Good morning one and all. Hope you are not sunburnt and sore. I spent a good portion of yesterday washing my carpets with my friend's carpet washer. I wanted to get them done whilst its still hot enough to get them dry.
Today, I shall chill and watch Sue Wilson (hurrah!!!) but then have to brave the supermarket (booooo!!!)
A big hello to Val (who I think is also known as Val in Spain) and thanks for your kind words and Elaine, that's how I got my Mrs Duck label.........used be just "me duck" then when we got married, it became "Mrs Duck".......its a Midlands expression too.
Hope all of you that have made it to Doncaster have had or are having a great time. . . . . don't spend too much cash Jackie !!! I'm saving my pennies for Stoneleigh next month and possibly the NEC in November. I shall, of course, be meeting up with the Scottish and Kentish members of the Duck Posse whether I get to the show or not.
Now then, I was reminded by Wendy's lovely butterfly earrings, that I have yet to show any of my jewellery on the blog. Jewellery making was my first love and has been a bit side lined by the cards so I'm taking the plunge and will show bits intermingled with my cards.
I won't go into the finer points of instructions, unless someone would like them, in which case, I will be happy to oblige.
This set is a choker, bracelet and earrings. The choker and bracelet are made with memory wire so they just pop around the neck and wrist.These are great for folks with dexterity issues as there's no fiddly clasps. The beads are lime bugle and seed beads and the crystal bicones are Swarovski.............my favourites and my crystal of choice. Yes they are dearer but worth it IMHO. Swarovski Elements feature in the vast majority of my jewellery, as you will see.
This is a simple set but there are some more intricate designs to come.
Hope you like the interlude into jewellery but if it's not your cup o' char, my humble apologies.
I will throw another one into the mix soon.
Take care all and be good!!!