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Tuesday, 21 September 2010

What? No cards?

I'm so fed up of all the cutting and sticking of the last week or so that i decided on sunday to drag out my old jewellery making stuff from a couple of years back and have a little play.I found an unopened bag of mixed beads in purples and greens . Both colours are in all the clothes shops at the moment so i was well chuffed. I also took apart some necklaces i don.t wear any more and now i've got this little stash.
Treasure, me hearties! I managed to get 2 sets and have got loads of beads left.
The bracelets are elasticated as i didn't have any nice bracelet findings.
The fasteners on the necklaces are magnetic and so easy to fasten. I also made 3 red and silver bracelets. I really enjoyed making these and can see it being a regular sunday pursuit as i can do it in the living room without making a mess. There is an Abakhan about 5 minute's walk down the road and they sell beads and stuff. How dangerous is that then? Now then, in which shop did i see that nice purple top...............


  1. wow these are gorgeous di.especially love the last necklace.i love the colour green :)

    xx coops xx

  2. These look great and all from stuff you already had - no spending neccessary. I bought a bead kit a few weeks ago but after making a couple of bracelets I forgot about it - off to get it out again now. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Lynn x

  3. well what can i say but i love them and you should send them to me...lol

  4. Both sets are gorgeous specially the last set, well done!
    hugs and xxx


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