Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Poster Sketch: Bead Soups

There is something so exciting and liberating about working with a mish-mash of bead sizes, shapes or colors. When you’re working freeform, you really do feel free. Even if you’re a bit afraid to take big risks, a little whimsy goes a long way.

Today’s Treasury East collection features some amazing jewelry and art made with mixtures of assorted beads. The playful, organic quality of bead soup creations always has instant appeal. To learn more about the designs featured here, visit Swimming in Beads.

Etsy Picks: Swimming in Beads

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  1. Fun treasury! Love the vibrant colors.

  2. Thank you so much for including celeste in your treasury!

    - Jen

  3. Thanks for stopping by to check out the collection! I hope I haven't inspired anyone to fill the bathtub up with beads. It would look amazing at first, but imagine the clean up!


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