|Down by the River Silk Ribbons by Marsha Neal Studio|
|Inspiration for the creation of "Down by the River" Silk Ribbons by Kathy Lindemer of Bay Moon Design|
I entered Marsha Neal's Silk Color challenge and as a result Marsha used a color palette that I created to make some 2 mm silk ribbons that she sells in her studio's online store as well as her etsy shop. I am excited to see and feel the silks that I selected in person. The postman delivered them today.
Just seeing the silk ribbons reminded me of my recent trip to the southwest. While there I took an amazing train ride from Durango to Silverton, Colorado. This trip followed a beautiful green river through the mountains. My design using Marsha's new colors was inspired by this train ride. I look forward to creating some jewelry with these gorgeous silks.
I ordered two palettes of "Down by the River" silks--one for me and one as a giveaway. Anyone who comments on my blogs can earn 1 entry to a drawing. Following by blog earns another entry. A third entry can be made by posting a comment with a link to a social media sight like twitter, facebook etc. in a comment on my blog.
A winner will be announced September 30. I am keeping the contest open until then to give all the blogger who are in Lori Anderson's Bead Soup Blog Party a chance to enter when they read my blog about my beads and design. I will be blogging on August 25 about what I created with beads that are sent to me from the UK by my partner Hannah Annear. Hannah will be blogging about what I sent to her in Cornwall. I will give her one hint. The package does include one of Marsha Neal's beautiful silks, however, it isn't from the "Down by the River" palette.
The ribbon that Hannah will get comes from a gorgeous palette of blues and purples that I bought from Marsha last year when I was looking for some silks to pair with some diachronic glass pendants.
|Blue Diachronic Focal Necklace by Bay Moon Design|
|Blue Diachronic Foral Necklace by Bay Moon Designn|
What do you think I will do with the silk ribbons from "Down by the River"? I am thinking that they will provide me with the opportunity to put some of my sea glass collection into a necklace.