Friday, May 27, 2011

I Did Not Forget

I've been sick for the last 2 1/2 weeks with a sinus infection. I've never had a sinus infection before and I don't ever want another one. I'd even prefer an ear infection to what I just went through. The cough is still hanging on, but I'm recovering. I hate being sick.

I have been keeping up with the challenge this past week, but I was behind about four days last week because I just couldn't get up enough energy to sit at the bead desk. Here are a couple of pair of earrings from the last two weeks.

Week 46

Week 47

I'm back on schedule and have about 5 weeks left of the Challenge. I wasn't sure if I would make it a full year, but now that I'm this far along, I ain't quiting!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Only 53 Pair of Earrings To Go!

This challenge is coming to a close rather quickly. I've been able to use up some long lost beads, making room for more. :) I might get a bit adventurous with some of the remaining earrings since I received my new book, "Steel Wire Jewelry" by Brenda Schweder. Looks like lots of bendy, coily fun, and I still have a big roll of steel wire from my classes last year at Art and Soul.

I'm happy to say that I've sold 13 weeks worth of earrings so far. If you are interested in helping out two no-kill shelters for our furry friends, come on over and bid on some earrings. Check them out here - Z'annes Bazaar.

A Pair From Week 45

The blue and white speckled beads on the bottom of these earrings are glow in the dark beads. I think it's always fun to add a little unexpected surprise to every day things. Don't you?

Monday, May 2, 2011

Week 44

Only two months to go on this challenge. Still having fun and finding the most interesting "beads" in of all places, Petco. These little blocks are made for the littlest critters to chew on, but I had to use them for earrings. They are very light, a little clunky, but I have dressed them up with Swarovski marguerites and fire polished glass beads.

Just the right pair when you are in the mood to have fun.