Thursday, January 15, 2009

Home, Heart, Hearth


The charms from the swap are still finding their places in finished jewelry. I have a pendant I created, but haven't photographed and posted here yet.

I don't want to put my own 'stamp' or coloring on what others do, although it probably wouldn't affect the free flowing thoughts and gentle creative ideas that I've seen recently.

Here's a perfect example, an out-of-this-world look made with items from the charm swap.

Erin at EveryHeartCrafts made this inventive, colorful necklace. Wouldn't you love to slip it over your head and wear it, fingering the little baubles and dangles all day? They remind me of little berries, alongside the leaf that Erin made, and they remind me of the hope of a spring that's coming.

See the little strips of my hand-dyed cloth tied on, and the lengths of hand-dyed silk in the chain? Beauty, beauty.


maryharding said...

A true beauty.

Erin said...

Thanks so much, Lynn! It makes me so happy that you appreciate my work with the swap items! I've had such a wonderful time with everyone's little creations. The charms themselves spoke to me and told me what they wanted to be!

LLYYNN said...

Erin, thank you so much (and you too, Mary) for participating in the little charm swap. I'm working on the sidelines to make up some things with the charms.

Your ideas are infectious and hilarious, Erin! It's inspiring to see your vision and spirit coming through so clearly in your creations.

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