Saturday, February 16, 2013

Let the Cooking Begin!

Both Bead Soup mixes have arrived.


So now my Bead Soup Blog Party partner Jennifer Reno, and I have received our beads. Bead Soup is an online event hosted by Lori Anderson of Pretty Things. We are matched with a partner chosen by Lori, and exchange beads, focals and clasps for our partners to create with and make beautiful jewelry. 



Here is what I sent to Jenny: 

An old steel key that I altered with patina and glaze.






The Soup Mix (Not included; some bead strands I bought at the last minute!)
I saw that she has used jasper, so I kind of dropped some jasper on her!
Jasper Focal and some upcycled jasper beads.


























Here is the soup mix she sent me:

Pretty package.

She included a lovely card.

Can't tell the players without a score card!

Wonderful variety of colors and textures!



I love all the colors. I don't usually use such a wide palette in one piece, so I see at least another little suite of pieces. Sweet!

And if you have read the post below, our focus on life photo prompt for this week was flowers. How perfect!
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10 comments:

  1. Nice soups! Good choices ladies.

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    1. Thanks for visiting! I'm getting going on the creating now!

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  2. I blogged finally :)
    http://jenrenjewelry.blogspot.com/2013/02/introducing-beti-my-bead-soup.html

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    1. Jen, sorry I didn't reply earlier. I'm getting going, and had a lot of fun with the focal.

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  3. I'm trying to visit as many of the blogs as I can in the blog party. I love the soup that you got as well as the one you've sent out! I can't wait to see what you've done with it.

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  4. Bead soups look yummy. Can't waitto see the finished products.

    I'm a new beader and a first time souper. I'm learning a lot visiting everyone's blog. I'm a new follower of your blog. Please consider following mine.

    kathy

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    1. Hope you are having fun with this! Thanks for stopping by.

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  5. What an amazing soup! Very inspiring. I'm hoping to visit everyone's blog during this great party! I hope you'll have a chance to stop by: www.billi-rs-rothove.blogspot.com
    Later, Billi

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    1. Wow! stopped by your blog. You do some amazing polymer work! I am sure you will do something amazing withn your soup

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