Still with the beading, I have become fascinated with making shapes and 3-d effects. Besides the obvious hearts and balls I came across this starfish and as it is with these things, everywhere I look I see starfish. This one is made by sally starfish and can be found on etsy. With starfish on my mind I couldn't help but notice this felt starfish on etsy made by fog and swell.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Won't make that mistake again! They were rather beautiful in crystal, white and silver beads with a hint of grey.
The cards were attached with white thread and matching beads. I was very happy with the outcome and hope the bride was too!
This is a "Cellini Spiral "and uses over 3000 beads. The pics don't really do it justice, this "bead photography" is completely different to photographing fabric. I took some close ups but they were all out of focus so I need a bit more practise. My digital printing is now a thing of the past and I intend to restock my shop with beaded products. I need to build up a bit of a range and then hopefully start selling again. I do really enjoy the beading but it is extremely time consuming. I love the textures you can create by changing the size or type of bead, the colour combinations and different designs. It really is a learning curve for me but I am loving every moment !