Wednesday, February 16, 2011

BEADS LEATHER AND BED OH MY

Hi Everyone!

I hope today is as good for you as it is for me.  Yes I am up! no more bed for me. Enough is enough. I am feeling myself again. Every Time I have a bad hit from lupus and come out of it, I am fully charged with energy and for the victory of winning another battle with it. Soooo even though I am full of life today I will take it easy and do just enough to make me happy. I am teaching a class tomorrow. I was afraid I would have to cancel it. We will have to see what the morning brings.

OK.. you remember some of my leather work right? Ahhh come on, here are a few photos to shake that memory.




While I was in bed I decided to take the leather to the jewelry. I have done this before but I wanted to spice it up a bit. Now if you don't work with leather you should know that leather is worked... wet... not really good for the sheets!!!  LOL but here is what I came up with.
And you know I had to play with my hotfix tool and crystals form Artbeads.com

I would have beaded a strap but this was easier to do in bed.
 

 Nothing like leather, chain, and crystals.

 You know me the back has to be as pretty as the front.
Have a great day.... I sure am!

Honor and Integrity in Life in Art
Nicole/Beadwright

10 comments:

  1. Great work Nicole. Glad you are feeling better. I wonder, where did you get the plastic face? I've been wanting to order one with the neck so that I can put my pendants on. Just curious. Have a great week.

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  2. Oh I can hear the joy in your voice! I am glad you are back to yourself!

    You just keep raising the bar--that leather jewelry piece is amazing. Such a beautiful blue!

    Having a great day here too!

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  3. Glad you are feeling well enough to start working on new projects. You know, I'm going to have to get myself one of those hot fix. I still have Christmas money from Artbeads, so maybe I'll just break down & get one.

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  4. This is amazing! I love your leather work. And I'm very happy that you are feeling better! <3

    ~Shelby

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  5. Love this piece Nicole! Most of all, I'm glad you are feeling better! I hope tomorrow you are feeling even better!! xo

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  6. Leather, beads, gourds, drums, girl you are amazing! So glad to hear the lupus has subsided. :)

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  7. what an interesting piece! i just love the color of blue. the crystals are there, but understated--just enough without overpowering it. so glad you are feeling energized! have a great class tomorrow!

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  8. So glad you're feeling better. That leather piece is terrific and I love blue.

    Hugs XX
    Barbara

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  9. Wow-- One of my very favorite colors. It looks gorgeous. I think the chain looks great with it and the crystals just add that little bit extra..Very cool and original!

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  10. Lots of oooooohhhhhss and ahhhhhsss for that one and huge hugs that you are better!

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