Welcome to Bead Soup 2014!
My lovely partner is
Who sent me all sorts of goodies!
My favorite colors!
Right away when I saw the
Lisa Peters Art focal
I knew what I wanted to do with it and it set the theme for the group.
I saw a tide pool.
I LOVE coiling wire - very relaxing!
Next I was drooling over these
little lampwork lanterns from
Turned my trees upside down to look like coral.
Then I grabbed this Sea Life focal from
I added more "coral reef" and
some rough cut apatite ovals I've been hoarding.
I had so many goodies I was able to make
One using a leaf focal that looks like swirling water.
I tried to make the jumprings look like
bubbles and waves.
Last but not least I used more of those
lovely lampwork rounds
the colors were just delicious and added a
I had a GREAT time with this soup
and still have quite a bit left!
Don't forget to visit my lovely and very generous partner
to see what she made with this!
Many thanks to
for all her hard work organizing and running this hop!
You may join in with all the participants here
I will guarantee you some lovely eye candy!
Have a Happy Mothers Day
and an awesome Sunday in general.
Thanks for stopping by, Patty