Sunday, June 30, 2013

Treasury Round Up - 6/30/13

It's been a treasury filled couple of weeks! I really love all of the cheery summer collections. Help me thank the curators who were so kind to feature my work by checking out their collections and visiting their shops.

Ayla (Eyelah) included my Beaded Cuff Bracelet - Climbing the Bargello Rainbow Bright Multicolored Colorful in her Vibrant Colors treasury. I love this bright collection! Check out Ayla's Pleated Pouch / Zipper Pouch / Multicolor Pouch / Wallet / Gift for Women / Paisleys / Swirl.

Meg (buttonsoupjewelry) included my Beaded Bracelet - Chain Links - Green and Blue in her Blue + Lime treasury. This is such an inspired color combination, and I love the mix of items in this collection. Check out Meg's Ombre Blue Three Button Dangle Earrings.

Paige (OhNostalgiaDesigns) included my Button Bracelet - Fall Autumn Red Orange Yellow in her Call Me Old Fashioned treasury. This is such a sweet, whimsical collection. Check out Paige's Color Block Necklace - neon, navy, blue, yellow, statement necklace.

Sharla (BeadedTail) included my Beaded Bracelet - Button Embellished - Flower Garden Bright Multicolored in her It's Summer so Ride a Horse, Pet a Cat, Smell the Flowers - ENJOY Every Moment! treasury. Sharla is absolutely right that we need to enjoy these precious summer months that we waited for so long while we can. Check out her Purple Glass and Crystals Dangle Sterling Silver Leverback Earrings.

Alex (alexkosmider) included my Button Dangle - Earrings - Bright Colorful Multicolored Rainbow in her Bright and Happy treasury. I love cheerful collections! Check out Alex's Handspun Yarn - Where the Watermelons Grow (28 yds) Merino Wool Bamboo Blend in Green and Pink, Wiggly Plied and Stacked, Ridiculously Soft.

moois van me (mooisvanme) included my Beaded Cuff Bracelet - Skinny Nautical Blue Red Gray in her bead a seed bead treasury. I am always honored to find my work in beadweaving collections. Check out mois van me's burlesque earrings.

Sabrina (CrazyFoxDesign) included my Button Dangle Earrings - Bright Colorful Multicolored Rainbow in her All the colors of HAPPINESS treasury. This is another really cheerful collection! Check out Sabrina's Rainbow Flip Flop Socklets, striped socks, handmade crochet summer socks, all sizes, beach hippie boho style.

treasury round up

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Saturday Link List: the June tutorials edition

Welcome to my Saturday Link List!  I've put together a wide variety of great craft tutorials for you.  Enjoy!

I also put together a couple new crafty articles of my own.

Create your own link list and grab a button for your post or simply spread the word on your blog.
Saturday Link List

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Saturday Link List

Stay tuned next week for a completely new Saturday feature!

Thursday, June 27, 2013

F is for Focus...or lack thereof

Are you ready for another round of Alphabe Thursday? Let's go!

I've had a lot of ideas floating around for the letter F, but as I was editing some recent photos, I decided to take it in a new direction. Since I got the 28-135mm, which has a manual focus option, I've been experimenting a lot with intentional blurring. It cracks me up when I try to get just as many crystal clear shots as I do intentionally blurred shots.

Check out what the other Alphabe participants posted this week for the letter F right here!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

June Color Combination Inspiration, Round 2

I have another great round of color combinations to share with you today. I hope that you're able to find something here that sparks a new idea of some sort for your creative endeavors. As always, I've done my best to mix up the subjects that I feature. You can pull color combinations from any source for literally any type of creative project. Click on the photos to visit the original sources. Enjoy!

Bronze / Cream from Duni
Blue With a Neutral from Paige
Pale Green / Silver from Grace

Dark Green/ Pink from Sharla
From a pink and green it!

Red / Teal from Melissa

Let's keep it going!
What color combinations are you loving right now?  Have you experimented with any new color combinations recently?