Earrings · Jewelry

Burnt Metal Earrings | Inspiration Station

It's Inspiration Station time! (This is where my sis and I work on our respective creative projects based on themes that we think of.) It was my turn this time to come up with a theme, and I chose a modified version of a picture that I'd clicked of my sister's alcohol ink experiments. All… Continue reading Burnt Metal Earrings | Inspiration Station

Beads · Earrings · Jewelry

Be Free Earrings | We’re All Ears

My recent artistic inclinations are towards art journaling, so it's a different sort of creative high when I make the occasional jewelry. 🙂 And what better to motivate me to work on some earrings than the We're All Ears challenge! Erin's prompt for April is based on our current reality - since most of us… Continue reading Be Free Earrings | We’re All Ears

Earrings · Jewelry

Polka Dot Earrings | We’re All Ears

It feels like it's been ages since I made earrings! And then, Erin announced her theme for the We're All Ears challenge of September, and it looked just too fun to not give a shot. The theme? Dotty. Or more specifically, polka dots. I have been trying to bring more bling to things I make.… Continue reading Polka Dot Earrings | We’re All Ears

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Icicle Earrings

This month, Erin thought of the theme Frozen (no, not the movie, though she says that works too) for the We're All Ears Challenge. With the Polar Vortex wreaking havoc on temperatures, one needs to use the snow and frost for inspiration. I live in more temperate climates, so I used the beautiful winter pictures… Continue reading Icicle Earrings

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Starry Earrings

I guess it's celestial object inspiration month for me. After the tiny comet earrings that I talked about recently, I made some tiny star earrings! I ended up using leftovers from previous projects for both earring pairs, so they manage to fit the theme of the We're All Ears Annual Use-Your-Leftovers challenge. (Thank you, Erin,… Continue reading Starry Earrings

Charms · Earrings · Jewelry

Ode to Autumn Earrings | We’re All Ears Challenge

This month's We're All Ears Challenge at Earrings Everyday is all about Autumn. And of course, that means leaf shaped charms! 🙂 I used polymer clay, alcohol inks and Perfect Pearls for mine. The charms On a yellow-tinged white sheet of polymer clay, I stamped leafy textures from a texture sheet, from which I cut out… Continue reading Ode to Autumn Earrings | We’re All Ears Challenge

Jewelry · Pendants

Swirly Pendant | Art Elements Challenge

I'd thought I would have loads of inspired ideas for the Art Elements 'Swirl' theme, but I found myself continually revolving around only one concept - swirled polymer clay lentil beads. However, I couldn't really think of anything much different from a couple of lentil bead buttons I'd made a long time ago, so it… Continue reading Swirly Pendant | Art Elements Challenge

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Inspired Art Deco Earrings

The folks at Art Bead Scene Studio feature beautiful artwork every month, and invite their readers to create art beads, and art-bead-incorporating jewelry, inspired by this artwork. July’s inspiration is Art forms in Nature, Plate 85, Ascidiae, by Ernst Haeckel. Haeckel's work was interesting indeed, and what blew me away was his incredibly stylized representations… Continue reading Inspired Art Deco Earrings

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Peekaboo Pendant | ABS Challenge

The folks at Art Bead Scene Studio feature awesome artwork every month, and challenge their readers to create art beads, and art-bead-incorporating jewelry, inspired by the artwork. May’s inspiration is a piece, Primavera, by Sandro Botticelli. This month, so far, has not been very good for me health-wise, and I was contemplating not making any… Continue reading Peekaboo Pendant | ABS Challenge

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Bohemian Earrings | ABS Challenge

The folks at Art Bead Scene Studio feature awesome artwork every month, and challenge their readers to create art beads, and art-bead-incorporating jewelry, inspired by the artwork. April’s inspiration is a piece, Disks of Newton (Study for "Fugue in Two Colors"), by František Kupka. The colors instantly drew me in, of course, but so did… Continue reading Bohemian Earrings | ABS Challenge