Sunday, November 21, 2010

The latest

EARRINGS! 

These are my newest experiment.  They're called image transfer.  You basically cut out a design (that there are two of) in paper that you like, use a special product to attach it to these aluminum discs (very light weight) and then after the product dries, you soak them in water and rub off the paper.  It SOUNDS a lot easier than it actually was.  These are a gift for a friend and will be the only time I make image transfer pieces.  :)

These earrings are for my mom who LOVES earrings to be intentionally asymmetrical.  She's a quilter and does many things using fabric  (fiber arts is the technical term I believe). So, I knew she'd LOVE the black & white polka dot fabric beads as well as the pink batik fabric beads.  She picked out the abalone beads while we were at a bead shop in Black Mountain, NC when I was home this summer, and they'll go with just about anything as well.  They were fun to make and I know that sometimes a few new pair of earrings makes her happy.  :)

2 comments:

  1. Such a sweet daughter...are you earring posts silver?

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  2. Yes, you always request sterling, so they are. :)

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