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Tussie Mussie

 I love maxing these-I covered the cone in paper then added some embellishments-put some strips of paper in the cone added the little bird.

Tube Necklaces

 I used tube fuses-for the necklaces-added some German glass grittier and a printed word for the inside.


Fun and quick necklaces.  Just wire wrap the keys, make a loop and add the chain.


 Here is some of my hinged jewelry.
 I painted some and added rhinestones

 others I bent and made bracelets
 Added filigree to some
and an angel to one

Just Hanging Around

(back view)   Art For The Creative Mind-Steampunk Paper Doll Swap.--love love this swap- Goddess pattern.  So much fun - I used designed paper aged with stamp pads using a dark brown -age the watch faces with inks and ink pads-added a face and chain- Fun fun  fun swap
front view
front view

front view
front view

A Gilded Cage

 Another Great Swap with Art For The Creative Mind.  Theme A Gilded Cage using a chunky act for the base.  Love doing this swap-Can't wait to see what I receive.

April Banner's

 Here are April's Banner for the 12 months swap with Art For The Creative Mind.  Theme Snowy Winter Night.

Banner for March

Art For The Creative Banner Swap.  Theme French Royals.  Love making these.

Banners-Swap With Art For The Creative Mind

These are the wonderful Jan. banners I received from Sue Cox.  I love them and will display them, so I can enjoy.


We had a Valentine post card swap (Art For The Creative Mind)  These are the ones I made.

Royal Jewels

Theme for this swat with Art For The Creative Mind is "Royal Jewels" using a tussie mussie (Cone)

I used German Glass Glitter and rhinestones added a feather bird and added a crown to her.

February's Pennant

Here is February's
Pennant for Art For The Creative Mind.  I used soft pink and whites (Theme is Winter whites)


 Some bracelets I made using hinges.  I hammered them to form the shape, painted and added filagree and rhinestones.

 These I left the natural color.

I sealed them.

A Little Vintage

 I copied these images from photos I have.  Placed them on wood added the beveled glass, filigree and a chain for hanging.


 Here are a few bracelets I made using a silver tray.  Just cut them out and use a bracelet mandrel and sand smooth.

Art For The Creative Mind-banner swap

Art For The Creative Mind is having a 12 month 5" by & 7" banner swap-theme vintage wintery whites-so using all shades of white in these banners.  I made two one to swap and one to keep.


 Debbie Hodge gave me idea with her kit of Noel--
 So I created a cople more