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Monday, January 25, 2010

Bead Journal Project, 2010



On January 1, 2010 the third season of the Bead Journal Project began.  I was thrilled to get back to it…the discipline of knowing that I have to make something for a series really motivates me.



Here’s my piece for January: I've decided to make a bead-embroidered bracelet for each month. Even though January is pretty bleak in New England, I always look forward to each new year…the hope and promise of something new. That’s why it’s brightly colored and sparkly

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18 comments:

Jean Hutter said...

Love your bracelet I will be looking forward to seeing all 12. Great idea - the bracelets and I love the color of this one.

Cyndi L said...

Thanks Jean! Are you doing the BJP? I know you usually do other forms of beading, but you've made some gorgeous embroidered pieces.

A Creative Dream... said...

Cyndi, that is gorgeous! What fun...I really have to join in next year!

Cyndi L said...

Thanks June! I highly highly recommend it, and I wish you would! The size of each piece is up to the participant, although they're all supposed to be the same size once you start. I've found the smaller sizes to be motivating without being a burden :-)

Eileen Bergen said...

That's beautiful, Cyndi!

I'm off to check out the project. Thanks for the link.

I really want to get back to beading. Something like this would keep me on track - well maybe;-)

Cyndi L said...

I feel your pain, Eileen! ;-)

Marty S said...

Well, this is gorgeous! I love the colors.
Marty S
Crackpot Beader

Carol said...

So pretty! Love the idea of a bracelet!

Michele Ann L'Heureux said...

It's beautiful! And a great idea.

Penny said...

I love the colors and the 'movement' on this piece. Beautiful!

Robin said...

Lovely, happy bracelet, Cyndi!!! This is the way to make lemonaid from lemons... like a granddaughter being so far away. Know that must be a great loss for you at this time. You'll have such a great time wearing your bracelets over the years and remembering the events of 2010 each time!

Robin A.

Robbie said...

Very cool!! I love these since I first saw Margaret Ball's pattern on her blog. I've made four but nothing like yours!! They are wonderful!!!!

beadingprincess said...

I absolutely love this!! maybe you could share just how you do this - I would love to make one for myself... marvelously creative!!

abeadlady said...

Great colors in this bracelet! I'm trying to use color in different ways this year. Wait until you see my April piece.

Barbara said...

Very, very pretty! Looking forward to more. :)

Magpie Sue said...

THAT's some bling for your wrist! Lovely!

Noreen Crone-Findlay said...

What a great idea, Cyndi! And I love your first bracelet!

Cyndi L said...

Thank you so much for all your feedback! Robbie, I've never seen Margaret's pattern...I'll have to go explore.

Beadingprincess, that is exactly my plan! I'll be writing up a tutorial before too much longer. I've got all the process photos, just need to format everything :-)

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