Sunday, February 8, 2009

Forgot to Get the Mail Yesterday...Big Mistake!

Well here it is, nearly 7:30 on Sunday, and the husband just brought in the mail that was delivered yesterday. In it was a package from a Beads of the Month club (BotMo on Live Journal, provided by Elise, whom I've mentioned elsewhere and in the sidebar). One of my favorite colors is purple and this month's theme was...Purple! I ordered "The Big Magpie" and got a wonderful selection of very cool purples and lavenders to play around with. Each bag of beads I looked at, I thought "ooh, those are my favorites" until I looked at the next bag. I have to say that the charoite beads are vying for 1st place, what a wonderful mineral! (I put little numbers on the bag to match the contents to the index that came with the package)

There was also a package from Dave at Rings & Things - some items to play with and some of their products for review here!

There were 6 cable chokers - various colors, fastener types, lengths and some nifty goodies (plus a Jolly Rancher). I immediately thought of some large hole glass beads I'd looked at the other day and put back, yet again, because I couldn't think of what to do with them. Turned out, only two of them would fit over the magnetic end of the fastener. So I put some large hole, silver tube beads and the two glass beads on it. Still seemed to be missing something. Then I went to the new beads I got from the Prolifique Etsy store and grabbed the large stone (?) rectangle and made a pendant for it. I'm thinking about maybe adding a turquoise dangle, but I'll leave it simple for now.

I won't post a review tonight - want to play a bit more with the chokers, get my thoughts together, etc. I'll probably have it ready later in the week.

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Blogger Dave Robertson said...

I'm glad the chokers got to you safely :)


February 9, 2009 at 3:12 PM  
Blogger Hilary said...

You sure have some lovely items on the go here.

Thanks for playing along with the TV quiz on my blog the other day. All answers are now up if you'd like to see them. :)

February 10, 2009 at 8:48 AM  
Blogger Dawno said...

Thanks, Hillary! I did visit the other day (you're on my RSS feed, so I read each post!) and went "doh!" on Gil Chesterton - he was one of my favorite sometime characters on Frazier. Oh well, the vagaries of CRS.

February 10, 2009 at 8:52 AM  

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