Monday, March 1, 2010

The Beauty of Spring with ArtBeads!!!!

Art Beads is declaring "February as the month of ‘The Beauty of Spring‘ for our blogger community." That being said, I was given the opportunity to choose items for review and asked to use them in my interpretation of spring. (the way winter has been here - I am ready for spring!)

I immediately went to the furnace glass section - you know me and furnace glass. I used the
FD-SPRING SPRING MIX Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Approx 1oz as my base and made my choices from there -

Look what I got!!!

PBA-LX003 Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter Clover Shape Heart Link $1.48
PBA-LX021 Antique Vintage Brass-Plated Pewter Abstract Oval Link $4.20
BBACH08 Antique Brass-Plated Figaro Chain $4.92
CR-RL207 5x4mm Emerald/Wasabi Mix Roundelle Strand $3.59
FD-SPRING SPRING MIX Fire Designs Hand Blown Furnace Glass Approx 1oz $12.99
VIN-0041 Pink Glass Teardrop Vintage Patina Copper Head Pin $6.80
BBA-HP15 1.5-inch Antique Brass-Plated 23 Gauge Head Pin 24 $1.00

Here is a close up of the of the links the the emerald glass - Aren't these great!!!!! I am going to have to get more of that glass. It is brilliant!

These little guys are so intriguing - I can't wait to work with them.

I am so excited about these, and can't wait to start creating!

These beads and more can be found at, and while you are browsing, Don't forget -

Artbeads' 10th Anniversary Sweeps

Sweepstakes Starts January 06, 2010 @ 09:00 am (PST)
Sweepstakes Ends March 04, 2010 @ 11:59 pm (PST) $1,000 Shopping Spree Sweepstakes

Good luck and happy shopping!!

*FTC compliance disclosure: the '*' items mentioned in this post credited to Art Beads were provided as a promotional gift as part of the Blogging for Beaders Program. These items are for review or design purposes.


  1. What a lovely lot! Those purples and greens are gorgeous. Can't wait to see what you make. And I really do like the glass headpins alot! Are they vintage?

  2. See if I would read more carefully I would know that they ARE......

  3. Such a beautiful selection! I'm in love with those emerald roundelles ...can't wait to see the completed piece! Have fun!

  4. Love those! Looking forward to seeing the finished piece!