Sunday, 21 February 2016

Fuchsia Jewellery..........Not a strange lampshade


Good morning folks. Hope all is well with you and yours.

Thank you for your visits and the comments on my sympathy card. We all know how difficult they are to make but for a fella in his 80's it was a definite less is more.

After extra days at work last week, I'm in today and tomorrow and then I have a few days off to use up some leave. I was hoping to do a bit of crafting but a few appointments have cropped up so I shall have to play things by ear........best laid plans and all that lol!!!

Now, I know that there is a lampshade in today's snap but I found it quite an effective way of displaying my necklace to photograph it...........you're all probably thinking "the girls taken a knock on the head" lol!!!
The beads were one of my presents from Nesta for Christmas. When we went to the NEC in November, The Spellbound Bead Company had some lovely sets on display and I thought this may be a nice one to make for Summer (one can but hope that we get one lol!!!) so Nesta kindly got me the gear.


It was fun to make and inspired me to do another few bits of jewellery. Nesta and I also had a trip out to Lichfield (its only about 40 mins drive) to Spellbound's shop last month so I could buy some more bits so there will be more to come in the jewellery line, if that's ok?


I'm just waiting for the nice weather so that I can wear it as I'd feel a bit of a noodle wearing a fuchsia necklace in Winter lol!!!


Please excuse the picture quality of this shot as it was taken on my phone, through our bedroom window (not at its cleanest on the outside at the moment) and before my first steadying cup of coffee, at sunrise. We are lucky to have a south facing rear (as opposed to my southward heading rear lol!!!) so this was the view to the east. We also get to see some cracking sunsets too. Our Pamellia has been showing some beautiful ones on her blog so I could'nt resist sharing this.

Have a great Sunday and hope a nice week lays ahead of you all.

TTFN
Ang x

Ps.........I hate to shatter illusions but no, Mr D did not have a romantic meal prepared for me upon my return from work last Sunday (Valentine's Day). I did have to cook myself but at least that way, we had something edible lol!!! 
I've given up trying to teach him how to cook................its like this pearl of wisdom from Judge Judy.............
"Don't try teaching a pig to sing. It doesn't work and only annoys the pig"
I may just get a stamp set made with that one lol!!! (Christine would buy it as she is the Quote Queen lol!!!)







25 comments:

  1. Hi Ang, you are so funny I always get a laugh from your blog. This set is gorgeous have been buying a few bits and pieces myself but not had the courage to do anything yet just been watching the makes on the craft channels going to the show in Glasgow next month and intending to get more stash and then will definately take the plunge (hope so ) .
    Nancyd xx

    ReplyDelete
  2. WOW! and WOW! again, how gorgeous is your jewelery Ang ? so so beautiful , you need to get Mr D to take you to the Theater or to the Opera when you wear these beauties.
    Cant wait to see more of your jewelery.
    Love your Pic , not bad for a phone shot.
    Have a lovely Sunday.
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

    ReplyDelete
  3. Beautiful jewelery Ang - think you have certainly created fushia's - beautiful ones at that. Love the photo too - amazing colours, Jx

    ReplyDelete
  4. These are stunning Ang, and your sunrise too, so beautiful, xxx

    ReplyDelete
  5. Yes Ang, I would definitely buy your pig quote!! Now we haven't had pigs in the garden or field yet buu-ut........we had a flock of sheep last week!! Not from next door this time but the farm across the lane. I was thinking if they stayed long enough it might eliminate the need to cut the grass but I was a bit concerned they might get into the garden area so I rang the farmer and got them shifted. It all happens here kiddo!

    Anyway, now to get down to the business of your decorated lamp shade. (Sorry, couldn't resist, although it is actually a clever way to display the jewellery.) It is simply stunning!! Absolutely fabulous! I think you've got the message - I kinda like it! Hugs Christine x

    ReplyDelete
  6. What a stunning Lampshade ... think I need one like that!!!
    LOVE, you wonderful jewellery, the colours and design are fantastic.
    Great Sunrise photo as well, love it.
    Have a good day
    Patricia x

    ReplyDelete
  7. Morning Ang,
    Just stunning, you will look the bees knees when you wear them.
    Lydia
    X

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hi Ang. You clever girl, what a beautiful necklace and earring set youve made. You always sound so busy, I dont know how you have the time.
    Wonderful sunrise.
    I just love Judge Judy and that quote is one of her best. Perhaps you could get John to include it on his next stamp set?
    Enjoy your few days off.
    Love Val in Spain x

    ReplyDelete
  9. Hi Ang,
    Beautiful jewellery, love fuchsia's. Why wait for summer be a devil wear it now! Lol
    Love Janet X
    From Wakefield

    ReplyDelete
  10. Wow wow wow to the necklace and earrings! These might be my favourite to date, just love the rich purples!! Wow wow wow to the sunset picture, holy moses, I've not seen one quite like this. So many colours!! I'm hoping as the sun moves to the north end of the sky that I will eventually be able to get better shots! Sure glad you shared Ang! hugs :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. Hi Ang just love you jewellery though why wait to wear it? That's the same as only having clothes for best - only they never come out of the wardrobe!! Mind you perhaps a range of jewelled lampshades for the boudoir could be a bestseller. Love your photo too so many colours in it. Have a good week - perhaps teach Mr D how to buy a ready meal and ping it? Love from Jackie xx

    ReplyDelete
  12. Hi Ang, lovely necklace and earrings and a beautiful photo as well, you are spoiling us.
    Wendyx

    ReplyDelete
  13. What a beautiful way to showcase your gorgeous necklace and earrings. I think you are quite clever my dear!!
    sandy xx

    ReplyDelete
  14. What a clever lady you are! The jewellery is gorgeous (and so is the photo).
    Jan
    Northampton

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hi Ang, love the way you've shown your gorgeous neckless and earrings. Very inventive!!
    These bead are so beautiful and so is your design, I bet they will look fabulous on you, but why wait to the summer, get them on now girl.
    Marvellous sunrise, great photo. Don't work too hard, Kate x

    ReplyDelete
  16. Stunning jewellery and why not wear it now! It'd look stunning against a black top The photo of the sunrise is beautiful All I ever seem to see these days out of my windows is grey, grey and more grey

    ReplyDelete
  17. Hi Ang,
    These are absolutely Gorgeous.
    When I was a small girl we had a big bush of Fuchsias in our front garden, I still love them!
    Love Nancy in Spain x

    ReplyDelete
  18. Hi Ang, your jewellery set is beautiful, lovely colours. We love fuschias, and have one with very similar colours. The picture of the sunrise is fab. Have a great day. bx

    ReplyDelete
  19. Morning Ang
    I have that Monday morning feeling today.
    I was so busy using my new watercolour pencils yesterday I didn't check your blog.
    The jewellery is stunning I love the colours and the lampshade does a great job of showcasing it. The photo is absolutely stunning I think we are often miss these beautiful moments as we are all busy doing other things xx

    ReplyDelete
  20. Morning Ang,
    beautiful jewellery, love the fuschia design,would be lovely to wear day time or evening!
    Love your quote too!
    Hugs
    Sandra
    Xxxxxxx

    ReplyDelete
  21. Sorry I am so late commenting, Ang - I have no excuse.
    What a beautiful set - lt's hope the weather improves soon so you can wear it!

    Anne (Northampton)

    ReplyDelete
  22. Beautiful jewellery. Statement pieces that's for sure. x

    ReplyDelete
  23. Hello Ang,
    I can't believe I didn't comment when I looked in on Sunday. The fuschia jewellery is beautiful, and what a brilliant way to display it on the lampshade.
    I've never tried jewellery making, and I feel that I'm a bit over the hill to start something else, but this is just gorgeous. I'll never use all the stuff I've got before I pop my clogs as it is!!!!
    Maureen xxx

    ReplyDelete
  24. Hi Ang! Your jewelry is gorgeous. Love the purple shades. The sunrise photo is beautiful too! Have a great day!

    ReplyDelete
  25. Hi Ang, stunning jewelry, love the colours.....perfect for me (hint, hint)LOL !!.
    Janice xx
    http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete

Labels

"Peace" (3) 300 posts prize post (1) Acetate (1) Anna Griffin Flourish Emblem (3) Ansty Workshop (2) Baby (1) Baby 3D (1) Baby card (1) Baby wrapping paper (1) BeBunni embossing folder (1) Bebunni Snowflake embossing folder (2) Bevelled Glass Striplet (4) bling (3) blog hop (1) blue tit topper (1) Bokeh (2) Box Frame (2) Britannia Medium Rose (2) Butterfly Box (1) buttons (1) Cake (1) Cake design (1) Campervan (1) Card-io Festive Fir Cones (1) Card-io Mum's Garden (3) Card-io Rose Garden (4) Card-io stamps (4) CE Anemone Planter stamp (1) CE Aztec Flowers embossing folder (1) CE Blog Challenge March (Easter) (1) CE Falling Snow embossing folder (1) CE Frosty Swirls (2) CE Frosty Swirls embossing folder (4) CE Garden Frame stamp (1) CE Jacobean Floral embossing folder (7) CE Linen embossing folder (5) CE sentiment (1) CE Snowflake Lattice embossing folder (2) CE Stitched Bunting Numbers stamps (5) CE Swirling Hearts embossing folder (6) CE Tapestry embossing folder (1) CE Tartan Trellis embossing folder (1) CE Tied Together embossing folder (2) Cheery Lynn Holly Flourish (9) Cheery Lynn Sweet Christine (3) chevron embossing folder (1) Christmas (1) Christmas Tree Greetings die (1) clock (1) colouring (1) Cosmic Shimmer Clear Matt Finish Glaze (2) Couture Creations Rudolf embossing folder (1) Couture Creations Swiss Dots embossing folder (2) Couture Creations Tied Together embossing folder (1) Crafters Companion Christmas Jumper embossing folder (3) Crafters Companion Textures Elements Rain embossing folder (1) Crafts Too Snow Time die (1) Cream card (6) Creative Expressions (1) Creative Expressions Garden Frame stamp (1) Daisy's (5) Darice Chevron embossing folder (1) Die cut magnetic sheets (1) Diwali (1) Docrafts (4) Docrafts All Aboard (2) Docrafts Home for Christmas (1) Docrafts Punch (1) Docrafts Snowflake embossing folder (1) Docrafts X Cut Reindeers Pattern embossing folder (1) Easter (1) Eclectic Anthology (1) Embossalicious Floral Vine embossing folder (1) Embossalicious Tumbling Leaves embossing folder (1) Enchanted M-Bossibilities (1) First Edition A Christmas Story pad (1) First Edition Bird Song (2) First Edition Boho Chic (2) First Edition Desert Blooms (1) First Edition Family Ties (2) First Edition Floral Pavilion (3) First Edition Gilded Winter (3) First Edition Isabelle (3) First Edition Love Letters (4) First Edition Neroli (2) First Edtion New Bloom (1) Floral Tribute (1) Forever Friends (1) frame (1) Frosty Swirls embossing folder (2) Fuchsia necklace (1) Fuchsia tutorial (1) Funky foam (2) gilding flakes (3) gold gilding flakes (1) gold mica powder (1) gold mirror card (2) Golf (1) Graduation (1) Happy Birthday embossing folder (1) HC Decorative Lace Border (1) HC Delicate Asters (7) HC Sunkissed Fleur (4) Heart Cascade (1) Hobbycraft punch (3) Hobbycutz (13) Hochanda (1) House of Cards (13) hummingbird (1) Hunkydory (1) Hunkydory Christmas cards (1) Hunkydory Peacock (1) Indigo Blu sentiment (1) Inkylicious (1) Inverted Corner Box (1) Inverted Corner Box Tutorial (1) Inverted triple stamping (2) Inverted triple stamping tutorial (1) Janet's Envelope (1) Jewellery (1) JND Snowflake Circle embossing folder (1) John Lockwood 12 Days of Christmas pad (6) John Lockwood 12 days of Christmas stamps (1) John Lockwood Cherry Blossom Elements (4) John Lockwood Daffodil Burst (3) John Lockwood Daisy Corner (1) John Lockwood Daisy Corner Elements (1) John Lockwood December's Child (1) John Lockwood Fern Frames Elements stamps (6) John Lockwood Flower Frame Elements (1) John Lockwood Flower Heart Element stamps (2) John Lockwood Flower Hearts Element stamps (2) John Lockwood Heart Striplet stamps (1) John Lockwood Honeysuckle stamp (2) John Lockwood Horticultural Definition stamp (2) John Lockwood Larkspur Elements stamps (4) John Lockwood Lily stamp (2) John Lockwood Michaelmas Daisy Stamp (2) John Lockwood Monday's Child stamps (1) John Lockwood Nasturtium Elements stamps (4) John Lockwood Nasturtium Everyday Sentiments stamps (4) John Lockwood Partridge in a Pear Tree stamps (3) John Lockwood Peony Elements stamp (1) John Lockwood Peony Elements stamps (3) John Lockwood Peony rubber stamp (2) John Lockwood Quattro Stars mask (1) John Lockwood Rosebud Elements stamps (5) John Lockwood Spring Shades paper pad (1) John Lockwood Summers Child stamp (2) John Lockwood Violet Elements stamps (1) John Next Door Autumn Flowers stamps (6) John Next Door Build a Wreath (4) John Next Door Build a Wreath stamp set (2) John Next Door Butterfly Corners stamps (5) John Next Door Butterfly Frames stamps (4) John Next Door Christmas Scene stamp set (2) John Next Door Christmas Textures (2) John Next Door Christmas Textures stamps (1) John Next Door Circle Leaves stamps (1) John Next Door Confetti embossing folder (1) John Next Door Festive Silhouettes stamp set (2) John Next Door Flower Circle stamps (4) John Next Door Mini Tags Dies (2) John Next Door Opera Box dies (1) John Next Door Quattro Drops Mask (3) John Next Door Sandwich Box Dies (2) John Next Door Sentiment stamps (1) John Next Door Snowflake Circle embossing folder (3) John Next Door Spring Flower stamps (5) John Next Door Star Flower dies (1) John Next Door Star Stream embossing folder (1) John Next Door Summer Flowers stamps (4) John Next Door Waves Duo Mask (2) John Next Door Winter Flowers stamps (3) John Next Door Winter Trees embossing folder (1) John Next Door Winter Trees stamps (1) John's samples (1) Joy's thank you (1) Jus Cutz A4 Rectangles (1) Kaisercraft Holiday Love Stamp (1) Kanban (1) Krylon Gold Leaf pen (4) Lace (1) Language of Flowers (5) Lidl card (3) Lidl paper (1) Lilia's Clock (1) Lindsay Mason Personal Impressions stamp (1) Luca's Clock (1) Map (1) Marianne poinsettias (1) MAWTT (33) Memory Box Alphabet Dies (8) mica (3) Mint gilding polish (1) Mr D birthday (1) NEC Stash March 2015 (1) Nesta's Necklace (1) New Home (1) Oldie for Friday (7) padded heart (1) Peacock blue card (1) Peacock Feathers mask (1) pearls (1) pincking shears (1) Pink Flap Box (1) PMD (5) PMD card (21) Polished Silk Glitters (1) Quilted Blocks Striplet (1) red mirror card (1) Review of 2016 (1) ribbon (1) SB 2012 Holiday Tree (2) SB A2 Bracket Borders (3) SB A2 Matting Basics A & B (3) SB Adorning Squares (3) SB Art Deco Tags (1) SB Bitty Blossoms (16) SB Blossom (1) SB Blossoms Three (2) SB Botanical Swirls and Accents (7) SB Butterflies (1) SB Butterfly Circles (4) SB Captivating Squares (6) SB Carnation Creations (5) SB Classic Diamonds (4) SB Classic Ovals (5) SB Curved Borders 2 (3) SB Dahlia (1) SB Decorative Labels 25 (1) SB Decorative Labels 28 (8) SB Decorative Labels 8 (1) SB Delightful Circles (2) SB Elegant Labels 4 (1) SB Elizabeth Border Strip (2) SB Fancy Lattice (1) SB Fancy Postage Stamps (5) SB Fancy Tags 1 (Framed) (2) SB Fancy Tags 3 (5) SB Fancy Tags Three (1) SB Fancy Tags Two (7) SB Filigree Delight (5) SB Foliage (3) SB Grand Ovals (2) SB Grate Works (1) SB Heirloom Ornaments 2010 (3) SB Imperial embossing folder (2) SB Intertwined Spirals (1) SB Iron Works Motifs (1) SB Ivy (D-lite) (2) SB Jewel Flowers & Flourishes (4) SB Labels 18 (1) SB Labels 25 (1) SB Labels 28 (3) SB Labels 4 (3) SB Labels 9 (1) SB Labels Twenty (2) SB Labels Twenty Eight (3) SB Layered Poinsettias (8) SB Lonely Hearts (2) SB M-Bossibilities Imperial embossing folder (1) SB M-Bossibilities Patchwork embossing folder (1) SB Majestic Labels 25 (1) SB Mary Border Strip (3) SB Matting Basics A (3) SB Matting Basics A & B (5) SB Matting Basics B (3) SB Medallion 1 (2) SB Medallion 4 (1) SB Peony (1) SB Ravenna (1) SB Reflective Moment (1) SB Scalloped Ovals (3) SB Snowflake Pendant 2013 (8) SB Swirl Stripe Panel (2) SB Tapestry (2) SB Tiger Lily (2) SB Tisted Palm (1) SB Twisted Metal Tags and Accents (1) Scraperboard (2) sewing (1) Sheena Douglass Holly embossing folder (2) show samples (1) Silver (1) silver Krylon pen (1) Sissix Hearts (3) Sissix Hexagons (1) Sissix Squares (12) slate (1) Small snowflake die (1) Snow (2) Snowflake Border (1) Snowflake Mini Striplet (1) Soft gold card (2) Spectrum Noirs (5) Splodgeaway Masks (1) Squigglefly (1) Stamping Up (1) Starry Night die (1) stitching (1) Stitchy Bear (1) Sue Wilson 2015 Angel (1) Sue Wilson Ara Mini Gemini (2) Sue Wilson Catkin Stems (1) Sue Wilson Christmas Tree Greetings (2) Sue Wilson Chrysanthemum dies (1) Sue Wilson Cygnus Gemini (1) Sue Wilson Doodle Rose Wreath (6) Sue Wilson Holly Octagonal Frame (2) Sue Wilson Indian Ocean Background (1) Sue Wilson Jacobean Floral embossing folder (1) Sue Wilson Lotus Striplet (1) Sue Wilson Maidenhair Fern (1) Sue Wilson Mauritius (1) Sue Wilson Mini Snowflake Striplet (2) Sue Wilson Orange Blossom Leaves (1) Sue Wilson Peace (1) Sue Wilson Rococo Striplet (2) Sue Wilson Snowflake Corner Border and Tag dies (3) Sue Wilson Snowflake Gemini (2) Sue Wilson Timeless Striplet (1) Sue Wilson Ursa Gemini (3) SW Ara Mini Gemini die (1) SW Christmas Tree Greetings (1) SW Cygnus Gemini (3) SW Indian Ocean Background dies (3) SW Mauritius dies (1) SW Orange Blossom Leaves (1) SW Ornate Octagons Striplet (1) SW Tahiti die (1) SW Trailing Ivy (1) SW Twinkle Edger (1) Swarovski (1) Tatty Teddy (1) Texture Paste (2) That Special Touch Celtic mask (1) That Special Touch Delicate mask (1) That Special Touch Elegance Mask (2) That Special Touch Moroccan Mask (1) The BGS (2) The Ducks Doodahs Launch (1) The Striplet (17) The Tapestry (1) Tied Together embossing folder (1) Tonic Punch (1) TST Elegance mask (2) TST Fanciful mask (1) Ursa Gemini (1) Wedding (1) White card (15) X Cut Alphabet Die (4) X Cut Extra Large Circles (4)