necklaces for the summer. Inspired by creatures in nature!

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Thanks for stopping in to check out my work! Hope you are having a wonderful Monday!

Hugs,

signk