Crazy title for a blog right! It does make sense. This is the monthly blog hop sponsored by We're All Ears- an earring blog hop. The leftovers are pairs of beads that turn into earrings. The directions that we were given are in bold print.
First, take a picture of the craftermath on your work table.
I know this isn't pretty. It is dark and dreary just like the weather has been. Here is a thought--I have been cleaning up my worktable gradually all month getting ready for my move to Florida for the winter after the holidays. My family is coming for the holidays so I really need to get this room in order. Just imagine what it was like before! The sad thing is I really have made progress but it really doesn't look like it.
Next, find a divided box, bin, baggies or small bowls and go through the stash on your festive table picking out coordinated sets that you can use to create earrings.
|Pairs of Beads|
I discovered that putting the pairs in a divided box works really well for me. It is a great way to get organized and build your earrings. Prior to making this discovery I was putting all of my pairs lumped together into one big tin. I am so happy with this method that I am putting my art beads into a divided container too.
Now, kick your creating into high gear!
I set a timer for an hour 3 times in the past 3 days. This is a very good idea for me. I can get lost in my beads and computer. I also need to stand up and move around rather than sit for hours on end. I need to take care of my back or pay the price with pain.
Let's get this leftover party started!
|Edgy black earrings by BayMoonDesign|
While cleaning up my desk I discovered a bag of the oval shaped silver beads that I used in the earrings above. I also located on my computer these really glossy black beads that I love. I think they turned into a great pair of edgy looking earrings and they are available for purchased HERE.
| Green Ceramic Earrings by BayMoonDesign|
The next pair make use of the green ceramics made by Marsha Neal Studio. I used dark forest green colored Irish waxed linen thread when I created them. I love the combination of the rustic ceramics and thread together. They have a casual appearance and are available for purchase HERE.
|Flowers and leaves earrings by BayMoonDesign|
Thank you, Erin and Earrings Everyday! for getting me more organized and inspired to make earrings.
Go visit the We’re All Ears December reveal on Earrings Everyday and see what others made. Also, checkout their workspaces. Seeing others are almost as messy as I am gave me a little Christmas cheer.