Halloween/Day of the Dead Blog Hop!

Diana Ptaszynski (Suburban Girl Studio) is hosting a blog hop today – Halloween/Day of the Dead!  I have to admit that I had loftier plans than what I ended up making.  I bit off more than I could chew this past weekend and while we did get two of my new windows installed and all of the stuff in the yard cut down and a big plant moved etc. etc.  I did not get to make what I wanted.  But here’s what I did make.

This cute little necklace was made from a charm I picked up in a little antique store in Bedford, PA.  It looks like one of those vintage Halloween cards – below the the back of the charm.

I also made these pumpkin earrings, complete with emerald green seed bead stems!  These were made with a pretty yellow color enamel powder on clear glass.  I kind of like how subtle they are!

And since I didn’t get to make anything else, I thought I’d show you some eye candy  – my collection of halloweeny/day of the dead beads!

Below is an owl head from Marti Conrad and a sugar skull from Gaea.

Next, pumpkin beads and a bird from Kylie Parry.

Scary face from Rebecca Watkins (ArtyBecca) and a sugar skull charm from Beth Hemilla!

Great skully from Diana P. (our host) and scary face from Lisa Peters Art.  I wanted to make something from Lisa’s bead, but just didn’t get to in time.

Finally another little charm I picked up and a funny face that I made (actually for Beads of Courage).

I hope you enjoyed my little creations and my eye candy.  Please go check out what everyone else made – I’m sure there are going to be some fantastic creations!



Kathleen Breeding  http://99bobotw.blogspot.com


Dianne Miller  http://www.artbydianne.blogspot.com

Lisa Liddy  http://www.lisaliddy.wordpress.com
Toltec Jewels  http://www.JewelSchoolFriends.com
Laura Medeiros  http://Www.zoeowyn.blogspot.com
Veralynne Malone  http://www.veradesigns.blogspot.com


Jenny Davies-Reazor  http://jdaviesreazor.com/blog




Stephanie LaRosa  http://Www.stringaholic.blogspot.com


Nicole Valentine Rimmer
 http://
www.nvalentine.blogspot.com

Sarajo Wentling  http://www.sjdesignsjewelry.blogspot.com

Dawn M. Gallop  http://www.flipflopsandpoptarts.com