Falling Leaves

by: Rosemary Beasley When I saw the two strands of the “freeform” tiger iron, I was inspired by their “leafy” shape to make a necklace inspired by the fall season. The tiger iron is streaked with slate, rust and little hits of mustard yellow making me think of November skies and falling leaves. The glass leaves and 2mm pearls add a lightness contrasting with the darkness of the tiger iron. Components http://www.beadfx.com/inspirations/inspirations.php?id=878

InspirationFX: I want to Be-Leaf

InspirationFX Get your creative juices flowing I want to Be-Leaf by: Dwyn Tomlinson I want to Be-Leaf A simple pair of earrings so easy to make,but so satisfying and so elegant. These lightweight handmade glass leaves just call out to dangle and gleam with light passing through them. Being glass however, they are not so suitable as charms on a bracelet. Instead, make earrings. Just open the loop on the ear wire remember to twist to the side, not pull out and put the leaf on, and close up the earring. That’s it! That’s all there is to it! Add …

Is it really October?

Here in Toronto, the weather was a little crazy. We had a rainstorm last night and today called for thunderstorms that never appeared. The sky at times was blue with big fluffy clouds. At other times, the sky darkened as the sun hid behind black ominous clouds. The temperature was comfortable at I even went for my evening power walk at 9 pm in just a Tshirt. No jacket. Oh, ya, and pants. Lol.  I love fall. The ever changing colour palette. Ambers. Oranges. Reds. Browns. A perfect time for a redhead to blend in with the foliage.  I thought …