lördag 26 februari 2011

TODAY is THE DAY BSBP........... The Big BANG.... Welcome !

Finally here :
The Day of the Biggest  Bead Soup Blog Party    EVER 
and it will turn into a BOOK  :)  all in the hands of    LORI ANDERSON
and 210  bead-lovers  (addicts:-)  all over the world   YAAAYYYYYY  (se map at the bottom of this post)
You can see all the beads I got from my partner Barbara ( who is very ill with high fever at the moment :( !  her post will be delayed -!in an earlier post  (Thank You Barbara!)

I had a lots of pretty beads to work with and the amazing flowers made by Barbara
So ofcourse i wanted to use this gorgeous flower ....was more of a challenge than I thought :)
but it turned out a statement necklace for party dressing

I used lots of freshwater pearls and Czech glass here and my hand-antiqued brass chain
at the neck part the gorgeous hand dyed silk grunge ribbon i stocked up from Mary not Martha on Etsy

a bunch of flowers and crystal at the side here and a wonderful big wood bead from Barbara

Necklace is sold :)

next is a pair of brass party earrings  with turquoise beads and crystals  (I WILL MAKE BRACELETS ALSO BUT THEY ARE STILL IN MY HEAD ONLY)

hard to get good photos as it is dark outside this day...

I want to THANK YOU again  Lori for all Your work during  looong nights with this party !!

NOW START HOPPING AROUND THE WORLD ! (map I borrowed from Lori´s blog)

Bead Soup Partiers

1.  Lori Anderson, Pretty Things
2. Kitty Durmaj, Perles and Life 
3.  Michelle Heim, Life In the Bead Lane 
4.  Lisa Petrillo, Lucid Moon Studio
5.  Anitra Gordy, Leelu Creations
6.  Paige Maxim, Paige Maxim Designs
7.  Marianna Boylan, Pretty Shiny Things
8.  Cheryl Roe, BeadRoe
9.  Heidi Post, Ex Post Facto
10.  Cindy Wimmer, Sweet Bead Studio

11.  Terri Gauthier, Blooming Ideas
12.  Rachel Walsh, Balanced Crafts
13.  Marian Hertzog, M's Place
14.  Mary McGraw, MK's Musings
15.  Sarabeth Burke, Chronicles of Sarita
16.  Deci Worland, Gem Trails 
17.  Erin Prais-Hintz, Treasures Found
18.  Laura Zeiner, Stick Lizard Designs
19.  Kristin Latimer, MJM Jewelry Designs
20.  Cathryn Brooks-Williams, Chile Cats

21.  Holly Westfall, Silver Rose Designs
22.  Janna Harttgen, Palima-Lim 
23.  Libby Leuchtman, Libby Leu
24.  Rebecca Anderson, Songbeads
25.  Deb Hunter, Living On Air
26.  Diana Ptaszynski, Suburban Girl Studio
27.  Jennifer VanBenschoten, VanBeads 
28.  Margot Potter, The Impatient Crafter
29.  Cyndi Lavin, Beading Arts
30.  Courtney Breul, Beads by Breul

31.  Stefanie Teufel, Stefanie's Sammelsurium
32.  Patricia Gasparino, My Life Under the Bus
33.  Tari Khars, Pearl and Pebble
34.  Kristi Bowman-Gruel, Kristi Bowman Design
35.  Jayne Capps, Mama's Got to Doodle
36.  Becky Fairclough, Chameleons Designs
37.  Evie and Beth McCord, EB Bead & Metal Works
38. Lynne Bowland, Islandgirl's Insights
39.  Barbara Lewis, Painting With Fire
40.  Lorelei Eurto, Inside the Studio

41.  Stacy Hartis, Sissy & Jack's
42.  Jennifer Cameron, Glass Addictions
43.  Marcie Abney, La Bella Joya 
44.  Johanna Rhodes, Fire Phoenix Creations
45.  Nan Emmett, Spirit Rattles 
46.  Melissa Mesara, One Eared Pig  
47.  Amanda Davie, Articulations
48.  Cherin Poovey, Lanyard Lady
49.  Virginia Joste, ViviBijoux

50.  Andrew Thornton, The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton
51.  Lori Dorrington, Lori's Glassworks

52.  Melanie Brooks, Earthenwood Studio Chronicles
53.  Kate Gardenghi, Tropical Blonde
54.  Serena Trent, PinkIce Jewel's Blog
55. Malin de Koning, Beading by Malin de Koning
56.  Shai Williams, Shaiha's Ramblings
57.  Francy Inman, 8 Second Studio 
58.  Amy Freeland, Copper Diem
59.  Lisa Liddy, Joolz By Lisa

60.  Sandi Lee James,  Do Be Do Bead Do
61.  Mary Harding, Mary Harding Bead Blog 
62.  Stacey Curry, Star Hitched Wagon
63.  Leslie Gidden, Mad Maggie Designs
64.  Elisabeth Auld, Beads For Busy Gals
65.  Niky Sayers, Silver Nik Nats
66.  Linda Djokic, Lutka and Co.
67.  Tracy Bell, Copper, Glass, and Recycled Trash
68.  Laurel Steven, Rue's Daftique
69.  Ingrid McCue, Wrapped In Silver

70.  Birgitta Lejonklou, Create With Spirit    you are here
71.  Diana Hawkey, Diana Hawkey
72.  Norma Turvey, Moonlit Fantaseas
73.  Jeanette Ryan, Jeanette Blix
74.  Jackie Ryan, Silver Lodge Gems
75.  Jean Yates, Snap Out of it Jean, There's Beading to Be Done!
76.  Debbie Goering, Prairie Emporium 
77.  Valerie Norton, Hot Art 
78.  Jana Trupovniece, Stories of the Secret Garden  
79.  Amy Severino, Amy Beads 

80.  Emma Thomas, Fred Beans Nook
81.  Karen Zanco, Everyday Gypsy
82.  Suzann Sladcik Wilson, Beadphoria
83.  Janet McDonald, Singing Woods
84.  Dana James, Dana's Jewelry Designs
85.  Kristina Johansson, Wild Roses and Blackberries
86.  CJ Bauschka, CJ Bauschka
87.  Angela Barribea, Re: Angela Rae
88. Marcy Lamberson, Studio Marcy
89.  Tanya Floyd, Glass Migrations

90.  Lisa Kavanaugh, Beading Bliss
91.  Sue Hodgkinson, Hello Gorgeous 
92.  Jenni Connolly, Jenni's Bead 
93.  Nally Parfyonova, Nally's Creations 
94.  Karyn White, Releases By Rufydoof  
95. Emanda Johnson, Artemisia Studio 
96.  Sandy Richardson, Sandy's Coloring Box
97.  Cindy Dolezal,  Cindy Dolezal Designs 
98.  Stacie Stamper, Park Avenue
99. Mallory Hoffman, For the Love of Beads

100.  Linda Landig, Linda's Bead Blog and Meanderings
101.  Nicole Valentine-Rimmer, N. Valentine Studio
102.  Jacinta Meyers, Jamberrysong's Creations 
103.  Charlene Gary, Gray Girl Studios
104.  Rubiee Hayes, Glitter and Keys Galore
105.  Marge Beebe, Rock Creek Creations
106.  Elizabeth Freeman, Turquoise Sky
107.  Shelby Foxwell, Sundown Bead Designs Rhetoric
108.  Lynda Moseley, Diva Designs
109.  Grace Danel,  Grace Beading
110.  Lois Moon, Que Onda Quitman

111.  Agnes Shapiro, Beader Bubbe 
112.  Terry Carter, Tapping Flamingo 
113.  Judy Glende, Judith B. Designs
114.  Mary Ellen Parker, Bee Tree By Me
115. Barbara Bechtel, Second Surf
116.  Charlene Sevier, The Bead Dreamer
117. Alice Craddick, Alice's Beads and Baubles 
118.  Cory Celaya, Art With Moxie 
119.  Ronda Adams, The Ravished Heart 
120.  Sandi Volpe, Sandi Volpe Designs 

121. Anna Lear, The Laughing Raven 
122. Susie Hibdon, Vintagesusie & Wings  
123.  Amanda Austin, Sea Shore Glass 
124.  Jennifer Velasquez, Jen Judd Rocks 
125.  Hazel Ward, All Those Things 
126.  Brenda Salzano, Salzanos 
127.  Dee Gordon, Runako Designs by Dee 
128.  Anna Denisova, Anita-M 
129.  Margaret Saari, Mags-Jewelry

130.  Genea Crivello-Knable, Genea Beads 
131.  Penny Neville, Copper Penny
132.  Angela Blasingame, Hopemore
133. Helena Fritz, Beadwork by H's Blog
134. Stephanie LaRose, Confessions of a Bead Hoarder
135. Stephanie Haussler, PixyBug Designs
136. Diane Cook, Rosa & Josies  
137.  Maryse Thillens, Glass Bead Art
138.  Jennifer Pride, Jewelry by J.P.
139.  Shannon Chomanczuk, For My Sweet Daughter

140.  Lisa Godfrey, Bead Happy
141.  Heather Pyle, Welcome to My  Muse
142.  Regina Santerre, Regina's Writings
143.  Liz DeLuca, Creative Arty Facts
144.  Sig Wynne-Evans, Beaded Bear's Nonsense
145.  Loretta Carstensen, Loretta's Boutique
146.  Raida Disbrow, Havana Beads 
147.  Amber Dawn, Inventive Soul 
148.  Shelly Graves, Stars Dance With Me  
149.  Jess Italia Lincoln, Vintaj Blog 

150. JJ Jacobs, Coming Abstractions
151.  Carrie Tahquechi, Carrie T
152.  Staci Smith, Staci Louise Originals
153.  Katarzyna Kwiatkowska, Quiet Area 
154.  Ema Kilroy, Ema K Designs
155. Magdalena Sikora, Poranna Gazeta
156.  Nicole Keller, Nicki's Reef
157.  Ann Rishell, My Critical Eye
158.  Noemi Baena, Fire, Metal, and Color 
159. Christa Murphy, Adventures of One Beady Woman 

160.  Barbara Blaszczyk, Labotorium Flory
161.  Collette Collins, Firefly Myst
162.  Carola Greiser, Polymer Clay Shed
163.  Joanna Kopijczuk, Bizuteria z Filcu
164. LeAnn Weih, Summers Studio 
165.  Cassandra Watsham, Design by Cassandra
166. Anna Motz, Stunning
167.  Shea Zukowski, Gr8findings
168.  Susan Kennedy, Sue Beads
169.  Lisa Boucher, Lisa's Clay Happenings

170.  Hope Smitherman, Crafty Hope
171.  Alison Crenshaw, Beads by Earth Tones
172.  Dorcas Midkiff, Wondrous Strange Designs 
173.  Melissa Rediger, Sea of Glass 
174.  Marina Dobrynina, Savon Feutre  
175.  Julie Nordine, Julie Nordine | Credit River Art Glass 
176.  Menka Gupta, Menka's Blog
177. Patsy Evins, Patsy Evins Studio
178.  Cherrie Fick, En La Lumie're
179.  Suzette Bentley, Ellie's Bijoux

180.  Molly Alexander, Beautifully Broken Me
181.  Lyn Foley, Lyn Foley Wearable Art
182. Tara Plote, The Newbie Beader's Blog
183. Natalie Schuetz, Natalie S Perlen 
184. Kim Hutchinson, Running on Ink
185. Haley Frank, Wide Eyed Smilin 
186. Grace Caputo, Suddenly Last Summer
187. Marie-Noel Voyer-Cramp, Skye Jewels 
188. Erin Siegel, Erin Siegel Jewelry 
189.  Janea McDonald, Organized Chaos

190.  Kristi Evenson, Colie Bug & Co.
191.  Linda Inhelder, Must Haves Jewelry
192.  Hilary Frye, FryeStyle
193. Whitney Lassini, Whitney Lassini
194. Nancy Schindler, The Rabbit Muse
195. Pam Brisse, The Blue Between
196. Beth Bricker, Vintage Sweets
197.  Ruthie Stickney, Rose Works Jewelry and Gifts
198.  Rose Noble, Lady Noble Designs
199. Karen Williams, Baublicious

200.  Claire Maunsell, The Next Bend
201.  Christine Damm, Stories They Tell
202.  Kerry Bogert, Kab's Creative Concepts
203.  Wendy Blum, Sand & Sea Designs
204.  Juli Cannon, Julsbeads
205.  Jenny Robledo, La Dona Boutique
206.  Krista French, French Elegant Jewelry
207.  Pam Krinski, Ewa Beads
208.  Melissa Meman, Melissa Meman, Art, Life, Love
209.  Dana Jones, Dana's Jewelry
210.  Shirley Moore, Homeschooling Lif

93 kommentarer:

  1. Oh my god - this piece is breathtaking. Absolutly love it!

  2. Thank You my friend !! I will go have a look at Your blog now :)

  3. That is one stunning party necklace, love the rich colors. And the earrings, I love them!

  4. Thank You Regina ...love Your necklace tooo!

  5. Definitely wearable art! Beautiful!

  6. Just beautiful, Birgitta! Love it!

  7. Birgitta! Super duper nice and very beautiful. You used that flower perfectly in the necklace. And the earrings are awesome.

    (I was naughty and sneaked off from my own last work before I can reveal my piece. Which would be probably around 5 Swedish time.)

  8. Verkligen vackert halsband. Blomman är värkligen härlig och jag tycker att du fått till det perfekt med den!

  9. Beautiful -- I love peacock colors -- and your design is so effective in its simplicity. Great photos, too.

  10. Really beautiful, for a party or during the day! Love the drop earrings too.

  11. Stunning necklace and earrings! Love it!

  12. You did a wonderful job! I wouldn't have had a clue how to use the flower! Love what you did!

  13. Tjusigt! Vilka vackra färger och en fin, balanserad design.

  14. Lovely necklace Birgitta!! Wonderful how you showcased the lovely flower bead. Great piece!! And I love the map showing where all the beaders come from. Wow!!

  15. Love this piece it's breathtaking.

  16. Love, love, love the three-strand design! Party?! Psh, I'd wear this all the time! ;D Love those earrings, too. You did a great job with that flower. This looks fantastic as an asymmetrical piece. The color combo is to die for and I think you really used everything so well. Wonderful!!

  17. I love this necklace. Its a show stopper.

  18. Very very beauityful and love the earrings!!!

  19. Birgitta so wonderful!
    Its so pretty and you ALWAYS bring it on!! xx

  20. The first work that came to me when I saw your creation was 'fashionable' it is really 'now' and hip. cute!!smile, Virginie ViviBijoux.com

  21. You designs are stunning! I am a green and blue girl and that necklace is a keeper for sure!!

  22. WOW I love the placement of everything it flows so sweetly! Great job!

  23. Perfect mix in your hands!!You are so talented...great soup recipe!! This has been so much fun...can't wait for the next party to begin:)

  24. The fabric flower is lovely.

  25. Beautiful Necklace - love the colors and the flower . You did a beautiful job!

  26. I LOVE that necklace. So in love. I've always wanted to make something with a flower but never knew how to MAKE a flower. You did a perfect job with both the necklace and the earrings, and I can't wait to come back some time to see a bracelet!

    I hope you'll participate again in August!

  27. Fabulous everything....I love the necklace.

  28. Wow - gorgeous - just gorgeous - love the colors and the many strands - that flowers is way cool!!!

  29. That flower is amazing and you showcased it SO well. Gorgeous!

  30. Beautiful necklace! Love the design! :)

  31. Very beautiful! It belongs on a runway!

  32. #209 here...very pretty piece, great job.

  33. That ribbon is stunning! Love the color and the layers to it, very cool!

  34. Love this necklace! And, the colors!

  35. Love it! Those are my colors :)

  36. Love the blue and green combination - so beautiful!

  37. Such detail and style, I am in love with this piece..a picture of it will be on my inspiration wall tonight!

  38. just lovely I especially like the earrings..fabulous job with the soup mix!

  39. very pretty necklace & the earring oh so shiek good job!

  40. i think this turned out great - it perfectly sets the delicate but large flower in scene. I am glad you chose a simple and elegant design, rather than making it too busy. really cute for a party.

  41. I love your necklace, I have never used fabric or fiber in my jewelery designs, so I don't know if I could have pulled it off as well as you did, it is a definite statement piece, and a beautiful one at that!

  42. Well done and so pretty!!

  43. Beautiful colors! I love what you've done with your soup beads. Cheers!

  44. Love the colours very inventive design.

  45. THIS necklace is hands down my favorite design I have see yet in the soup. I absolutely 100% love the necklace and earrings. The asymmetry, czech flowers, stands of gorgeous beads, large handmade flower, fiber closure... I LOVE IT ALL! I would wear this necklace in a heartbeat. Great soup, great blog, I will be checking in often. So glad the BSP is leading me to artists I LOVE!!!

  46. Oh how delightful You could certainly wear this one to the Prom Be Blessed

  47. Beautiful! The flower (love) the chain, the pearls. Perfect! Brava.

  48. Very pretty! I am not one for flowers as they always seem to be overpowering but you did such a good job of balancing them that I might have to rethink that.

  49. I am also in love with that flower!
    Wearing this Fabulous necklace would make any day a special occasion!!!
    I can even picture it as "something blue " for a modern bride!!!
    OUTSTANDING design!!!!
    Love the earrings too!!! m.e. :)

  50. fabulous!! love the flower and the design of the necklace. I've seen pieces like this before using the flower, but you'rs is breathtaking!

  51. Love what you did with that gorgeous flower and all the pearls. Excuse me while I wipe the drool off my chin. Your earrings are uniuqe and beautiful and I will come back to see the bracelet. Wonderful soup!! Like a dessert soup!

  52. LOVELY multi-strand necklace!!!

  53. Beautiful, I love the earrings!

  54. I love this piece! The colors and style are just amazing...your placement for the flower was spot on!

  55. I love this one it's amazing how you used the color and texture in your necklace.

  56. I have to say I really like your necklace. The three strands coming off of the offset flower on one side is quite lovely. Many comments will be had with this one.

  57. I love the asymmetry of the necklace. Great job!

  58. absolutely stunning and those flowers are amazing!!!!!

  59. Cool necklace, it's very 'now'!

  60. So beautiful friend, I love this necklace, the earrings are FABULOUS & what you did with your SOUP! Simple Stunning!!! ;)
    Thanks for sharing...

  61. Your Statement necklace is beautiful. I love that flower. You did a great job with your design. Love the soup!

  62. Birgitta, oh goodness, this necklace is just amazing. The flow of it, and the melding of materials is just gorgeous. And such cute earrings too!

  63. Excellent job with the elements you were given. Love the balance you strike!

  64. Really beautiful work! Love the placement of the focal. Great necklace design and the earrings are also very lovely!

  65. Gorgeous! I love how you added the touch of the little flower beads to one side of the necklace.

  66. This color palette makes me SWOON! I have the perfect sweater to wear this with ;-)

    I love that flower. LOVE IT! I can see where it would be a challenge, but that is what this is all about, no? I think that you beat this challenge for sure, and won!

    Off to hop some more... might be until Easter, but I will get it done! ;-)
    Enjoy the day!

  67. Gorgeous pieces!!! Beautiful colors and exquisite design! Great job!

  68. Beautiful! That necklace is such a statement piece! It's absolutely gorgeous!!

  69. Wow what a gorgeous piece... I love the colour and texture and that fabric flower is to die for. I also love your earrings... well done!


  70. That necklace is super duper fantastic awesome amazing. For real!!
    And party earrings too!?? They're almost as great. almost.

  71. Hi Birgitta!

    It's me Jane of http://www.handmade-jewelry-club.com/ I love the necklace and the earrings! I'll be linking in future post ",)


  72. Oh how fantastic! I just love fiber and fabric with beads :-)

  73. It's incredibly nice to see my flower in such a different arrangement. Unusual indeed. I really like your work and I look forward to what beautiful You will do with other beads.
    Have nice day!

  74. The necklace is beautiful and so are the earrings, I have to say even though the earrings are elegant they are also adorable!! Very nice!

  75. Even though that flower is drop dead gorgeous, I would have struggled using it. You did a smashing job and the entire effect is stunning. I would wear it with jeans and a white 3/4 length sleeve shirt picking the kid up from school. Why hide it except for a party?

  76. Beautiful! And it sold right? congrats!

  77. Beautiful party necklace, rich wonderful colors!

  78. stunning flower! I love your necklace

  79. Beautiful! I love your necklace & earrings - so pretty!!

  80. Wonderful necklace! Love how you designed it what that fabulous flower! And the earrings are Gorgeous!

  81. Love the colors and yes, I am still hopping....but loving every minute of these creations.

  82. You made such beautiful things! I am sad the necklace has sold - I love it! And it is just my colour...