I hope you're not getting sick of seeing this mandala project, but I finally started adding the beads! I found these orange-lined translucent drop beads in my stash and decided they were perfect for a start. They remind me of orange dew drops.
Look at how the drop beads stand up and cast nice shadows. That's exciting! (It doesn't take much.)
My friend Barb made this pottery dish. I normally use it in the kitchen, but I thought my beads deserved an artistic resting place while they're waiting their turn. I also made my annual thread order from Laura Wasilowski, who sells her fabulous hand-dyed embroidery thread at www.artfabrik.com. Here's what came in today's mail from Laura:
Hope this gives you a good color fix. Also, remember to enter a comment in the previous post if you want a chance to win "Getting Started With Seed Beads." I'm picking the winner on Saturday!
Have a colorful day