InspirationFX: Sweet, Sweet Rosebuds

InspirationFX Get your creative juices flowing Sweet, Sweet Rosebuds   by: Rochelle Kilmer  Shadows edge in on the path as dusk approaches quietly. Woodchips crunch underfoot as a fragrant aroma floats in the breeze.  Oh, how sweet it smells against the warm, earthyfoliage. The last moments of precious sunlight twinkle down through thetreetops. Light dances, flashes of colour appear as the sun sinks lower in thesky. Observing my surroundings closer, small rosebuds are scattered along both sidesof the pathway! Sparkling colours wait patiently with a luscious scent to bringjoy to the next person lucky enough to stumble upon them.  Instructions:  …

The Joy of Czechs!

The Joy of Czechs! Czech beads! Glass beads made in the Czech Republic, faceted and firepolished and fabulous! These beads are not a substitute for more expensive materials – these are beautiful beads in their own right – and go from daytime casual chic to evening elegance with ease! Their innovative colours and finishes – with the emphasis on complex colour blends and sophisticated, gemstone-inspired looks have been inspiring me to make over-the-top multistrand extravaganzas that have even the bead-jaded drooling! This week – we are featuring lots of faceted donut rondelles in three sizes, the charmingly chunky 9 x …

What colour is your happy place?

Could it be one of the primary colours? Perhaps you’d be happiest with some of the secondary or tertiary colours? It matters not, as your “happy place” could be coloured with just about anything that strikes your fancy! I’ve always said that my favourite colour is blue, but that actually changed a bit as I grew older. I still love blue, but also find myself drawn to aqua and turquoise hues. Does that mean that I like my blue, mixed with a dash of green? In reality, I probably love blues and greens the best! Who could resist the colour …