Saturday, October 20, 2012

Bead Inspirations: Fall Away

Today I was in a very creative mood, but even though I have a lot of fun designs planned, and some gorgeous new bead colors to play with, sitting down to bead seemed like a distant thing. Instead, I decided to recharge my batteries, and cleanse my creative palate with some virtual inspiration.

I started with a little lampwork window shopping, and found a handful of really gorgeous beads and focals. Although I had autumn colors and shapes in mind, a variety of beautiful colors jumped out and called my name. One thing that ties them all together is their abstract, swirly, whispy designs.

Watercolors


This pretty pop of color features a lovely lampwork focal by Bindu Glass.




Coral and Turquoise Softly


I loved the intense orange and blue combination of this bead duo from Maya-Honey.





Autumn Wind


The dandelion style motif of this lampwork set by Anne’s Glass Jewels was irresistible.


What bead styles and colors inspire your creative moods?

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