Saturday, January 24, 2009

Maybe I was a jewlery designer in a past life...

As predicted, I rushed back to the craft store as soon as I woke up this morning. While looking for heavy duty wire, I discovered some stone beads that looked strangely familiar. Then it dawned on me...they looked like the beads on the JCrew necklace! And they were on sale for 50% off! I immediately pulled up a picture of the necklace on my IPhone and started gathering up materials. My end result doesn't look exactly like the originally coveted necklace, but I must confess I am quite pleased.

Hubby has the good camera in Vegas, so the color quality of these photos is pretty crappy. The colors are much more vibrant in real life. My inspiration was the Golden Avocado and Lemon Jade.


This is the end result of my chunky bead project. The color of this necklace is more true to life in the photo of the beads I posted yesterday. I think this may quickly become my new favorite accessory.



I will most definitely be incorporating these into my outfits over the next few days, so I will try to get some photos that do these little lovelies proper justice.

7 confessions:

Piper Jacquelyn said...

WOW! Great job, these look amazing! I love the bows! I think I see a potential career.....

Serious Shopaholic said...

These are AMAZING!!! You're so talented. Perhaps you can start a side business (to pay for all of the lovely things at J.Crew--except for the jewelry, which you're never going to have to buy again!) Great job! I'm so jealous!

Emily said...

that color combination is genius. well done!

Jules said...

Very pretty! You could start a side business with that talent. I am crafting challenged.

Sweet Soft Southern Thrill said...

Those are GORGEOUS! Wow! Will you post a how-to some time? I'm so crafting-challenged. :(

Summer and Adam said...

i love your necklaces! great job! i so miss having a craft store close by. where in Louisiana are you from??

Summer and Adam said...

ps - you should put them on etsy.