Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Poster Sketch: Happy Holidays

The combination of red and green is such a large part of holiday themes, that it can be difficult to pair the two without having your project look like a Christmas tree. Although holly berries aren’t the only red and green thing in the universe, we sometimes can’t help seeing them whenever the two colors are used together.

The strength of red and green as a holiday palette makes creating summery roses a bit of a challenge, but it makes creating a Christmas project really easy! This week’s Poster Sketch is red and green all over.

Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas, to all of my fellow beaders, jewelry makers and artists!

Etsy Picks: Red and Green Jewelry

Row 1:

Red Rays Peyote Stitch Cuff - by LovliesFromMihana
Green and Bronze Beaded Pendant - by beadorigami
Red Hot Mama Bracelet - by beadnurse
Grass Green Peony Bud Pendant - by RockPaperSilver

Row 2:

Green Stripes Necklace - by maked
Aphrodite Necklace - by blueinblue
Key Lime Bon Bon Pendant - by caraway
Red Fire Bracelet - from MadeByKatarina

Row 3:

Fire Goddess Embroidered Necklace - by CircesHouse
Green Cellular Necklace - by RedThreadLetter
Sunset Necklace - by MoonlightAndFire
Lucky Lou Necklace - from KaysKraftKorner

Row 4:

Lime Fizz Earrings - by cigarboxbeads
Kawaii Peppermint Deer Necklace - by DestinationDesign
Green Monster Treasure Necklace - by StickLizardDesigns
Red Checkered Bangle Bracelet - by ThreeFatesDesign

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  1. Thank you so much for featuring my Red Rays Cuff! I feel so very honored to be included in this beautiful and festive display!

  2. Thank you so much for including "Sunset" in this lovely and inspiring collection. I feel honored to have my piece featured. The entire collection is magnificent and perfect for the holiday theme.

    Thanks for introducing me to your very interesting Blog. I am sure that I will be a follower!

    Have a light filled happy holiday!


  3. thanks so much for including my lime fizz earrings! you know how to make a tired old beadweaver happy! ;>)

    marilyn g

  4. This is a great collection - thanks for including one of my beaded bon bon pendants! I also love your blog :)

  5. Just found your blog and I love it! If I may take a guess at this month's theme...I think it's green. I don't know if anyone has already won or not, if they have, oh well, at least I got to play!

  6. Gorgeous beadwork. I'm addicted to beadweaving. So much fun! Thank you for sharing!

  7. Oh, those green earrings by cigarbox beads are so electric and fun! Great blog!

  8. Beautiful collection! Thank you so much for including the peppermint deer necklace :))

  9. Thanks to everyone for stopping by to see these amazing pieces! I hope the reds and greens help spread a little cheer!

    Bella: "Green" is a great guess! You're on the right track, but the theme is just a little more broad. I hope you'll wager another guess!

    Merry Christmas everyone!


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