|Aren't these unique? All of the beads shown in this post are from the recent bead swap held by Lenna Andrews at Creative Swaps. Each participant made up to 20 fabric or paper beads, sent them to Lenna, and she exchanged them so that in return we got back 20 beads made by other participants. The bead group above represents work by Margriet, Jodie, Barbara D., Barbara R., Tiffany and Lenna. They're wire wrapped, fiber rolled, glittered, embossed... the methods used by group members were endless.|
The grouping at left include beads made by Becky, Trish, Sabine, both Barbaras noted above, and another one from Margriet. The bead swap included members from Ireland and Germany, as well as many states from New Mexico to Florida. Participants also offered some information on how they made their beads which was helpful to know. The ones I made to swap were shown here.
Part two of the challenge is to make something using all or some of our new beads. My mind is spinning, but so far I have not gotten a project underway. All in good time. I'm just enjoying studying the beads I received for now. And I'm looking at the commercial beads and embellishments I have on hand in case I want to combine them. How about you... any bright ideas to share for using these?