Beads, Blog Hops and Challenges

Dreams of Summertime: Art Jewelry Elements challenge

It’s cold and wet here in Melbourne today. School holidays too and the kids are housebound. Seems a funny time to be making summer themed jewellery, but at the same time it’s kind of appropriate. I love the sun, and I miss it desperately in winter. Sadly today we don’t even get the benefit of a cool sunny day, it’s gray and stormy.

But the challenge is on at Art Jewelry Elements to create summer-themed pieces. When I think of summer, all sorts of things come to mind: BBQs, holidays by the beach, but overwhelmingly, the one thing that really means summer to all Aussies is the blazing hot sun!

So with that in mind, I have created my own sunshine today with a pair of sunny earrings (hey, I did say it was the school holidays here!).

The ceramic charms are from Natalie Fletcher-Jones, and they are very yellow, with a hint of pinky-orange at the tops. Like the sun early in the morning. I’ve paired them with some sweet orange flowers and a blush-coloured round, and tied together with waxed linen.

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Thank you AJE for reminding me about the sun! This is a challenge and you should go and have a look at some of the other blogs:

 

 

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13 thoughts on “Dreams of Summertime: Art Jewelry Elements challenge”

  1. Extra shout out to you Melissa for playing along when your seasonal schedule is topsy turvy from ours! The earrings are perfect summer sun!

  2. What a beautiful pair of earrings, I love the colours! I feel your pain with the weather too, were in the middle summer and have nothing but storms for the past week!

  3. Love your happy sunshine-y earrings! Those charms were a great find perfect for adding some summer to your wintertime. 🙂

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