and my house really shows how busy I've been. I've been too busy to do much vacuuming and mopping.
< in my best Scarlett O' Hara voice> Oh fiddle dee dee, I'll worry about that tomorrow.
One project I've been working on is designing and making a piece of jewelry. I wanted to contribute to the items being offered at a silent auction next week to benefit the Juvenile Court & Community Schools (JCCS) Scholarship Foundation, known as Dollars for Scholars.
So, I got out my jewelry making equipment, beads, findings, a hot cup of tea and got busy making a necklace and earrings. I love working with beads, I love the feel, colors and textures of the beads; to me they are very calming and soothing.
After playing around with beads and colors for a while, I chose these handmade wooden beads, vintage glass beads and copper spacers and clasp.
Then I got busy stringing them...