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Gift #1107: October Art Challenge

Each month I participate in a jewelry challenge hosted by Art Bead Scene.  For October, we had a sumptuous portrait to work from. This is Madame De Pompadour by Fracois Boucher.  This Rococo portrait was painted in 1756.  The artist … Continue reading

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Gift #1105: September Art Bead Challenge

This month is proving to be as busy and fleeting as I expected.  I can’t believe that September is almost gone!  We’re now officially into autumn, my favorite season.  My eyes are glued on the foliage – half hoping to … Continue reading

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Gift #1103: August Art Bead Challenge

So I’ve been a bit delinquent in posting about the jewelry I’ve done for Art Bead Scene challenges this summer.  I’ve done them each month, but June and July whisked by before I could blog about them.  I’m being a … Continue reading

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Gift #1091: May Art Bead Scene Challenge

May’s Art Bead Scene challenge was a piece by Picasso entitled “Bowl of Fruit, Violin, and Bottle” painted in 1914. Picasso’s work has always seemed to me something of a “Where’s Waldo?” experience.  When I look at this, I see … Continue reading

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Gift #1088: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

Since we’ve wrapped up April, I thought now would be a good time to share the art bead scene challenge, especially before May takes off like a rocketship!  The weeks seem to fly by so fast!  April’s painting was of the … Continue reading

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Gift #1077: March Art Bead Scene

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of March already!  Hopefully we’ve seen the last of freezing weather and can now enjoy the steady progression of spring.  Several recent events have occurred which have assured me we’re on … Continue reading

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Gift #1064: Dreaming of summer flowers

We had a UFO sighting in our part of the world yesterday.  It was quite exciting, since that’s obviously not something that happens every day.  It was this weird blob at the horizon when I was driving to work, and … Continue reading

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Gift #1045: Christmas Thoughts

Boy I’ve really fallen off the blogging bandwagon.  It’s been a while since I’ve last had time to sit down and think about writing a post.  Days have been filled to capacity with activity since mid-autumn and there’s still a … Continue reading

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Gift #1030: September Art Challenge

Is “better late than never” a true statement?  I’m not sure about that, but I have a late challenge to post – September’s Art Challenge went unblogged in September, despite the fact that I did create jewelry on time.  Things … Continue reading

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Gift #1023: August Art Bead Scene

It’s the end of another month, and that brings us to the Art Bead Scene’s monthly challenge to create jewelry based on their selected art.  This month we had “Park Near Lu” by Paul  Klee. Here is the description included … Continue reading

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